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The Rick Rypien Story

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Rick Rypien was a NHL player most hockey fans knew because of the fights he fought on the ice during games. He was one of the leagues toughest enforcers. No one, except for a few people he opened up to knew of the fight he was putting up with off the ice, battling with depression. (more…)

A Tale of a Heartbroken Hockey Fan

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I do not usually write about my opinion or what I think about the Leafs or trades, but today I am. (more…)

Maple Leafs Trade Forward Phil Kessel

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Many members of Leafs Nation were instantly heartbroken on July 1st, when they heard that fan favourite, Phil Kessel, along with Tyler Biggs and Tim Erixon had been traded to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for Kasperi Kapanen, Nick Spaling, Scott Harrington and conditional draft picks. (more…)

The Future of Leafs Phil Kessel

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On October 1st, 2013, the Toronto Maple Leafs reached a deal with team star, Phil Kessel on a contract extension made for 8 years worth over $60-million. (more…)

Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as Head Coach

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After spending 10 seasons behind the Detroit Red Wings bench, Mike Babcock is on the move! (more…)

Maple Leafs fall 2-1 to the Bruins in a shootout

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For the past few months, Leaf fans have wanted their team to lose, or rather ”tank the season” to get the best pick possible in the June 2015 NHL entry draft. The idea of tanking seemed to changed on Saturday night when the Leafs faced the Bruins. After Boston beat the Blue and White in game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs 2 seasons ago and scarred the Nation, no fan wants to see their beloved team lose against the Bruins again. Fans were finally cheering for the Leafs again, even though a loss would potentially lead them to an even greater draft pick. (more…)

Leafs Trade David Clarkson For Nathan Horton

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On July 5th, 2013, Leaf fans were happy and excited to hear that the team had signed free agent David Clarkson to a seven year, $36.75 million dollar contract. On February 26th, 2015, close to 2 seasons later, Clarkson was traded to the Blue Jackets in exchange for Nathan Horton. Again, most Leaf fans seem happy and excited to hear this news. (more…)