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Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan starting to see 'promise' as young team creeps into playoff contention

Paul Coffey played for nine different NHL teams. But never for his beloved Maple Leafs.

Now that he’s well into retirement, however, he’s very encouraged by the efforts of his buddy Brendan Shanahan to make the Toronto franchise relevant again on the NHL landscape. 1,113 more words

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Pronger Says He Had '0' Friends On The Ice And Loved It

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – Hall of Fame defenseman Chris Pronger said before the 1999 season, when he would eventually be named MVP, the St. Louis Blues front office challenged him to prove his talents. 313 more words

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Clark thinks Leafs finally on right track

The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions after waiting since 1908, and you can almost hear Wendel Clark’s eyebrows raise on the other end of the telephone as he anticipates the incoming question. 669 more words

Toronto Maple Leafs

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

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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

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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

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