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Leafs Postgame – Leafs Fall to Wild

View image | gettyimages.com No Nazem Kadri, Joffrey Lupul or Peter Holland. That’s not to make excuses for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who were defeated 3-1 this evening by the Minnesota Wild, but it certainly made things more difficult. Without them, the Leafs ran lines that played well enough but severely lacked an offensive spark.

Canada Eats Danishes For Dinner

View image | gettyimages.com As a Canadian, knowing that your national hockey team has a quarter final game against a lowly team that has hot goaltending and a few offensive game breakers feels like an all too familiar story – the kind that can break your heart in a one-off elimination game. It doesn’t matter how…

Leafs at the World Juniors: Jake Gardiner, 2010

View image | gettyimages.com While the American squad was eliminated today from this year’s World Juniors with 3-2 loss to Russia, Jake Gardiner’s time with the team at the World Juniors in 2010 had a far better outcome for his home country. 

LGD – Get Wild

View image | gettyimages.com The Leafs have travelled to the far and frigid North i.e. Minnesota to take on the Wild tonight, and they’ll be doing it with as many as three regulars out of the lineup.  Joffrey Lupul is on the IR, Peter Holland is banged up, and Nazem Kadri is a gametime decision….

TCGD – Quarterfinals Times! Canada vs. Denmark

View image | gettyimages.com I’m no insider, nor do I have any insider information, but I can all but guarantee that Canadian head coach Benoit Groulx’s message to his players today was “don’t take Denmark lightly”.

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The Roundup

Team Canada keeps on rolling, Canucks looking to deal, Fire Carlyle, Draisaitl back to junior, Evander Kane out long term and more in this week’s Roundup.

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Leafs call up McKegg, Lupul placed on IR, Holland to be evaluated

The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed Joffrey Lupul on Injured Reserve this afternoon, following an injury suffered in yesterdays game. With the extra roster space, they have called up forward Greg McKegg from the Toronto Marlies. As well, Peter Holland did not travel with the team, as he’s being evaluated for an injury he also suffered…

The Fantasy Minute: Waiver Wire

NHL Fantasy Hockey tips from The Nation Network and DailyFaceoff.com. Here’s a quick run through of the best Fantasy Hockey waiver adds, sleepers and buy-low sell-high candidates for the week (Based on 12 team leagues).