Why shouldn't PHWA writers be required to defend their hockey opinion? It's what they're supposedly paid to do on a daily basis.
The Bruins punched their ticket to the finals last night, and tonight Chicago will have the chance to do the same.
Normally there's a slew of injuries announced after a club is eliminated, but all we heard about was Bozak. Were the Leafs really healthy?
The Toronto Maple Leafs gave up a 4-1 lead to lose in overtime against the Bruins. Not a recap, so much as recovery.
James Reimer and Dion Phaneuf have taken a beating in the press as the Leafs' have come close to elimination.
James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs fended off 44 shots and an early summer with their second win of the series.
The Toronto Maple Leafs played another strong game against the Boston Bruins, but couldn't get the overtime winner. they fall behind in the series, 3-1, and will need a win on Friday to stay alive.
The Toronto Maple Leafs played a decent hockey game last night, but couldn't come away with the win.
The Leafs. Win. A. Playoff. Game. Phil Kessel's clutch goal, Lupul's eight shots, Jake Gardiner's return to the lineup, and Phaneuf's totally non-controversial hit.
Should we really feel incensed when an NHL player declines a post-practice media scrum? What kind of value do we really get out of player quotes? And for that matter, what kind of articles have any value at all?
Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs will play against the Montreal Canadiens - a win will secure a Leafs-Habs first round playoff series. Meanwhile, Brian Burke will face off against anonymous people on the internet.
Tyler Bozak sat, Nazem Kadri played with Kessel and oh my did they look good together. Oh yeah, and Reimer's still a beast.
The Toronto Maple Leafs lost a regular season game to the will-be division rival Tampa Bay Lightning on the back of a Martin St. Louis "hat trick."
The Toronto Maple Leafs went in to last night's game with a chance to clinch the playoffs. Instead, the three teams gunning for Toronto's playoff position picked up a pair of points a piece.
The Leafs' third best player and occasional fourth liner was left in New York for testing on what is believed to be a stomach issue, Carlyle uses the C-word, links, and more.
The Leafs took a point from the New York Rangers thanks to the excellent play of Phil Kessel and James Reimer.
Randy Carlyle is scared of referring to concussions, but what's even scarier is his "theory" that helmets contribute to brain damage.
Dreger admits that TSN is wasting everyone's time by stoking the high-profile-goalie-to-Toronto talk, which everyone who reads this blog already knows because the Leafs don't need to pay assets for a goaltender.
Joffrey Lupul's end-to-end game winning goal is a strong candidate for goal of the year, and comes in a 6-3 victory for the Leafs over the Canes.
Joffrey Lupul scores two goals, Scrivens makes 40 saves, and the Leafs take two points from the second half of a back to back.
The Leafs take the loser point and 3 out of 4 from the home-and-home, but Boston's forecheck continued to expose a weak defensive core.
First, second, and third star of the game: James Reimer. A handful of incredible save series carry the Leafs past the Bruins for the first time in eight games.
The Toronto Maple Leafs coughed up a 3-1 lead to the Buffalo Sabres, as the team went down two forwards on the second half of a back to back. Well, one forward and one guy who was never expected to play hockey.
Gardiner called up, Kadri sees tougher minutes, McLaren sees the press box, and the Toronto Maple Leafs win a game.
The Leafs play against the Jets for the second time this week - but this time it will be with Joffrey Lupul and without David Steckel.
The Toronto Maple Leafs played a strong game against the Pittsburgh Penguins, but it wasn't enough to hold back Sidney Crosby.