Toronto Sports News and Rumors
David Price may not have been a member of the Toronto Blue Jays for long, but he made a huge impact on the fan base. Maybe it was his personality, or his amusing Twitter page. Or maybe it was the fact that he performed pretty well for the club down the …Share Tweet
Grabner contributing in other ways for Leafs to make up for his lack of scoringNHL.com 2 hours agoTORONTO - Forward Michael Grabner is eager to find his scoring touch with the Maple Leafs, but he isn't going to stray from the role he's been given. Grabner, who was acquired from the Islanders in September, has yet to find the back of the n...Share Tweet
Reimer leaves practice, potentially opening the door for Bernier to startNHL.com 17 hours agoTORONTO - The Maple Leafs may have to go back to Jonathan Bernier in net, and not by design. James Reimer, who has started 11 of the past 12 games for Toronto, left halfway through Tuesday's 45-minute practice with an undisclosed injury. He w...Share Tweetthehockeynews.com 20 hours agoAfter making the post-season only once in the past decade, the Toronto Maple Leafs have officially fallen out of the top spot on Forbes NHL team valuations. The Maple Leafs, who have sat atop the list since 2006, didn’t just drop one spot, though. Accor…Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Cam Ward and Eric Staal could move on from Hurricanesthehockeynews.com 21 hours agoThe future of forward Eric Staal and goaltender Cam Ward with the Carolina Hurricanes could be determined soon. Both are eligible next summer for unrestricted free agency, and their status remains fodder for the rumor mill. During Saturday’s ‘Hockey Nig…Share TweetThe Boston Bruins usually have some pretty good luck against the Toronto Maple Leafs, but last night Brad Marchand combined skill with good fortune. Check out the left winger’s ‘home run’ goal against the Buds: That is some mighty fine hand-eye co-ordin…Share Tweetyahoo.com Nov 24 (yesterday)There was a really cool moment after the second period on Monday night’s 4-3 Boston Bruins victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. TSN analyst Ray Ferraro, who was stationed between the benches at Air Canada Centre, had the opportunity to interview his so…Share Tweet
Faster and more prolific Bruins a threat at both ends of the icethehockeynews.com Nov 24 (yesterday)You could make the argument that there has been no team in the NHL – with the exception of the Chicago Blackhawks – that has lost more young talent over the years than the Boston Bruins. Since they won the Cup in 2011, the Bruins have parted ways with T…Share TweetNHL.com Nov 24 (yesterday)TORONTO - Coach Mike Babcock went home Monday night thinking of ways to re-tool his power play. The Maple Leafs battled to force overtime against the Bruins after falling behind two goals early. Then had a great opportunity to win the game wh...Share TweetNHL.com Nov 23 (yesterday)TORONTO - The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 2015 draft picks Andrew Nielsen and Dmytro Timashov to entry-level contracts. Nielsen, 19, was drafted by the Maple Leafs in the third round (65th overall) of the 2015 draft. The Red Deer, Alta., ...Share Tweet
The Clippers Are A Goddamn Messdeadspin.com Nov 22 (2 days ago)The ever-combustible Clippers up and combusted today. This afternoon, they dropped their third straight game (and their sixth of seven) to the Toronto Raptors. 6-7 is good for the worst start of the Chris Paul era. Given the cocktail of stubborn persona…Share Tweet
Five slumping stars who are set to break outthehockeynews.com Nov 21 (4 days ago)Sometimes, no matter what a star does, the pucks just don’t go in and the assists aren’t piling up. It could be the fault of pucks off of posts, a few bad bounces or simply a string of bad luck. For five star players, the 2015-16 campaign has been espec…Share Tweet
Bernier a star? Lindros in HHOF? Norris for Phaneuf? Counting down my biggest blundersthehockeynews.com Nov 21 (4 days ago)I had an uncle who claimed he had never been wrong. Used to insist he didn’t know how it feels to be wrong. “Is it like an itch?” he’d joke. Me, well I sure know how it feels to be wrong. When you are as opinionated as I am, being wrong comes with the t…Share Tweet
QMJHL Roundup: Maple Leafs prospect Timashov helps Remparts beat HuskiesNHL.com Nov 20 (4 days ago)QUEBEC CITY, Que. - Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Dmytro Timashov scored twice to help the Quebec Remparts beat the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 5-4 on Friday night in Quebec Major Junior Hockey League action. Timashov tied the game with a power-play...Share Tweet
Joffrey Lupul's shootout goal lifts Maple Leafs over Hurricanes 2-1NHL.com Nov 20 (4 days ago)RALEIGH, N.C. - Joffrey Lupul beat Cam Ward glove side in the fifth round of the shootout, giving the Toronto Maple Leafs a 2-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Friday night. It was Toronto's fifth win in its last six games. The Hurricanes...Share TweetThe Blue Jays have been in the market for starting pitching, and their offseason shopping continued Friday night as they acquired right-hander Jesse Chavez in a trade with Oakland.Share Tweet
Blue Jays awarded for epic ALDS inningMLB.com Nov 20 (5 days ago)A postseason inning for the ages has earned the Blue Jays an Esurance MLB Award.Share Tweet
Blue Jays sign Quintero to Minor League dealMLB.com Nov 20 (5 days ago)The Blue Jays added some depth behind the plate on Friday morning by signing veteran catcher Humberto Quintero to a Minor League contract with an invitation to Spring Training.Share Tweet
Bulls Charge Past RaptorsMar 20Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score a game-high 29 points in the Bulls' 108-92 win over the Raptors.
Sharks Skate Past Maple LeafsMar 19The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
Rubio's Difficult Pass Through Triangle DefenseMar 18Minnesota Timberwolves guard Ricky Rubio lobbed a seemingly impossible but successful pass to forward Chase Budinger, who finished with deuces.
Raptors Hold Off WolvesMar 18Despite Kevin Martin scoring 37 points, the Timberwolves fell to the Raptors 105-100.
NBA: Opponents can't afford to give Golden State Warriors second looksNov 22For Golden State, offensive boards equal a wide-open -- and dangerous -- Steph Curry. Teams that want a chance against the champs must limit their second looks, writes J.A. Adande.
NBA: Warriors are having a blast making historyNov 20Winning is a feat and a mindset built by repetition. The Warriors have grasped the concept and mastered the approach and are leaving the rest of the NBA behind.
ESPN NowNov 13No. 1 recruit in 2015 ESPN 100From Melbourne, Australia6-10, 240 lbsNo. 1 on Chad Ford's 2016 NBA draft Big Board
Anthony Davis exits New Orleans Pelicans' win over Dallas Mavericks with b…Nov 10Pelicans forward Anthony Davis sat out the second half of his team's first win of the season with what the Pelicans called a bruised right hip.