Category Archives: HTR Feature Article

A trade that makes too much sense!

In my opinion, if there’s a trade that just makes too much sense, it’s Jean-Sebastien Giguere to Toronto. Clearly, it makes sense for Anaheim, which wants to cut itself from the goaltender’s contract ($6 million this season and $7 million next season). But I also think the Maple Leafs should give this some serious thought (I think they have, at least a little bit).

Flyers interested in Shanahan?

Despite a report in the Ottawa Sun that noted the Flyers as being a possible destination for free agent left wing Brendan Shanahan, Holmgren said he has no interest in signing the 40-year-old future Hall of Famer, who left the New Jersey Devils during training camp.

Leafs' Kessel could play Tuesday against Tampa

TERRY KOSHAN

The Maple Leafs could get a large offensive boost on Tuesday night.

Phil Kessel is almost done recovering from shoulder surgery and could make his Leafs debut against the Tampa Bay Lightning at the Air Canada Centre.

Retaining Bourque — a pricey proposition?

Scott C

OK, it’s only October.

OK, it’s only 10 games — and 14 points — in.

But what do you figure the going rate for Rene Bourque will be in a year’s time?

Tomas Kaberle's future anything but certain

Considering they don’t meet very often, the Maple Leafs and Dallas Stars have been locked in fierce competition a fair bit in recent times.

Monster ready to help Leafs end losing ways

By Damien Cox

It seems like most, or all, of Jonas Gustavsson’s brief NHL career has been spent fighting back from injuries or ill health.

Indeed, there has been far more written about Gustavsson’s heart issues or his groin problem than about his actual accomplishments as a Maple Leaf.

Toskala all out of chances?

JAMES MIRTLE

Leafs GM once known to stand by his man in the crease, but the previously promising goaltender may be nearing an early end.

Leafs should go after Shanahan

If the Maple Leafs are smart, they might want to get to Brendan Shanahan before the NHL Players’ Association does.

Hockey Rumors and News – October 18, 2009

Kovalchuk decision looming: analysts

CBC Sports

A decision by Atlanta forward Ilya Kovalchuk on his future is coming soon.

Watch for a full-fledged goaltending controversy in Montreal

Kessel skates with mates

By ROB LONGLEY, SUN MEDIA

Since his arrival in Toronto, Phil Kessel’s workload has been relegated mostly to the treadmill and post-practice solo skates as he recovers from a shoulder injury.