Phil Kessel – Will He Be a Boom or a Bust in Toronto?

You knew when Brian Burke accepted the job as the GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs that he wasn't going to waste much time putting his own unique "stamp" on the team. He has a philosophy that a good hockey team should be comprised of 2 highly skilled lines, and 2 gritty...

NHL Playoff Preview – Boston Bruins vs. Montreal Canadiens

What a difference a single year makes. Last season the Montreal Canadiens finished atop the Eastern Conference standings, and the Boston Bruins had just squeaked into the playoffs, snagging the 8th spot. Montreal had dominated the Bruins all year, and fans and media...

Phil Kessel – Is This His Breakout Year?

In 2004-2005 Phil Kessel was absolutely dominant at the Under 18 World Junior Championship. During those 2 years he amassed an incredible 26 points in just 12 games, and during that time was pegged to go number one in the 2006 NHL entry draft. However, his play tailed...