Former Maple Leaf Eddie Shack Dies Aged 83

Ben Hamill - July 29, 2020

Former NHL veteran player and Maple Leaf Eddie Shack has died, Toronto announced on Twitter on the weekend. Shack was 83. Known for his colourful antics on and off the ice, his bruising playing style, off-beat skating gait, and huge pers...Read More

Major Pro-Teams Join Forces Against Bullying

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2020

Even though we may not enjoy thinking about it all that much or often, bullying is alive and real. Which is why the launch of the first-ever anti-bullying and bullying prevention initiative by four Canadian major league teams is just abou...Read More

Toronto Fires Babcock And Hires Keefe

Ben Hamill - November 24, 2019

Let it be said that Mike Babcock gives new meaning to what it means to “tumble out the gate”. Not even being handed the plushest of contracts ever offered to any head coach in the history of the NHL worked the kind...Read More

Leafs Centre Relieved Of Misconduct Charge

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs star centre Auston Matthews is officially free of the criminal charge instituted against him following his having literally been caught with his pants around his knees in his hometown of Scottsdale,...Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs Save Kid’s Birthday

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

What had started out as a particularly dismal birthday celebration is about to be transformed into arguably the best party that 11-year-old Kade Foster has ever had, or even will have in future. When Kade’s dad Jason...Read More

Maple Leafs Want To Turn It All Around

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

Reprimanding one’s team members; even resorting to a smash of yelling here and there; isn’t beneath Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews. In fact, a stern talking to and yanking of the discipline-chains may be the on...Read More

Dubas Learnt Of Matthews Charge On Twitter

Ben Hamill - September 28, 2019

If only Maple Leafs star player Austen Matthews had been as bad at keeping secrets as what he appears to be able to keep his behaviour when out in public in check, then General Manager Kyle Dubas and the rest of Matthe...Read More

Leafs Secure Two Promising Free Agent Trades

Ben Hamill - July 06, 2019

Not being overwhelmed by the free agency frenzy isn’t easy. Ask anyone. But in particular, ask the Leafs. Toronto on Monday managed to swing fate’s pendant in their favour when the team secured a giant-sized trade ...Read More

Trenton Sets New Human Maple Leaf Record

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

There is nothing that says Canada and everything the country stands for than the iconic maple leaf. Which is why the municipality of Trenton, Ontario now has every right to brag and celebrate. The municipality is now officially the older ...Read More

Change Slow To Come To Stanley Cup Format

Ben Hamill - April 13, 2019

A change is as good as a holiday, so long as the Stanley Cup is excluded from the equation. But according to Tampa Bay captain Steve Stamkos, a revision of the current format is necessary in the spirit of creating a mo...Read More

Toronto’s Auston Matthews Makes The Big 100

Ben Hamill - February 22, 2019

It’s a great occasion to be responsible for leading your team to a golden victory, but it’s the making of a legendary year when during that same game, you reach one of the NHL’s most celebrated career-milestones:...Read More

Auston Matthews Signs 5 Year Maple Leaf Contract

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2019

Star-center Auston Matthews says that he is proud to be a Maple Leaf. Matthews has just signed a 5-year extension contract with the team, just shy of his becoming a restricted free agent on July 1st. But listening to Matthews d...Read More

Canadian Sports Predictions For 2019

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2019

With the start of a new year comes another twelve action-packed months for the world of Canadian sports. 2019 will no doubt be filled with new possibilities, big hopes and dreams, successes, heartbreaks, and everything...Read More

Disabled Fan Attends Dream Maple Leafs Game

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2018

Mick Roberts from Bishop’s Falls in Newfoundland and Labrador finally got the chance to see his beloved Toronto Hockey team, the , playing live. The weekend of the 6th of October saw...Read More

Nylander In It For The Long Haul

Ben Hamill - August 12, 2018

William Nylander, the restricted free agent who is the first of the Maple Leaf team’s younger starts to play out a deal at the entry level, has made it more than clear that he would prefer to stick with Toronto for the near future. It is ...Read More

Toronto Maple Leafs at the Halfway Mark

Ben Hamill - January 12, 2015

The National Hockey League (NHL) season has reached the halfway mark. It's a long season; the teams play 82 games before the playoffs start. Given that the season is so long, each team will go through up periods and down periods. The ...Read More