SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – It’s been more than eight years since the San Jose Sharks last played a single game without Patrick Marleau on the ice, much less an entire season. 789 more words
The $18.75-million mediator: Patrick Marleau learns that new Toronto Maple Leafs linemates really like to argue
Poor Patrick Marleau couldn’t have expected this.
Forget the scrutiny that goes hand-in-hand with playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. That, he insists, is the type of exposure he has braced himself for. 742 more words
First deployment of Patrick Marleau hints at how the Maple Leafs will use veteran winger this season
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. — With training camp held in the shadow of big casinos, Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock can gamble a bit with the one forward line sure to be his most contentious call: namely, deployment of expensive new toy Patrick Marleau and the fallout for other wingers. 716 more words
NHL training camps have opened across North America and in this part of the continent, the focus is on Niagara Falls.
That’s where the Toronto Maple Leafs are stationed for the start of their pre-season. 283 more words
From blueline battles to Patrick Marleau's place, Toronto Maple Leafs embark on especially intriguing training camp
With players congregating at the MasterCard Centre in Toronto Thursday morning for medicals, here is Postmedia’s Maple Leafs training camp primer.
Five pressing issues
1. Shuffling the deck… 1,200 more words
Patrick Marleau draws a crowd: Toronto Maple Leafs brass turns out to witness new forward's first skate
By Lance Hornby
TORONTO — Patrick Marleau can already draw a crowd in Toronto.
The Maple Leafs winger’s first day on the ice at the MasterCard Centre coincided with an appearance by the entire Leafs coaching staff and most of management, except for general manager Lou Lamoriello. 617 more words