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Update: John Mitchell will step in for Kris Versteeg on the second line, who can't go tonight due to a sore back. Should be interesting to see if Mitchell can bring some size and...

Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs will play host to the New York Islanders as they search for the fifth straight win to open the season. The Islanders are searching for their first road win...

The Toronto Maple Leafs are set to visit the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at the Consol Energy Arena. The Penguins have yet to win at home this season and get another opportunity to erase that...

Day Two of on-ice participation is now in the books .. the sessions all had a purpose, as camp not only winds down, but clear decisions need to be made on who will remain...

The Toronto Maple Leafs held their on-ice portion of training camp today. Players have been split into three squads to accommodate the 63 players invited to camp.Among the contingent of fans outside the ice...

Alex and I will once again continue the Young Guns prospect draft. We are drafting:6 9 forwards, 4 defensemen, 1 goaltender Total of 22 young players with a birthday year no later than 1986 (24...

, Join us in the comments as Alex Tran and I go head-to-head carving up the Leafs youth.(Note**) - for the record I will be making the picks for each of us as Alex...

It's been quite the time span since my last post here. But as many of you know, I've been working on the McKeen's Hockey Annual Yearbook. That is in addition to the work on...

It's been a hot topic, and a touchy one at that for the better part of almost a year, since the day the trade was consummated.  The Toronto Maple Leafs, toward the end of...

I've been holding off on posting one of these, as the sheer volume of Toronto-borne speculation renders separating the plausible from the impossible a rather difficult task.Without further ado, here we go:There is no...

We’ve partnered up with Pension Plan Puppets to bring to you a Player Review series, where we will be evaluating and grading the 2009-10 season for every Leaf who featured in a significant number...

Is Ron Wilson the go-to-guy for a young Leafs team going forward?

About a month ago, we took a look at Phil Kessel's production, including the on-pace numbers for this season and (theoretically) projected 82-game statistics.With 10 games left to go in the season, perhaps it's time...

I would first like state that I am addressing this rumor because it is, in fact, circulating around the league that Toronto is interested in the Atlanta Thrashers' sniper Ilya Kovalchuk. Yes, this rumor...

Per the Toronto Star, it appears as though Tyler Bozak may be the latest player to get a shot at centring the Maple Leafs' top line alongside Phil Kessel and Nik Kulemin, beginning tonight...

As Phil Kessel makes his return to Boston, I can't help but wonder why some people are still asking who the Leafs should get to play with him.Phil Kessel has been playing with Matt...

Phil Kessel is a legitimate star in the city of Toronto.  Per sporting tradition, he now needs a nickname which is catchy, instantly recognizable, and also describes him as a player.In the course of...

Ho hum, a Saturday night without hockey in Toronto. Here are some interesting/random thoughts to consider:- Now with 8 goals on the season, Phil Kessel has more goals in his 12 games than the...

Leafs fans have been waiting for John Mitchell to step up and start burying his opportunities to legitimize himself as a top 6 forward, where depth is lacking. At Wednesday's practice, he received that...

It's fairly obvious the Leafs are a team that wanders around looking for a win like men in a desert. Once they get close enough to civilization, it turns out to be a mirage.Update:...