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The Case for Travis Dermott as the Leafs’ Most Lovable Goofball

You can love the way Travis Dermott plays, you can hate it, or you can be indifferent. But I’m here to argue that what you cannot deny is that he is, off the ice, by far the most lovable goofball on the Toronto Maple Leafs current roster. I want to disclaim, before I begin making…

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Training Camps Not Likely To Open Until January 10th or Later

According to Brian Burke, the NHLPA has dug in their heels on being able to spend Christmas/holidays with their families. As a result, they would not be available to cross borders or begin quarantining in hub cities until December 26th or 27th. With a 14 day quarantine necessary, that means camps would not be be…

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Page 6ix Wednesday, December 2nd: Kane You Believe It?

Hello there drama fiends. I won’t lie, your author took a Twitter break and wasn’t super aware of the latest happenings until last night, when our TLN blog daddy Jon told me to check out what had been happening with Evander Kane the last few days. So, everyone, while there are a few other little…

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Page 6ix Wednesday, November 11th: Double Feature!

Welcome back, gossip hounds. Apologies for taking an unexpected week off last Wednesday, but the real-life post election drama for this U.S. resident was a bit too overwhelming to focus on the more lighthearted hockey drama and gossip. Appreciate your understanding. But that means we can load up a bit this week on the fun…

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Black Girl Hockey Club Awards Scholarship to 11-year old Winnipegger

11-year old Canari Yonas of Winnipeg is the amazing recipient of a $1000 scholarship from Black Girl Hockey Club. BGHC awards scholarships 3 times a year, aiming to promote and encourage the inclusion of Black women in hockey, where they are typically underrepresented. Besides scholarships, BGHC offers community events and education to bring awareness to…

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The Leafs Nation Welcomes The Six Nation

The Leafs Nation is absolutely thrilled to announce that we will be officially partnering with The Toronto Six to bring you complete, in-depth coverage of Toronto’s newest hockey franchise. We hope to make TLN your premiere source for Six news, features, player profiles and interviews, practice and game coverage, and more. TLN, along with The…

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When Will Hockey Really Be For Everyone? The Mitchell Miller Situation.

This week, a story hit the online hockey space that was unknown to many, though not all, previously. Arizona Coyotes 4th round draft pick (and their first pick of the draft), Mitchell Miller, along with another teenage boy, “was charged with assault and violating the Ohio Safe Schools Act in February 2016” for their absolutely…

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Page 6ix Wednesday, October 28th: Babies, Fur Babies, and Instagram Madness

Happy Wednesday, gossip hounds. If you’re here, it likely means you either have a sense of unwavering loyalty to yours truly, or you too need a break from the real world to focus on the mundane, trivial fun of hockey gossip and drama. So let’s get to it, shall we? Leafs Lads (and Ladies, and Fur…

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Toronto Six Name Digit Murphy as Franchise’s First Head Coach

Toronto’s new NWHL team, The Toronto Six, has named Margaret “Digit” Murphy as their first head coach. NEWS: We have named Digit Murphy as our first head coach in franchise history 📰: https://t.co/jv5ZxeGDwc pic.twitter.com/xwLXqG4lNr — Toronto Six (@TheTorontoSix) October 20, 2020 Murphy is also the franchise’s president, a role she will maintain as she steps…

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Page 6ix Wednesday, October 21st: The Calm Before the Gossip Storm?

Hello gossipiers! It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time for our weekly write up of what’s making waves around the hockey world. While this week was certainly quieter than last, there’s still plenty to chat about. Let’s take a look, shall we? Leafs Lads (and sometimes Ladies) Let’s start with the cutest news in Leafsland –…

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Page 6ix Wednesday, October 14th: GossipStraveganza!

Hello hockey gossip and drama lovers. Do we have an action-packed column for you! LOTS happening in the hockey world this past week, so tons of both gossip AND drama to dive into. Let’s get started, shall we? Leafs Lads (and Ladies) So much fun Leafs-news this week! Gonna start with our returning Leafs. Huge…