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Playoff Notebook – Capitals take Game 1 – April 14

You never know what you are going to get in the first period of a new playoff series. Both teams had three full days to...

Toronto Maple Leafs Systems: What to look for vs. Washington

An overview of the Maple Leafs' systems in each zone ahead of their first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Even StrengthDefensive Zone The Leafs' preferred...

Pre-scouting the Washington Capitals Power Play

The Washington Capitals again owned one of the best power plays (PP) in the regular season this year, finishing tied for third at 23.1%. Their...

Leafs Notebook – Getting Ready for Washington – April 10

The Toronto Maple Leafs have officially qualified for the playoffs after a full 82-game season for the first time since 2003-04. That sounds great. They will...

Leafs Notebook – April 3

There is a lot to get into before the final week of the season begins. It's been a crazy, fun and surprising season, and it...

Leafs Notebook – The Final Two Weeks – March 27

Near the end of the 2013-14 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs looked to be cruising to a playoff spot playing a shotgun style of...

Leafs Notebook – March 20

Lots to talk about, so let's get straight into the notes this week. Enjoy.Notes - Seemingly left out of all the reports about the much-discussed Leafs...

Leafs Notebook – The Race to the Finish – March 14

15 games to go. A one-point hold on the final wildcard spot. Four points back of a top-three spot in the division, with an...

Leafs Notebook – Expansion Draft Update – March 6

Back in December, we took an early look at who the Maple Leafs might expose in the June expansion draft. Now that the trade deadline...

Weighing Up the Brian Boyle Trade

For the first time since making the playoffs in 2013, the Toronto Maple Leafs dove into the trade deadline and acquired an asset to...

Leafs Notebook – Trade Deadline Preview – February 27

Last night, a trade broke that should make Leafs fans pause for a second. Martin Hanzal and Ryan White netted Arizona a first round pick,...

Leafs Notebook – What can we glean from Lou Lamoriello’s trade history? – February...

Mike Babcock made headlines this week for telling the media not to hold their breath on a big deadline deal this season, but that...

Leafs Notebook – Where does Tyler Bozak stack up among NHL 3Cs? – February...

Last week I was asked a question that proved harder to answer on the spot than I thought: Name a third-line center better than...

Leafs Notebook – A little adversity for Andersen – February 6

Heading into the All-Star break, all was well with Frederik Andersen. He was on a two-game shutout streak, hadn’t really struggled at any point...

Leafs Notebook – Addressing the blue line – January 23

There have been many positives this seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs, from the emergence of Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner to Frederik Andersen playing...

Leafs Notebook – January 13

For part one of this week's Leafs Notebook, check out yesterday's video analysis of the Leafs' dump outs.Notes - It isn’t getting much attention, but...

Video Analysis: The Toronto Maple Leafs dump the puck out a lot

About a month ago, analytics tracking company SportsLogIQ tweeted out some compelling information on the Toronto Maple Leafs' ability to break out of their...

Mythbusters Series: Disproving the idea that Steven Stamkos “left millions on the table” to...

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Leafs Notebook – Rolling into the New Year – January 2

Happy New Year, everyone. I hope you all had a great holiday filled with friends, family, and good times. We know the Toronto Maple Leafs...

Leafs Notebook – Selling at the Deadline & A Holiday Wishlist – December 23

The holidays are upon us, the roster freeze is live, and the Maple Leafs are rolling with points in nine of their last 13...

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