Toronto Sports News and Rumors
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…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL.com 6 hours agoThe 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...Upvote Share Tweet
Rumor Roundup: Blueliners plentiful in upcoming UFA cropthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share TweetNHL.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...Upvote Share Tweet
DeRozan, Raptors top Hawks for 6th straightESPN.com Nov 26 (yesterday)DeRozan, Williams lead Raptors to 6th straight winUpvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Blue Jays seek counter to Boston's splashMLB.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.Upvote Share Tweetdimemag.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…Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweet
NHL will be less safe if figthing disappears say hockey insiders: THN surveythehockeynews.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 …Upvote Share TweetSomewhat 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Remembering Pat Quinn: watch him break down his (in)famous hit on Bobby Orrthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweet
GIF: Terrence Ross Rises For 180-Degree Dunk Over Goran Dragicdimemag.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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Williams, Cousins named Players of the Weeknba.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.Upvote Share Tweetthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share TweetNHL.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...Upvote Share Tweet
Hey, Man, LeBron James Would Really Like It If You Would Just Cutdeadspin.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...Upvote Share Tweet
An NHL player’s guide to not looking like an idiot on the internetthehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweet
Peter Holland earning Carlyle’s confidence with defensive play and offensive upsidethehockeynews.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…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.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...Upvote Share TweetESPN.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.Upvote Share Tweet
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