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Maple Leafs vs Capitals Playoff Preview

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Maple Leafs vs Capitals Playoff Preview

It is officially that time of the year. Aside from wedding season (according to WeddingCrashers), playoff hockey season is unequivocally the best time of the year. These playoffs are going to be a little different from the last four, however. As nature goes, leaves start to sprout in the spring and it holds true in […]

All-Star Maple Leafs’ rookie Auston Matthews: Hockey’s incomparable player

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All-Star Maple Leafs’ rookie Auston Matthews: Hockey’s incomparable player

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) The first overall pick in last year’s draft will play among the stars in Los Angeles at the end of the month. Auston Matthews, the 19-year-old superstar who has emerged as the most dynamic prospect in modern Maple Leafs’ history, was selected as Toronto’s representative for the Atlantic Division in the […]

How Do the Maple Leafs Compare From Last Year?

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How Do the Maple Leafs Compare From Last Year?

All data comes from Corsica, Stats.HockeyAnalysis, and HockeyReference, and is through December 9th, 2016 After a 3-2 loss to the Minnesota Wild on Wednesday night, the Maple Leafs evened up their record to 10-10-5. Their 25 points are currently tied for last place in the Eastern Conference with the Islanders, who have struggled so far, […]

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: Russia vs Team North America Live Blog

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  Live blog: Team North America vs Russia Final score: Russia 4 – Team North America 3 This was, without question, the most exciting of the six games played so far. Each team was able to generate dozens of quality scoring chances, and neither looked out of it at any point. Credit […]

2016 World Cup of Hockey: “Fast, speed, skilled” Team North America dominates Finland in 4-1 victory

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2016 World Cup of Hockey: “Fast, speed, skilled” Team North America dominates Finland in 4-1 victory

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther)  TORONTO — The conversation leading up to Team North America’s round robin opener against Finland was if they had the mental maturity to take on the top hockey nations in the world. But after a dominating performance from all four lines and a firm presence in goal, the under-23 squad cruised to a 4-1 […]

Reviewing Rounds 2-7 of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2016 NHL Draft

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Reviewing Rounds 2-7 of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2016 NHL Draft

By Hunter Crowther (@HunterCrowther) After a historic night which saw the Toronto Maple Leafs select Auston Matthews with the No. 1 overall pick, team executives spent Saturday using the remaining 10 draft selections between the second and seventh rounds. The blue and white seemed to focus on size, with six of the 10 picks were at […]

What to do in the 614?

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What to do in the 614?

By: Todd Witt (@ToddWitt15) What was expected to be a breakout year, a push to the playoffs has fans now in Central Ohio and surrounding areas looking at mock drafts again. The 0-8 start and the firing of Todd Richards had the Columbus Blue Jackets reeling from the beginning of the season and simply have […]