TSN.ca is reporting that the Maple Leafs have asked former Toronto GM Cliff Fletcher if he is interested in taking over as interim GM of the team.
Let’s make a deal: General manager Dale Tallon a few days ago was believed to be close to making a trade for a veteran defenseman to play the point on the power play.
Rampant speculation continues to swirl around the Toronto Maple Leafs and the dysfunctional Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment Board of Governors.
In the next six weeks, as the NHL trade deadline nears, the Buffalo Sabres’ hierarchy is certain to hold a meeting in one of the cozy upstairs HSBC Arena offices concerning their plans for the future. The questions before them are simple, unlikely to short-circuit the melons of the franchise’s deep thinkers.
The Flyers are waiting, contract in hand, for Peter Forsberg to declare himself ready to return to the NHL.
If I were to say which organization is in the best position right now. It might surprise you.
San Jose doesn’t have Curtis Joseph on its radar contrary to Internet rumors, the Sharks are not among the teams trying to lure the veteran goalie back to the NHL.
If the Maple Leafs tailspin calls for the firing of JFJ weren’t bad enough in Toronto, the team’s fans got another punch in the gut from an interview with Scotty Bowman on Saturday night.
Looks like Montreal will make the post-season (unless they have a free fall like last season) So how many people think Bob Gainey will make a move before the deadline?
What can they use?
What do they need?
Who will they be willing the trade?
The Leafs are in a position to have a good season in 08-09, but not in the standings.