Mitch Albom’s new play depicts God attempting to wipe out hockey

You might know Mitch Albom from such TV shows as ESPN’s The Sports Reporters or his increasingly preachy Detroit Free Press sports column, perhaps disagreeing with him while reading or listening to his work. But Albom also has a successful career as an author and playwright, writing books and plays based on inspirational themes. His new play, titled Hockey, the Musical...
Via The Comeback
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Toronto winning the first pick in the NHL draft is so important

As the NHL playoffs move through the second round, the absence of the seven Canadian teams has been palpable. Sure, it’s exciting to watch Ovi and Sid the Kid square off against each other, and seeing John Tavares carry the New York Islanders to their first playoff series victory in 23 years was nothing short of astounding. But, in the background, there are 14 general managers...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs Come Out On Top For Draft Lottery

It’s official the Toronto Maple Leafs have won the opportunity to pick the first with the draft lottery. The sequence of four numbers ‘Six, Eight, Five, Thirteen’ won the Leafs the pick for the first time in 31 years. The Leafs  finished 30th overall this season and came in to the lottery with a 20 percent  chance of winning. Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan did speak...
Via Beyond The Benches
24 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shanahan, Maple Leafs determined to not be a joke

Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan joins Hockey Night in Canada to talk about winning the 2016 NHL Draft Lottery.
Via SportsNetCanada
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Arnett will host the 2016 NHL Awards

Will Arnett is scheduled host the 2016 NHL Awards on Wednesday, June 22nd at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Known for his work in "Arrested Development" and more recently his amazing job as the voice of LEGO Batman, Arnett is from Toronto and supports the Toronto Maple Leafs. He’s being called on to host the Awards after Rob Riggle hosted in 2015. Arnett had a...
Via Puck Drunk Love
29 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: "We're not trying to rebuild slowly" - Brendan Shanahan on T&S

Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan joined #TimandSid in-studio to discuss the team's 2015-16 season, the continued rebuilding process & potential moves the team could make this offseason.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Shanahan on prospects: Ahead of where we thought we might be

President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brendan Shanahan, talks about the prospects within the organization and how he thinks they are ahead of schedule.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Will more current NHL players speak up about head trauma?

Perhaps it was just a matter of time before an active player entered the discussion about the NHL’s ongoing concussion case. But that didn’t make it any less impactful when Willie Mitchell pointed his finger at the league for “not doing enough” when it comes to head trauma.The NHL’s ordeal is something that SportsNet’s  Elliotte Friedman wrote "will get worse before...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Chelios boos the fans who are booing him

Think Red Wings and Avalanche fans have forgiven and forgotten the incredible old rivalry between the two clubs? Not a chance. During the introductions of the alumni game between the two teams, fans took every opportunity to boo the players who played the biggest roles in what were some fierce games. What did Brendan Shanahan do when Avs fans booed him during the intros? He booed...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Brendan Shanahan to be named Leaf's president

Brendan Shanahan has been the chief player disciplinarian at the NHL’s Department of Player Safety since June 2011, but his days as a league executive are coming to an end. Citing multiple sources, the Toronto Star’s Damien Cox has reported that Shanahan is headed to Toronto to accept a front-office position with the Maple Leafs. “Shanahan, according to multiple sources,...
Via NESN.com
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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