Archives for: June 2007
If you're looking for a chance to watch some free hockey -- albeit the Marlies -- and become a local celebrity to tens of fans, then this may be the job for you...
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have signed speedy forward Simon Gamache to a 2-year-deal.
Gamache, 26, played for Bern in the Swiss Elite League last year neting 66 points (20 goals, 46 assists) in 44 games -- good enough for the league scoring title.
The Toronto Maple Leafs have given up a first-round draft pick, a second-round pick in 2008 and a fourth-round pick in 2009 to the San Jose Sharks for goaltender Vesa Toskala and former Ottawa 67's forward Mark Bell.
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced the signing of defenceman Carlo Colaiacovo to a three-year contract extension worth $3.85 million (U.S.) today.
ATLANTA -– The rains finally came this week to end the longstanding drought in the Tennessee Valley. Hopefully it was enough to help the farmers and the firefighters, who have been battling brushfires.
Whitfield County, Georgia -- It's vacation time at my home away from home, on the border between Georgia and Tennessee. The weather here has been stifling. The Tennessee Valley area has been suffering through a drought for more than a month now and they've started closing down a few of the fountains around town.
Here's the official draft selection order for Rounds 1-7 as sent out by the NHL today:
I was talking to a fellow OHL scribe the other day and he was bemoaning the fact that there is no longer any OHL in Toronto.
Just when you thought the testimony in the trial of former-NHLer Ryan VandenBussche couldn't get any crazier... well, it gets crazier.
Yesterday was day two of the trial, where VandenBussche is facing eight charges -- three of them for assaulting police -- after a bar brawl at the Turkey Point Hotel.
Here's the transcript from last night's Stanley Cup post-game interview with Anaheim Ducks star Teemu Selanne.
Those of you who regularly read my blog know about my Tim Hortons addiction.
Anyway, today everyone should buy a Timmys coffee since EVERY CENT from sales will be going to help send deserving children – who could otherwise not afford it --to camp.
Here's a crazy story in today's Toronto Star about ex-NHLer Ryan VandenBussche, who is currently on trial for eight charges -- three of which are for assaulting police during a full-scale bar brawl which according to reports included roughly 30 people.
The OHL rubberstamped the deal allowing the sale of the Mississauga IceDogs to Newmarket businessman Bill Burke today, meaning the Toronto St. Michael's Majors can now move into the Hershey Centre.