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Maple Leafs reaping success from 'Shanaplan'

When Brendan Shanahan arrived in Toronto, he was met with skepticism by the media. In came an unproven executive tasked with saving a once proud organization that, following the lowly years of the Brian Burke era, had almost hit rock bottom. 1,405 more words


Youth on full display as Toronto Maple Leafs open NHL season in Ottawa

TORONTO – Just over two months after Brendan Shanahan was hired to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs, the club used its top draft pick on small but skilled Swedish teenager William Nylander. 840 more words


2nd-seeded '07-'08 Red Wings Clinch Three-Peat by Defeating 8th-seeded '96-'97 Red Wings in Six Games

Here is the 2016 Detroit Red Wings Qualifying Tournament in its entirety.

Early on in this series, it looked like the 2nd-seeded ’07-’08 Detroit Red Wings were gonna run with it. 710 more words

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Kathy McGee to join Michigan Sports Hall of Fame

Kathy McGee taught plenty about basketball to her many high school and college teams.

But it’s what the legendary Flint Powers Catholic High girls coach learned from her players that she considers her most cherished memories. 1,323 more words


Auston Matthews is what the Leafs needed

TORONTO- With the first pick of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected their new potential face of the franchise, Auston Matthews. After many months of speculation, the Maple Leafs put all of the hype aside and selected the big American product. 355 more words

Trevor Fujioka

Draft, schmaft: The Leafs look ahead to the Auston Matthews era

At the NHL draft Friday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs surprised absolutely nobody by choosing Auston Matthews with the first pick. Matthews gives the Leafs something they haven’t had since captain Mats Sundin left town after the 2007-08 season: a big #1 center who (theoretically) can dominate. 546 more words

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2016 Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Preview

TORONTO- The Toronto Maple Leafs are on the clock. The team will enter the 2016 NHL Draft with 11 draft picks, including the first overall selection. 700 more words

Trevor Fujioka