Flames’ Nazem Kadri brings Stanley Cup to hometown for special celebration

Flames’ Nazem Kadri brings Stanley Cup to hometown for special celebration

Nazem Kadri carries the NHL Stanley Cup at the London Muslim Mosque in London, Ont., on Aug. 27.CARLOS OSORIO/Reuters On a day filled with pride, joy and inspiration, Calgary Flames forward Nazem Kadri brought the Stanley Cup to his hometown to celebrate on Saturday. It was a dream come true for the 31-year-old who won … Read more

Leafs TV will shut down after 21 years on the air

Leafs TV will shut down after 21 years on the air

Leafs Nation Network TV will stop its on-air programming starting next month after 21 years of broadcasting. Subscribers were told in an email this week that the channel will be discontinued starting Sept. 1 and removed from subscribers’ VIP or League Sports TV theme packages. No reason was given as to why the program is … Read more

The most interesting tidbits from day 5 of Leafs development camp

The most interesting tidbits from day 5 of Leafs development camp

And so the race begins — after another session of Leafs development camp in the books, one day remains — the second scrimmage. It was a similar day to Wednesday, where the two groups were separated, skating on different pads. But on the back-half of the two-hour session, both groups were combined and did drills … Read more

Maple Leafs sign Calle Järnkrok to four-year, $2.1 million AAV contract

Maple Leafs sign Calle Järnkrok to four-year, .1 million AAV contract

The Maple Leafs announced on Friday that the club has signed forward Calle Järnkrok to a four-year contract, carrying an annual cap hit of $2.1 million dollars. Järnkrok split last season between Seattle and Calgary, registering 12 goals and 18 assists in 66 games before adding another four points in 12 postseason contests for the … Read more

Kadri sheds playoff ‘liability’ label and kisses off critics

Kadri sheds playoff ‘liability’ label and kisses off critics

Nazem Kadri had a mic-drop moment for the ages when the ex-Maple Leaf won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Colorado Avalanche on Sunday night. “For everyone that thought I was a liability in the playoffs, you can kiss my ass,” said Kadri. Those were his comments to “Hockey Night in Canada” on … Read more

Leafs’ Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award

Leafs’ Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award

Winning the Hart Memorial Trophy felt great. So did winning the Ted Lindsay Award. Goal Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews wishes for more. “I’d be lying if I said that there wasn’t a little bit of angst, wishing you’re still playing right now,” Matthews said after accepting the two biggest awards at the NHL’s awards … Read more

Jason Spezza retires at 38 to join Leafs front office

Jason Spezza retires at 38 to join Leafs front office

There was no single moment that told Maple Leafs forward Jason Spezza it was time to retire. But the fact that he’ll soon be 39 and was often a healthy scratch this past season certainly indicated that it was time for the 19-year NHL veteran to move on. And so he has. “I still don’t … Read more

Michael McCain steps down as CEO of Maple Leaf Foods

Michael McCain steps down as CEO of Maple Leaf Foods

Michael McCain, president and CEO of Maple Leaf Foods, announced on Wednesday that he will become executive chair and will hand over CEO responsibilities to president Curtis Frank by next year’s annual meeting.Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail Michael McCain is stepping down as chief executive of Maple Leaf Foods Inc. MFI-T after 27 years at … Read more