Maple Leafs Talk on The Slewfoot Hockey Show (Sept. 30 2014)

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

Discussing Dave Nonis, Randy Carlyle and all stuff Leafs on The Slewfoot Hockey Show. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)

Prior to the 2014-15 NHL season, I jumped on The Slewfoot Hockey Show with Jeff and Fred to talk about the upcoming season and the Toronto Maple Leafs.

We played a little game of quick hits where I answered some questions with one quick word and forecasted the Leafs season and the future of their head coaching situation.

Listen in to their fourth season and the premiere show at the links below.  Read more of this post

The Most Trade-Worthy Maple Leafs

Tyler Bozak, Toronto Maple Leafs, Frank Gunn, Canadian Press

Tyler Bozak could be a good grab for numerous teams. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press)

With what is likely going to be a long and busy offseason for the Toronto Maple Leafs, fans and players are waiting to see what moves will mix up the on-ice product in Toronto. Aside from their need for a new general manager and head coach, the Leafs will surely be looking to move some players as well.

With that being said, who should we expect to see on the move? Is there a market out there for captain Dion Phaneuf? Is it time to give James Reimer a fresh start somewhere he’ll get playing time? Who would you trade if you were running the team?  Read more of this post

Tape2Tape (016) Trading: Who Wins the Sekac/Smith-Pelly Trade?

Devante Smith-Pelly, Dion Phaneuf, Montreal Canadiens, Paul Chiasson, Canadian Press

Devante Smith-Pelly gives the Habs some size and grit up front. (Paul Chiasson/The Canadian Press)

A minor deal, but one nonetheless, Tape2Tape trading looks at the deal struck between the Montreal Canadiens and the Anaheim Ducks to decide who won.

In the deal, the Canadiens welcomed Devante Smith-Pelly while the Ducks brought Jiri Sekac on board. So who do you think won the deal? I look at that and more about this trade in Tape2Tape trading.  Read more of this post

Maple Leafs Talk on The Slewfoot Hockey Show (Jan. 28 2014)

James Reimer, Toronto Maple Leafs, Nathan Denette, NHL, Hockey, The Canadian Press

Reimer could be on the market as the NHL’s trade deadline looms. (Photo by Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press)

Imagine two guys – one Maple Leaf fan and one Canadiens fan – talking hockey. That could definitely get interesting. On Tuesday, I had the good fortune of being a guest on the Slewfoot Hockey Show with Fred Anjema and Jeff Taylor to talk about the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Read more of this post

Maple Leafs: Three Players That Must Go

Graig Abel, Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL, Hockey, Joffrey Lupul, Trade

Leafs’ forward Joffrey Lupul’s trade value could be at an all-time high this season. (Graig Abel/NHLI via Getty Images)

Timing is everything – especially when we’re talking about trading in sports. Value increases when a player is hot and playing well and as you probably suspected, the value decreases when a player is having a bad year or on the downslope of his career.  Read more of this post

Hoist It High Rick

WARNING: This is an opinion piece.

TRADE:
CBJ Receives – Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon, 2013 1st-round pick
NYR Receives – Rick Nash, Steven Delisle, Conditional 2013 3rd-round pick Read more of this post

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