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Trade Mitch Marner for Darnell Nurse?

Before we begin, let’s be clear: This is not a rumour. It was a suggestion mentioned by Nick Kypreos in Toronto yesterday. He mentioned the Oilers need a scoring winger and Mitch Marner might be a fit. There is no doubt the Oilers could use some offence right now. He said it would take Darnell…


Fatherhood is a blessing

I was 27 years old. I was in my second semester of the Radio & Television Arts Program at NAIT. It was a Friday evening and my good friend Jeff and I had gone to the Oilers preseason game, and then out on the town for some fun. We met up with our regular crew…


No NHLers at the Olympics

The NHL announced this afternoon that they will not be participating in the upcoming Olympics in PyeongChang. Surprised? We probably shouldn’t be.


A New World is Coming

Much like with any home, there comes a time when you have to throw some paint on the walls, replace broken fixtures, pull up the carpet, Febreze the place and do whatever you can to upgrade your living space. Why am I talking about renovations on a sports website? Well… Because, today, I’m here to tell…


WWYDW: Uncle Leo’s role

We often bicker about how Matt Martin slots into the lineup every night rather than younger, more promising wingers like Nikita Soshnikov or Josh Leivo. But while Martin tends to be the focus of frustration in regards to forwards, Leo Komarov has slid under the radar with a very poor season thus far. Through 28…


Report: Leafs to sign Grundstrom to ELC

Hearing the Maple Leafs will announce shortly the signing of 2nd round pick Carl Grundstrom to an entry level deal. — John Shannon (@JSportsnet) March 9, 2017 According to Sportsnet’s John Shannon, the Leafs are set to sign 2016 second round pick Carl Grundstrom to an entry-level deal.


Leafs Postgame: Alex Ovechtrick

On the bright side, at least they weren’t shut out by the Montreal Canadiens! Final Score: Washington Capitals 4, Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Corsis (courtesy of hockeystats.ca) 1st period Nothing like a nice coast-to-coast goal to wake the team up, eh? The Capitals kicked things off 13 minutes into the first period with an end-to-end…


LGD: The return of Optimus Reim

It’s game day! The Toronto Maple Leafs skated away from their Monday night game with a shocking 4-1 final decision against the Arizona Coyotes – in which the ‘Yotes, not the Leafs, came out on top. It snapped a six-game win streak for Toronto, and extended Arizona’s own win streak to three games (which is…


LGD: Keep that win train a’rolling

It’s game day! The Toronto Maple Leafs are set to take on the Ottawa Senators tonight, facing their provincial rivals for the first time in the regular season this year. Ottawa is coming off of two straight losses, while Toronto is riding a three-game win streak. Excitement abounds, or so they tell me. LEAFS PREVIEW…


The Nation Notebook: Roster Cuts, St. Louis Injuries, and PTOs.

‎The Nation Network Notebook is a regular feature that rounds up interesting news, stories, and rumours from around the NHL that don’t quite deserve their own article.  The regular season is just a few days away. Some 2017 draftees, including Nico Hischier and Nolan Patrick, are on track to make their NHL rosters. Jaromir Jagr…