Scott Wheeler

Total 241 Posts

Woll, Bracco help USA to top of group with win over Canada

A pair of Leafs prospects played spoiler in Team USA’s win over Team Canada.

Mike Palmateer: The hero the Centennial Classic Alumni Game deserved

Mike Palmateer crafted the stuff of folklore at the 2017 Centennial Classic Alumni Game.

In second outdoor game, the Leafs are on a different path at the Centennial Classic

In the Leafs’ pinnacle event of their 100th season, a new era launches at the Scotiabank NHL Centennial Classic.

Leafs prospect Joseph Woll impresses in first crack at Team USA starting job

For Leafs prospect Joseph Woll, a debut at the Air Canada Centre is just one of many planned accomplishments.

Dzierkals returns from injury to lead Latvia at World Juniors

Leafs prospect Martins Dzierkals is confident his Team Latvia can make history at the 2017 World Juniors.

Prominent World Juniors role about coming full circle for Bracco

For Leafs prospect Jeremy Bracco, third time’s the charm.

Meet Martina Ortiz-Luis, the youngest star of the Leafs’ Centennial Season

Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner aren’t the only teenaged stars at the Air Canada Centre this season.

Is William Nylander lazy and inconsistent?

It’s a classic narrative. “He doesn’t work hard without the puck. He’s soft along the boards. He doesn’t bring it every game.” But does it stand up?

Nikita Korostelev intent to prove naysayers wrong, earn an NHL contract

The Leafs’ 2015 seventh round pick has come a long way and the path to the NHL has grown shorter.

Toronto Star’s latest book goes back to the Leafs’ beginnings in sport and journalism

The Toronto Star’s new book, 100 Years in Blue and White: A Century of Hockey in Toronto, documents the team’s history in sport and in journalism.

The True Stories of Robidas Island

Where did Lou send Stephane and Joffrey? And what’s in the latest box?

The Magic of Mitch Marner: Breaking down the enchanting rookie’s game

There is magic in Mitch Marner, something enchanting and unlike everything else in hockey. So how does he do it?

Andreas Johnsson dominant in Marlies’ 4-3 overtime win

Andreas Johnsson is just getting started in North America and the Toronto Marlies are the early beneficiary.

Kapanen and Leipsic the newest stars for still-dominant Marlies

Kasperi Kapanen and Brendan Leipsic are blossoming as two of the AHL’s best players on a new-look, but still-dominant Toronto Marlies team.

PPP partners with BreakingT to create Auston Matthews four-goal game t-shirt

PPP and BreakingT bring you the 4 Goals 1st Game t-shirt.

Leafs prospect Desrocher in charge of inexperienced Frontenacs team

Stephen Desrocher is back in the OHL, playing huge minutes as Kingston’s leader.

Why Connor Brown should make the Toronto Maple Leafs

In spite of his favourable waiver status, it's time the Leafs gave Connor Brown the full rookie season he has long-ago earned.

Fans ask Leafs to lead on domestic violence and sexual assault

Disgruntled hockey fans have sent 44 letters to NHL teams, pleading with them to take stronger stances on domestic violence and sexual assault. I chatted with the five who wrote the Leafs.

Wheeler's 2016 Top 25 Under 25 ranking explained

The 2016 Top 25 Under 25 series has come to a close, and my ranking differed in a number of ways from the consensus. Let me explain.

Stat Shot review: Vollman succeeds by turning analytics into sport

With Stat Shot: The Ultiamte Guide to Hockey Analytics, authors Rob Vollman, Tom Awad and Iain Fyffe broaden the analytics discourse for everyone, without boring anyone.

Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25: Auston Matthews unanimously named No. 1

It wasn't even close. Auston Matthews becomes the first player since Phil Kessel to be unanimously selected as the top player in PPP's annual Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25 series.

Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25: Andreas Johnson lands in North America at No. 12

After three impressive seasons in the SHL, Andreas Johnson is among a small group of Leafs prospects who are next in line for a chance to prove themselves in the NHL.

Science says you shouldn't believe anything Gary Bettman says about CTE and concussions

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, in the midst of an ongoing class action lawsuit with former players over concussions, continues to knowingly mislead the public about well-known science.

Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25: Travis Dermott rises to No. 19

Travis Dermott marks the start of another tier in our 2016 Top 25 Under 25 series.

Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25: Yegor Korshkov starts things off at No. 25

Yegor Korshkov kicks off this year's 2016 Maple Leafs' Top 25 Under 25 ranking in his first year of eligibility after being selected 31st overall by Toronto at the 2016 NHL Draft.
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