October 21 2015 09:39AM
It may not be much of a surprise but the two highest drafted Leafs prospects from the 2015 Draft have been selected to participate in one of junior hockey's biggest showcases outside of the World Junior Hockey Championship.
Corey Pronman has reported that both Travis Dermott and Mitch Marner will be playing for the OHL next month against the Russian team.
October 21 2015 09:13AM
With only a handful of games in the books for the Leafs and much of the league, it's obviously a little early to start drawing any conclusions about anything at this point. As a general rule, the cut-off for making any big statements about the hockey season falls around the 20-game mark or so. We've always been outlaws over here at TLN though.
October 21 2015 07:52AM
Thirty years ago today a mad scientist and a time travelling Delorean brought young Wendel Clark 30 years into the future from 1985. The hope was that he would have travelled far enough into the future to see the Leafs win the Stanley Cup. Instead of seeing a bright new future filled with endless possibilities, it just seems to be a lot like 1985 with some flashy new technology.
October 20 2015 10:47PM
On this episode we have some Blue Jays talk, try to figure out Crosby's struggles, try to figure out what the heck is happening in Columbus, and Adam might be the worst friend/person ever with an incredible and dastardly prank.
October 20 2015 04:04PM
The Columbus Blue Jackets are off to an ugly 0-6-0 start and sport an even uglier -17 goal differential, which is worst in the NHL and far off second-last place Calgary's -9 mark. Things are so bad that GM Jarmo Kekalainen is reportedly considering both a roster shake-up via trade, and axing coach Todd Richards.
From Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts earlier today...
3. The word last weekend was [Kekalainen] wanted to make a trade before a coaching change, and he’s certainly trying. He’s looking for a defenceman who can make life harder on opposing forwards.
There are two problems. First, when you’re struggling, other GMs throw anvils instead of life jackets. Second, it can be very difficult to find trading partners this early. Most teams want to see what they’ve got.
Hi, yes. Paging the Maple Leafs?