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Pension Plan Puppets 7 hours ago
Shades of Hockey Podcast - Episode #1: William Nylander, Jake Gardiner, Training Camp battles, and more!

Shades of Hockey Podcast - Episode #1: William Nylander, Jake Gardiner, Training Camp battles, and more!

Oh, hey! A new podcast! Hiya! Welcome to a brand new Toronto Maple Leafs / NHL podcast hitting the airwaves! Youtuber Matthew Henriques and I have recorded the maiden voyage of the Shades of Hockey Podcast, a show we hope you all will enjoy before or after the Back to Excited podcast, we’re not picky. On the show, we talked a little about the Erik Karlsson and Max Pacioretty trades, making sure to drag the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens sufficiently enough for a Toronto-based podcast. Matthew and I then move on to talk about potential Leafs lineups, including the surprises Mike...
Pension Plan Puppets 10 hours ago
[Wednesday’s FTB] First steps

[Wednesday’s FTB] First steps

Come chat about the Leafs From the front page Why hasn’t William Nylander signed with the Maple Leafs yet?Preseason and still no Willy Ny. John Tavares with the first Leafs goal of 2018-2019I’m not sure what’s better, that John Tavares scored or that Flintor has things to gif again. Leafs Links Congratulations to Lucy and Jake Gardiner on the arrival of Henry John today !! All doing well and according to proud Grandpa John the newest Gardiner has “big mitts and light feet” Well done Minnetonka !! #tmltalk— Paul Hendrick (@HennyTweets) September 18, 2018 Auston Matthews...
Tip of the Tower Sep 16, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Jake Gardiner contract conundrum

Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Jake Gardiner is an impending free agent and it appears that the team could look into re-signing him. According to Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun, Toronto Maple Leafs’ coach Mike Babcock spoke of his belief that Jake Gardiner will be re-signed and stay with the team for the foreseeable future: […] Toronto Maple Leafs: The Jake Gardiner contract conundrum - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Sportsnet.ca Sep 14, 2018
Rielly gives credit to Gardiner’s handling of rough Game 7

Rielly gives credit to Gardiner’s handling of rough Game 7

Morgan Rielly talked about Jake Gardiner stepping up and handling criticism after a rough Game 7 to close out last year’s season for the Maple Leafs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Sep 14, 2018

Kadri praises accountable Gardiner; Babcock says Maple Leafs look forward to ‘getting Jake signed’

NIAGARA FALLS – When Jake Gardiner owned up to his miserable performance against the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring, Nazem Kadri, like the rest of the Maple Leafs, took notice. “It’s accountability,” Kadri said. “It takes a lot of courage to be able to […]
Sportsnet.ca Sep 14, 2018
Jake Gardiner ready for most important season yet after emotional Game 7

Jake Gardiner ready for most important season yet after emotional Game 7

After a rough end to his season, Jake Gardiner is turning the page and now focusing on what should be his most important NHL season. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Sun Sep 13, 2018

Gardiner hoping to emulate JVR, to an extent, with contract expiring

Jake Gardiner wants to be just like James van Riemsdyk. In a sense. Gardiner heads into the 2018-19 regular season on the last year of his contract, with unrestricted free agency looming next summer. Van Riemsdyk was in a similar situation last season and was able to put speculation about his future aside, scoring a […]
Editor In Leaf Sep 9, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Should Jake Gardiner Be Traded?

Toronto Maple Leafs: Trade Jake Gardiner Yesterday. It’s Time. We should forgive Jake Gardiner for his mistakes, but its time for him to move on from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Jake Gardiner is a skilled hockey player and a Leafs veteran.  One of only 16 defenseman to score 50 points last year.   For that reason, […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Should Jake Gardiner Be Traded? - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf Sep 8, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Morgan Rielly and His Potential

Morgan Reilly was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs 5th overall in 2012. Standing 6’ 1”, and weighing 217 lb, Morgan Rielly has been playing defense for the Toronto Maple Leafs since 2013/14.  Heading into his 6th season, he already has 388 career NHL regular season games under his belt.  In five seasons with the […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Morgan Rielly and His Potential - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf Aug 31, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Jake Gardiner Player Profile

This could be the last year we see Jake Gardiner in a Toronto Maple Leafs sweater. With his contract expiring next summer Gardiner will be looking to impress not just the Toronto Maple Leafs but the rest of the NHL. At 28, this could be the last time Gardiner has the chance to earn a […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Jake Gardiner Player Profile - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets Aug 30, 2018
2018 Top 25 Under 25: William Nylander is #2

2018 Top 25 Under 25: William Nylander is #2

Five of our voters ranked William Nylander the second best player under 25 for the Leafs. In 2014, William Nylander hit our T25 list at number four behind Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner and Nazem Kadri. In 2015, Nylander was second to Rielly, and then in 2016 and 2017, he was second to Auston Matthews. He’s second again this year, but he’s not there alone. We have a tie because five our voters picked Nylander second and five picked Mitch Marner. The people who picked Nylander over Marner will tell you why they made that choice. Fulemin: William Nylander’s powerplay production...
Pension Plan Puppets Aug 30, 2018
2018 Top 25 Under 25: Mitch Marner is #2

2018 Top 25 Under 25: Mitch Marner is #2

Five of our voters ranked Mitch Marner the second best player under 25 for the Leafs. In 2015, Mitch Marner hit our T25 list at number 5 behind Morgan Rielly, William Nylander, Jake Gardiner and Nazem Kadri. In 2016 and 2017, he was third. This year he’s second, but he’s not alone. We have a tie because five our voters picked Marner second and five picked Nylander. The people who picked Marner will tell you why they made that choice. Brigstew: Despite picking Nylander at #2 over Marner, I’m secretly glad that the PPP ~Hivemind~ masthead voters wound up in a straight tie between...
Puck Prose Aug 27, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Jake Gardiner and Morgan Rielly should be together

The Toronto Maple Leafs defense finally has the depth for the team to put defensemen Jake Gardiner and Morgan Rielly together. Here’s why they should. The Toronto Maple Leafs are heading into the 2018-19 season with perhaps the greatest expectations they’ve had since 1967. After signing John Tavares in free agency, they’re clearly all in […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Jake Gardiner and Morgan Rielly should be together - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
Puck Prose Aug 25, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Addressing Jake Gardiner’s Giveaway Totals

Jake Gardiner is one of the Toronto Maple Leafs best defensemen even though he is a flawed player. A lot of Toronto Maple Leafs fans seem to have a certain distaste for defenseman Jake Gardiner. Most statistics, however, would indicate that he is far from a defensive liability Gardiner has been one of the more controversial […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Addressing Jake Gardiner’s Giveaway Totals - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
The Hockey Writers Aug 20, 2018

NHL Rumors: Kronwall, Gardiner, Reinhart, More

In today’s rumor rundown, could Detroit defenseman Niklas Kronwall be saying goodbye to Detroit and the NHL? Is Sam Reinhart looking for a long-term deal in Buffalo? What type of deal is Jake Gardiner expecting in Toronto and could the Minnesota Wild completely overhaul their team? Kronwall Done in Detroit? Detroit Red Wings defenseman Niklas […] The post NHL Rumors: Kronwall, Gardiner, Reinhart, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

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