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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.

It's amazing how quickly things can change at this time of the season. Combined with the loss in Washington, this four-point swing puts the...

What a string of hugely important games for the Maple Leafs  this week, starting tonight in Detroit. The Leafs will play the Lightning and...

The Maple Leafs took a couple of big wins out of Anaheim and Los Angeles, only to come out flat as a bottle of...

The Maple Leafs rose to the level of competition with a good team effort and beat Randy Carlyle's (Holland, Lupul and Gardiner's as well)...
Phil Kessel #81

In the next four nights, the Maple Leafs are going to play three teams who they, fortunately, won't have to meet in the playoffs...

I’d love to say it doesn’t matter how you get the points at this time of season, but forget the constant chatter about the...

Frazer McLaren has been called up for tonight's game basically because of this from a few days ago:Here's where it kind of makes sense:...

Here's your breakdown of last night's results (highlights in the right sidebar):Montreal - LOST Tampa Bay - LOST Washington - LOST Columbus - LOST Detroit - LOST in...
Tyler Bozak, Morgan Rielly

//The Toronto Maple Leafs, eh guys?Never a dull moment.This game was firmly in Toronto's control at 2-0 when they took to the...

Neither buyers or sellers, with limited cap space, some expiring contracts they're playing wait and see on and a market that favoured rental buys,...

We unwrapped a vanload of presents on Trade Deadline Eve. What’s left for Deadline Day? Perhaps the biggest moves of all, which are likely...

Good-enough first and third periods were spoiled by a lack of finish and a nightmare second 20 as the Maple Leafs dropped a 2-1...

With tonight's blockbuster between the Blues and Sabres cranking up the heat on trade speculation across the League (DOMINOES!!!), let’s take a quick look...

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Dave Bolland

Some Leafs news making the rounds last night as it pertains to Dave Bolland's contract situation: Darren Dreger floated a five million dollar asking...

Before the NHL broke for the Olympics, the Toronto Maple Leafs appeared to be playing some of their best hockey of the year at...

Ten games above .500 (32-22-6), 70 points on the year, and the first win over Vancouver since November of 2003. That’s the way to...

An exciting game at Tampa Bay Times Forum tonight, as an ominous start by the Leafs, except for Jonathan Bernier, gave way to a...

One might look at a 1-0 scoreline after 40 minutes in this game and think it’s not as bad as being down four or...

For his and all of our sakes, I hope the team can stay on the winning track once David Clarkson returns, starting tonight in...