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The Toronto Maple Leafs new Logo looks… a lot like their old Logo

The Toronto Maple Leafs recently revealed that the 2016-2017 team will adorn a brand new logo on their sweaters, as they look to have more success than they are currently experiencing.  Teams seem to change logos with some amount of frequency, while some changes are subtle (see the Cleveland Browns) and others are more pronounced.  So the fact that Toronto is making the switch...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs unveil new logo

Last night the Toronto Maple Leafs debuted their new logo during their game against the Boston Bruins. It was met with a lot of fanfare, and many people enjoyed the new design that hearkens back to the 40’s through 60’s. The Maple Leafs broke down the significance of the logo: • The new Maple Leaf has 31 points, a nod to the year 1931 and a defining moment in team history with...
Via Puck Drunk Love
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs pay tribute to past teams with new logo

TORONTO (AP) The Toronto Maple Leafs have unveiled a new logo for the first time in more than 45 years in anticipation of their centennial season. The new look was released by the team Monday night and is a fresh take on the ''classic Maple Leaf'' emblem of Toronto teams from the 1940s to the 1960s. It will serve as the team's primary crest beginning in the 2016-17 campaign. ...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

#BellLetsTalk Resonates with Toronto Maple Leafs’ Rich Clune

You may have seen that it is the leading trend on Twitter today. Around this time of year, you will see tweets in your timeline, which read a simple #BellLetsTalk. If you all don’t know what it means, it is a phrase that has gotten the attention of not only tweeters around the entire world, but also athletes, political figures and celebrities. #BellLetsTalk raises awareness for...
Via The Sports Journal
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Cold War between Dave Keon, Toronto Maple Leafs finally thawing

Never let it be said that Dave Keon does not know how to hold a grudge. A member of four Toronto Maple Leafs Stanley Cup championship teams and a former Leafs captain, Keon saw his Toronto career come to a bitter end in the 1970s when then-owner Harold Ballard refused to give Keon a fair contract despite Keon's 16-year history with the team. Ballard blasted Keon's leadership and...
Via Fox Sports
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Hurricanes-Maple Leafs Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs' ended one of their longest skids of the season with their best scoring performance in nearly two weeks. They have a chance to keep that momentum when they face a team missing its top goaltender. Cam Ward is out indefinitely for the Carolina Hurricanes, who will wrap up a brief road trip Thursday night. Toronto snapped a five-game losing streak Tuesday...
Via Associated Press
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Hunwick scores late to lead Toronto past Flyers, 3-2

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Matt Hunwick's slapper with 7.5 seconds left lifted the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night. Hunwick's first goal of the season snapped Toronto's five-game losing streak. Joffrey Lupul and Roman Polak also scored for the Maple Leafs. Matt Read and Shayne Gostisbehere scored the Flyers, who lost for just the second...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

William Nylander finally receives good news following concussion

Toronto Maple Leafs prospect William Nylander was supposed to go to the World Junior Championships to put up the type of performance which showed he was ready to play on an NHL roster. Instead, Nylander suffered a concussion in his first game with Team Sweden and has not played since. But nearly three weeks after sustaining the concussion, Nylander is finally receiving some good...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Dion Phaneuf the most impressive player so far this season to Lou Lamoriello

Oh what a difference a year can make. In January of 2015, Dion Phaneuf's status with the Toronto Maple Leafs seemed tenuous. His leadership was questioned after an abysmal month of January for the team, and rumors circulated that the Leafs would look to trade him at the deadline in February. But the story this January is different. Trade rumors died down, the Leafs -- while not...
Via Fox Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Joffrey Lupul Looking to Rebound

Embed from Getty Images Following a disappointing 7-0 loss to cap off their California road trip, the Toronto Maple Leafs received even more bad news learning leading scorer James van Riemsdyk will be sidelined 6-8 weeks with a fracture in his left foot. The Leafs are going to have to find someone to step up for their second half of the season while van Riemsdyk is out. The...
Via Beyond The Benches
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Toronto prospect rocked by huge open-ice check

Toronto Maple Leafs fans are holding their breath after talented prospect William Nylander was rocked by a massive open-ice check during the World Juniors. Some fans believed this was a clean hit, but there appears to be a significant amount of contact made to the head. Nylander was forced to leave the ice with an undisclosed injury. (Via Reddit Hockey) The post Video:...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Owuya Brought in to Play for Lugano at Spengler Cup

Former Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Mark Owuya has signed with HC Lugano for the Spengler Cup. A backup goaltender with Medvescak Zagreb at last year’s Spengler Cup, Owuya will look to get back into hockey shape with a couple of games at the annual tournament in Davos, Switzerland. Yesterday, it was announced that Owuya would join the ECHL’s Utah Grizzlies, but will wait until...
Via The Hockey House
December 25, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Leafs, Coyotes notch three goals in a 21-second span

Scoring two goals in less than a minute is one of those rare treats that hockey has to offer. Three goals in less than a minute? There's a better chance of catching a lunar eclipse than seeing three markers scored so close together. But such was the case for Arizona Coyotes fans on the Tuesday night, who got to witness three goals scored in a whopping 21 seconds. James van Riemsdyk...
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December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

What’s Wrong With The Maple Leafs?

The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t won the Stanley Cup since 1967. They haven’t been any good in years. So this past offseason, they decided to shake things up. The Leafs inked coach Mike Babcock, previously of the Detroit Red Wings, to the richest coaching contract in NHL history. They said goodbye to their best player, winger Phil Kessel. And they embarked on a unique rebuilding...
Via The Sports Post
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Stamkos will leave Tampa for Toronto, or he won't: Here's why

With Tampa Bay Lightning star Steven Stamkos liking a tweet about him potentially playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs for a second straight year (although it was called “favoriting” way back in 2014), it’s time to man your battle stations for what will likely be months of piping-hot fire takes about the pending free agent’s future. Is he staying in Tampa? Is the Ontario...
Via The Comeback
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Steven Stamkos sends hockey Twitter into a tizzy

Does anything fuel professional sports' rumors like Twitter? It appears that even a "liking" a post can start a whole tidal wave of trouble.Enter Tampa Bay Lightning's Steven Stamkos: He is a pending unrestricted free agent that isn't saying much about rumors that he wants to going play for the Toronto Maple Leafs. That is, until his thumb glided over the keyboard and gave a post...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Cocaine testing coming to the NHL by end of season

It has been reported by TVA Sports reporter Renaud Lavoie that the league “should” include testing for cocaine by the end of this season. Lavoie broke the news on Twitter today but as of right now nothing has been finalized. The next couple of tweets come courtesy of Lavoie. All the NHL drug-testing should include cocaine test by the end of the season if everything is going...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Mixed feelings among NHL coaches in regard to net size

The discussion over the size of nets in the NHL has grown into quite the topic of conversation—as if debating whether three-on-three OT is terrible or the coaches’ challenges are effective aren’t enough to keep everyone occupied in between watching hockey games.The lack of scoring in conjunction with the size of the nets and goalie equipment reportedly became a talking point...
Via Yardbarker
November 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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