3:52 PM EST, Sat January 23, 2021
Bluebird Banter 2 hours ago
It’s Official: George Springer is a Toronto Blue Jay

It’s Official: George Springer is a Toronto Blue Jay

Photo by Tom Szczerbowski/ SPRINGER added to the Toronto Blue Jays Roster Tree Route Map George Springer has passed his physical and his six-year contract with the Blue Jays is now official. For those who are still suffering from the trauma of the Michael Brantley non-signing, there are no takebacks on this deal. OFFICIAL: We’ve signed 3x All-Star, 2x Silver Slugger, and World Series MVP George Springer to a 6-year contract. Welcome to our #BlueJays family! pic.twitter.com/jVDQlSxkrh— Toronto Blue Jays (@BlueJays) January 23, 2021 According to Sportsnet’s Shi...
Editor In Leaf 4 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs: William Nylander Singlehandedly Beats the Oilers

The Toronto Maple Leafs won a hard-fought game on Friday night to break even on their two-game mini series vs the Oilers. The second game was much more exciting, though often not in a good way for the Leafs who allowed more odd-man rushes in the first five minutes than they did in the entirety […] Toronto Maple Leafs: William Nylander Singlehandedly Beats the Oilers - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf 5 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Fractured Ribs of Despair

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without Joe Thornton for up to a month. On Monday night against the Winnipeg Jets, in a game otherwise most excellent, Toronto Maple Leafs recent acquisition, and longtime NHL Legend Joe Thornton left the game with an injury.  The coach told us in the post game presser that he’d […] Toronto Maple Leafs: The Fractured Ribs of Despair - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf 7 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs Win Without Auston Matthews

The Toronto Maple Leafs got revenge on the Edmonton Oilers Friday night with a 4-2 win at home. I know we’re only five games in, but this game was huge for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs lost to the Oilers on Wednesday, in what was probably their worst games of the season.  With injuries […] Toronto Maple Leafs Win Without Auston Matthews - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal 8 hours ago

Blue Jays: Three great ways to cap off an exciting roster

The Blue Jays have made some exciting additions to the roster this offseason, but there’s still time to cap things off in an even greater way. Ross Atkins and company have already filled a couple of major needs. They’ve upgraded in centre field and in the lineup with the presence of George Springer after he […] Blue Jays: Three great ways to cap off an exciting roster - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community
Editor In Leaf 9 hours ago

Time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to End the Zach Bogosian Experiment

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had an excellent start to the season. Now, keep in mind that I’m writing this ahead of last night’s game vs the Oilers, but publishing it afterwards.  Still, even if the Oilers won, I’m very satisfied with the Toronto Maple Leafs start to the season. Through the first five games […] Time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to End the Zach Bogosian Experiment - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets 9 hours ago
Saturday FTB: Just like Dubas planned

Saturday FTB: Just like Dubas planned

Photo by Jonathan Kozub/NHLI via All those depth players the Leafs hoarded like Smaug are suddenly useful Remember when Kyle Dubas went out and signed or traded for all of the depth? Like.... ALL of it? Let’s go through the list... Joe Thornton Alexander Barabanov Mikko Lehtonen Zach Bogosian Jimmy Vesey Wayne Simmonds Aaron Dell (oops...) Michael Hutchinson Joey Anderson Travis Boyd And they added these to the likes of Pierre Engvall and Adam Brooks. They’ve all come in handy considering the amount of players that went unsigned, or were traded away, or who are...
Toronto Sun 17 hours ago

HORNBY: Andersen, Brooks ease Leafs injury crisis

John Tavares didn’t expect Friday’s revamped lineup to be the first crisis this year in which the the Maple Leafs must adapt on the fly. Injury risk is higher with the condensed schedule, while a team such as Washington couldn’t have foreseen Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov and Ilya Samsonov all removing themselves from the roster for four games by spurning COVID-19 protocol. “It’s...
Toronto Sun 18 hours ago

Injuries no problem, Maple Leafs step up to beat Oilers

With injuries to Auston Matthews and Joe Thornton, Maple Leafs captain John Tavares was saying on Friday morning that it was on the club as a whole to step up. “Everyone has to find ways to elevate,” Tavares said. “You can’t replace anyone in the lineup. I think everyone brings their own skill set. We have to find another level and make as big as an impact as you can.” To help get the point across...
Pension Plan Puppets 18 hours ago
Adam Brooks scores first NHL goal as Leafs get concerted effort in 4-2 win

Adam Brooks scores first NHL goal as Leafs get concerted effort in 4-2 win

TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 22: Adam Brooks #77 of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrates his first career NHL goal during the second period against the Edmonton Oilers at the Scotiabank Arena on January 22, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. | Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Freddy was solid, Willie was dancing, and the third line made a name for themselves. The Toronto Maple Leafs split their mini series with the Edmonton Oilers, taking Game 2 by a score of 4-2. John Tavares scored the game-winning goal in the third, with Adam Brooks and Jimmy Vesey getting goals in the second....
Pension Plan Puppets 21 hours ago
Game Six GDT: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers

Game Six GDT: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Edmonton Oilers

Photo by Claus Andersen/ We’re about to find out just how important Matthews is to the Leafs Maple Leafs vs. Oilers 7:00 p.m. ET Watch on: TSN4/SNW The Toronto Maple Leafs will play their second game in a row against the Edmonton Oilers. Last time we expected a high scoring game, and instead we got some dull defensive hockey. This time the Leafs are without both Auston Matthews and Joe Thornton, and have called up Adam Brooks, Pierre Engvall, and Alexander Barabanov to replace them with a more normal 12F/6D lineup. Naturally I’m now expecting the Leafs to lose a...
Bluebird Banter 22 hours ago
Friday Bantering: Bit of Jays stuff

Friday Bantering: Bit of Jays stuff

Photo by Jim McIsaac/ Thank you for the Birthday wishes. It has been a very nice day. and my wife is making me ribs for supper and a very nice, very labour intensive cake for dessert. I went out and got some beer to go with the ribs (if you haven’t tried Common Crown Brown, you really should). I looked at scotches but I have to finish a bottle or two before adding another. But I’m going to get myself something nice next time. The Blue Jays traded Hector Perez to the Reds for cash, or a player to be named. The creates room for George Springer on the roster and...
Bluebird Banter Jan 22, 2021
Top 60 All-Time Greatest Blue Jays: #48 Paul Quantrill

Top 60 All-Time Greatest Blue Jays: #48 Paul Quantrill

Paul John Quantrill | RP,SP | 1996-2001 Paul Quantrill was born November 3, 1968, in Kingsville, Ontario. A good Canadian boy. He was a 26th round draft pick in the 1986 draft. But then he didn’t sign with the Dodgers. Paul chose the University of Wisconsin instead. After three years there and a Top Pitcher and Team MVP award in 1989, the Red Sox drafted him in the 6th round of the 1989 draft. Mike Mordecai and Doug Mirabelli came out of that round as well. Quantrill quickly moved through the minors and made his Red Sox debut July 20, 1992. In May 1994, they traded him to...
Editor In Leaf Jan 22, 2021

Toronto Maple Leafs: Auston Matthews Out of the Lineup

The Toronto Maple Leafs will get revenge tonight when they face the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Arena. Is it too early to say that this is a must-win? After shutting down Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl on Wednesday night, the Leafs still managed to lose the game. Auston Matthews was brilliant, as per usual, but […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Auston Matthews Out of the Lineup - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Jays Journal Jan 22, 2021

Toronto Blue Jays have James Paxton on their radar

According to Jon Heyman of the MLB Network, the Toronto Blue Jays are still very active in the pitching market and have Canadian hurler James Paxton on their radar. James Paxton and the Blue Jays would make perfect sense as Toronto attempts to shore up their rotation for the 2021 campaign. The 32-year old Canuck […] Toronto Blue Jays have James Paxton on their radar - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - Toronto Blue Jays News, Rumors and Fan Community

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