April 28 2016 08:16PM
Photo Credit: Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com
Sometimes, the best defence is a good offence. Tonight was a great example of that; while Toronto's forwards poured pucks on the net, it was the defencemen who actually got them to hit mesh and light lamps in what became a massive 5 goal rally to send themselves to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs.
April 28 2016 07:55PM
On this episode, the guys talk Ducks choke, Round 2 favourite, Boyle vs. Brooks, and Francesa vs. the Isles, and believe it or not, Steve vs. the London Knights.
April 28 2016 04:00PM
We're getting there. It's Part 3 of a 7-essay series on the Leafs Top 5 Draft picks since expansion, giving they'll be making another such selection near the end of June, barring a trade or some sort (for the record, you can't go wrong dangling that pick for a 3rd line 35-year old centre who can teach the Leafs' kids lessons on winning and how it all gets done).
April 28 2016 02:15PM
While hockey has moved further and further away from "strategical" or "staged" fighting and the role of the enforcer is dying, that doesn't change the fact that many look back fondly on those who put themselves in that role while it existed. Colton Orr was one of those players who did it while wearing the blue and white, and today, he announced his retirement from the game.
April 28 2016 11:16AM
Photo Credit: Twitter / @thesoundtigers
The Toronto Marlies can punch their ticket to the second round of the Calder Cup Playoffs with one more win against the Bridgeport Sound Tigers. It'll be an uphill battle with their opponents playing for their lives, but with home ice advantage just starting to kick in, the team is in a perfect position to deliver the knockout blow.