One Angry Leaf Fan – My Father

I sat with my father watching the Toronto Maple Leafs last night. Our turkey meal was just settling and before you knew it the Leafs were down 2-0 to the New York Rangers. Even my wife tried to ease the night of sadness with offers of pumpkin pie. My father politely declined (surprise to us)Continue reading “One Angry Leaf Fan – My Father”

Gustavsson on IR: What’s Next?

With the Toronto Maple Leafs putting Jonas Gustavsson on the IR for at least a week due to a groin injury, it looks like the goaltending situation in Toronto will remain controversy-free for at least a while. Vesa Toskala will be the main man in goal because he’ll have to be, but that still won’tContinue reading “Gustavsson on IR: What’s Next?”

NHL Fines Leafs for Tampering

As I reported yesterday, the Vancouver Canucks sought out league action after accusing the Toronto Maple Leafs of tampering. It seems that the allegations carried some weight, as the Leafs’ organization has now been fined an “undisclosed amount” by the NHL. According to the league, Leafs head coach Ron Wilson broke the NHL’s tampering bylawContinue reading “NHL Fines Leafs for Tampering”

Note to Leafs Fans, Calm Down!

I have been a Toronto Maple Leaf fan for many years. I can understand the frustration at the 0-2-1 start this year. Is it time to push the panic button? The answer is a very simple “no.” I would agree over the last four years the Toronto Maple Leafs have given us a lot ofContinue reading “Note to Leafs Fans, Calm Down!”

Canucks Set to File Tampering Charges Against Leafs

Brian Burke may soon have some explaining to do. The Leafs have been accused of tampering by the Vancouver Canucks. Vancouver GM Mike Gillis told TEAM 1040 that his club is pursuing charges against the Toronto Maple Leafs after Burke’s comments about a proposed Canucks trade with the Tampa Bay Lightning were made public. TheContinue reading “Canucks Set to File Tampering Charges Against Leafs”