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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 ...
Team Canada won their second straight game at the World Hockey Championship on Monday as they defeated the Czech Republic 4-3.
Leafs netminder James Reimer started for Canada and turned aside 31 shots to pick up his first win in the 2014 tournament. Defenceman Morgan Rielly scored a power play goal for his first point of the tournament and it would be the eventual game winner as the Canada allowed two third period goals to hang on for the win. Rielly played just 3:30 in the game as the seventh defeneman.
Nazem Kadri was ...
Team Canada suffered a 3-2 shootout loss to France on the opening day of the 2014 World Hockey Championship.
James Reimer was in net for Canada and made 26 saves in the defeat. He was beaten once in the shootout as Pierre-Edouard Bellemare scored on a high wrist shot to give France the win. It is expected that Ben Scrivens starts Saturday’s game against Slovakia (1:30pm TSN).
Although he was held off the scoresheet, Nazem Kadri led all Canadian players with six shots on net in over 16 minutes of ice-time. He saw time on ...
The 2014 World Hockey Championship will begin on Friday in Minsk, Belarus as Canada faces France (9:45am TSN) and the USA plays the hosts (1:45pm TSN).
You will be able to watch five Leafs in the tournament, three on Canada (James Reimer, Nazem Kadri and Morgan Rielly), Jake Gardiner with the USA and Nik Kulemin will be representing Russia.
It was announced on Thursday by Dave Tippett, Canada’s head coach for the tournament that James Reimer will start the first game against France. Reimer played in the 2011 tournament and posted a 4-0-0 ...
Get to know Leafs prospect Connor Brown, the winner of the Red Tilson Trophy as the OHL’s Most Outstanding Player.
Brown captured the Eddie Powers Memorial Trophy as the league’s Top Scorer setting a franchise record with 128 points in 68 games including 45 goals and 83 assists. His 128 points was also the most in the CHL.
Take a closer look at Brown’s season in the infographic below:
The Marlies continued to prepare for Thursday’s Game 3 with practice at Ricoh Coliseum on Wednesday. It appears that the team is starting to get healthier as both Carter Ashton and Andrew MacWilliam are expected to return to the line up on Thursday.
Marlies head coach Steve Spott also said that Spencer Abbott and Peter Holland are closing in on a return to action and are both considered game-time decisions for Game 3 Thursday night at Ricoh Coliseum (7pm Rogers TV). Get tickets.
The Toronto Marlies practiced Tuesday at Ricoh Coliseum as they get set to host Milwaukee Thursday in Game 3 of the Calder Cup playoffs. With one more win, the Marlies would sweep a first round series for the third straight season.
The CHL’s top scorer, Connor Brown has joined the Marlies for the playoff run after his season with the Erie Otters came to an end over the weekend. Brown led the Canadian Hockey Leauge in scoring with 128 points in 68 games.
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Maple Leafs goaltender James Reimer was practicing at MasterCard Centre on Monday as he is set to play for Canada at the upcoming World Hockey Championship in Minsk, Belarus.
Reimer will be one of three Leafs on Canada’s roster joining Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri at the event which begins May 9th. This is the second time Reimer will play in the Worlds for Canada.
Here is some video of Reimer skating on Monday.
The Toronto Marlies begin the 2014 Calder Cup Playoffs with a best-of-five series against the Milwaukee Admirals, AHL affiliate of the Nashville Predators on Friday.
The Marlies were defeated both times by the Admirals this season losing 3-2 and 5-1.
Rookie forward Miikka Salomaki led Milwaukee in scoring with 50 points while the team had five players with at least 40 points.
Goalie Marek Mazanec started 31 games in net for the Admirals in 2013-14 and posted a 18-10-3 record with a .914 save percentage and 2.44 GAA.
The Marlies finished the season with ...
Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Andreas Johnson was named the Swedish Hockey League Rookie of the Year after recording 24 points (15 goals) in 44 games for Frolunda. He ended the season fifth in team scoring.
The other nominees were two teammates Alexander Wennberg and fellow Leafs prospect Tom Nilsson and also Kevin Fiala from HV71.
Johnson was selected by the Leafs in the seventh round, 202nd overall during the 2013 NHL Draft. During the recent World Junior Championship, Johnson had six points (three goals, three assists) in seven games.
Watch some Johnson ...