MAPLE LEAFS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Five Leafs Featured on WC Rosters by   Curtis Morrison

While their season certainly ended on a rough note, it’s not all bad news for a few Maple Leafs players, who today were named to their respective nation’s World Championships rosters. Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, and Tyler Bozak were just three of the five Leafs receiving spots on their national teams, while a few special names like Phil Kessel and [...]
Via The Hockey House
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Leafs' Bernier will be back, what about Reimer?

One needs an operation. The other could decide, if he hasn’t already, that he needs a new address. The off-season for the Maple Leafs’ goaltenders will take divergent paths, but at least Jonathan Bernier, who will have sports hernia surgery on Wednesday, knows where he will be when the Leafs open training camp in September. James Reimer? Not so much. “I have no idea, to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Bernier to have sports hernia surgery

Maple Leafs goaltender Jonathan Bernier will undergo surgery for a sports hernia and will require two to three weeks of rehab, according to TVA’s Renaud Lavoie. Bernier missed the Leafs’ final four games of the regular season after suffering a lower-body injury against the Boston Bruins April 3. He also missed five games in March after injuring his groin in a game against the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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Trading Phaneuf is not the answer

It seems everywhere you look fans are calling for the Toronto Maple Leafs to get rid of captain Dion Phaneuf. The season didn't end well for the blue and white, which has fans all across the country angry and upset. This anger seems to have blinded most fans into thinking the idea of trading Phaneuf actually makes sense. It doesn't. Phaneuf lead the Leafs averaging 23...
Via Puckrant.com
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Maple Leafs Rumor: Is Peter DeBoer the next coach of the Maple Leafs

With the ultimate failure of the Toronto Maple Leafs to bring the end of the season home and missing the playoffs for the eighth time in nine years there is a good chance that current head coach Randy Carlyle will be dismissed within days.Greg Wyshynski at ca.sports.yahoo.com has reported that there is a possibility that Devils head coach Peter DeBoer has a contract that expires...
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Leafs Recall Two From Marlies

The Toronto Maple Leafs have recalled forward Peter Holland and defenceman Petter Granberg from the Toronto Marlies of the American Hockey League (AHL) on Saturday. Granberg, 21, was Toronto’s fourth choice, 116th overall, in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft. The native of Gallivare, Sweden has appeared in 70 games for the Marlies in 2013-14, his first season of professional hockey in...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Goalie Drew MacIntyre Swipes Puck Off Goal Line

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been eliminated from the playoffs but that doesn’t mean their players aren’t still trying to win games. This save by goalie Drew MacIntyre was simply fantastic. [YouTube] The post Maple Leafs Goalie Drew MacIntyre Swipes Puck Off Goal Line appeared first on Diehardsport.
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

President of Operations finds unique place in NHL

TORONTO, Ont. – The Toronto Maple Leafs are expected to hire NHL director of player safety and Mimico, Ontario native, Brendan Shanahan as its’ new President of Hockey Operations. Shanahan, according to multiple sources, is expected to resign from his position as the National Hockey League’s director of player safety and join the Maple Leafs this weekend as they finish off...

Maple Leafs Rumor: Is general manager Dave Nonis safe

Following yet another collapse from the Toronto Maple Leafs down the stretch it was inevitable that there would be changes made to the front office and on ice components of the organization. The hiring of Brendan Shanahan as president of hockey operations looks like it could mean other changes in the front office as well.>With seven free agents on the roster alterations to the...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
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Brendan Shanahan to become president of Toronto Maple Leafs

Brendan Shanahan has been a key part of the NHL league office since 2009, and became the NHL’s senior vice president of player safety and hockey operations in 2011. But his time with the league office will reportedly end soon, as he will reportedly resign his position and become the president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Toronto Star first broke the story and is claiming Shanahan...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report- Brendan Shanahan Set To Join The Toronto Maple Leafs

from Damien Cox of the Toronto Star, The intriguing concept of Brendan Shanahan joining the Maple Leafs has been rattling around the restless mind of Tim Leiweke for months. But after an explosion of speculation from a variety of media outlets in the past 48 hours forced the idea to be fast-tracked, that concept is about to turn into reality. Shanahan, according to multiple...
Via Kukla's Korner
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Phil Kessel Takes Blame For Toronto Maple Leafs’ Collapse

The Toronto Maple Leafs failed in their quest to reach the Stanley Cup playoffs in back-to-back seasons for the first time in a decade when they lost 3-0 to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night. After the Leafs’ lackluster performance, Leafs winger and alternate captain Phil Kessel was willing to take the blame for the team’s embarrassing finish. “I haven’t been good...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Rumor: Does Randy Carlyle take the bullit for this team?

With the final few games of the season coming in the next week there will be strong pressure on the Toronto Maple Leafs to fire head coach Randy Carlyle, and the pressure will come primarily from a disappointed fan base. The fan base will not be the only source of pressure however.Wikimedia.orgWith the end of the first hockey season under the watch of MLSE CEO Tim Leiweke, who is...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Toronto Maple Leafs keep their playoffs hopes alive

I guess I jumped the gun a bit in my last article, saying members of the Toronto Maple Leafs better prepare themselves to go golfing. This week the Leafs won two huge games.  ”It’s been a long time, too long,” said head coach, Randy Carlyle after winning 3-2 over the Calgary Flames. The Leaf’s biggest victory this week was defeating Boston  4-3 in overtime. Nazem Kadri...
Via isportsweb.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Drunk Rob Ford Reportedly Cut Off At Maple Leafs Game

via Twitter With the Maple Leafs needing pretty much every point they can get to stay in the playoff hunt with a handful of games remaining this season, Toronto mayor Rob Ford was in attendance at the Air Canada Centre on Saturday night to watch his hometown team take on the Winnipeg Jets. At least, he was reportedly removed by security for being too drunk. Ford, never one for moderation...
Via Next Impulse Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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