The Carolina Hurricanes have traded defenceman Justin Faulk and a 2020 fifth-round pick to the St. Louis Blues for blueliner Joel Edmundson, prospect Dominik Bokk, and a 2021 seventh-round pick. St.Louis immediately inked their new…
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to spend the day with the Stanley Cup? To lift it above your head, fill it with beer, or even put a baby in it? The manager of the Black Dog Pub in Scarborough now knows what that feels like.
As one hockey league begins the long journey to the Stanley Cup, another has already handed one out.
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…
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.
The Tampa Bay Lightning will be the 2012 Stanley Cup champions. At least, that’s what EA Sports NHL 12 tells us, after Observer staff ran a full season simulation to see what mere stats and…
There were two famous Canadian rivalries in the NHL between the 1970’s and 1990’s: the Montreal Canadiens and Quebec Nordiques barely could be around each other, and the historical rivalry between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal. It is about to re-start again on Thursday night when Montreal visits the Leafs at Air Canada Centre for the season opener.
The Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup last season, and thus head into the coming year as a heavy favourite to repeat. Not wanting to mess with success, the Bruins didn’t do much roster tinkering over the offseason. Tomas Kaberle moved onto the Carolina Hurricanes, but the club traded for Joe Corvo (formerly of the Hurricanes himself) and feels he can put up similar production at a cheaper price.
A long 82-game season and two intense months of playoff hockey came down to just one game for the right to hoist hockey’s Holy Grail, a right claimed by the Boston Bruins. At bars across Toronto last night, the beer flowed and servers were kept busy as fans of the Vancouver Canucks and the Bruins lifted mugs of a different sort.
The Boston Bruins blanked the Vancouver Canucks 4-0 at Rogers Arena to earn the franchise’s first Stanley Cup since Bobby Orr’s team in 1972.