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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.
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...
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...

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...

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...

The Leafs play their first game of 2015 at the same time as Canada takes on Denmark. After a big win against the Boston...

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...

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...

With a minute left in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings, a familiar sight for Toronto Maple Leaf fans was taking place...

There is a well-known saying among hockey executives that goes, “Sometimes the best moves are the ones you don’t make.” When Brendan Shanahan was hired...

There isn't an elephant in the room when it comes to the Leafs defense, but the question of what to do is bubbling below...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have officially played a quarter of their season, and we are still no closer to figuring out where this team...

I never did meet Pat Quinn or get to him know personally, but as a Leafs fan growing up he meant a great deal...

This past weekend, Pat Burns was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame despite no longer being with us. It served as a stark...

Early in the season, the Maple Leafs claimed Richard Panik off of waivers. He began on the fourth line and took some time to find...

The 2013-14 season marked the first time since the 1989-90 campaign that no goalie played more than 65 games.https://twitter.com/cmasisak22/status/456305105310986241That was, of course, an Olympic...

A 3-0 week quieted the “blow it up” talk in Toronto, but it will inevitably rear its ugly head again. Rebuilding the team entirely would be...

When Kyle Dubas was named GM of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds, one of the first things he did was buy every member of the...

Since the 2014-2015 season began, I have been tracking my own internal metrics on Leafs games. I thought I’d take the time to explain what...

The Maple Leafs were faced with a unique opportunity to keep their top prospect in Toronto playing in the AHL, yet they elected to...