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Legacy of Hartford Whalers lives on 17 years after team's departure

They played in a rink at a shopping mall, celebrated goals with music that sounded like a 1970s television theme song and have been gone from pro hockey for 17 years. 1,446 more words

Sports

How the loss of Tim Leiweke will hurt MLSE

Typically when a story like this breaks, I don’t write about it.

But this one is different. This one touched home for me, and I will explain why. 1,578 more words

Hockey

Tim Leiweke's early departure from MLSE should make Toronto sports fans nervous

There is a trick to getting a reduction in your cable bill that is well known to people in these parts. If you group your television, internet and cellphone services with one of the two main Ontario providers, Bell or Rogers, every so often you can play one off against the other. 1,016 more words

Sports

Blogger revolution: Leafs assemble team of super-analysts

Yes, it’s true. Ex-Province Sports blogger (hey, remember the replace the Kurtenbloggers campaign?), The Leafs Nation overlord, Yahoo Sports junior hockey writer and personal trainer Cam Charron has been hired by the Toronto Maple Leafs to work under assistant GM Kyle Dubas in a three-person analytics department. 381 more words

The White Towel

Numbers game: Leafs hire assistant to GM, analytics team

Fans in Toronto have been waiting for Brendan Shanahan to leave his footprint on the team since taking over as the president of hockey operations. Today may have been what they’ve been waiting for. 193 more words

Toronto Maple Leafs

Report: Brendan Shanahan earns $2.5 million per season from MLSE

With Brendan Shanahan in the fold, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ executive team may just earn enough money to qualify for the CBA’s salary floor.

Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun reported Saturday that the newly-minted president’s contract with Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment is worth $2.5 million per season over five years. 56 more words

NHL

Leafs' Management Prove To Repeat Mistakes

“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.” – Winston Churchill

One could argue that the current senior vice-president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs has unfortunately repeated Leaf management sins of the past. 645 more words

NHL East