Nonis vs. Burke: Changing the Maple Leafs’ Philosophy

Dave Nonis, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL, Hockey, Frank Gunn, The Canadian Press

Dave Nonis will have a lot of questions to answer this offseason for his Maple Leafs. (Frank Gunn//The Canadian Press)

When Brian Burke was ousted in Toronto, people didn’t know what to expect from his replacement – Dave Nonis. Sure, he’s already shown in other cities how he runs a franchise, but Toronto always seems to be a different story – at the centre of the hockey world.

Now a few season into his reign, with Brendan Shanahan in the front office, how has the team’s philosophical approach changed under Nonis? Are Colton Orr and Frazer McLaren simply victims of this approach? How will the young players in the team’s system fare under this new philosophy? 

For answers, check out the full story by clicking the link below.

Nonis vs. Burke: Changing the Maple Leafs’ Philosophy – Originally published on The Hockey Writers

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5 Responses to Nonis vs. Burke: Changing the Maple Leafs’ Philosophy

  1. zakopinion says:

    Brian was a crazy man. People like me were very disappointed that he picked fights with Grapes.

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