It’s been quite a ride, but unfortunately it has to come to an end. We started this podcast three years ago as three Ryerson University students (who didn’t even know each other) with a passion for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Fast forward and this show grew steadily and we have to thank each and every one of you who listened to us. So here it is, the final show ever of the Leafs Lounge podcast, featuring special guest, TSN Insider Darren Dreger.
You can hear our interview with Dreger at 35:10
This was one of the least exciting Trade Deadline Day we’ve seen in years. On this episode of the podcast, we breakdown the final hour of the 2016 NHL Trade Deadline live (2-3pm). Unfortunately it was not a very active deadline and the Leafs made no trades. We try to keep things interesting as best as we can though!
On this jam-packed episode, we give our thoughts on the new Leafs logo, discuss whether we think the Leafs are getting snubbed for the Winter Classic and nudge the idea of bringing up some top prospects before the end of the season. We revisit the Kessel trade and evaluate some of the problems of the Vancouver Canucks compared to the Leafs.
With the possibility of Steven Stamkos hitting the free agent market, many factors coming into play when it comes to acquiring star talent.
By: David Morassutti
The past week we have heard it all: Stamkos-Gate, Tweet Gate, Stamageddon (my favourite one) along with other clever clichés, all because of a liked tweet. Sure Steven Stamkos has said that liking a tweet about the possibility of the Toronto Maple Leafs pursuing the star sniper in the offseason was an accident, but that has not stopped people from believing that his future next year is not with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Read Article