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The league follows the NBA in suspending play during a pandemic.
On Nov. 1, 1959, a gruesome injury during an NHL game between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers led to the
"The Great One" became the NHL's all-time leading scoring in 1989.
He stopped every shot fired at him for nearly an entire period.
If winning cases before the Supreme Court of Canada could be likened to the National Hockey League, the B.C. government would be the Toronto Maple Leafs of litigants. Perhaps the government is getting bad legal advice? Perhaps it's not listening to good legal advice?
The stars seem to be aligning for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they head into their 100th anniversary season. The team won the NHL lottery and will have the first draft pick on Friday. In coach Mike Babcock, GM Lou Lamoriello and President Brendan Shanahan they have arguably the most impressive (and expensive) management cadre in NHL history.
Please read this one evening, during Hockey Night in America, when you have nothing to do. That no Canadian team made the
This post is based on recent experience where I saw the power of good when a community of incredible people supported a special kid named Alex who has the heart of a lion and is a champion in my books.
I understood the importance of the Toronto Maple Leafs as an institution when my dad took me to a Toronto Marlies game around 1973 and I caught my first puck. In my 10-year-old mind, that black piece of rubber was as close to hockey royalty as I could ever imagine touching.
News that former NHL enforcer Todd Ewen's recent death was ruled a suicide saddened me. There is no doubt in my mind that competitive sports exact a physical and mental toll on professional athletes -- deaths are not just the consequences of a violent game and the long-term nefarious effects of injuries incurred on these athlete's bodies and brains, but a reflection of a society that does not allow for its men to be weak.