Could it be true that Mike Modano, the all-time point leading player for all American born players could be returning back to the NHL?
According to Andi Petrillo of Hockey Night in Canada, she is hearing the Brian Burke, President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs have made an offer to Jonathan Bernier, the Stanley Cup Champion back-up goalie of the Los Angeles Kings.
The ‘Great 8′ we call him; Alex Ovechkin is his real name, but after the completion of 2011/12 for the ‘Great 8′ and the Washington Capitals. Who would of thought that Alex Ovechkin would of had one of the most disappointing season of his career?
This year’s 2012 Winter Classic just got more classier when Detroit Red Wings Executive Vice President and General Manager Ken Holland, along with Toronto Maple Leafs Vice President of Hockey Operations Dave Poulin announced preliminary rosters for the Toronto Maple Leafs versus Red Wings Alumni game on December 31 at Comerica Park.
With President and General Manager Brian Burke having a quiet 2012 free agent frenzy summer and the unlikely possibility of Brian Burke trading for a top line center, not because of his inability to do so, but the pieces may be not quite there for the Toronto Maple Leafs to trade for that coveted top player.
Today I will be talking about the controversy surrounding Dion Phaneuf being awarded the captaincy of the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2010. A lot of fans are skeptical of Phaneuf ability to be in the role of a captain, let alone be the captain for one of the most history hockey franchise in the history of the NHL.
The Toronto Maple Leafs coach staff and management are already smiling down on their 2012 top draft selection, Morgan Rielly, after completion of the Maple Leafs’ annual prospect camp.
This year’s Toronto Maple Leafs award ceremony will only consist of six awards. These awards are purely chosen by me, under my discretion based on the performance of our Maple Leafs for the 2011/12 season.
For the most part it has been an uneventful day of NHL free agency. None of the big names were signed to long term deals, no big time trades were made. This left us for a day of some minor league signings, but several signings of depth players.
With a thin free agent market, I will be taking another look at a trade scenario that could certainly improve the Toronto Maple Leafs team dramatically. The trade scenario that I am looking at is the fact that Jonathan Bernier wants out of Los Angeles and the Kings need to get rid of Bernier.
With two trades already completed by Toronto Maple Leafs President and General Manager Brian Burke this off-season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs, General Manager and President Brian Burke, has selected Morgan Reilly with the fifth pick in the 2012 NHL Entry Draft Friday night in Pittsburgh.
With such a depleted 2012 free agent field, that has such a lack of talent compared to other free agent class in previous years, it looks like the Maple Leafs will have to go the trade route in order to improve this team this off-season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs 2012/13 has now been released and here is a look at what potential tough or easy stretches the Maple Leafs have ahead of them.
The Toronto Maple Leafs and the 2012 NHL goalie market has just gotten smaller when the Minnesota Wild sign their 28 year old back-up goalie Josh Harding to a new three year contact.
With the smaller free agent market of star players the Toronto Maple Leafs will have to go down the trade route if Brian Burke is unable to sign one of the better free agent studs this off-season.
Well, one of Toronto Maple Leafs’ most prized prospects will be spending his summer recovering from a wrist injury, when Maple Leafs prospect Joe Colborne announced this week that he has been dealing with a wrist injury for the majority of the 2011/12 season.
Jordan Staal has been in trade rumours for years, a lot of these rumours include the Toronto Maple Leafs…
Even though the Toronto Marlies seven week playoff run did not result in a title, but the experience of their playoff run could help the Toronto Maple Leafs with their chances in the NHL next season…
The consensus top pick for this year 2012 NHL Entry Draft will indeed be Nail Yakupov of the Sarnia Sting. But by the time the Toronto Maple Leafs pick 5th overall Yakupov and other prospects such as Alex Galchenyuk could be both drafted already. But according to former Red Wing player Igor Larionov, who is the agent of these two top prospect,