Windsor - Jan. 22, 2015: In the latest edition of the “Battle of Ontario”, two .500 clubs going in different directions took to the ice in Ottawa. Taking a 3-0 lead into the dressing room after one period, the Senators appear to be in good shape. That was enough for me.... I’m switched to watch The Mentalist with the Missus. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jan. 20, 2015: These were three of the many clichés that Toronto Maple Leafs interim coach Peter Horachek used in an interview prior last night’s Leafs/Hurricanes contest. And unless you’ve had your head in the sand lately, you know that going into last night’s game, the Leafs have lost their last four, scoring only once in that stretch. In ten days the Buds have gone from the second highest scoring team in the NHL to the ninth. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jan. 17, 2015: As the season progresses, and the Leafs seemingly stand still, a lot of fans and critics are calling for an overhaul of the Leafs' roster. Has the time for a full fledged rebuild arrived? What would a Dion Phaneuf and Phil Kessel trade bring in return? FULL STORY
Toronto - Jan. 14, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs have been looking for a number one centre since Mats Sundin left the team. Could Colorado Avalanche centre Ryan O'Reilly be a player that the Leafs target for a trade? Would a deadline deal make sense, and would the Leafs have to give up either Jake Gardiner or Morgan Rielly? FULL STORY
Windsor - Jan. 13, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs were in Los Angeles Monday night to do battle against the streaking LA Kings. This would mark the third game for newly appointed interim head coach Peter Horachek, whose first game behind the bench fell short due to a poor showing by the Leafs against Washington. Toronto rebounded in his second game against Columbus. FULL STORY
Toronto - Jan. 7, 2015: The Leafs lost to Alexander Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals 6-2 in Peter Horachek's debut behind the bench. Despite the loss, many Leafs like Phil Kessel, Nazem Kadri and Tyler Bozak improved in key area's of their game. Are the Leafs poised to improve, or is it the same old story? FULL STORY
Toronto - Jan. 6, 2015: After 188 games as the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Randy Carlyle has been fired. Despite hot streaks, Carlyle could never get the Leafs to play with any consistency, and as a result has been let go. Peter Horachek takes over on an interim basis. FULL STORY
Stoney Point - Jan. 4, 2015: The Toronto Maple Leafs completed their longest road trip of the season with an underwhelming 5-1 loss to the Winnipeg Jets. Toronto went 2-5 on the seven game trip away from the Air Canada Centre due to the World Junior Hockey Championships. Only securing four out of a possible 14 points on this road swing may end up coming back to bite Randy Carlyle’s team when the season winds up in April. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jan. 3, 2015: In somewhat of an understatement, the current Toronto Maple Leafs road trip has not been kind to the boys. After the sixth of a seven game road trip, their longest of the season, the Buds have only managed four of a possible twelve points. In their defense, this road trip has been brutal, and after a match in Winnipeg Saturday night, they will have played five games in seven nights. FULL STORY
Windsor - Jan. 1, 2015: Quick! Leafs fans! How many regular season points did Phil Kessel have last night before the game against his old team? If you answered 498, you did well. Starting on a line with Joffrey Lupul and Tyler Bozak, the Leafs winger needed two points to put him in the 500 club. FULL STORY
Toronto - Dec. 30, 2014: The Leafs' played a disappointing and frustrating game Monday night against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tampa bullied the Leafs up and down the ice for the majority of the game which saw the Leafs' fall 3-2. James Reimer started in net and stopped 38 of 41 shots. The Leafs' next game is New Years Eve in Boston. FULL STORY
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Windsor - Dec. 24, 2014: After a three game losing skid, the Toronto Maple Leafs rode into Texas Tuesday night, and are heading back home on a positive note, after shutting out the Dallas Stars 4-0. James Van Riemsdyk had the hot hand, scoring once and setting up two more to put the Buds back in the win column. FULL STORY
Windsor - Dec. 22, 2014: Earlier tonight, prior to game time, I made a bold faced prediction. I told anyone who would listen that the Toronto Maple Leafs would start James Reimer in goal, and in the process, beat the Chicago Black Hawks 3-1. At least I got the Reimer part right. I thought that the Buds would try to make up for their last two abysmal efforts against a couple of the NHL’s bottom feeders, Carolina and Philadelphia, but I was wrong. FULL STORY
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