Maple Leafs notebook: Dion Phaneuf eyes turnaround

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-18

David Clarkson high on Steve Spott hiring. Stephane Robidas takes next step after broken leg.

Maple Leafs talk change as camp opens: Arthur

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-18

Relaxed Leaf coach Randy Carlyle sizes up challenge, Joffrey Lupul pinpoints puck possession for improvement.

Leafs goalie Jonathan Bernier ready for battle

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-18

Bernier and James Reimer "1A and 1B," Maple Leafs coach Randy Carlyle says as camp opens.

David Clarkson, Maple Leafs pressing reset button on 2013-14 season

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-18

Toronto Maple Leaf forward David Clarkson is looking to bounce back after scoring just five goals and 11 points last season.

Randy Carlyle – Training Camp

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2014-09-18

Randy Carlyle address the media at training camp on Thursday. The post Randy Carlyle – Training Camp appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.

Toronto Star: Kessel not hot on Spott’s breakout strategy

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2014-09-18

#469476587 / gettyimages.comInteresting article about former Golden Gopher and Boston Bruins forward Phil Kessel. You have talented, millionaire athletes telling coaches what they will do and not do. It's a great perspective that's not put out there a lot. Dave Feschuk, Toronto Star – At least, such was the gist of an anecdote Spott shared at a coaches’ clinic at which he was a guest speaker last month, this according to interviews with three minor-hockey coaches who were in attendance. “Spotter said that when he went to Phil (with the breakout play), Phil said, I’m not doing it,” said one of the attendees, a former professional player. Said another: “Spott was saying (that

Phil Kessel denies nixing coaches' plans

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-18

"I have nothing to do with how this team is run, coached or any of the systems," Leafs winger says.

Randy Carlyle defends 'double standard’ for Phil Kessel

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-18

'Talented people have to have some freedoms,' says Leafs coach Randy Carlyle of star winger.

Leafs Roster Preview - David Clarkson

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2014-09-18

#482369659 / gettyimages.com Let's call a spade a spade - David Clarkson has the worst contract in the history of the National Hockey League. There's no ifs, ands, or buts about it. Remove everything before the Salary Cap (because who cares), and you won't find a deal that is so perfectly combines being too much, too long, too waiver proof, and too buyout proof. There isn't even a chance of compliance buyouts before it ends! Even Rick DiPietro had that.But in the mean time, he's a Toronto Maple Leaf, and is expected to be on the ice this year (along with five more after that). So, what can we expect out of the 36 million dollar man?

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