Leafs struggle to produce offence against Habs

Mike Condon uncomfortably shifted from side to side at his locker room following another shutout performance. He appeared tentative, reserved, and reluctant in front of a heavy dose of Montreal and Toronto media members – the opposite of everything that he had just displayed on the ice moments earlier. Although you may not be able […]

Canadiens’ goalie Condon capitalizing on opportunities

Sometimes all you need is a little extra focus. That’s what Montreal Canadiens’ goaltender Mike Condon is crediting his preseason success to so far. “Over the summer I did a lot of mental stuff, ‘thinking lessons’ would be a good way to put it,” said a sweaty Condon in the visitors’ locker room at the […]

Brampton Beast unveil Canadiens as NHL affiliate

BRAMPTON – The wait is over for fans of the Brampton Beast. The team announced Thursday evening that the Montreal Canadiens will be its NHL affiliate starting next season, signing a one year agreement with the historic, original six franchise, and its American Hockey League partner, the St. John’s IceCaps. This deal gives Montreal its […]

Leaf faithful remember the last Cup

Phyllis Allen remembers it as if it were yesterday. “The whole city was abuzz and in celebration,” she said. “I have never seen anything like it. The streets were packed.” In 1967 the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Stanley Cup. The victory brought the entire city to a standstill. Long-time Maple Leaf fan Phyllis Allen joined others along Yonge Street for the victory parade. Toronto has not experienced a celebration of that magnitude in the intervening 46 years.