The Leafs are Sell-Outs

  The Leafs are a bunch of Sell-Outs. No, I don’t mean they sell-out every game, which they do, win or lose, much to the chagrin of Chris Jones. I mean, they’ve changed.



Last week Archaeology asked a great question about players accepting different roles on a team. This is an interesting topic that GMs, Coaches and players alike wrestle with every year.


November 24 News and Notes

                The quarter pole has arrived in the NHL season, and News and Notes is back to examine the state of affairs around the Nation and the league. In this episode, the Flames head for the bottom, the Oilers bounce back, and hockey’s best rejoins the action.


Igor Korolev: “The power of will can overcome everything”

The Nations’ roving Russian reporter Andrey Osadchenko unearthed and translated this interview from Sports.Ru for Leafs fans. It offers some candid insight into Igor Korolev, his love of Canada, of hockey, and most importantly, of his family. Igor Korolev played 4 seasons for the Maple Leafs before he was traded to the Blackhawks. He scored 60…


Let’s Talk More About The Kessel Trade!

It’s the debate that never seems to die: whether the trade that brought Phil Kessel to Toronto was a good decision or a poor decision. Seguin has a good week; it was a terrible trade. Kessel has a good week; it was a glorious bit of management by Leafs general manager Brian Burke. Naturally, “Phil…