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All eyes on Maple Leafs' farm team as their playoff march to be aired live on TSN.
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And there are a ton of questions in this week's Breakaway Mailbag
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The Lightning's easy advance through the first round is doing nothing for Stamkos' bargaining position.
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NHL is calling it ‘The Centennial Classic’ to honour Leafs’ 100th anniversary.
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The Friday Mailbag answers that and more, like can Connor McDavid rejoin the Erie Otters after the NHL season? And, it wouldn't be a mailbag without more questions about Steven Stamkos and TJ Brennan.
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Of the two high-spending Original Six teams, the Rangers have the superior record since 2005.
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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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Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi, who are likely to go second and third in the NHL draft, have intriguing comparables.
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When it comes to who will go fourth, it’s such a close call it depends on who you ask. Today, we look at the hockey family ties that bind four players who could go fourth overall.
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William Nylander and the Marlies look to learn what it takes to win in playoff pressure cooker at AHL level before next NHL test.
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Current Leafs sing the praises of former captain as Dion Phaneuf set to play first game against Toronto since last month’s trade to Ottawa.
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With three Stanley Cup championships since 2010, the Blackhawks are the closest thing to a dynasty the NHL has had since the five championships in seven years for the 1984-1990 Oilers.
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  • Toronto Star
    Sports Reporter, 1999 - present
  • Canadian Press
    Joursnalist, 1989 - 1999
  • www.thestar.com
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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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Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi, who are likely to go second and third in the NHL draft, have intriguing comparables.

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And there are a ton of questions in this week's Breakaway Mailbag

Toronto Star
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When it comes to who will go fourth, it’s such a close call it depends on who you ask. Today, we look at the hockey family ties that bind fo

Toronto Star
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William Nylander and the Marlies look to learn what it takes to win in playoff pressure cooker at AHL level before next NHL test.

Toronto Star
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The 25-year-old Kadri is coming off the most well-rounded season of his career, leading the Leafs with 45 points in a first-line centre role

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NHL is calling it ‘The Centennial Classic’ to honour Leafs’ 100th anniversary.

Toronto Star
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Current Leafs sing the praises of former captain as Dion Phaneuf set to play first game against Toronto since last month’s trade to Ottawa.

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The Friday Mailbag answers that and more, like can Connor McDavid rejoin the Erie Otters after the NHL season? And, it wouldn't be a mailbag

Toronto Star
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The Hall of Fame Game ought to fall next season on Nov. 12, the anniversary of the opening of Maple Leaf Gardens. Why not turn that weekend

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With three Stanley Cup championships since 2010, the Blackhawks are the closest thing to a dynasty the NHL has had since the five championsh

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Chicago Blackhawks believe goaltender should be a contender to play in the World Cup in September if Montreal Canadiens’ Cary Price is still

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

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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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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.

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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

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