Identity Pt 4: Goalies, Coaches And Above All, Management

To truly change the culture and identity of an organization you need time, stability, and a clear and concise vision of what you want that identity to be.  As of this date I don’t believe that vision exists within the management group.  After Brendan Shannahan was hired as President and Alternate Governor a lot of … Read more

Identity Pt. 2: Leafs Forwards

As we all know, the identity of a team doesn’t lie within a single player, coach, or somebody in management. It’s something an organization carries with them throughout years and, much of the time, decades.  It takes an impossibly long time to build, and thus becomes something that’s ingrained within the fibers of the jersey, … Read more

Identity

Identity: the fact of being who or what a person or thing is.  We’re told that this core of Toronto Maple Leafs are still looking for their identity. When we talk about teams and their identity we often grasp at obscure concepts rather than concrete definitions. Terms such as “gritty” and “heart” get thrown around, … Read more

NHL Officially Suspends The 2019-2020 Season

Following the NBA’s decision last night the NHL has opted to suspend the 2019-2020 Season effective immediately. For how long? Nobody really knows. However, it’s tough to disagree with this decision from the NHL. The health of the players and their families, the staff that works in and around the games, media and fans, is … Read more

Puckin Leafs | Blue’s “Bag of Pucks” Mailbag

The first question for this week’s installment of Blue’s “Bag of Pucks” mailbag comes from Tommy Cat via Twitter: What Leaf special team are you most disappointed in this year? — Tommy Cat (@TommyCa59436681) March 8, 2020 This isn’t even close for me, it’s the penalty kill.  As of this writing the Leafs have a … Read more

Puckin Leafs | Blue’s “Bag of Pucks” Mailbag

Welcome to the initial installment of Bag of Pucks brought to you by Jeff Wlliams or @4evrb1ue if you frequent the Twitterverse. Ask your questions anytime by indicating #BagOfPucks in your reply here or on Twitter @PuckinLeafs and we will consider it for the following weeks Bag of Pucks article. Enjoy Puckers! Is Morgan Rielly … Read more

It’s Puckin Game Day | Penguins at Maple Leafs

PENGUINS 37-15-6 at MAPLE LEAFS 31-22-8 Maple Leafs Game 62 | CHANNEL: TSN4 | 7 PM EST Tonight is the second game of a home and home series between the Toronto Lazy Fucks Maple Leafs and the Pittsburgh Penguins. After a dismal showing in Pittsburgh, the Maple Leafs are set to bounce back…ah fuck it … Read more