March 08 2015 04:16PM
One of the most understated adversities that an American Hockey League player or team has to overcome? The grind that is the weekend-heavy schedule. If you need any proof of this, look no further than the Toronto Marlies this weekend. They took on the Adirondack Flames at 7PM on Friday, and finished the game around 10PM. Seventeen hours later, they dropped the against them again, and finished around 6PM. Twenty hours after that (yay daylight savings!), they were on the ice again, facing the Utica Comets, and ultimately winning by a score of 2-1.
March 08 2015 04:12PM
Talking about your reptilian brain, sticking up for yourself, and at least showing up.
March 08 2015 01:57PM
The Toronto Maple Leafs just got a lot younger on paper. According to various reports, the blue and white have opted to shut down 37 year old defenceman Stephane Robidas, to allow him to get surgery performed on his shoulder.
March 08 2015 12:52PM
As the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to fall further into the abyss, it was only a matter of time before there was a dressing room distraction that wasn't "He said, she said, they retweeted". Today at Leafs practice, Nazem Kadri was sent home by Peter Horachek.
March 07 2015 08:40PM
With just 17 games left until golf season, the Leafs hosted the Blues tonight at the ACC, playing against Jokinen for the first time since he was traded. Zach Sill threw a couple of good punches, but in the end it was Toronto that took home the bruises, losing 6-1. Let's all say it together now: there's always next year.