1. Toronto Maple Leafs To Ice Worst Forward Line-Up In NHL...Again

    Brian Burke's inability to create any interest in Thomas Kaberle has resulted in the Leafs preparing once again to start the season with the worst forward line-up in the league. Phil Kessel is an exciting addition vs...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about 7 years ago 337 reads 17 comments

  2. Leafs Set to Ice Worst Forward Line-Up In the League

    Is this as good as it gets? Brian Burke has done a great job improving the Leafs’ defence, and Gustavsson makes their goaltending far better than last year, but with the loss ...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about 8 years ago 305 reads 7 comments

  3. Dominic Moore Close To Returning To Leafs

    The buzz is picking up that Dominic Moore is finally ready to suck it up and come back to the Leafs on GM Brian Burke's terms...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about 8 years ago 432 reads 2 comments

  4. Brendan Shanahan Soon To Be a Maple Leaf?

    The whispers are getting louder that Brian Burke is now interested in bringing Brendan Shanahan on board fora one season deal...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 570 reads 24 comments

  5. Rangers-Capitals: Washington's Superior Talent Trumps Strong New York Effort

    The team that wanted it more couldn’t pull it off. The Rangers, dominated the early going, led by a re-energized Sean Avery, and then stayed even with the Capitals thanks to a razor-sharp Henrik Lundqvist...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 44 reads 4 comments

  6. Rangers Limp Into Game Seven; Betts Out After Brashear Hit

    New York Rangers centre Blair Betts will miss Game 7 of their playoff series against the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night after suffering a broken orbital bone from a hit by Washington's Donald Brashear...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  7. Rangers-Capitals: Is There an NHL Conspiracy?

    The league is at it again. It is trying desperately to control the outcome of the Washington-New York series. Today, the conpiracy was broadcast nationally, and it was obvious to everyone watching that the league was completely biased...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 631 reads 16 comments

  8. Is Alexander Ovechkin Really The Best?

    This was the year where the Capitals were supposed to take a good run in the playoffs. The young team had playoff experience from last year, more balanced offense, the highest scoring defenseman in the league, and goal tending that should be "good enough

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 199 reads 4 comments

  9. John Tortorella Losing Control of Ranger Soap Opera

    The NHL announced tonight that John Tortorella will be suspended one game as a result of his attack on fans towards the end of game five of the playoff series vs. the Washington Capitals...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 82 reads 1 comments

  10. Sean Avery Benched: Is He Finished in the NHL?

    Everyone in the league knew what needed to be done, especially Sean Avery's teammates. Tortorella finally relived the Ranger players of the weight they had been carrying, and took Avery out of the lineup for Game Five tonight...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 361 reads 6 comments

  11. Will John Tortorella Have The Courage To Bench Sean Avery?

    John Tortorella knows he needs to do something. Over the past two games, the offense he has tried so hard to get going and his New York Rangers has completely stalled...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 178 reads 3 comments

  12. Rangers-Capitals: New York's Frustration Boiling Over Going Into Game Four

    Game Four is a critical game in any best-of-seven series, and tonight’s game in New York is certainly no exception. The Rangers stunned the Capitals by winning Games One and Two in Washington...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 77 reads 2 comments

  13. Big Changes for Toronto Maple Leafs; Which Players Will Return?

    For so many in Toronto, Brian Burke is a gift from the heavens. Not only is he a good hockey man who has already started to make smart moves that will rebuild the club…he actually encourages ...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 950 reads 12 comments

  14. Lundqvist Trumps Ovechkin! Rangers Defeat Capitals 4-3 in Game One

    In the end it came down to exactly what everyone predicted...Alexander Ovechkin vs. Henrik Lundqvist. Ovechkin was the dominant skater for the entire game. It seemed that every time he touched the puck there was a scoring opportunity...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 125 reads 4 comments

  15. Can the Florida Panthers Sign Jay Bouwmeester?

    He was so valuable to the Panthers playoff run that they refused to trade him...even though they could have landed a first round pick that would be key to building the franchise...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 99 reads 0 comments

  16. Is Soon-To-Be-Leaf Jonas Gustavsson the Next Henrik Lundqvist?

    What would make Brian Burke miss the end of the season in Toronto? Well, he had a date in Sweden, with a tall blonde. That blonde was Jonas Gustavsson, who has the inside track on becoming the Leafs’ number-two goalie...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 2,882 reads 13 comments

  17. Rangers-Capitals Playoff Preview: Ovechkin to Lead Washington to Win in Six!

    There are some great playoff matches on tap in the East this year. An Original Six match-up of Boston vs. Montreal, a interstate rivalry between Pittsburgh and Philly, the hot Hurricane vs...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 198 reads 3 comments

  18. Sad to See Hall of Famer Bob Gainey Go Down With His Team

    He was once one of the true greats. In fact Russian coach Viktor Tikhonov called him the best all around player he had ever seen. Gainey was an inspiration for some great Montreal teams, including teams that won the Cup five times in a decade...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 150 reads 10 comments

  19. Five Favourites To Win the Stanley Cup

    The most exciting playoffs in sports are about to begin. The 16 teams who will compete have been decided, so which team will make it through four rounds to win the Stanley Cup? Here are the five favorites for the Cup in 2009...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 475 reads 12 comments

  20. Leaf Fans Cheer as Toronto Wins Their Way Out of Tavares Sweepstakes

    In the opening minutes of the third period, Leaf fans couldn't help themselves. With the score versus the Ottawa Senators tied at 2-2, their passion overwhelmed them. "Go Leafs Go" the fans screamed and the Leafs responded...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 140 reads 4 comments

  21. Hossa On His Way to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

    If Leafs fans had forgotten, which team they should hope Brian Burke emulates, they got a clear reminder today, when the Red Wings announced that they have signed Johan Franzen to a 11-year, $43...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 437 reads 20 comments

  22. Red Wings Lock In Franzen, Decide To Let Hossa Become Free Agent

    In yet another move that demonstrates how the Hockeytown franchise has become a dynasty amongst the 30 teams in the NHL, the Red Wings announced that they have signed Johan Franzen to an 11-year, $43...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 362 reads 6 comments

  23. Ryan Callahan Leads New York to Huge Win Over Montreal

    Just before the game started, Ryan Callahan, who has been the best Ranger player for much of the season, was announced as the fans’ choice for the player who goes "above and beyond the call of duty...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 111 reads 8 comments

  24. Biggest Game of the Year for Rangers About to Start!

    For the Rangers, tonight's game is as close to a ‘must win’ as it can get without the risk of being immediately eliminated. Florida has tied them for the last playoff spot in the East with three games remaining...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 121 reads 4 comments

  25. Rangers and Panthers in Unlikely Battle for Last Playoff Spot

    The season comes down to three games. On one side are the New York Rangers, with their passionate fans, highly paid free agent signings, high profile new coach, and a couple of rental players to support the cause...

    Mark Smith Written by Mark Smith about over 8 years ago 157 reads 14 comments