2011-12 Season | Maple Leafs Hotstove

David Steckel & J-M Liles EOY Interviews

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Joffrey Lupul: 2011-12 Comeback Season

BigBadBoss has posted his latest video highlight package for the 2011-12 season, this one on Joffrey Lupul's resurgence. Be sure to check out his...

Clean Out Day Interviews; 2011-12 Phil Kessel highlight video

Cody Franson and James Reimer gave two of the more interesting interviews on locker clean out day. Watch them below. Additional interviews with Joey...

Jake Gardiner: 2011-12 Rookie Season

A nice video package from "BigBadBoss" on arguably, with nods to the performances of Kessel and Lupul, the most positive revelation of the past...

Leafs or Oilers?

For the early part of the season, when the Leafs were still planted in the playoff picture and the Oilers began to return to...

Plenty of blame to go around for Maple Leafs

While Brian Burke deserves much of the blame for the recent woes of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it’s also fair to point out that...

Season not a total waste for young Leafs

Being a Leafs fan is never easy (being a fan born in the early 80s is even worse). Oh, we have had a few...

Leafs had no choice but to re-sign Grabovski

How many different ways can you skin a cat? Rather, how many different ways can you look at the Mikhail Grabovski extension? "How is he making...

Burke and Carlyle speak

A worn-down looking Brian Burke explained what was obviously a personally excruciating decision to fire long time friend Ron Wilson and bring in Randy...
Brian Burke Fired

Deadline passes with only Carter Ashton to show for it

A quiet deadline day has come and gone for Brian Burke and his staff. There was no move for goaltending, toughness up front, or...

MLHS Trade Deadline Day Live Blog

Trade Deadline Day is finally upon us, and here at Hot Stove we've got things covered. Today we'll run a live blog that I'll...

Do Nash’s dollars make sense?

In addition to the trade speculation, ad nauseam analysis of what could happen is the natural side effect when the trade deadline nears. It’s never a...

Plan B

Entering this hockey season, the idea of talking about James Reimer as a backup plan by January would have seemed odd. The only way...

Six Questions, Six Answers – January 26

I planned on writing about the Liles extension as a preamble into answering these questions, but once I began writing it I realized that...

Game In 10: Game 48, Leafs vs. Isles

The Toronto Maple Leafs battled the NY Islanders in what wasn’t a must win game, but rather a smart game to win. January was...

Brian Burke Interview on Fan590

Love or hate him, Prime Time Sport's Bob McCown knows how to press Burke's buttons. The Leafs GM was at his acerbic, candid best...

Leafs and Flyers linked in trade talks?

Probably not much more than some fun speculation here, but it seems the internet is heating up some trade talks, and the Leafs are...

NHLPA delays realignment

Just when I had envisioned the Bruins, Leafs, Sabres and Canadiens making the playoffs every year forever and ever, the NHLPA goes ahead and...

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