Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation

As almost everyone knows, Joe Thornton has signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs announced their new hire Friday. Thornton signed a one-year contract for the league minimum salary of $700,000. There are no bonuses involved in the contract, so what you see is what you get. The 41-year-old is currently skating with HCContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation”

Maple Leafs: After Another Tough Exit, What Comes Next?

The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs are rolling on, but the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t playing which means much of the talk in hockey is about why the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t playing. If you’ve been anywhere near the various media outlets over the last few days, you know much toner has been leaked in post-mortems,Continue reading “Maple Leafs: After Another Tough Exit, What Comes Next?”

Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets. These two squadsContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

NHL: League, Players and NHLPA Form Committee to Plot Return Course

There is movement on the “return to play” front as the NHL and NHLPA have organized a committee to address the matter. Reports emerged from the New York Post’s Larry Brooks that a group of players and league staff are part of the committee. John Tavares, Connor McDavid, Mark Scheifele, and others are among theContinue reading “NHL: League, Players and NHLPA Form Committee to Plot Return Course”