November 18 2015 01:08PM
The Leafs crush the Avs, the special teams are clicking, James Reimer is solid, and Tyler Bozak is tied for the team lead in scoring.
November 18 2015 08:03AM
We've been talking a lot about the Leafs' situation in goal recently, as Bernier's numbers have cratered to start the season, and the debate is ongoing about where the organization sits in terms of depth at the position as they look to the future.
James Reimer has been incredible over the last month, so we need to see where that goes, but last week it was made known that Lamoriello and the front office have been looking at making changes in the crease, likely with the long term in mind. Now there are some rumblings of teams looking to take Bernier off their hands, which is a little surprising given how much he's struggled.
November 18 2015 06:52AM
I just had to do a quick double-take when I looked up Matt Duchene's career scoring totals. It still seems to me like he entered the league just yesterday, but the Avs' forward is actually now going through year seven (!) in the NHL. He came into the league the same season that Kessel first suited up for the Leafs, which is just mind-boggling. [Maybe I just can't handle getting old.]
Duchene's name has popped up a number of times over the last week in the world of trade rumours, and sort of like with Kessel in Toronto, since the Avalanche have been a trainwreck for essentially his entire time in Denver, that sort of makes sense. Perhaps they feel they need to move in another direction.
We, as Leafs fans, know how that works as much as anyone: the stars eventually get picked on the most when things go wrong.
November 17 2015 09:54PM
On this episode, the guys talk about Lou Lamoriello's weird rules, Jarome Iginla, the sports media business, and more.
November 17 2015 08:22PM
Cry your heart out, Patrick Roy.