Jonathan Bernier Humiliatingly Has No Idea Who Nelson Mandela Is

Nelson Mandela was a South African anti-Apartheid leader who spent 27 years in jail before eventually being elected as the country's first black head of government. You probably didn't need that insultingly curt biography, but Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier sure could have used it a few days ago. » 12/09/14 12:49am 12/09/14 12:49am

God Help Me, I Do Care About The Maple Leafs' Stupid Salute Controversy

The Maple Leafs—or more specifically, their fans and their media—have a talent. Every controversy seems to immediately skip a stage and go directly to the meta. It's been 12 hours, and it's no longer about whether the Leafs deliberately snubbed their fans by skipping the customary stick salute after last night's win.… » 11/21/14 10:43am 11/21/14 10:43am

Watch The Emotional Ceremonies Preceding Tonight's NHL Games In Canada

This week's dual tragedies in Ottawa and Montreal have understandably driven both remembrance and national pride in Canada. On the heels of Pittsburgh's display earlier this week, a pre-game ceremony in Ottawa was simulcast to Toronto and Montreal, providing fans in those arenas the opportunity to participate in… » 10/25/14 9:29pm 10/25/14 9:29pm

The Maple Leafs' Collapse Is A Victory For Rationality

Statistics, like any science, are functionally useless unless they can be tested. The 2013-14 Toronto Maple Leafs season may have been the single best test case so far for the first wave of hockey's advanced metrics—and it resulted in a rousing defeat for both the Leafs and those pundits stubbornly unwilling to look… » 4/07/14 1:44pm 4/07/14 1:44pm

Idiot Invades Ice At Air Canada Centre, Gets Pummeled By Security

We're still seeking good video of this, but late in Tampa Bay's 5-3 win over the Leafs a Toronto fan somehow managed to scale the glass and make his way onto the ice during a timeout. The fan, we're told, ran around on the ice, squatted in a faceoff circle, then got pummeled by security. Send us video, if you have it. » 3/19/14 9:48pm 3/19/14 9:48pm