Discipline is Key – Scouting Tonight’s Refs

As obvious it may seem, a key to winning hockey games could be taking less penalties than the other team. Stay out of the box and give fewer opportunities for the opposition to score on the man advantage, you tend to score more goals. Crazy, right?


The Buds came through for Toronto last night

Yesterday afternoon we lost ten Torontonians. Ten people who view our city as a place to be safe and to be loved by their families. Their names will be etched into the mind of every person that calls this city home – they were lost too early. From family and friends of the victims, to…


Freddie Hasn’t Been Freddie

If there was one thing made abundantly clear over the past two seasons, it’s this: as Freddie Andersen goes, so do the Maple Leafs. Through the first four games of Toronto’s opening-round series against the Bruins, he has not gone well, and neither have things for the Leafs who find themselves mired in a 3-1…


The Case For Roman and Leo

Good stories are what makes the NHL postseason interesting – injuries, late-game heroics, and controversial calls, are examples of what can turn a dull series into the series that your boss will come to your desk and talk about the “clutch performer.”


Canada Postgame: GOLDEN BOYS

They did it. Team Canada captured the IIHF U20 gold medal. After losing in the finals to the United States just one year ago, Canada pushed past Sweden to claim the gold medal at the 2018 World Junior Hockey Championship.  The hero this year was Tyler Steenbergen who tallied his only goal of the tournament in the final…


Canada Postgame: The Better Drake

Team Canada claimed a relatively easy semifinal victory today over the Czech Republic, advancing to the gold medal game to face the Swedes tomorrow. Drake Batherson now leads the Canadian team in goals, tallying a total of seven goals in six games. Batherson has been a pleasant surprise on the Canadian team this year, sitting…