Connor McDavid: Leading In A Tight (Cap) Space

By: Peter Bojarinov
The next Great One signs the biggest cap hit contract in the Cap Space era. Connor McDavid signs his second professional contract with the Edmonton Oilers for $100 million  for 8 years which kicks in for the upcoming season. I know many people do not care about dollars and cents, but it intrigues me more so with the current more

Top 10: Vegas Golden Knights Expansion Draft Selections

By: Peter Bojarinov
In this blog, I’ll list my favourite and least favourite selections by the Golden Knights, 5 for each. I’ll start with my least favourite selections: (some have added trades, which were probably major factors in Vegas not selecting a better player from that team) Alexei Emelin First off the Golden Knights selected way too many defenceman. Not only do more

Summing up the Champs

By: Brett Bjerno
< p align="center"> Well done Pittsburgh, well done. That was some kind of playoff run. We have a new...wait, never mind... Stanley Cup Champion. What the Penguins have done over the past year is beyond words. We have seen history before our eyes with a team that has fought injuries, goaltending battles, concussions, defensive lapses and have faced questions more

Maple Leafs Report Card – Defense / Goalie

By: Peter Bojarinov
  DEFENCE Morgan Rielly -- B- Rielly gaining the reigns of the defensive corps now that Phaneuf is gone. Playing top minutes on the team and competing versus top talent Rielly started off slow during the season even though he led Team North America's backend during the World Cup of hockey just before. Rielly gradually got better. Babcock chose more

Maple Leafs Report Card – Forwards

By: Peter Bojarinov
CENTER Auston Matthews -- A+ As long as something unforeseen happens Auston is on his way to win the Calder Trophy, named for the NHL's Rookie of the Year. Boy does he deserve it though. Even before the season had started he was one of the top players for Team North America during the World Cup of Hockey. The Season more

Playoff Preview: Stanley Cup Final

By: Peter Bojarinov
EASTERN CONFERENCE VS OFFENSE DEFENSE GOALTENDING SPECIAL TEAMS EXPERIENCE   SERIES OUTLOOK: The Penguins Powerhouse offence Vs Predators versatile defence. They always say defence wins Championships. This is not always true. ​Pittsburgh can play a solid 2 way or offensive game when they have great goaltending and still ​are able to capitalize on the few chances they get. Nashville's more

Cheering For Another Canadian Playoff Team. Really?

By: Brett Bjerno
This has been a very exciting 2016/2017 playoff. To say we have been treated to some great playoff hockey would be an understatement. Filled with big hits, big comebacks and some wild storylines that have captivated the hockey world. Speaking as a Canadian hockey fan, this has been just a blast to watch. My favorite time of year. My more

Playoff Preview: Conference Finals

By: Peter Bojarinov
EASTERN CONFERENCE VS OFFENSE DEFENSE GOALTENDING SPECIAL TEAMS EXPERIENCE   SERIES OUTLOOK: The powerhouse vs the Cinderella team. Can the magical story keep going, how far can they go? Well that stops now, they've hit an actual contender. Not just any contender, the current Stanley Cup champs, the presidents trophy slayers, the most skilled finishers. Pens have too many more

The Dawn of Video Reviews in Hockey

By: Brett Bjerno
So here we are, the future of the NHL. Living in a hockey world where everything is documented and video review is at an all time high. Every play has gone through a step-by-step process with different camera angles being analyzed and broken down. In a world where Twitter, Facebook and other sources of social media have taken over more

Fave Five: Top Leafs Enforcers

By: Shawn Sieiro
In my opinion no one is tougher than a lifelong Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Think about it. They’ve had to deal with sub-par teams, irregular on-ice success, questionable team management and a volatile identity. Not to mention being the punchline on numerous recycled jokes from rival fans. However, the Leafs don’t just have hardy fans, they’ve had some tough more

CHL Playoff Finals

By: Paul Zwambag
The CHL Playoff Finals are here! Each league begins tonight or tomorrow with Mississauga Steelheads taking on Erie Otters in the OHL tonight, Regina Pats and Seattle Thunderbirds meeting in the WHL Final and St. John Sea Dogs versus the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada will start Friday. Below are my first, second and third round predictions with checkmarks or 'x's and more

Progress or Regress –
Reviewing this year’s Maple Leafs

By: Brett Bjerno
It was supposed to be the year of building. A year when we would see all the building blocks in place of a team that would compete for a playoff spot in the coming years and one day hopefully for a championship. A team that had gone from a 30th place finish the year before, to a team that more

Playoff Preview: Eastern Conf. – Round 2

By: Paul Zwambag
VS OFFENSE DEFENSE GOALTENDING SPECIAL TEAMS EXPERIENCE   SERIES OUTLOOK: A TALE OF 2 STORIES. A veteran team who has gone deep more then a few times versus a Cinderella team with a dream. Rangers are looking to prove to everyone that they are more then just a solid goaltender with a few spare parts, while the Senators will more

Playoff Preview: Western Conf. – Round 2

By: Paul Zwambag
VS OFFENSE DEFENSE GOALTENDING SPECIAL TEAMS EXPERIENCE   SERIES OUTLOOK: The Blues won the 1st round because Jake Allen was excellent and the Predators won the 1st round because Pekka Rinne was outstanding. They both also won cause their opposition wasn't as great as they could be. I'm not too sure if St.Louis are a team that has a more

The Day After

By: Peter Bojarinov
I woke up and got ready for work. As per usual. Turn on the shower, get my clothes ready as it heats up. I looked in my huge walk-in-closet, full of a billion clothes I never wear. Then on the one side all my sports jerseys, mostly full of hockey sweaters... Then grabbed and threw my Matthews Centennial Classic more
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