Opinion

Zack Hyman: The Teacher’s Pet

September 22, 2017 // 0 Comments

While many people, fans and media alike, were expecting newly acquired Patrick Marleau to spend his time in Toronto playing alongside Auston Matthews, this writer never waivered: No chance. Won’t happen. As Mike Babcock made clear in this clip from TSN, the Maple Leafs’ coach […]

It’s Just A Matter of Time

September 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Today, TSN offered up this story. In a nutshell, the NBA champion Golden State Warriors’ uniforms will feature a sponsor’s logo for the next three years. In exchange, the Warriors will receive a cool $60-million. Right now, Gary Bettman is lying on top of his […]

Maple Leafs Laughing All The Way To The Bank

August 29, 2017 // 0 Comments

It is to laugh. P.T. Barnum got it right when he said there was a sucker born every minute. Scotiabank is actually going to pay the Toronto Maple Leafs, more specifically MLSE, an outlandish $800-million dollars over two decades in return for their arena naming […]

Jack Eichel: Mr. Sourpuss?

August 21, 2017 // 0 Comments

No doubt, the NHL has big marketing plans for its trio of super-kids (Connor McDavid, Auston Matthews, and Jack Eichel.) McDavid is already a Sydney Crosby clone: Scoring champ, league MVP, and fully determined to be controversy-free for the next two decades. Colin Kaepernick he […]

Jagr Shouldn’t Be Surprised

August 12, 2017 // 0 Comments

Jaromir Jagr says he’s surprised he hasn’t been able to land an NHL job for the upcoming season. According to this TSN story, the Florida Panthers stabbed Jagr in the back earlier this summer, reneging on a promised contract. There’s no reason to doubt that. […]

NHL’s Top Idiot Strikes Again

August 7, 2017 // 0 Comments

The NHL’s top idiot is at it again. As you can see here, not only will NHL roster players be banned from the 2018 Winter Olympics, so too will NHL farmhands toiling in the AHL and ECHL. After all, why would you want your young […]

Flames Load Up. It Won’t Matter.

August 4, 2017 // 0 Comments

Clearly, Connor McDavid has spooked the Calgary Flames organization into full panic mode. After adding depth to an already decent blueline and possibly shoring up their goalkeeping mess, the Flames spent the week binging on front office personnel. It began with the addition of former […]

Right Place, Right Time

July 24, 2017 // 0 Comments

You always hear about the guy who was in the right place at the right time. Brent Burns is surely one of them. After playing minor hockey in Toronto as a forward, Burns was drafted by the OHL’s Brampton Battalion in 2001. Like most major […]