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Want to see Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul sweat? Have we got video…

Want to see Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul sweat? Have we got video for you

thehockeynews.com Updated 21 hours ago
Joffrey Lupul is one of the NHL’s more articulate players, but his tongue was fully tied Thursday by a question the Maple Leafs left winger didn’t expect. Lupul was at Toronto’s Hospital For Sick Children for the team’s annual visit when he was asked ab…
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  • Maple Leafs loan Kozun to AHL for conditioning

    Maple Leafs loan Kozun to AHL for conditioning

    NHL.com 6 hours ago
    The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Friday that forward Brandon Kozun has been loaned to the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League for conditioning purposes. Kozun, 24, has skated in five regular season games with the Maple Leafs this...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA crop

    Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA crop

    thehockeynews.com Nov 27 (yesterday)
    ESPN.com’s Craig Custance recently listed his top-20 NHL unrestricted free agents for 2015. What’s notable about Custance’s list, apart from the lack of genuine superstar talent in next summer’s UFA market, is that it’s dominated by defensemen. The nota…
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  • Blake Comeau completes hat trick with OT winner as Penguins top…

    Blake Comeau completes hat trick with OT winner as Penguins top Maple Leafs 4-3

    NHL.com Nov 27 (yesterday)
    PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Blake Comeau spent his first two months in Pittsburgh getting shuffled from line to line as first-year coach Mike Johnston searched for the right fit. Consider Comeau at home playing alongside Evgeni Malkin. The well-trav...
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  • DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straight

    DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straight

    ESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)
    DeRozan, Williams lead Raptors to 6th straight win
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  • Pat Quinn honored by Vancouver Canucks in touching pre-game cer…

    Pat Quinn honored by Vancouver Canucks in touching pre-game ceremony

    thehockeynews.com Nov 26 (2 days ago)
    Before Tuesday’s game in Vancouver, the Canucks paid tribute to late coach, president and GM Pat Quinn. Quinn, who spent two seasons in Vancouver as a player and another decade as president, coach, and GM, died on Sunday night at age 71. Already an indu…
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  • The 10-man rotation, starring the as-good-as-advertised Raptors

    The 10-man rotation, starring the as-good-as-advertised Raptors

    yahoo.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    A look around the league and the Web that covers it. It's also important to note that the rotation order and starting nods aren't always listed in order of importance. That's for you, dear reader, to figure out. C: numberFire. A statistical case that, a…
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  • Blue Jays seek counter to Boston's splash

    Blue Jays seek counter to Boston's splash

    MLB.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    Boston's signings of Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval will have a ripple effect throughout baseball both in terms of free agency and trades. Here's a closer look at what it could mean for the Blue Jays.
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  • Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish As…

    Watch Kyle Lowry Turn Ball Over, Block Shot, Get Steal, Dish Assist In 13 Seconds

    dimemag.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    Kyle Lowry is absolutely relentless. Need proof? Look no further than this amazing sequence from the Toronto Raptors’ hard-fought win over the Phoenix Suns last night. After Eric Bledsoe easily steals his pass, Lowry races back to block the shot, steals…
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  • Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organization…

    Maple Leafs, Rangers, Canadiens all billion dollar organizations according to Forbes

    thehockeynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    My, what a difference one year and a massive TV contract can make. In 2013, when American business magazine Forbes released their NHL franchise valuations, only one team was said to be a billion dollar organization: the Toronto Maple Leafs ($1.15 billio…
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  • NHL will be less safe if figthing disappears say hockey insider…

    NHL will be less safe if figthing disappears say hockey insiders: THN survey

    thehockeynews.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    I attended a game recently between the Detroit Red Wings and Toronto Maple Leafs that was about a 6.9 on the entertainment/intensity scale. It wasn’t a snorefest, but it wasn’t the most riveting contest I’d ever witnessed and the typically reserved Air …
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  • Looking back at the career of former North Star, Bruin, Maple L…

    Looking back at the career of former North Star, Bruin, Maple Leaf Murray Oliver

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com Nov 25 (3 days ago)
    Somewhat lost with the death of Pat Quinn yesterday was the passing of Murray Oliver, who died Sunday, Nov. 23 at age 77. Oliver suffered a fatal heart attack in Edina, Minn., where he resided. In a career that spanned 17 NHL seasons, Oliver suited up f…
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  • Remembering Pat Quinn: watch him break down his (in)famous hit …

    Remembering Pat Quinn: watch him break down his (in)famous hit on Bobby Orr

    thehockeynews.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    The passing of NHL great Pat Quinn Sunday night has brought back into focus his famous on-ice run-in with Boston Bruins icon Bobby Orr. And in this interview Quinn gave, he describes his view on the “cleanliness” of the incident – which saw the then-Map…
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  • GIF: Terrence Ross Rises For 180-Degree Dunk Over Goran Dragic

    GIF: Terrence Ross Rises For 180-Degree Dunk Over Goran Dragic

    dimemag.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    Terrence Ross is best known for gliding, soaring jams that show off his insane hang-time. Make no mistake, though – the former Slam Dunk champion can explode off two feet with the best of them, too. Watch the Toronto Raptors high-flier rise for a quick …
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  • Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

    Williams, Cousins named Players of the Week

    nba.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    The Toronto Raptors' Lou Williams and the Sacramento Kings' DeMarcus Cousins today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Nov. 17, through Sunday, Nov. 23.
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  • Pat Quinn and me: Remembering a legend

    Pat Quinn and me: Remembering a legend

    thehockeynews.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    When I think of Pat Quinn, I harken back to the dark days of February, 1999. Quinn was just months into his tenure as coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs and I was equally green as the Maple Leafs beat reporter with The Toronto Star covering him. I had fou…
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  • Toronto Maple Leafs recall blue-liner Holzer and forward Booth …

    Toronto Maple Leafs recall blue-liner Holzer and forward Booth from AHL team

    NHL.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs recalled defenceman Korbinian Holzer and left-winger David Booth from their American Hockey League affiliate on Monday. Holzer has two assists and 10 penalty minutes in nine regular-season games with the Toro...
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  • Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just C…

    Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just Cut

    deadspin.com Nov 24 (4 days ago)
    LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are now 5-7 after getting busted up by the Toronto Raptors on Saturday. LeBron did not have the best time!Read more...
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  • An NHL player’s guide to not looking like an idiot on the inter…

    An NHL player’s guide to not looking like an idiot on the internet

    thehockeynews.com Nov 23 (5 days ago)
    Being an NHL player has its rewards, but also its dangers. And I’m not just talking about on-ice pitfalls. I refer to social media – which, as this issue’s editor-in-chief has shown, can be a wonderful place but can also create a massive public relation…
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  • Peter Holland earning Carlyle’s confidence with defensive play …

    Peter Holland earning Carlyle’s confidence with defensive play and offensive upside

    thehockeynews.com Nov 23 (5 days ago)
    By Craig Hagerman Peter Holland scored his fifth goal of the season Saturday night in the Maple Leafs 4-1 win over the Red Wings, and it was a beauty. Holland was able to fight off Gustav Nyquist after stripping the winger of the puck and roofing a perf…
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  • Maple Leafs Return To Saluting Fans, World Returns To Axis

    Maple Leafs Return To Saluting Fans, World Returns To Axis

    deadspin.com Nov 23 (5 days ago)
    We can put this to rest now, I think. Four days after a brutal loss that had many predicting impending meltdown, and two days after Saluteghazi , the Maple Leafs beat the Red Wings 4-1, and, yes, raised their sticks to the fans. Read more...
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  • Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight

    Cavs collapse vs. Raptors, lose 4th straight

    ESPN.com Nov 23 (6 days ago)
    Lou Williams scored a career-high 36 points and the Toronto Raptors turned an 18-point deficit into a convincing 110-93 win over Cleveland on Saturday night, handing the Cavaliers their fourth straight loss.
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  • Video - A #HateHard Thanksgiving 02:01

    A #HateHard Thanksgiving

    Nov 26
    Amin delivers a very special #HateHard edition of thanks.
  • Video - Raptors Committed To Defense 02:35

    Raptors Committed To Defense

    Nov 25
    Tim Legler discusses Toronto's fast start and its commitment to defense.
  • Video - Raptors Hold Off Suns For Fifth Straight Win 01:13

    Raptors Hold Off Suns For Fifth Straight Win

    Nov 24
    Jonas Valanciunas' double-double of 27 points and 11 rebounds powered the Raptors to a 104-100 win over the Suns.
  • Video - Former NHL Player, Coach Pat Quinn Dies At 71 02:54

    Former NHL Player, Coach Pat Quinn Dies At 71

    Nov 24
    Scott Burnside looks back at the career of Pat Quinn and discusses his impact on hockey.

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