Category Archives: HTR Feature Article
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).
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Leafs GM once known to stand by his man in the crease, but the previously promising goaltender may be nearing an early end.
If the Maple Leafs are smart, they might want to get to Brendan Shanahan before the NHL Players’ Association does.
Kovalchuk decision looming: analysts
A decision by Atlanta forward Ilya Kovalchuk on his future is coming soon.
Watch for a full-fledged goaltending controversy in Montreal
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.