Archive for February, 2014

Toronto Maple Leafs: Will They Be Active At The Trade Deadline?

February 25th, 2014 1 Comment

After an incredible victory by Team Canada over Sweden at the Olympics, the NHL regular season is just a few hours away from commencing when the Buffalo Sabres and Carolina Hurricanes drop the puck Tuesday evening. While every hockey fan enjoyed the Olympics, NHL fans from coast-to-coast are chomping at the bit to get back to their favorite teams. A quick look at the NHL standings reveals some excellent playoff races. A total of three points separates the eighth place Detroit Red Wings and the 13th placed New Jersey Devils in the Eastern Conference, while a measly four points separates the eighth place Dallas Stars from the 12th placed Nashville Predators in the Western Conference. To say the playoff race is tight would be an understatement. Historically, when the playoff races are this tight many NHL teams hold off on