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Anthony Petrielli

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Anthony Petrielli has been at MLHS since 2011. He is known for his weekly "Leafs Notebook" feature, and also writes specific analysis pieces. You can contact him at petrielli.a@gmail.com or find him on Twitter at @APetrielli.

You could have excused most Toronto Maple Leafs fans if they had forgotten the team was still looking for a GM. The incumbents conducted a...
Phil Kessel Maple Leafs

It has been another whirlwind offseason for the Toronto Maple Leafs, with too much activity to fit into one article. With that in mind, I am separating...

It has been a whirlwind offseason in Leafs land yet again, with too much activity to cram into one article. With that in mind, I...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Brad Ross and the 107th overall pick to the Edmonton Oilers for 6'4 left handed defenseman Martin Marincin. The...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 6'3, left-handed defenseman Andrew Nielsen with the 65th overall pick in the third round. Nielsen had 7 goals and...

NHL free agency officially begins on July 1st, but for all intents and purposes, it begins today. The negotiation period has begun, and teams...
Phil Kessel Maple Leafs

A little over a year ago Brendan Shanahan was announced as the new president of the Toronto Maple Leafs. In his introductory press conference, he...

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...
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...

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...

One Game Left. NotesInteresting 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...
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...

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...

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...
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...

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...