Edmonton - Nov. 27, 2013: There is no questioning what is currently the biggest issue with the Edmonton Oilers. Above all else, their lack of a legitimate top pairing NHL defenceman is painfully obvious. While fans would love to see Craig MacTavish go out and acquire the likes of a Shea Weber or PK Subban, the rookie GM may have to settle for targeting the likes of Toronto Maple Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 5, 2013: If you look up “die hard Toronto Maple Leafs superfan” in the dictionary, there’s a good chance you’ll see a picture of Amherstburg’s Ruth Cragg. Like a lot of Leafs fans, she’s cheered for the Buds for as long as she can remember, and never misses a game. What makes her different than other die hards? Ruth is 90 years young! She’s been alive for every one of Toronto’s thirteen Stanley Cup victories. FULL STORY
Windsor - Nov. 4, 2013: As I write this, the OHL’s Windsor Spitfires are currently enjoying a nice winning streak. Dalen Kuchmey got his first OHL shutout Saturday night in a 6-0 victory over the visiting Owen Sound Attack. The win was the Spits’ fifth in a row, and the team is playing well. There are currently four Spits defensemen in the top 20 in OHL scoring - Eric Diodati, Slater Koekkoek, Nick Ebert and Trevor Murphy. Well done boys, keep it going!! FULL STORY
Columbus - Oct. 31, 2013: When Windsor Spitfires captain Kerby Rychel was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft, it was an exciting moment for the star left winger and his family. It was also an exciting moment for his fans, since his future NHL home is only a three and half hour drive from Windsor. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 30, 2013: On the strength of a rather impressive four point performance from Phil Kessel, the Toronto Maple Leafs simply outclassed an undermanned and struggling Edmonton Oilers side on Tuesday night at Rexall Place, cruising to an easy 4-0 win. James Reimer stopped 43 shots in earning his first shutout of the season. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 29, 2013: With Edmonton Oilers centre Sam Gagner on the verge of making his season debut in tonight's tilt with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the former sixth overall pick had better be prepared for a whole new set of expectations. Unfortunately for Gagner, the Oilers dreadful 3-8-2 start will not allow him the opportunity to work his way back into the things. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Oct. 18, 2013: James Reimer practiced with the Toronto Maple Leafs, just a day after leaving the game early against the Carolina Hurricanes. Reimer was hit in the head by teammate Josh Leivo and couldn’t continue. This situation was scary for the Leafs, following the hit that Reimer took from Montreal Canadiens forward a few seasons ago. Trade him or play him, he still has value for the Leafs. FULL STORY
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Edmotnon - Oct. 13, 2013: Despite a multiple point night from the quartet of Mark Arcobello, Jordan Eberle, Taylor Hall and Ryan Smyth, the Edmonton Oilers managed to cough up leads on four separate occasions in falling 6-5 to the Toronto Maple Leafs in overtime. Devan Dubnyk continued to struggle, allowing six goals on just twenty-six shots and falling to 0-3-1 on the year with an eye-popping 5.43 GAA and .829 SV. FULL STORY
Windsor - Oct. 11, 2013: In anticipation of the upcoming Winter Classic (82 days, but who’s counting?) I asked you to tell me about your favourite Toronto Mpale Leaf or Detroit Red Wing in 500 words or less. Today’s guest column is from Travis Wonsch of Windsor. My favourite Red Wing player of all time is Steve Yzerman. As the longest serving captain of the Detroit Red Wings (1986-2006) Yzerman was the face of the franchise. FULL STORY
Edmonton - Oct. 9, 2013: According to TSN's Bob McKenzie, the Edmonton Oilers may be interested in adding a top defenceman and hinted at Toronto Maple Leafs blueliner Jake Gardiner as a possible target. With all due respect to the Leafs talented youngster, Craig MacTavish would be wise to revisit the possibility of acquiring Philadelphia Flyers defenceman Braydon Coburn, if he's looking to add to his backend. FULL STORY