Check out this handy infographic as we take a closer look at the Leafs 2014-15 regular season schedule.
Six of the NHL’s top prospects for the 2014 NHL Draft were given a tour of Philadelphia on Wednesday. The players included Aaron Ekblad, Sam Bennett, Sam Reinhart, Michael Dal Colle, Leon Draisaitl and Anthony D’Angelo.
They made stops at the Philadelphia Museum of Art along with the Rocky Statue before making visits to LOVE Park, Geno’s Cheesesteaks, Betsy Ross house and the final stop on the journey was to Philadelphia Phillies batting practice.
Take a look at the video as we were on the journey for a few of the stops.
Maple Leafs forward Dave Bolland was the honourary drawmaster on Tuesday for the 31st annual North America Cup which takes place Saturday at Mohawk. It was a chance for the Toronto native to get to the track and bring some exposure to the event.
After taking a few weeks off following the conclusion of his first season with the Leafs, Bolland has been working out and preparing himself for the year ahead where he hopes to be wearing the Blue and White.
“I want to stay a Leaf but things always happen ...
Seventy years ago, the invasion of Normandy and the liberation of Europe began. Conn Smythe’s 30th Battery (pictured here) saw action at the battle of Caen, part of the push inward after the initial landing at Juno Beach.
Conn Smythe pictured (first row centre), was wounded at the battle, taking a chuck of shrapnel from the German Luftwaffe, which nearly cost him his life.
Although the final result wasn’t what the players wanted, Matt Finn and Antoine Bibeau’s solid play at the 2014 Memorial Cup was recognized by the NHL’s Central Scouting.
Bibeau was named the Outstanding Goalie of the 2014 Memorial Cup. The 20-year-old made 178 saves in four games and finished the tournament with a 2.76 GAA and .932 save percentage. He was also named to the tournament All-Star team.
While Finn and the Storm were upset in the final on Sunday by Edmonton, the Etobicoke native was voted to the tournament All-Star team. ...
It was a tough day at the World Hockey Championship for four Leafs players as they suffered tough defeats and will not medal at the tournament this year.
Morgan Rielly, Nazem Kadri, James Reimer and Canada fell 3-2 to Finland. It was the fifth straight year that Canada has been eliminated at the quarter-final stage of the World Championship.
Canada entered the third period with a 2-1 lead but Finland scored twice in the period including a late goal to upset Canada.
Kadri played over 15 minutes and led Canada with six shots on ...
The playoff round for the 2014 World Hockey Championship in Belarus has been set with all four games taking place on Thursday.
Canada will face Finland (1pm TSN) and the USA vs Czech Republic (9am TSN) in one half of the bracket. A potential Canada vs. USA semi-final is on the line which would see four Leafs doing battle for a spot in the Gold medal game.
Canada’s head coach Dave Tippett has not said who would start in net with both James Reimer and Ben Scrivens having strong tournaments.
The other half ...
Canada concluded the preliminary round of the 2014 World Hockey Championship with a 3-2 win over Norway on Tuesday. The win secured first place in Group A and Canada’s quarter-final opponent will be known later today. All quarter-final games will be on Thursday with Canada’s game on TSN.
James Reimer started in net for Canada and wasn’t tested often as he faced just 16 shots. Reimer has a 3-0-1 record and a 2.20 GAA. It is not known who will start in net for Thursday’s quarter-final.
Morgan Rielly saw an increase in ...
It was a quiet day on the scoresheet for Leafs players at the 2014 World Hockey Championship but their respective countries both came away with much needed victories.
Canada beat Sweden 3-2 in overtime on a Ryan Ellis goal. With the win, Canada is in first place in Group A with just one group game remaining against Norway on Tuesday (5:45 am TSN). With a regulation victory over Norway on Tuesday, Canada would clinch the top seed in Group A.
Morgan Rielly picked up an assist on Kevin Bieksa’s 2nd period PP ...
The 2014 World Hockey Championship continued on Friday and it was a good day for Leafs netminder James Reimer as he stopped 21 of 22 shots in Canada’s 6-1 win over Italy. Reimer is 2-1 in three games with a 2.27 GAA.
With the win, Canada sits in first place in Group A ahead of Sunday’s showdown with Sweden (9:45am TSN).
Nazem Kadri and Morgan Rielly were both held off the scoresheet but Rielly did play 15:47 which was the highest ice-time for him in the tournament. Kadri played over 11 minutes.
Canada continued their winning ways at the World Hockey Championship on Thursday as they defeated Denmark 6-1. The win temporarily moved Canada back to first place in Group A pending Sweden’s result against France.
Nazem Kadri had two assists on the night along with four shots, +2 rating in 14:30 of ice-time. Kadri has recorded three assists in the first four games of the tournament as he plays on a line with Cody Hodgson and Troy Brouwer.
Rookie defenceman Morgan Rielly continues to be Canada’s seventh defenceman and playing on the powerplay. ...
The 2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup begins this Friday in London and the Leafs will be well represented. Ryan Rupert (London), Matt Finn (Guelph) and Antoine Bibeau (Val-d’Or) will be aiming to win the biggest prize in Canadian junior hockey.
All three players had outstanding seasons for their respective teams none more so than 2013 sixth round selection Antoine Bibeau who backstopped Val-d’Or to the QMJHL President’s Cup championship. Bibeau was named the Guy Lafleur winner as playoff MVP after posting a record of 16-8 and a 2.80 goals against average, a ...