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Luke Schenn will be wearing the C in five years.

November 5, 2010 @ 3:49 PM

Slim Whitman

Luke Schenn will not be a Maple Leaf in 5 years

November 5, 2010 @ 4:17 PM


Luke Schenn will have a ring within 5 years

November 5, 2010 @ 4:21 PM

Suckwinder Passwinder

Yes true, he should be married within 5 years.

November 5, 2010 @ 4:31 PM


Luke Schenn has a ring around his rosey.

November 5, 2010 @ 4:37 PM

Buffalo Boy Mike

Trade Proposal:
Craig Rivet for Luke Schenn any takers?

November 5, 2010 @ 4:37 PM

Raptors Devotee

Tim Raines should be in the Hall of Fame and it is a complete joke that he can only get 30% of the vote. He was easily the best Expo over Carter and Dawson and is only being penalized because he played in Montreal too long where the U.S. media rarely saw him, even in the Expos glory years.

November 5, 2010 @ 4:42 PM


What's wrong with the Phoenix Suns. They're 1 and 3 right now. That's no good. They should win again tonight when they play Memphis. I want my Habs to beat Buffalo tonight in hockey and my Coyotes to beat Dallas. It would be great if all my teams win.

November 5, 2010 @ 4:46 PM

Sam from Scarbrough

@Raptors....Raines YES U.S media are beyond STUPID & IGNORANT...and it will never change...

November 5, 2010 @ 5:11 PM


Boom 97.3 needs to add some, any, Canadian album covers to its current street poster.

November 5, 2010 @ 5:11 PM


Luke Schenn should also release a music album. Like Guy Lafleur did.

November 5, 2010 @ 5:13 PM

Bone Chain

Why do Canadians insist on raking up leaves from gardens before 'leaf season' is over?

I've seen people raking up leaves from under trees that are ready to dump their stash in the next gust of wind. I don't get it...

November 5, 2010 @ 6:33 PM

twins from bolton

Got my winter tires on today & GET READY FOLK'S it looks like mandatory in Ontario starting next yr.as was told today. Quebec had winter tires mandatory 2 yrs ago & there was a shortage that yr.

They DO make a difference as All Season are less effective than they used to be.

November 5, 2010 @ 6:37 PM


No winter tires for me. I don't drive. I can't drive because I'm blind. I never heard Guy Lafleur sing before and I'm a big Guy Lafleur fan. He was a great player. I'm a long time Habs fan. It was great when they won the cup every year. They will win it again.

November 5, 2010 @ 6:51 PM


I don't drive either Cheryl. I take a bus everywhere. I don't mean to be a prick, but i find that i get revenge every winter when i see my colleagues race off in their cars after work. I somberly walk to the bus 9 month per year. But every winter, i get to laugh at everyone who stares at the forecast because there may be snow and hence a horrible and long drive home. While they spin their tires I just put on my mp3 player and sit my lazy ass on the bus and let the driver do all the work.

It's not often, but sometimes it is better not rely on having a car. And this is my time to shine!! :)

November 5, 2010 @ 8:14 PM


I wish I had an uncle named Leo.

November 5, 2010 @ 10:29 PM


"All-season" (sic) tires are one of the biggest lies ever made to the ignorant/stupid/lazy North American driver. Apart from having to buy an inexpensive second set of rims, just about everyone is going to go through at least one set of tires while they own their car/truck, so why not have tires that focus on what they can do best in dealing with the weather/seasons? Simple chemistry or physics would tell you that an "all season" rubber tire is not possible - or a very poor compromise at best. It's not just some "conspiracy" of the rubber/tire industry trying to get more money out of you.

November 6, 2010 @ 12:09 AM


The Fan 590 really sucks now.

November 6, 2010 @ 5:31 AM


My Habs won last night over the Sabres. Habs are in first place. They will stay there. My Suns won as well, 15 points for Hido Turkoglu. Don't listen to the fan if you think it sucks. I don't listen to it. I don't even like bob McCowan.

November 6, 2010 @ 7:54 AM


I'm pretty much done with the NHL. When they continue to promote/glorify fighting while spontaneously professing mock outrage about 'head shots' (Thornton suspension being the latest), then whatever credibility they have left is lost for me.

November 6, 2010 @ 9:14 AM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

I still enjoy PTS on The Fan. But other than that, it's pretty disappointing. Krystal in the mornings tries very, very hard to be shocking and controversial but when you strip away his yelling there isn't a lot of meat on the bones.

November 6, 2010 @ 10:57 AM


I never heard Crystal yet, and I don't want to. My dad has and thinks he's awful. I don't like Bob McCowan because he always yells at callers who don't agree with him. Well, I really don't bother with radio much anymore. It's not like it used to be years ago. I have tons of CDs which I make into MP3s and some vinyl records. That keeps me going for music. go Habs.

November 6, 2010 @ 1:13 PM


Any word yet on who the new guy is at the Edge?

November 6, 2010 @ 1:21 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

I'm getting lots of emails and DMs asking me who the new guy at the Edge is...

I must confess, I didn't even know this announcement was coming down the pipes. Since Barr left, I've caught maybe 10 minutes of the DBS. And I don't have any inside info on this one to spill or I would have spilled it.

I'm pretty sure it's Ralph Benmergui.

November 6, 2010 @ 5:25 PM

Joe J.

@ cherl...cherly......whatever

Shut the fuck up!

Your comments are SO pathetic and repititious. Anyone sharing your views must be embarassed by you supporting theirs.

November 6, 2010 @ 7:34 PM


My Habs just lost to Ottawa 3 to 2. That's no good. They lose at home. That was no good, but my Coyotes are leading 2 to 0 after a period. Again I'm not born with shutters.

November 6, 2010 @ 10:04 PM

Rick C in Oakville

Twins from Bolton, any links to this info? I have a 4x4 pickup that even with slightly worn all seasons has never failed me to get to my destination. The guys they need to slap up the side of the head and get snow tires are the little Honda ricers running their performance tires all year long.

November 6, 2010 @ 10:27 PM


I could do without reading Joe J's recently repeated, cut and paste, putdown comments against Cheryl. You had your initial fair say. Repeated it at least a second or thirteenth time a while back. That should be enough.

And yes, my Leafs lost tonight against the Sabres. Or they refused to win?

November 6, 2010 @ 10:49 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike

Joe, you've been warned. One more cut and paste job like that and your IP addy is banned.

November 7, 2010 @ 12:01 AM


My Coyotes did manage to lose in a shootout 4 to 3. No good at all, not a good night for sports. The Leafs get a point as well. Not fair. My Habs got no points last night.

November 7, 2010 @ 7:56 AM


Hey Joe, speaking of being repetitious, it is pretty annoying. Way worse than anything Cheryl has had to say about the Habs, Coyotes or Smitherman.

Grow up Joe. Your comments are SO pathetic and repititious. That much is very true. Oh, also if you are going to cut and paste the same thing over and over i would suggest better quality assurance regarding spelling. It's repetitious dude! LOL

November 7, 2010 @ 9:55 AM


just wondering what happened to a few toronto media personalities from a few years back..........

whatever happened to:

1) Gail Smith- cfto news.
2) John Gallagher- citytv/q107
3) Donna Secar- q107
4) Rypien- mojo 640 (not sure of the spelling or his full name, but that was his radio handle.
5) Mike Anscombe- global tv sports guy.

just some sunday morning thoughts that i'm hoping the well rounded and very knowledgable torontomike readership might be able to shed some light on as I wait for 1 of my 2 favorite things in sports to happen......watching the buffalo bills get their asses kicked (the other, and i've been able to enjoy this for virtually my whole life is to watch the hapless Leafs get their asses kicked game in and game out, season in and season out.......probably right up there with the LA Clippers as the most pathetic, worst run sports organizations of all time).....go leafs go!!!

November 7, 2010 @ 12:18 PM


I'm not a Buffalo Bills fan, I'm an Arizona Cardinals fan. I just got into football. I picked the Cardinals because I love Arizona in everything else. Let's hope they win.

November 7, 2010 @ 12:46 PM

Toronto Mike Verified as the defacto Toronto Mike


I'm ready for the challenge here...

Gail Smith: After CFTO, I think she was on The New VR (CKVR) but now seems to be nowhere.

John Gallagher: He's on The New Classical 96.3 http://www.classical963fm.com/personality/john-gallagher

Donna Saker: She's currently on the air in Montreal on Q92.5 CFQR-FM. Her show is called The Live Drive with Ken & Donna.

Ripkin: His real name is Rick Loewen and that led me to http://www.rickloewen.com/. He seems to be between gigs right now.

Mike Anscombe: He's currently the host of Leafs TV's Once a Leaf.

November 7, 2010 @ 1:11 PM


I'm mad. My Cardinals had a 24 to 10 lead, and they go and blow it and lose to the Vikings in overtime. Seems like this Brett Farve guy on the Vikings was nowhere in the beginning of the game. He comes out of nowhere and steals the show and scores two touchdowns. I'm really mad. Cardinals should have won.

November 7, 2010 @ 4:45 PM


John Gallagher is also on AM740 in the morning as part of their breakfast show...."The Happy Gang".

November 7, 2010 @ 7:00 PM


My Suns won. That's great. It was close though 118 to 114 over Atlanta. Now my Suns are 3 and 3. Let's hope they keep winning.

November 7, 2010 @ 8:20 PM


What is your favorite song to rock out(dance,act silly to, sing along with?)

November 8, 2010 @ 2:43 AM

Sam from Scarbrough

Without doubt,not even close
Johnny Bower singing Honkey The Christmas Goose (original version)

November 8, 2010 @ 7:29 AM

James Edgar

I have to start checking here more often . this is GOLD

November 8, 2010 @ 10:35 PM

Not Mike's Brother Ryan


Have you every done a comparison of the hits you got 3-5 years ago to now?

What I'm wondering about is the change from IE over to Chrome/Mozilla and the change from Desktop PC's to mobile devices.

Do you have this data? It would be an interesting read to me, the nerd, but I guess I'm not everyone.

November 9, 2010 @ 8:27 AM


It's a bit late, but Gail Smith is on twitter for those who wondered if she was even still in Canada, her handle is GailSmithTOR. It doesn't seem like she's even working anymore, just retweeting tons of stuff from people that she follows. Maybe she won the lottery or hooked up with a millionaire.

October 5, 2016 @ 3:07 AM

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