Windsor - Dec. 21, 2014: You heard it here first! James Reimer leads the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-1 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. The Maple Leafs begin a seven game road trip tonight as the feature game on Rogers Hometown Hockey. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Dec. 21, 2014: Heading into last night’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, the Toronto Maple Leafs were 14-0 when scoring first. Things were looking up for Randy Carlyle’s home team when Joffrey Lupul and James Van Reimsdyk had scored before the game was six minutes old, to give the Leafs an early 2-0 lead. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 20, 2014: With news that the Edmonton Oilers had recalled centre Anton Lander from the Oklahoma City Barons for yet another shot at showing what he could do at the National Hockey League level, one can only hope he is afforded the opportunity to show what he might be able to accomplish in a situation that best suits his skill set. After spending much of the last three years in the American Hockey League, the former 2009 second round pick has certainly earned an extended look. FULL STORY
Windsor - Dec. 19, 2014: The Maple Leafs looked to roll into Carolina riding the momentum from their Tuesday night victory over the Anaheim Ducks. The Hurricanes, who had lost their previous six matchups were looking to play spoiler to the Leafs' impressive December run. Cam Ward led the Hurricanes to victory, stopping all but one of the twenty-six shots he faced. The Leafs fell to the Hurricanes 4-1. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 19, 2014: While last night's 4-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks marked the seventeenth time in their last eighteen games in which the Edmonton Oilers found themselves on the wrong side of the scoresheet, it was a performance few could take issue with. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Dec. 17, 2014: For those who were hoping to see some sort of positive response from the Edmonton Oilers in their first game after the dismissal of former head coach Dallas Eakins, last night’s 2-1 overtime loss to the Arizona Coyotes probably wasn’t how things were supposed to play out. As painful as Oliver Ekman-Larsson’s last second overtime winner may have been for those players to stomach, it was a result this group richly deserved. For them to have come out with the sort of uneven performance that they did, considering what had just occurred on Monday morning, is simply unacceptable.
Stoney Point - Dec. 17, 2014: It was a game that saw the clash of two of the hottest teams in the NHL and in their toughest test of the season the Toronto Maple Leafs skated to a 6-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks. The win was the sixth in a row for Randy Carlyle’s Leafs. Phil Kessel lead the way offensively for Toronto with two goals and an assist.
Edmonton - Dec. 15, 2014: Heading into the 2014-15 season, Dallas Eakins was walking a very fine line. Unfortunately for him, the Edmonton Oilers got off to a horrendous start for a second straight season and it cost the head coach his job on Monday morning. While one could argue whether or not Eakins was given much to work with during his brief stint behind the Oilers bench, there is no question he was given more than any of his recent predecessors and the results speak for themselves.