2011-12 Season | Maple Leafs Hotstove

What to Expect in 2010-11: Clarke MacArthur

The speculation after the Matt Lashoff trade a few days back was that it was a precursor to another move for the Leafs. Sure...

Season in Review: Defencemen

Defence is a lot more multi-faceted than is the forward position. It requires more finesse and more all around ability in order to rise...

12 Burning Questions: Will Mike Komisarek Have A Bounce Back Season?

In part three of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth looks at whether Mike Komisarek can rebound from a tumultuous first season in...

Maple Leafs 2010-11 Player Predictions

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...

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...

Our Date With Stanley

You often dream about things, things that are so far beyond your reach that you have a problem of thinking about them being more...

Marlies Prospects in 2010-11: Defensemen

We’ve taken a look at the front end of the depth on the Marlies. Now it’s time to take a look at the back...

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...

12 Burning Questions: Will Phil Kessel Establish New Scoring Heights?

In part six of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at Leafs sniper Phil Kessel, and whether he can hit...

Maple Leafs Player Power Rankings: Week Two

Week two of the 2010-2011 Toronto Maple Leafs schedule is in the books, and once again it was a week in which the Toronto...

Dream Season Rolls On For Reimer

If this is an "Inception" inspired dream, James Reimer is going to be one angry guy.  But who's kidding, Christopher Nolan is tied up...

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...

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...

Leaf Report: 6/10/11 to 23/12/11

The Toronto Maple Leafs have gone through a rollercoaster almost halfway into the 2011-12 season. Though December's tough scheduled slowed them some, the team...

Maple Leafs Training Camp: Day One On Ice

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...

What to Expect in 2010-11: Colby Armstrong

Colby Armstrong’s shiny new 3-year, $9,000,000 contract with the Maple Leafs has been the focus of much debate over the past month. Leaving the...

12 Burning Questions: Can Joffrey Lupul Finally Find His Spot?

In part five of his 12 Burning Questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at whether Joffrey Lupul can finally find a long-term fit...

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...

What to Expect in 2011-12: Cody Franson

Sometimes miracles do happen. In one of the more lopsided trades of recent memory, the Leafs dumped Brett Lebda (and our weakest prospect in...

Team Effect: Just how good has Reimer been?

You probably don't need the following statistical breakdown to know the answer to the above question. I'll try to keep the anointing oil on...

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