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Maple Leafs, Canucks gamble that emotion beats experience in naming hockey heads

By Michael Hobson

The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t won a Stanley Cup since the year Montreal held their World Expo; the Vancouver Canucks haven’t won a Stanley Cup since—well, at least it hasn’t been as long as Toronto, though at least (very) old Leaf fans can remember a championship. 1,457 more words

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Carlyle remains Leafs' coach for now but hasn't met with Shanahan

TORONTO – Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle says he has yet to discuss his future with new team president Brendan Shanahan.

Carlyle’s status with the team remains a burning question as the NHL club attempts to pick up the pieces after a late-season freefall that resulted in Toronto missing the playoffs. 100 more words


Maple Leafs Introduce Shanahan As Team President

TORONTO (AP) — Brendan Shanahan is officially on the job in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ front office.

The Hockey Hall of Famer was introduced as Toronto’s new president on Monday and says he’s eager to get to work learning about the organization, which missed the playoffs after a late-season collapse. 286 more words



So, I just had the opportunity to sit down and watch the news conference from Monday morning, where Tim Leiweke officially introduced Brendan Shanahan as the new President and Alternate Governor of the Toronto Maple Leafs. 66 more words

With Toronto Maple Leafs' hiring of Brendan Shanahan, MLSE truly becomes Tim Leiweke's organization

TORONTO — The Air Canada Centre has hosted so many weddings and funerals over the years: usually one, then eventually the other. A new saviour is introduced, for hockey or for basketball or soccer; some time later, the saviour is buried, in favour of a new direction. 1,084 more words


Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis insists he is fine with losing authority to Brendan Shanahan

On the day that he was officially stripped of the final say on hockey matters, Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Dave Nonis tried to put a positive spin on the news that he was no longer in charge — as though he was happy to hand over the keys. 654 more words