Authors Posts by Michael Stephens

Michael Stephens

109 POSTS 0 COMMENTS
Michael Stephens has been writing for Maple Leafs Hotstove since 2010, and has featured in the 2010 and 2012 Maple Leaf Annuals. Former Editiorial Intern at The Hockey News. Undergraduate degree from the University of Windsor. Chat me up about all things hockey on twitter @MLHS_Mike

The Toronto Maple Leafs have leapt from the gate.  With 10% of the season in the books, the Leafs are 3rd in the conference,...

Putting their unbeaten record in regulation on the line in tonight’s game against the Winnipeg Jets, the Toronto Maple Leafs will be looking for...

True to form, the Leafs have found a way to disappoint, this time it's the media falling victim to the “surprisingly” unbeaten Leafs.  For...

Leave it to the Toronto Maple Leafs to have more roster questions heading into the regular season than heading into camp.  Suspensions, injuries and...

Anyone remember the Leafs' Skyline? Nieuwendyk between Ponikarovsky and Antropov? See, it was funny because all three are tall guys, and cities have buildings so tall...

So, the Leafs have improved to 3 - 3 in preseason with last night’s victory over the Senators.  Making it all the more memorable...

Be sure to check out Mislav's recap of the Leafs-Sens rookie game last night. Garrett has your Luke Schenn contract update here.Alas, the Rookie...

We get a lot of Leafs content on the site.  That makes a tonne of sense given the URL.  But every once in a...

Hey, they happen to all of us.  But as it pertains to the Toronto Maple Leafs, there are a few players in particular that...

While the off season has been relatively quiet, something is becoming very clear about Brian Burke’s reconstruction of the storied Toronto Maple Leafs, especially...

The rivalries remain, but the faces change.  For all the substantial additions that the Leafs have made, the 29 other teams in the league...

What a difference a week makes, eh? Last week, all the buzz was about the now forgotten and insignificant Dry Island fiasco (only jerks...

For a long while I’ve held off discussing the depth of uncertainty surrounding the club’s post season chances in 2012, because I hold out...

In part 2 of our ongoing analysis of the 2011 Off-season, we’ll be looking at the July 3rd, 2011 trade that saw Brett Lebda,...

All three have notched career highs in games played and points scored in 2010 - 2011, and all three are pending Unrestricted Free Agents...

Yes, its time again for another non-Leafs game day thread.  Tonight marks the start of the 3 other conference quarter finals games, with the...

…this is it.  Tonight marks the start of the 2010 – 2011 NHL playoffs.  5 of the 8 Conference Quarter Final match-ups will open...

Your Toronto Maple Leafs are in action tonight against the no-pronged attack of the Philadelphia Flyers.  Despite the absence of Pronger, the Leafs will...

The Leafs are in Montreal tonight trying to keep their flickering playoff hopes alive against the recently flaccid Montreal Canadiens.  The Leafs enter tonight’s...

The new look Leafs will play host to the red-hot New Jersey Devils tonight in a match-up of surging cellar dwellers.  Both teams are...