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The NHL announced this morning the full order of selections for the 201o NHL Entry Draft.  While it is widely known that the Toronto Maple Leafs do not have a first or second round...

An example of how the NHL could restructure its currently farcical points allocations.

As you are no doubt well aware, the NHL draft lottery will be held tonight in New York to determine the order of the 14 non-playoff teams heading into the June 25-26 draft in...

* aka "Operation: Basement Breakout" With last night's loss, the Maple Leafs were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention for the 5th straight year. This was not really news - even the most optimistic of Leafs'...

The Torontosaurus Rex for Week 23 is fitting and also notoriously absent from the only Leafs extra time loss in the last seven overtime/shootout games. In that loss, the Maple Leafs and Penguins...

The Leafs are looking to post their third straight win as they roll into Pittsburgh for this Sunday afternoon tilt.  On the surface, this may seem like a run-of-the-mill Sunday game as there is...

The Torontosaurus Rex for Week 21 is .... Saturday's 6-4 win over Edmonton was the only game Tyler Bozak didn't eclipse 20 minutes of ice time since the trade deadline, but ended with a...

This is an odd one to say the least. The Maple Leafs, fresh off last night's victory over Oilers, are on Long Island this afternoon to take on the Islanders in an usually-timed 5pm game (Leafs...

This involves the Leafs, as well as around the league. TFP: The Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are among the teams to have serious interest in Alexei Ponikarovsky. Various reports suggest...

With the NHL's Olympic Trade Freeze about to hit at 3pm today, reports out of Pittsburgh indicate that the Maple Leafs had scouted the Penguins' Wednesday game against the Islanders. The obvious trade fit...

Mike Peca, also known as the little engine who could, has officially called it a career today. The 35-year old grinding leader played 864 career games with the Canucks, Sabres, Islanders, Oilers, Maple Leafs and Blue Jackets.  During...

The NHL hit triple digit shootouts (100), setting a dubious milestone on the same day the midway point in the NHL schedule was reached in the schedule altered Olympics campaign. Both NHL milestones - 100...

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a rebuild, or a re-tool, whichever you prefer.  In any event, a process such as this requires a team to have a plentiful prospect pipe, ripe with blue...

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the NHL landscape would look without the first 8 games of...

Did the neutral zone trap morph into the shootout? The pre-lockout reason for altering the rules, transfigured into the shootout as teams play for the shootout more this season. If trends are any indication,...

It took a while, but the Toronto Maple Leafs are finally starting to look comfortable on home ice, and on the ice in general, as one of their better overall team efforts led to...

Because when our readers ask, we deliver! Congrats to everyone who picked Beauchemin for the first game of our contest. Who wants to do an over/under on how long it takes them to show highlights of...

The MLHS Holiday Giveaway Contest is opening it's first official game thread.  All eligible participants will have the opportunity to win a ticket to the January 14th Leafs game against the Flyers!  This is...

I have always believed that a persons real intelligence level is a sum of what they allow themselves to learn from others.  Book smarts, education, degrees, etc are all an indication of knowledge -...

The Leafs and Islanders have a fair bit of history between them. The Mike Peca/Darcy Tucker incident, the Leafs trading up to acquire Luke Schenn, and even the Islanders beating the Devils (who played...