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Maple Leafs To Honor Pat Quinn With Memorial Jersey Patches

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be wearing patches on their sweaters Wednesday night during their game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in memory of player and coach Pat Quinn. The #Leafs will wear a patch in honour of Pat Quinn tomorrow night.— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) November 25, 2014 Quinn died Sunday at age 71 after battling health problems...
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Maple Leafs On the Trade Block

The Toronto Maple Leafs are believed to be in play with Joffrey Lupul as he is currently being shopped around. He is in the second-year of a five-year, $26.25 million contract and also has a limited no-trade clause, where he can list up to 16 teams he will not accept a move to. Nazem Kadri, […]
Via The Hockey Report
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Salute-Nation: The Maple Leafs Just Need to Win Games

The Toronto Maple Leafs are a proud franchise, with a proud fanbase, in a proud city. They expect great things of their hockey team. The past few years for this team has been anything but great, and losses are usually met with a lot of frustration. Now in some respects it’s justified, as this team […] The post Salute-Nation: The Maple Leafs Just Need to Win Games appeared first...
Via Two Pad Stack
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Open Thread 11/25: Henrik Tallinder on PTO, MSL’s Return to Tampa

Yesterday afternoon, TSN’s Bob McKenzie reported that the 35 year old Henrik Tallinder, has signed a PTO with Hartford. It is unknown as of this publishing whether the 12 year vet will play tomorrow with the Wolf Pack. Tallinder, cut during the preseason by the Maple Leafs, played last season with Buffalo and the Devils for 3 years before that, will hope to provide the Rangers...
Via NY Rangers Blog
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: Are they really bad or just really mediocre?

To say that the 2014-15 season has provided something of a mixed bag for the Toronto Maple Leafs would be an incredibly heinous understatement. Their losses have led to an induction of mass panic throughout the hockey world, while their wins would appear to serve no other purpose than to instill some sort of flawed belief within the fanbase about a potential playoff run of some...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumors: Lupul can be had

The Toronto Maple Leafs seem to be willing to move winger Joffrey Lupul to shake up their roster. #484425297 / David Pagnotta tweeted out his thoughts on the Maple Leafs trade situation Sunday,If Leafs move one of their "name" guys, everything I've heard leads me to believe Lupul (factor contract, too) is the guy. But we'll see.— David Pagnotta (@TheFourthPeriod...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Maple Leafs Injury Update: Roman Polak will be "out awhile"

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Roman Polak while be out "a while" after suffering a lower-body injury Saturday night, according to head coach Randy Carlyle. #457114916 / The 28-year-old blue liner appeared to injure his left ankle as he tried a hit on Tomas Tatar midway through the second period of Saturday's win over the Detroit Red Wings. As he delivered...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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Leafs top Wings with three third-period goals

TORONTO (AP) -- Tyler Bozak scored a pair of third-period goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Saturday night. Leo Komarov and Peter Holland had the other goals for Toronto. Jonathan Bernier made 26 saves to improve to 7-5-2. Tomas Tatar had the lone goal for Detroit, and Jimmy Howard made 24 saves. Following Thursday night's backlash, the Maple Leafs...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs fans sing the 'Star-Spangled Banner' after singer's mic fails (VIDEO)

The Maple Leafs hosted the Nashville Predators Tuesday night at the Air Canada Centre and, as the "Star-Spangled Banner" was being sung, technical difficulties cut off the microphone.Living up to the reputation that Canadians are the nicest people in the world, our neighbors to the north took over singing the U.S. National Anthem without missing a beat. Watch it unfold...
Via The Other Paper
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Canadian fans finish 'Star Spangled Banner' after singer's mic cuts out

Want some good news in a sports world that seems to be filled with bad news? Prior to the Nashville Predators game against against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Canada on Tuesday, singer Michelle Madeira saw her mic cut out in the middle of the American national anthem. Instead of waiting there in awkward silence, fans in Toronto (almost all Canadian) picked up where Madeira left...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs players create controversy by foregoing traditional stick salute (video)

  As TSN NHL Insider Darren Dreger eloquently and succinctly put it in a tweet, “Everyday in Tor[onto] it’s something.” Specifically of course Dreger is referring to the Maple Leafs and how the incredibly passionate, dedicated (and sometimes immensely cynical) fan base, along with the incredibly passionate, dedicated (and sometimes immensely cynical) media creates controversy...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings-Maple Leafs Preview

An ugly losing streak is in the past, but the Toronto Maple Leafs won't breathe easy for too long. They'll look to build on a much-needed victory while trying to avoid a fifth consecutive defeat to the visiting Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night. Coming off an embarrassing 9-2 home loss to Nashville two nights earlier, Toronto (10-8-2) managed to momentarily right the ship...
Via AP on Fox
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Maple Leafs decide not to salute fans after victory

TORONTO, On. – There is never a dull moment with the Toronto Maple Leafs. During the last few seasons, EVERY Leafs win at Air Canada Centre has been celebrated with players skating to centre ice and raising their sticks in the air as a salute to fans – every win, except Thursday’s. The Maple Leafs decided to skip tradition by not participating in the customary salute to fans...

The NHL Sad Fan Index – Volume 2

In a recent study offered by The Hockey News, they broke down team fanbases. [ THN ] In their “study” they named the Toronto Maple Leafs the number one fan base. It turns out they are also the saddest. If you missed our first installment of the NHL’s Saddest Fans, here’s what you missed. Now, on to this week’s group of sad sacks. Best Twitter search Search term: Why do...
Via Bloguin Best
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Phil Kessel says “classless” fan tossed jersey on the ice

Tossing your jersey on the ice is the current popular way of showing your displeasure in the NHL. Jersey tossing incidents have been seen in games involving the Edmonton Oilers and the Toronto Maple Leafs, but it’s the latter which is the talking point today. One Maple Leafs fan tossed their jersey on the ice during a 9-2 beating by the Nashville Predators. As you might imagine...
Via Puck Drunk Love
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Angry fan throws Maple Leafs jersey onto ice during play (VIDEO)

The Toronto Maple Leafs got their arses waxed at home Tuesday night, giving up five third-period goals to the Predators en route to a 9-2 loss. And one fed up Leafs fan vented his frustration by tossing a jersey onto the ice late in the third period. Another night, another Leafs jersey on the ice. This time during play.— Josh Gold-Smith (@GoldAndOrSmith...
Via The Other Paper
6 days ago  |  Discuss

The Maple Leafs Are A Disaster

Toronto Maple Leafs fans know failure, disappointment and anguish…and they know it well. Even so, these past few days have been extra painful for the team and their loyal fan base. Fresh on the heels of a 6-2 loss to the lowly Buffalo Sabres, the Leafs were absolutely destroyed by a score of 9-2 against Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
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Maple Leafs Fans Help Finish American Anthem After Mic Malfunction

Prior to Tuesday’s game between the Maple Leafs and Predators at Air Canada Centre in Toronto, the microphone used during the pre-game anthems crapped out during the singing of the Star-Spangled Banner. Thankfully, Leafs fans stepped up and helped finish the anthem for their neighbors to the south, leading to a pretty cool moment. Unfortunately Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel will Never be Good Enough for Toronto

The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t won a Stanley Cup championship since 1967. For the self-professed “center of the hockey universe”, that is a disgrace. It really is a mystery, for a team who has always had a lot of money, and who can now spend to the cap if they choose to do so, that […] The post Phil Kessel will Never be Good Enough for Toronto appeared first on Two Pad Stack.
Via Two Pad Stack
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs

From Hometown Hockey: Following every Sabres game, we’ll be taking a little look at the previous night’s action with a little segment called “good, bad and ugly”. Expect a loooooooot of ugly. Let’s get on with it about the 6-2(!!) win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Good A goal for you! And a goal […] The post Good, Bad and Ugly: Sabres vs Toronto Maple Leafs appeared...
Via Two Pad Stack
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Will David Booth make his mark with the Leafs?

Left winger David Booth is still in the prime of his career at age 29, and the six foot 210 plus pound winger could still regain his form once healthy. Prior to joining the Vancouver Canucks in 2011-12 he had two seasons of 20 or more goals and one season of 30 or more goals through five seasons in the NHL. Unfortunately his game seems to have been in decline since suffering a concussion...
Via Puck Drunk Love
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Who’s The Backup? Toronto Fans Are Wondering

Toronto Maple Leaf fans seem to be divided when it comes to their loyalties with regards to a goaltender. Fans are in one of two categories: those who love Jonathan Bernier and want him recognized as the clear number one goaltender and those who seriously wonder why he was traded for in the first place. Hockey is sometimes interesting in that scouts, coaches and managers alike can...
Via Beyond The Benches
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Injury Update: Daniel Winnik is back at practice and will return to the lineup tonight

It is hard to believe that less than a week after taking a scary fall in Denver, Daniel Winnik has returned to practice and will be on the ice Wednesday night against the Boston Bruins. #458544300 / gettyimages.comStephen Whyno from The Canadian Press reported that Winnik skated by himself on Monday, took part in Tuesday’s practice and will return to the lineup Wednesday against...
Via Sports Injury Alert
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel could not look less enthused in penalty box selfie

The only thing in life that makes Phil Kessel happier than taking a selfie is everything. The Toronto Maple Leafs forward headed to the penalty box two and a half minutes into the third period of Sunday’s game against the Ottawa Senators to serve his team’s too many men on the ice penalty. But it didn’t take long for there to be too many people near the box for Kessel...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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