Opinion: Banning fighting will be up to the players and owners

In sports the reality is tragedy sparks conversation and time extinguishes it. Throughout the early stages of the 2013 NHL season this has been the case with the topic of fighting. On Oct. 1, in their first meeting of the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadians were witness to an accidental but […]

Opinion: Leafs should be considered Stanley Cup contenders

The Toronto Maple Leafs will not only make the playoffs again this season but will also emerge as legitimate contenders for the Stanley Cup. Despite their devastating Game 7 loss to the Boston Bruins in the opening round of last season’s playoffs, the Leafs left an impression, proving that they could play with the heavily-favoured […]

Fists fly in wild pre-season game between Leafs, Sabres

TORONTO – A third-period line brawl and a goaltender fight overshadowed Phil Kessel’s first two goals of the pre-season and a Toronto Maple Leafs’ victory over the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-3 win in the second game of a home-and-home double-header Sunday night at Air Canada Centre. Halfway through the third frame, and with two […]