NHL Awards: My Picks

This should be fun. You know the PHWA? The Pro Hockey Writers Association? That group of guys who vote on the annual NHL Awards? Well I’m not one of those guys. I’m just a blogger. BUT I HAVE AN OPINION, DAMN IT! This year, we have the PHBA. That’s right – the Pro Hockey Bloggers…

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The Tyler Bozak Post

If the big debate last summer over Toronto’s offseason moves was an earthquake, the organizational treatment of Tyler Bozak was its epicentre. Between the day after the Leafs lost Game 7 to Boston and the beginning of training camp, my ‘Why Tyler Bozak should have played his last game as a Leaf’ article was the highest-viewed post…

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Doesn’t going to the Stanley Cup Final sound swell?

If I were rich, I’d go to the Stanley Cup Final. Of course, if I were rich, the Leafs would be in the Stanley Cup Final because I would own the team and I’m a genius. I would fly there on the team plane. I own that too, by the way. It would have crazy…

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Connecting the Leafs to the KHL Finals

The Kontinental Hockey League is a magical place. The fans are fewer, but they’re louder. The players are often paid more than they’d make in North America, but as a whole, the teams spend less. Ilya Kovalchuk and Alexander Radulov are still people that exist to be good at winning hockey games. And, most importantly,…

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Mailbag: Power Out Edition

I need to use the “save draft” button more. I wrote a really long mailbag. Answered a lot of questions. Deleted them as I answered them. It was actually one of my better ones yet, and upwards of 2000 words long. I clicked publish. Suddenly, -ZAP-. It’s gone. It could be worse. I could’ve been…

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Marlies Take Game 2, Look To Sweep Milwaukee

Two games in two nights, both at home, 0 and 2 in the season series. Sounds like a near-insurmountable challenge, right? The Toronto Marlies appear to be defying that thought. After a 6-2 victory yesterday, the Blue and White came right back into the BMO Harris Bradley Centre and pulled off a very similar game,…