Toronto Sports News and Rumors
Maple Leafs tie record for fewest shots allowed in 4-0 rout of Sabres
NHL.com Updated Oct 28 (yesterday)
TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs set a new franchise record for the fewest shots allowed in a game, and their offence eventually came to life in a 4-0 rout of the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night at Air Canada Centre. The Sabres finished with...Upvote Share Tweet
Will Arnett and Jay Baruchel lead Canadian team celebrity fandomyahoo.com 22 hours agoWill Arnett does not shy away from being a Maple Leafs fan. The former “Arrested Development” actor, who hails from East York, Ontario got to live his dream – or nightmare maybe – of coaching the Toronto Maple Leafs in the below video. This comes on the…Upvote Share TweetThe Toronto Blue Jays claimed Seattle Mariners first baseman Justin Smoak off waivers Tuesday.Upvote Share Tweet
The Hot List: Dylan Strome is burning up the 2015 draft chartsthehockeynews.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)Is it too early for world junior speculation? Never! Unfortunately, the speculation comes at the expense of Team USA hopeful Steven Santini. The New Jersey prospect has been sidelined with a wrist injury that will keep him out of the tournament, but the…Upvote Share Tweet
Gorges saying no to Leafs creates domino effect on Franson, Habs and SabresNHL.com Oct 28 (2 days ago)TORONTO - Josh Gorges knows Toronto hockey fans haven't forgotten he turned down a trade to the Maple Leafs, but he tries not to dwell upon the decision. "You can't look back on things in the past and say, 'Maybe I should've done this differe...Upvote Share Tweet
Leafs coach Carlyle believes his team's troubles at home are all mentalNHL.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)TORONTO - Head coach Randy Carlyle has a pretty good idea about what's ailing the Toronto Maple Leafs at home. "To me, it's mental and that's the operative word that I used in my speaking to (the players)," Carlyle said after Monday's practic...Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Oct 27 (3 days ago)The Atlanta Braves have hired Kevin Seitzer from the Toronto Blue Jays to replace Greg Walker as hitting coach.Upvote Share TweetNHL.com Oct 26 (4 days ago)The Toronto Maple Leafs assigned defenseman Stuart Percy to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League, the team announced Sunday. The No. 25 pick in the 2011 NHL Draft, Percy had an assist in his NHL debut Oct. 8 against the Montreal Ca...Upvote Share Tweet
‘Ulcers’ McCool came from nowhere to win a Stanley Cup, then disappearedthehockeynews.com Oct 26 (4 days ago)By 1944-45, most NHL rosters had been decimated by enlistments in the Second World War. The Maple Leafs were Exhibit A, led by GM Conn Smythe, already a First World War hero, who organized a Toronto Sportsmen’s Battalion of athletes and sports media dur…Upvote Share Tweet
‘Doogie’ Hamilton ready to fill the enormous void left by Chara injurythehockeynews.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)Shortly after earning the second assist on the Boston Bruins first goal of the evening Saturday night, Bruins defenseman Dougie Hamilton was referred to as ‘Doogie’ Hamilton by Air Canada Centre public address announcer Andy Frost. A little bit like Doo…Upvote Share Tweet
Maple Leafs beaten by Boston Bruins after emotional pre-game ceremonyNHL.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)TORONTO - Patrice Bergeron collected his 500th NHL point on the first of two assists and Tuukka Rask continued his mastery over Toronto as the Boston Bruins, in their first game without injured captain Zdeno Chara, blanked the Maple Leafs 4-1 Sa...Upvote Share TweetFor a nation that identifies itself strongly with hockey, it seemed only fitting that Canadians should gather in their rinks and at their TVs to share a healing moment before puck drop Saturday. The Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple …Upvote Share Tweet
Canadian teams honor slain military personnelNHL.com Oct 25 (5 days ago)The Ottawa Senators, Montreal Canadiens and Toronto Maple Leafs held pregame tributes Saturday to honor two members of the Canadian military who were killed in separate incidents this week, as well as the first responders to those incidents. Th...Upvote Share Tweet
THN Analytics: Visualizing the tradethehockeynews.com Oct 23 (7 days ago)By Benjamin Wendorf – special to THN Midseason trades are a bit of a curiosity in the NHL; they’re usually, at least on one side, expressions of immediate purpose – though intuitively both teams are getting someone they want. From a player’s perspective…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 23 (7 days ago)For a family of four, the price of attending an NHL game rose by 4.7 percent from last season, according to the latest Team Marketing Report analysis of the League. TMR released its new Fan Cost Index for 2014-15 on Thursday, and found that a theoretica…Upvote Share TweetThe Maple Leafs were back on the ice a day after they were locked down in their hotel near the shootings in Ottawa.Upvote Share Tweet
NHL game postponed due to Parliament Hill attack rescheduled for NovemberNHL.com Oct 23OTTAWA - The game between the Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs that was postponed because of Wednesday's shooting on Parliament Hill has been rescheduled for Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. at Canadian Tire Centre. The game scheduled for Wednesday ni...Upvote Share Tweet
David Clarkson doesn’t fear the THN cover curse – and he’s fighting backthehockeynews.com Oct 23Do hockey players believe in curses? The easy answer is “Of course not.” An athlete who lets superstitions dictate his game isn’t made for The Show. But if there were ever a player to start believing, could you blame David Clarkson? In the summer of 201…Upvote Share Tweet
Around the League notebook for Wednesday, Oct. 22NHL.com Oct 23WEDNESDAY RESULTS Home Team in CAPS Toronto Maple Leafs, OTTAWA SENATORS - PPD Philadelphia Flyers 5, PITTSBURGH PENGUINS 3 EDMONTON OILERS 3, Washington Capitals 2 ANAHEIM DUCKS 4, Buffalo Sabres 1 ANDERSEN, PERRY HELP DUCKS SOA...Upvote Share Tweet
Balanced Scoring Leads RaptorsOct 29Toronto had seven players score in double figures as the Raptors beat the Hawks 109-102.
Where The Maple Leafs Go From HereOct 28Not good enough to challenge for the Stanley Cup, but not bad enough to get help in the draft, the Maple Leafs are stuck in the middle with no real help on the horizon.
SportsCenter's Inside The NHLOct 28John Buccigross, Barry Melrose and Katie Strang pick out the best team in the NHL so far, where the Maple Leafs go from here, and compare the two top can't-miss prospects from next year's NHL draft.
Maple Leafs Blank SabresOct 28Jonathan Bernier recorded 10 saves in the Maple Leafs' 4-0 win over the Sabres.
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Chicago Bulls couldn't have asked for a better season openerOct 30Yes, the Knicks are ugly, but it was top-to-bottom domination for Chicago at Madison Square Garden, Michael Wilbon writes.
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Chicago Bulls poised to beat LeBron James' Cavaliers with playoff savvy, e…Oct 28The Chicago Bulls know playoff heartache and failure intimately, which makes this Bulls team more ready than LeBron James and the imposing Cleveland Cavaliers to win a championship, Michael Wilbon writes.