Photo History of Maple Leafs New Third Jersey

By HOWARD BERGER LOS ANGELES (July 22) – There is redeeming value to the third jersey the Toronto Maple Leafs will show-case next season: it was once worn by champions. That alone should make it a hot-selling item, as Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainment continues to avail itself of the most irrepressible hockey market on Earth. The […]

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 in Older Posts
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Maple Leafs New Third Jersey

By HOWARD BERGER LOS ANGELES (July 14) – There has been much speculation about whether the Toronto Maple Leafs will unveil a new third jersey for next season. The answer I’ve gotten is yes… the re-designed alternate (pictured below) will look very much like the jersey the club wore at Maple Leaf Gardens on May 2, […]

Thursday, July 14th, 2011 in Older Posts
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The Leafs/Stamkos Mystery

By HOWARD BERGER   LOS ANGELES (July 13) – If you ask a general manager in the National Hockey League about the puzzle involving offer sheets, chances are you’ll be given a reply similar to that issued by Brian Burke of the Toronto Maple Leafs, who acknowledged, in the past week, that offer sheets are “a part […]

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011 in Older Posts
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Burke’s Trip to Desert a Measured Risk

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (July 7) – Opinions about whether Brian Burke did something “wrong” by visiting our troops in Afghanistan on Canada Day – free agent  day in the National Hockey League – are predictably widespread and diverse. Any such decision by the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs is going to be scrutinized in today’s expanding, […]

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 in Older Posts
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Restraint Was The Leafs Best Ally

By HOWARD BERGER   TORONTO (July 2) – On a day in which I had lots of fun with my growing list of Twitter subjects (how is it that a guy gets fired by the biggest all-sports radio station in the country after 23 years and gains 700 followers in the first month?), the most forthright exchange occurred late Friday evening […]

Thursday, July 7th, 2011 in Older Posts
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Your Opinion on Leafs Moves

By HOWARD BERGER TORONTO (July 6) – The question to fans of the Maple Leafs was simple and straight-forward; the answers somewhat diverse: “On reflection, do you like the moves made by Brian Burke and Co. the past week and is the team ready to make a concerted playoff push beginning in October?”   The moves involved […]

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011 in Older Posts
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