Tag Archives: Randy Carlyle

Carlyle and Leafs make strong statement with comeback win

Whether the Toronto Maple Leafs win another game in this series or go deep into the playoffs, Saturday’s 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins has to go down as one of the best team accomplishments of the season. If the Leafs … Continue reading

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Leafs pounded in playoff debut

After a nine-year wait, it wasn’t a very auspicious start to the playoffs for the Leafs. The Leafs went down 4-1 to the Bruins who outplayed, outmuscled and mercilessly pounded the youthful upstarts, supplying a stark reality check. Mikhail Grabovski … Continue reading

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Leafs open doors to hockey starved fans

By Rolf Sturm Whenever the word “free” is followed by anything having to do with MLSE, take note: It’s a situation that doesn’t come up very often for Leafs’ fans. In a somewhat surprising gesture, MLSE threw open the doors … Continue reading

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Stick a fork in it, Leafs officially done

When the official end finally arrived with a gutless 3-0 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes, Leafs’ fans could barely muster enough contempt to rain down a strong chorus of boos. It was more apathy than anything else. Maybe they’re so … Continue reading

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The Kadri conundrum

Back in November I wrote a blogpost about whether Nazem Kadri’s latest call-up to the big club would be his last. During that 16 game stint, Kadri scored three in the first four games, then petered out with just 2 … Continue reading

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Coaches cornered: How long before you lose the room?

Well Bruce Boudreau didn’t spend much time in the unemployment line after being jettisoned Monday as the Washington Capitals’ coach. The coach who holds the NHL record for notching 200 wins the soonest is also the soonest to be re-hired. … Continue reading

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