Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Analysis

Analysis

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

A significant portion of modern hockey analytics revolves around Corsi (or SAT% as defined by the NHL), which is really nothing more than looking...
Phil Kessel vs LA Kings

I’ve been listening to more hockey talk radio than I usually do in the past week or so – as a Leafs fan, trade rumours...

The Maple Leafs completed their first trade of the season with something expected: Moving out a couple of pending UFAs they were in tough to...

Last week, I took at look at zone start changes from Randy Carlyle to Peter Horachek and found some interesting differences. Among them was a...
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Anthony Petrielli and Steve "Dangle" Glynn were on Global TV talking Leafs rebuild.

Did the Maple Leafs miss out on a chance to include Cody Franson in their core going forward? Yesterday's trade with Nashville has some asking the question. The Leafs had two...
Brian Burke Mastercard Center Board

Rumour season is in fine form as the Toronto Maple Leafs, yet again, limp to the finish line. There are a lot of big names...
Randy Carlyle Peter Horachek

Under Randy Carlyle, the Maple Leafs were a test case as to whether a team can win despite being dramatically out shot largely through controlling...

Since the hiring of Peter Horachek, the Maple Leafs have reduced their shots against, but have been ice cold offensively. Horachek has begun implementing a...
Dion Phaneuf

More than ever before, NHL management involves getting out of bad contracts. Always better to move a contract a year early, than a year late. When...
Dave Nonis Leafs

The evaluation period might not be over, but the reality has hit Leafs Nation. This team is not very good, and it needs a face...

The other day, over at my hockey analytics blog, I wrote an article on the relationship between Possession/Corsi (CF%) and Shooting Percentage (Sh%) in 5v5...
Peter Horachek, Toronto Maple Leafs

When Peter Horacek was hired in the summer, it was a reasonably safe bet that at some point the man who served as interim...

I originally intended this to be a look back after 41 games, but recent events made it much more sensible to use 40 games...

Randy Carlyle’s inevitable firing brought about as crazy a day in Leafs land as any in recent memory. Phil Kessel and Dave Feschuk arguing, with...

The only real surprise is that he made it all the way to 2015. The same fundamental flaws haunted this Leaf roster despite a fleeting...

With the NFL playoffs currently unfolding, the storylines in football circles revolve around the usual topics—Can Peyton Manning win another Superbowl, can Tom Brady get a...

For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Maple Leafs won 20 games before the official NHL winter break. But, in the eight...

Introducing the MLHS Maple Leafs top 30 prospect rankings, complete with player-by-player scouting reports. These rankings are based on a combination of the overall talent...

And what should the Leafs do with the polarizing young defenceman? The answer isn't an instantly-gratifying one: Continue to be patient. There is currently no bigger...