In a fascinating post on the Players’ Tribune web site, ex-NHLer Jed Ortmeyer describes why he chose to continue his professional hockey career despite knowing that a rare blood disorder could literally kill him while he was on the ice. Ortmeyer broke in to the NHL with the Rangers in […]

“Without this game, who am I?”

  Reg Leach had a great 13-year NHL career 40+ years ago, peaking in the mid-70s as a goalscoring ace with the Philadelphia Flyers. Leach still holds the Flyers’ franchise record for goals in a single season (61) and goals in a playoff game (he once scored 5 against Boston). […]

Where are they now? Reg Leach

  Rookies on the Toronto Maple Leafs are pumped to play against the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight and especially their captain Sidney Crosby, widely acknowledged as the best hockey player in the world. The Globe and Mail’s James Mirtle filed a story today outlining how the young Leafs feel about taking […]

Leafs face Best Player in the World