Tag Archives: Toronto Maple Leafs

  • Claude Giroux Scores A Shootout Beauty (Video)

    Claude Giroux Scores A Shootout Beauty (Video)

    With 25 goals and 80 points in 64 games this season, Claude Giroux has solidified his spot amongst the top ten most skilled players in the NHL these days.  And he may have bumped his name up a few more spots on that list following his performance in the shootout during Saturday’s game against the […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Thornton vs. Rosehill — 3/6/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Thornton vs. Rosehill — 3/6/12

    During what may have very well been the best night of Fisticuffs from the 2011-12 NHL season, last night’s action on the ice provided a total of nine fight.  At least half of those were worthy of some consideration for “Frozen Fisticuffs Fight of the Night” honors, including Dennis Seidenberg vs. Colby Armstrong, Brandon Dubinsky […]

  • Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Brown vs. Staubitz — 3/3/12

    Frozen Fisticuffs Fight Of The Night — Brown vs. Staubitz — 3/3/12

    Despite the fact that both teams are sitting near the bottom of the NHL’s standings, the rivalry between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens is as fierce as ever.  That was evident during Saturday night’s game between the two clubs, as a hit by the Canadiens’s Brad Staubitz on Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf […]

  • This Day In Sports History (February 2nd) – Ian Turnbull

    This Day In Sports History (February 2nd) – Ian Turnbull

    It was on this day in 1977 that Toronto Maple Leafs’ defenseman Ian Turnbull scored five goals during a 9-1 victory over the Detroit Red Wings.  To this day, his 5-goal performance still stands as a record for most goals in a game by an NHL defenseman. During the game, Turnbull only had five shots […]

  • Watch Nick Foligno Send Dion Phaneuf Head-Over-Heels (Video)

    Watch Nick Foligno Send Dion Phaneuf Head-Over-Heels (Video)

    Some of you may recall a low hit by Brad Marchand on the Canucks’ Sami Salo that resulted in a five-minute clipping penalty and a five-game suspension for the Bruins’ forward.  Well it appears as though the NHL and their chief disciplinarian, Brendan Shanahan, have a very similar case on their hands following last night’s […]

  • Leafs’ Colton Orr Was Tebowing Following A Shootout Goal (Video)

    Leafs’ Colton Orr Was Tebowing Following A Shootout Goal (Video)

    With only 11 goals and 20 points throughout his seven-year NHL career, Toronto Maple Leafs enforcer Colton Orr hasn’t had plenty of opportunities to show off his goal celebrations.  He was afforded that opportunity during the Leafs Nation Fan Night at the Air Canada Center last night, and he took full advantage by getting down […]

  • NHL Referee Chris Rooney Sticks His Gum On The Glass (Video)

    NHL Referee Chris Rooney Sticks His Gum On The Glass (Video)

    A 20 minute period can be a long time to chew a single piece of gum, especially when the game is being delayed by a bunch of penalties.  NHL referee Chris Rooney ran into that problem while officiating last night’s game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Los Angeles Kings.  But rather than simply […]

  • Dion Phaneuf Delivers A Devastating Check On Mike Sauer (Video)

    Dion Phaneuf Delivers A Devastating Check On Mike Sauer (Video)

    Many NHLers will probably tell you that Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf is one of the hardest hitters in the game.  After being on the receiving end of one of Phaneuf’s monstrous checks, I’m almost certain that Mike Sauer would agree. With time running out in the third period of last night’s game between […]