Blue Jays’ all-star third baseman Josh Donaldson said he should be able to get back training in 2-3 weeks after suffering a right calf strain on Friday during spring training.
Nearly 60 years since Red Kelly seamlessly switched from defence to centre and helped the Maple Leafs win four Stanley Cups, Frank Mahovlich is still amazed how he did it.
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Not long after Mike Babcock echoed the company line that any trade the Leafs make up to the March 1 deadline will likely be minor, the team made a small deal.
The second time was not the charm for Kyle Lowry, but he’s not counting out a third.
If the Maple Leafs can’t win the Battle of Ontario, they won’t likely thrive in the Battle of the Atlantic.
Blue Jays manager John Gibbons can often leave writers scratching their heads when he delivers his Texas good ol’ boy jargon and home-spun witicisms.
The Maple Leafs made a minor deal Saturday, but not for a defenceman nor a player who will join them immediately.
This weekend set of games for the Maple Leafs has turned into a test of their strength at right wing.
It appears the next group of Leafs to be added to the Legends Row multi- statue monument — three are expected to be announced at Saturday’s game against Ottawa — might be the last players for awhile.
From a low priority pre-season sidebar of “will he make the team?” to a mid-season media maelstrom of “will he miss any games?”, it’s easy to see how vital Mitch Marner has become to the Maple Leafs’ hope to play beyond mid-April.
Feb 17, 2017
Bill Manning needs to be careful.
When Blue Jays manager John Gibbons listens to the radio, it’s likely country and western or classic rock being played. If he had been listening to the OverDrive show on TSN this week, he probably would have fallen off his chair.
Feb 17, 2017
It was way back in April — after his season in Switzerland had ended and before he headed off to Russia to play in the world hockey championship — that Auston Matthews enlisted the help of skills coach Darryl Belfry in an attempt to become an even better scorer.