The Maple Leafs’ 14-game losing streak against their bitter rivals wasn’t exactly eating at Mike Babcock as he went about his day on Saturday.
The Barrie Colts took care of business again.
Welcome back to another year of fun, games, distractions, injury setbacks and who-knows-what for the Ottawa Senators.
Connor McDavid isn’t going to score all the goals to lead the Edmonton Oilers to victory every game. But with his natural hat-trick in the opening game, the question is if the 20-year-old second-year captain will have a ‘Follow The Leader’ factor in play as the returning Hart, Art Ross and Ted Lindsay trophy winner?
Did he see the game? Of course he did.
Already with depth at forward and defence, the Maple Leafs beefed up their goaltending picture on Friday afternoon.
Red Kelly couldn’t help himself.
Though the colts are running loose for the Maple Leafs, they should not put Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk out to pasture just yet.
In the season before Auston Matthews was drafted, I would regularly ask scouts the same question: Name the NHL player his game most resembles?
WINNIPEG — OK Mike Babcock, good luck keeping the lid on fan expectations now.
Hockey fans in Edmonton and Calgary can admit it now, we’d been lying about the Battle of Alberta for about 15 years.Pretending it was a rivalry. Pretending it mattered. Trying to convince ourselves and everyone else that the Oilers and Flames were anything more than an irrelevant B division sideshow that impacted little more than draft positioning
Patrick Marleau scored two goals in his Maple Leafs debut, Auston Matthews and James van Riemsdyk each contributed three points and Frederik Andersen was excellent with 35 saves.
In the olden days, Maple Leaf fans — and beat writers — could book June for weddings, vacations and virtually anything on the late spring calendar without fear of conflict with the hockey team in a playoff run.
For the first time in many years, there’s actually a debate over which player is No. 1 in the NHL.
Andreas Borgman doesn’t want to get too far ahead of himself.
While it's still early in the Provincial Junior Hockey League season, the trends are not encouraging for the Subaru of Orillia Terriers.
Oh Canada, what the heck is going on? Isn’t hockey our national pastime? Isn’t Lord Stanley’s Cup supposed to reside in our great country? If so, why has it been 24 seasons since a Canadian team (Montreal) has laid claim to the coveted trophy? Plenty of questions and hopefully some answers as we look at the chances of each of the seven Canadian tea
Having just won the NHL draft lottery, New Jersey Devils general manager Ray Shero sat in the lounge of his Toronto hotel sipping a beverage and trying to wrap his head about what had just transpired.
Many hockey fans in the city would love to see Jaromir Jagr in the silks of the Calgary Flames.