Monday, July 6, 2015
Analysis

Analysis

In-depth analysis of the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Leading Leafs-centric website.

The common sentiment around the Toronto Maple Leafs' hiring of Mike Babcock is, “good coach, bad team”—and it is tough to argue against that. This is not the first...

There are potentially a number of impacts that the Mike Babcock signing could have on the Toronto Maple Leafs, including off-ice impacts such as...
Mark Hunter

One of yesterday's emerging factors in the Maple Leafs winning the Babcock sweepstakes was the level of respect Mike Babcock has for Leafs Director...
NHL: Detroit Red Wings at Washington Capitals

From the moment it came out that Mike Babcock would possibly not return to Detroit, his name has been connected to the Toronto Maple...
Guy Boucher

Darren Dreger is reporting the team who contacted Guy Boucher about a possible return to the NHL (news Boucher broke himself yesterday on TSN...

My season-long project to chart Toronto Maple Leaf scoring chances mercifully finished on Saturday; you can take a look at my methodology in my...

If you watched Brendan Shanahan’s end of season press conference and began wondering who the next GM will be, you missed the forest for...

In a great piece on the 'Shanaplan' and the mass firings today by the Leafs, Bob McKenzie put forth the name Mike Futa as...
Brendan Shanahan Leafs President

Brendan Shanahan has continued the organizational overhaul with the dismissal of Director of Pro Scouting Steve Kasper and Director of Player Development Jimmy Hughes, with a...

It's official: Dave Nonis has been let go with two years left on his contract, while the entire Leafs coaching staff has been cleared...
2015 NHL Draft

With Carolina's win over Philadelphia tonight, the Maple Leafs have unofficially secured the fourth overall draft pick, pending the April 18 lottery results. Assuming either...

One Game Left. Notes Interesting piece by Thomas Drance over at TLN on executive compensation and the Leafs. Essentially, if the Leafs fire Nonis and hire...

The old saying goes that one man’s garbage is another man’s treasure, but perhaps sometimes the opposite is true. This season the Leafs conducted a fire sale...

One of the main questions in Toronto down the stretch has been whether or not Dave Nonis will be General Manager of the team...
Dylan Strome vs Mitch Marner - Maple Leafs

With both putting up fantastic draft year seasons and Mitch Marner technically still edging Dylan Strome on points per game, the debate as to...
Randy Carlyle Peter Horachek

When the Maple Leafs fired Randy Carlyle 40 games into the season, their record stood at 21-16-3. They are 6-22-3 since then. On the surface,...

On trade deadline day, it was revealed the Leafs and Red Wings were making a push to get a deal done that would send...

A deadline of selling rentals and stockpiling depth picks was expected, until the Columbus Blue Jackets came calling with an offer too good to...

It could fairly be depicted as a seller’s market this past deadline season, but only in the context of cap uncertainty going forward, with...

The NHL is officially a week away from the NHL trade deadline. Leafs fans in seller mode rejoice. I’ve written before about selling high and...