Bluelines: Keep the good times rollin’

Jon Cooper thinks the Lightning didn’t play well on Monday night. He’s right there. He also didn’t think it took much effort from the Leafs to beat Tampa. Let’s hope he’s right there too and that the Leafs have more effort to give in order to face a likely more determined and prepared Tampa team….


Game #2: The Leafs and Lightning set for the next battle

Game 2 is upon us and the question all across Leafs Nation is pretty simple: can the Maple Leafs put up another performance like the first game? Tampa Bay head coach Jon Cooper gave the Leafs zero respect for the 5-0 rout in Game 1 of the series, going as far to say “we gave…


Maple Leafs nominate Wayne Simmonds for King Clancy Trophy

It appears that Wayne Simmonds has gotten the vote to be Toronto’s nominee for the King Clancy Trophy. Congrats, Simmer 👏 pic.twitter.com/Z17fm5VYj3 — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) May 4, 2022 A King Clancy Trophy nominee is someone who “best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in…


Maple Leafs new assistant coaches already making impact in the playoffs

When talking about the “move of the offseason”, the discussion almost exclusively goes to the player transactions that occurred. Whether it be a big trade or signing, or a depth move that ended up exceeding expectations, the most impactful move of a team’s season is usually one that affects the actual lineup. For the 2021/22…