Maple Leafs History

June 10 is a memorable date for a handful of fan bases across the National Hockey League. There were champions crowned in the most dramatic of fashions as well as some franchise-altering draft picks. This was also the date when the hockey world lost one of its greatest players. Hockey World Says Goodbye to a
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In this latest series of articles, we’re looking back at some former NHLers that once suited up for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Some only played a game donning the blue and white, while others may have played significant time in the Big Smoke. Related: Maple Leafs’ Forgotten Ones – Mikael Renberg They might not be
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April 25 has provided us with some great playoff moments throughout the history of the National Hockey League. Two of the greatest players to ever lace up a pair of skates had offensive explosions on a date that saw plenty of great postseason moments. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to relive all
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April 16 is a huge date amongst the National Hockey League’s “Original Six” franchises, with four of them winning the Stanley Cup. There are also plenty of Hall of Fame players who left their mark on the game through the years. Let’s hop aboard the THW time machine and go back in time to relive
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Today’s voyage through National Hockey League history will be a long one as it begins in the first season played and finishes in 2020. In the over 100 years of memories made on this date, we saw hat tricks, plenty of assists, goaltending milestones and a whole slew of big moments. Let’s get our journey
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Perhaps the most famous hockey game ever played took place on this date, as two Olympic tournaments had memorable days. On the National Hockey League stage, the 1980s provided us with plenty of big performances while a handful of netminders made their presence felt. Let’s take our daily trip back in time to look at
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Dec. 26 has proven to be an extremely busy day in National Hockey League history. A handful of Hockey Hall of Famers had huge performances on this date as we had to say good to two others. Some goaltending greats showed exactly why they are held in high regard while fans in Pittsburgh and Vancouver
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When the Toronto Maple Leafs completed their 2018-19 season, they had failed once again to get past the dreaded Boston Bruins during the first playoff series. When the season concluded, general manager Kyle Dubas had some heavy lifting to do. His defense was weak and, as the general manager, he faced salary-cap problems brought on
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For those of you who like to look back at the early days of the National Hockey League, then Dec. 1 is your kind of date. In cornerstone cities like Boston and Toronto, some of the first stars of the game had big moments that laid the foundation for future success. Plus, there were plenty
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Both the “Great One” and “Mr. Hockey” had multiple memories on Nov. 2. Plus, there were plenty of monumental wins, personal milestones reached and even a handful of big trades made on this date in National Hockey League history. Gretzky Comes to Edmonton The Edmonton Oilers changed the future of their franchise, on Nov. 2,
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The late Roger Neilson will forever go down as one of the most unique coaches in NHL history. His style, personality, and willingness to do anything to gain an upper hand is the stuff of legends. He was an innovator who was responsible for many of the rules the NHL has today because he just
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The National Hockey League changed forever on this date when one of its most legendary players took to the ice for the first time. Speaking of first, there were plenty of memorable events to happen for the first time as well as some goaltending greats doing what they did best. Mr. Hockey Makes His Debut
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So many historic events occurred on Oct. 13 throughout National Hockey League. “Mr. Hockey” scored his first NHL goal in eight years, numerous big names lit the lamp for the first time in their careers, some legendary goaltenders earned shutouts and the first-ever All-Star Game was played in Toronto. Howe Gets Back in the Goal
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have a long and storied history. It’s one filled with success, disappointment and a long list of players that have donned the blue and white. Some came to the franchise through the draft while others were signed or traded for over the years. Over the next little while, we’ll be looking
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