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Phil-Kessel

Sometimes all it takes is the right bounce. The Leafs were off to a drowsy start and fell behind 1-0 before the first line got a fortuitous bounce off the boards that fell perfectly to...

A good first period featuring first-ever NHL points for Stuart Percy and Brandon Kozun – on Tyler Bozak and Nazem Kadri goals, respectively – gave way to a disappointing 30 minutes of hockey as...

The cuts are in. The Leafs have waived Colton Orr, Frazer McLaren and Korbinian Holzer, while William Nylander is headed back to MoDo for the upcoming season.That means, if you lost track, the guys who...

A Leafs team that was short on energy after playing back to back and a veteran group short on effort gave the fans little to cheer about consistently. A fairly boring game—even by preseason...

One of the more interesting developments in the beginning of Maple Leafs training camp has been the notion of reuniting Joffrey Lupul with Phil Kessel, which would drop James van Riemsdyk down a line. Would...
Steve Spott

MLHS' Alec Brownscombe chatted with newly-appointed Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott this afternoon. There was lots to cover ahead of the new season.Alec Brownscombe: As a guy who grew up in a soccer...

When Brendan Shanahan was introduced as the new President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it was met with skepticism and the focus centered on Tim Leiweke’s consistent reiteration of the word “culture.” Conversely, Shanahan's focus...
Jake Gardiner

With James Reimer's negotiations settling on Friday, only Jake Gardiner remains of the Leafs' outstanding contract situations, and this contract quietly might be most interesting among all of the Leafs' RFAs this off-season. Do...
Joffrey Lupul

When Brendan Shanahan came aboard, I made a quick passing comment about understanding selling low and selling high with the Toronto Maple Leafs players and cashing in on inflated value when the opportunity presents...

Gold is Canada's and the players are on flights back home.  The NHL season starts up again on Tuesday with just nine days remaining until the March 5 NHL Trade Deadline.  As the Toronto...
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics - Men's Hockey Schedule UPDATED: FEBRUARY 18TH, 2014The Olympic Mens Hockey Schedule as now moved away from the preliminary stages of the hockey tournament, and onto the qualification stages.As...
The Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

GROUP A Team USA Olympic Roster Goalies: Jimmy Howard, Ryan Miller, Jonathan QuickDefensemen: John Carlson, Justin Faulk, Cam Fowler, Paul Martin, Ryan McDonagh, Brooks Orpik, Kevin Shattenkirk, Ryan SuterForwards: David Backes, Dustin Brown, Ryan Callahan, Patrick...
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There isn’t much I can add to the powerplay analysis that wasn’t in the write up by JP Nikota describing the Leafs use of the 1-3-1. They adopted this system in 2012-13 while more...

Jake Gardiner dazzled in his best game of the season, David Clarkson FINALLY scored his first goal of the season and Jonathan Bernier was good when he needed to be as the Toronto Maple...

Toronto Maple Leafs' win, a 6-5 victory in OT, marks best start for the franchise in 20 years (1993-1994 Toronto Maple Leafs). Randy Carlyle and Dallas Eakins are probably going to want to forget this game; it...
Cody Franson

When the Hockey World woke up today, there was some good news if you are a Leaf fan.James van Riemsdyk summed it up best: Always nice waking up to good news #sneakybeast pic.twitter.com/Tdv7vYwRMN— James van...

Based on the personnel on offer, preseason could become at least a little more interesting tonight.Randy Carlyle will be icing a few line combinations of intrigue, including a potential "shut down line" combination of...

The Leafs dropped a 4-3 shootout decision to the Philadelphia Flyers in a sloppy second game of preseason. Remarkably, Phil Kessel took 6 minutes worth of aggressive stick infractions.Becoming known for eating up his...
Carl Gunnarsson

The Toronto Maple Leafs have avoided arbitration with defenseman Carl Gunnarsson, with the two sides agreeing to terms on a three-year contract. TSN's Darren Dreger is reporting it's worth $9.45 million.  Salary is listed at...

Our next Player Review takes a look at one of the newest members of the Toronto Maple Leafs, James van Riemsdyk. Acquired in exchange for Luke Schenn on June 23rd, 2012, the former second overall...