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Steve SImmons


Vaughan, ON, Canada

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Past articles by Steve:

SIMMONS: The answer to Leafs' playoffs woes: Getting a lot more from Matthews, Marner and Nylander

When the Colorado Avalanche won the Stanley Cup with run-of-the-mill goaltending, they did so because of the brilliant play of their most prominent stars, Cale… → Read More

SIMMONS SUNDAY: Which Ryan O'Reilly are the Maple Leafs getting?

When the John Tavares draft was coming in 2009, the book on Ryan O’Reilly was he wasn’t quick enough to be an NHL player. → Read More

SIMMONS SAYS: Tarasenko trade makes New York Rangers the favourites to win it all

Who’s going to beat the New York Rangers in a best-of-seven playoff series? → Read More

SIMMONS SAYS: NHL's all-star weekend entirely underwhelming

SUNRISE, Fla. — The most valuable player of all-star weekend was the beach. → Read More

SIMMONS: McDavid all alone at top of NHL and everyone knows it

FORT LAUDERDALE -- Every time Nathan MacKinnon watches Connor McDavid play, a certain thought comes to mind. → Read More

SIMMONS SUNDAY: Maple Leafs trade rumours, where fantasy and reality collide

Depending on who you follow, listen to, or read, the Maple Leafs will be acquiring Ryan O’Reilly, Timo Meier, Bo Horvat, Patrick Kane, Jonathan Toews, Max… → Read More

SIMMONS: The rise and grind of Leafs defenceman Timothy Liljegren

The rise and grind of Timothy Lilegren has helped bring the Leafs to another level this season. → Read More

SIMMONS: Where do the shell-shocked Bills go from here?

It was stunning and shocking and disappointing and troubling to watch and witness the many ways the Bills were pounded by the Bengals. → Read More

SIMMONS SAYS: Late Flyers own Ed Snider would not have tolerated Provorov's defiant act

Long before there were slogans like “Hockey is For Everyone,” Ed Snider, owner of the Philadelphia Flyers, was way ahead of his time. → Read More

SIMMONS: The life and death of young Moose Melanson

Something called Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome had taken his teenage life. → Read More

SIMMONS SAYS: Players meeting or beating expectations have Leafs looking great

Cliff Fletcher had a rather basic but effective way of analyzing the teams he managed - either during the season or after the season. → Read More

SIMMONS: Culture Shock? Blue Jays replacing silly with serious in winter culture change

When Alex Anthopoulos overpaid for Russell Martin heading into the 2015 Major League season, he did so with complete clarity about what he was buying at an… → Read More

SIMMONS: Brampton - the sports capital of Canada

“It’s just an incredible list of sporting people of tremendous accomplishments.” → Read More

SIMMONS SUNDAY: In Canada, world juniors still reign supreme

The power of the world junior hockey tournament, even after the Hockey Canada scandal and the ongoing economic challenges caused by COVID, is that it evokes so… → Read More

SIMMONS SUNDAY: Connor McDavid is as good as it gets and poised to join more greats in 2023

SIMMONS SUNDAY: Connor McDavid is as good as it gets and poised to join more greats in 2023 → Read More

SIMMONS: Maple Leafs’ dynamic duo of Matthews and Marner named co-winners of George Gross Sportsperson of Year award

Here’s to more nights of Matty and Mitchie, the Odd Couple of the Leafs, doing things we’ve never seen before. → Read More

SIMMONS: The conflict of voting — and leaving the best players off Baseball Hall of Fame ballot once again

It is an honour and a privilege each year to be included as a voter for the Baseball Hall of Fame. → Read More

SIMMONS: Victory over Lightning is night of distinction for winning Maple Leafs

Sheldon Keefe pretty much loved the way his Maple Leafs played on Tuesday night. Jon Cooper was pretty much disgusted. → Read More

SIMMONS SAYS: The past generation of generational sporting stars still performing at an exceptional level

This is Year 18 for Sidney Crosby and Alex Ovechkin as National Hockey League players and neither seems to be slowing down. → Read More

SIMMONS SAYS: Current Leafs are best of the 'Core Four' era

WATCH as Toronto Sun Sports columnist Steve Simmons and Rob Wong talk about the “core four” Leafs, what’s going on with the Raptors, and is Lionel Messi the… → Read More