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Alec Brownscombe

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Alec Brownscombe is the founder of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He was also the editor of the 2009-12 Maple Leafs Annuals. You can contact him at brownscombealec@gmail.com.

Randy Carlyle is still twisting in the wind as the Maple Leafs' head coach despite some damning quotes from the new boss. YES! MT @Hope_Smoke:...
Leaf Fan Reaction Video

You’ve probably seen the video. Mark Micelli and his Leafs fan buddies were gathering for Game 7 on the night of May 13, 2013. Mark...

We began our search for a new head coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs with an in-depth look at Peter DeBoer over the weekend....

Who would’ve thought we would be saying those words in reference to the Maple Leafs just a week ago?There was a palpable air of...
Brendan Shanahan Leafs Presidentvideo

Live streaming video of the Brendan Shanahan Press Conference, where he is to be introduced as President of the Toronto Maple Leafs.Replay:

So ends the three-week nightmare that derailed a promising 2014 Leaf playoff bid. So begins weeks of soul searching while the real teams...

Head coach Peter DeBoer’s three-year contract with the New Jersey Devils is set to expire at season’s end. (Warning: What follows is a long-winded analysis...

About that pre-game talk of pride and putting in a good effort for Drew MacIntyre in his first ever start...He’s not mad at himself,...

One game remains before the Leafs' sure to be long and interesting off-season gets underway. First matter of business? The draft lottery for all...
Brendan Shanahan

There's been no formal offer submitted by MLSE, and no formal interest from Brendan Shanahan, but there is "some level of interest" in Brendan...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning - TAMPA, FL - APRIL 8

I mostly watched this one with my eyes half glazed over, dozing in and out of consciousness, with a smell of burnt toast lingering,...

A window of opportunity is open just a crack after last night's last-second loss by Columbus.Now the Leafs have to do their part. A...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Boston Bruins

The Maple Leafs were done after the Red Wings loss, but would that stop them from turning it on in their final six games,...

The Calgary Flames were just what the doctor ordered for the Leafs, at least as far as ending the losing skid goes. The 10-game...

Have the goal posts started to shift?Listen here:Dave Nonis on expectations going into the season. http://t.co/yuvFq7sbBh #Leafs #TMLtalk— Maple Leafs HotStove (@LeafsNews) April 1,...

Don Cherry said something nonsensical with no basis in fact, guys. Let's talk about this. 1) Leafs love those College guys. Signed Eric Knodel from...
Jonathan Bernier

“We didn’t seem to be able to break the cycle, and they were using the points. We play with a lot of people down...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs St. Louis Blues

At what point do we stop saying the next game is a “must win?” Tonight was a must win and the Leafs came out...

The Maple Leafs signed 23-year-old defenceman Eric Knodel to a one-year entry-level contract today. Knodel was the Leafs' 2009 5th round draft pick who...