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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 ...
Terry Sawchuk played for the Leafs for three seasons out of the 21 he played in the NHL and lead the boys in blue to the Stanley Cup in 1967. In this photo Sawchuk kicks a puck away at the Montreal Forum in a game against the Canadiens in 1966. Wearing one of the best masks in Leafs history in this photo, the most famous picture of him depicts the more than 400 stitches he acquired in his long playing career.
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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:
On this exact day 21 years ago one of the most exciting goals in Leafs history was scored to win game 7 of the first round of playoffs and eliminate the rival Red Wings. Highly favoured to win the series, the Motor City’s playoff hopes ended 2 minutes and 35 seconds in to the overtime period with a goal from Nikolai Borschevsky. Two more game 7’s would follow in that year’s post-season, first a win against the Blues, and finally a loss against number 99 and his Kings.
This past New ...
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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