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Leafs boss will coach his 1,000th game Thursday, and Steve Yzerman expects him to be around 'a lot longer.'
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Players expect trade talk to be the new normal for the Maple Leafs for the next little while.
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Conspiracy theorists found reasons to see why the league — if it could — would rig the draw in favour of the Maple Leafs.
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The Canadians have struggled in the world junior hockey championship. They need to beat the favoured Finns to get to the medal round.
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Maple Leafs prospect Nylander out with suspected concussion after check in first game at world junior championship in Helsinki
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Brayden Point and Mathew Barzal scored in shootout to give Canada a come-from-behind win over Switzerland.
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Toronto gets schooled by a team that has gone through a long rebuild.
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Former Leafs coach also doesn't expect to be back at world junior tournament next year in Toronto and Montreal.
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Being assigned to the Fiesta Bowl felt, at first, like a prank, like my editor was going to change the airline ticket at the last moment and send me somewhere soul-crushing. Like a polo event, or a Leafs game.
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Leafs prospect on Team Canada believes he can play a lot better.
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Urged by his mother, Dominique Ducharme has decided to stay with Team Canada through the world hockey junior tournament.
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Have him in circles
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  • Toronto Star
    Sports Reporter, 1999 - present
  • Canadian Press
    Joursnalist, 1989 - 1999
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I write about hockey and the Maple Leafs for the Toronto Star. Oh, and Shakespeare didn't write those plays.
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I cover the Toronto Maple Leafs and the NHL for the Toronto Star. 
Education
  • University of Western Ontario
    MA Journalism, 1987 - 1988
  • York University-Glendon College
    English, Computer Studies, 1982 - 1986
  • Neil McNeil HS
    1977 - 1982
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Leafs boss will coach his 1,000th game Thursday, and Steve Yzerman expects him to be around 'a lot longer.'

Toronto Star
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Toronto gets schooled by a team that has gone through a long rebuild.

Toronto Star
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Players expect trade talk to be the new normal for the Maple Leafs for the next little while.

Toronto Star
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In the debut edition of Over the Boards, a weekly look at what’s happening around the league, Kevin McGran looks at whether Panthers can con

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Former Leafs coach also doesn't expect to be back at world junior tournament next year in Toronto and Montreal.

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Bring a warm hat and it's okay to make fun of Sweden.

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Conspiracy theorists found reasons to see why the league — if it could — would rig the draw in favour of the Maple Leafs.

Toronto Star
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Being assigned to the Fiesta Bowl felt, at first, like a prank, like my editor was going to change the airline ticket at the last moment and

Toronto Star
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Maple Leafs prospect Nylander out with suspected concussion after check in first game at world junior championship in Helsinki

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Leafs prospect on Team Canada believes he can play a lot better.

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Brayden Point and Mathew Barzal scored in shootout to give Canada a come-from-behind win over Switzerland.

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Urged by his mother, Dominique Ducharme has decided to stay with Team Canada through the world hockey junior tournament.

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So far, things haven’t worked out for the Finns, deemed a powerhouse by some. They have one win and one stinging loss, blowing a lead to Rus

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McDavid said the tournament helped him mature and get ready for the NHL.

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Team Canada pursued Canucks fiendishly to get his release.

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The ex-coach of the Leafs says the all-sports network has created “an unconscionable amount of pressure” on Team Canada.

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Nylander suffered an illegal check to the head after scoring a goal for Sweden against Switzerland.

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The frenzy over the home-grown son and pending free agent needs to be tempered because pursuing Stamkos would signal a return to the bad-old

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Leafs will probably be in dead last and Sparks will probably be in minors by the time Toronto plays again after a week off.

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