Zack Smith and coach Paul MacLean spoke to the media following the Senators 6-4 win over the Jets.
Some people love the fact that the Leafs are struggling, Leafs fans obviously hate it but what is next for the Toronto franchise? How will Brian Burke get this team out of its current hole? What options does he have and what players might he target? I take a look at all those things after the jump.
Damien Cox says the Leafs aren’t that far out of the playoff race, I don’t agree. My reasoning, after the jump.
Each Monday, IllegalCurve.com will be contributing an E-Take to our friends over at Hotdog Hockey. This week, I wrote my column on the struggles of the Maple Leafs and the mounting pressure facing both the team and management to get things turned around. Here is an excerpt: Brian Burke is a shrewd general manager and […]
From Sean Gordon of the Globe & Mail: The Montreal Canadiens’ 4-3 overtime victory against hated rival Toronto on opening night has come at a very steep cost. Star defenceman Andrei Markov, broadly considered the team’s best player, reportedly spent the night in a Toronto-area hospital where he was operated for a sliced tendon in […]
Brian Burke and Bryan Colangelo went move for move this summer in attempting to reshape both of the much heralded MLSE franchises in Toronto. Well, so far, the reviews on each of their moves has been quite positive. Quite honestly, it should be; as the Leafs have certainly improved on paper. The question now is: […]
Last season was an unmitigated disaster in Ottawa and that disaster extended all the way through the summer in the form of the Dany Heatley trade demand. After beginning the 2008/09 season with Craig Hartsburg behind the bench and a lot of optimism, the Senators faltered early and did not take well to Hartsburg’s tough-love […]
The IllegalCurve.com Radio Show from September 9th has been archived. Our guest on the 9th was Tim Wharnsby who covers the Maple Leafs for the Globe & Mail. While the interview was conducted prior to the Phil Kessel trade, Wharnsby gave his take on Kessel as a player, and the Leafs as a whole, heading into […]