Mike Armenti, hockey edtior

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Learn more about Mike Armenti, see how his journey led him to writing hockey and other sports news.

 Mike is a Senior Writer, Managing Editor on since 2021. He has been an Administrative Assistant at the Ontario Public Service for 8 years.He also is a former minor league hockey coach.

Areas of expertise: Written English, management, analysis, extensive knowledge of the Toronto Maple Leafs from over 30 years of hockey fandom.

Social Media Profile: @InsideLeafs on Twitter/X

Bio: Born and raised in Thunder Bay, Ontario, hockey has always been a fixture in my life. Whether it be playing youth hockey growing up, attending local SJHL, University or amateur games, or coaching minor hockey, Iíve always had a high level of emotional investment in the sport of hockey. Iíve been a writer for more than 22 years in total and have always tried to find ways to flex my creativity through means of singing/songwriting, short stories and, over the better part of the last decade, sports writing.

In 2018, I was hired by H&L Media as a part-time writer, covering the NHL for a website formerly known as, which has since re-branded to I spent nearly 4 years with this team, learning about the business, prior to founding 807 Sports Enterprises in 2022, working in partnership with H&L Media to deliver the most up-to-date news surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs for their website,, now

I pride myself in providing top-quality coverage of the NHL and the Toronto Maple Leafs, bringing my readers t

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