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3 hrs ago | The Toronto Star
Bibeau backstopped the Maple Leafs rookies to a 2-0 shutout of the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday as the Toronto prospects finished their four-team tournament with a 2-1-0 record. It was perhaps fitting that Bibeau got the 25-save shutout at Budweiser Gardens.
7 hrs ago | Broad Street Buzz
Sep 16, 2013; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Philadelphia Flyers forward Scott Laughton watches a loose puck against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre. Philadelphia defeated Toronto 3-2 in an overtime shoot out.
8 hrs ago | Toronto Maple Leafs Hot Stove
The Maple Leafs' third and final game of the 2014 rookie tournament goes this afternoon versus the Pittsburgh Penguins' youngsters. Josh Leivo, who stood out as not belonging on the ice surface in a good way on Saturday, draws back in and will flank one of the tournament's pleasant surprises in Brett Findlay - who, it should be clarified on account of some confusion, is one of Kyle Dubas' additions and is signed to a contract by the Toronto Marlies for the upcoming season.
14 hrs ago | MLive.com
The Western Michigan hockey program and head coach Andy Murray announced on Monday the hiring of Dave Shyiak to the position of associate head coach. Shyiak comes to the Broncos most recently from the Toronto Maple Leafs organization where he was an amateur scout.
January 25, 2014; Los Angeles, CA, USA; Anaheim Ducks and the Los Angeles Kings walk into the stadium before of the Stadium Series hockey game at Dodger Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports The Los Angeles Kings will be part of an inside access documentary.
JUNE 27: Head Coach Randy Carlyle and Brendan Shanahan, President of the Toronto Maple Leafs speak prior to the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at the Wells Fargo Center on June 27, 2014 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Instead, Toronto's front office opted to extend the former Norris trophy winner.
Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; William Nylander puts on a team sweater after being selected as the number eight overall pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports The Toronto Maple Leafs have played two games so far in their rookie tournament and have had a moderate amount of success.
A part-time Maple Leaf last season, Holland enters the year looking to solidify his place in the NHL as a meaningful contributor. Drafted in the 1st round of the 2009 Draft by the Anaheim Ducks , Holland had earned an opportunity to break through to the NHL, only trapped behind a number of other established NHL calibre centres, there wasn't really anywhere for Holland to stay.
Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Viktor Loov is tackled by Ottawa Senators forward Buddy Robinson after Loov caught Senators forward Darren Kramer off guard with an open ice hit during their 2014 NHL Prospects Tournament game at Budweiser Gardens in London on Sunday September 14, 2014. Max McCormick scored twice for the Ottawa newcomers as they got into the spirit of the rivalry with the Toronto Maple Leafs by scoring a hard-fought 6-2 victory Sunday night at the Budweiser Gardens.
If you put a spreadsheet in front of most hockey players, explaining to them that their possession numbers aren't very good given their favourable zone starts, their eyes would mostly glaze over. Most players don't give one whit about fancy stats and the analytics craze that's engulfed some NHL teams - including the Maple Leafs - this summer.
It's not a particularly strong lineup the Maple Leafs will be trotting out this afternoon. A new line of camp invitees plus Connor Brown enter the fray while William Nylander, Josh Leivo and David Broll get the game off.
For the most diehard supporters of this team, this weekend always represents the earnest beginnings of the new Leaf season - the annual prospects showcase known as the Rookie Tournament. Maple Leafs 2013 and 2014 first round picks William Nylander and Frederik Gauthier will be skating on the top two lines tonight.
William Nylander poses for a photo with team officials after being selected as the number eight overall pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. William Nylander poses for a photo with team officials after being selected as the number eight overall pick to the Toronto Maple Leafs in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center.
Tim Leiweke, soon-to-be former president of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment , has called out some unnamed players whose “character is just terrible,” suggesting local teams are “doomed for failure” because of it. The comments were made during a Thursday talk to a Ryerson MBA class while discussing the Leafs' expanded use of analytics.
Stuart Percy continues to be a solid option at lower levels, after a solid first season in the AHL. Is the NHL far off? Percy played his junior hockey here in the GTA, with the Mississauga Steelheads , though judging from attendance figures not many Leaf fans in the area bothered to come out and watch.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 04:56 pm
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