Back at the beginning of March I was handed the reins to this site as the managing editor. I was thrilled. I had big plans. I couldn’t wait to put my own stamp on a site that has hosted Hockey Operations folks like Cam Charron and many of the top hockey writers we read every day like Dom Luszczyszyn, Cat Silverman, and Ian Tullouch, all of whom have had bylines on this site. A site that I hope that can continue to be a launching pad for young writers and hockey folks. That was March 1st. By March 11th hockey was done indefinitely and we began a holding pattern in the hockey world, both anxiously waiting for it’s return and hoping the league would not be reckless in its actions to bring us back the sport we love.
By mid-June it became apparent that hockey would be returning, in some capacity, or at the very least the NHL and NHLPA were going to exhaust every resource in trying to bring a conclusion to the 2019-20 season. It was around that time we began restocking our roster with some of the most talented writers we could find …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation