Yearly Archives: 2014

Toronto Maple Leafs’ young star blueliner Morgan Rielly continues his impressive sophomore showing. His points and shots on goal now rank him above other top D-men like the Bruins’ Denis Seidenberg and Zdeno Chara, the Capitals’ Brooks Orpik, and the Leafs’ own Dion Phaneuf and Cody Franson. Rielly has compiled […]

Rielly racks up the stats

Rielly: best Leaf? 1
On an otherwise dismal night for the home team at the Air Canada Centre, sophomore Leaf defenceman Morgan Rielly stood out as the only man in blue and white who looked good against the visiting Boston Bruins. ________________________________________________ Related: Video: Maple Leafs’ #1 pick Morgan Rielly ________________________________________________ Although his Toronto […]

Is Morgan Rielly the Leafs’ best player?

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On a cold, damp night at BMO Field, 18,000 eternally disappointed TFC fans may have witnessed the last of their team’s playoff hopes wash away in the rain that swept in incessantly off Lake Ontario. But why? With opponent Houston Dynamos down to 10 men after a red card early […]

Toronto FC’s season washed away?

Occasional Maple Leaf Korbinian Holzer: will he stick with the NHL club this year? 2
Perceptive words today from Toronto sports journalist James Mirtle (@mirtle), writing in The Globe and Mail on the Maple Leafs’ first day at training camp. Watching an NHL camp up close is fascinating. You quickly realize the extremely high skill level of even the “weakest” participants, as AHL journeymen playing […]

A fine line