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Auston Matthews & William Nylander

Offseason Evaluations, Part 1: Auston Matthews & William Nylander

As we prepare for the 2024 NHL offseason, we will evaluate not only the external options available to the Maple Leafs but also the...
Lane Lambert, Maple Leafs assistant coach

Evaluating Lane Lambert’s fit on the Maple Leafs’ coaching staff

We have the first official addition to Craig Berube’s coaching staff. Elliotte Friedman and Darren Dreger each reported that Lane Lambert has been all...
Joel Edmundson, Maple Leafs

Staying or Going, Part 2: The Defensemen

After reviewing the forwards and goaltenders in the Maple Leafs’ 2024 FA class last week, we’ve left the defense for last. In case you missed...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Brad Treliving’s $12+ million Offseason Question: Weighing the trade or keep scenarios with Mitch...

The Maple Leafs’ first order of business this offseason was to address the head coaching position. Now that Craig Berube has been hired, the...
Max Domi, Maple Leafs

Staying or Going, Part 1: Max Domi, Tyler Bertuzzi, Ilya Samsonov, Martin Jones, Noah...

We’re just about a month away from the opening of free agency. We’ll soon examine external options that might fill the Maple Leafs' needs in...
Marc Savard, Maple Leafs assistant coach candidate

Leafs Notebook: Marc Savard’s fit as an AC, Kampf, Tavares & Holmberg’s showing at...

Shortly after the Maple Leafs introduced Craig Berube as their new head coach, the Calgary Flames and Marc Savard, who worked with Berube in...
Craig Berube, Maple Leafs

New head coach Craig Berube represents a style and attitude shift behind the Maple...

Craig Berube has been named the 32nd head coach in Maple Leafs history. According to Darren Dreger, Berube's new contract in Toronto is four years...
Sheldon Keefe, Jon Cooper, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: The positives and ultimate failures of the Sheldon Keefe era, and the...

The dust has settled since the Maple Leafs were eliminated from the 2024 playoffs and Sheldon Keefe was subsequently dismissed as head coach. Now,...
Brendan Shanahan, Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

It’s time for the Maple Leafs to be honest about the flaws in the...

“The challenge here in Toronto is not coming up with the plan. The challenge in Toronto is sticking to it.” Those were Brendan Shanahan’s famous...
Maple Leafs vs. Bruins handshake line

With one playoff series victory eight years into the Matthews era, where do the...

In some ways, the latest Maple Leafs vs. Bruins post-season battle was one of the toughest playoff series to analyze. Before the first game started,...
John Tavares, Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Game in 10: Same as it ever was — Maple Leafs fall in Game...

It might have felt different, but in the end, it was the same.  Game 7 in Boston goes to overtime, and the Leafs lose.  Your game...
William Nylander goal celebration, Game 6

Game 6 Analysis: Pressure shifts Boston’s way after Woll, Nylander lead Maple Leafs to...

It was always going to come down to Game 7. Boston and Toronto at the TD Garden one more time.  The Leafs forced Game 7...
William Nylander, Jeremy Swayman, Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Game in 10: Maple Leafs lock it down defensively, William Nylander delivers offensively to...

The Maple Leafs needed to break the losing streak at home to keep their season alive. They delivered.  Joseph Woll was excellent again, the Leafs...
Matthew Knies, Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Game 5 Analysis: Marner, Woll, and Knies keep the series alive for the Maple...

With their backs against the wall and without Auston Matthews, the Toronto Maple Leafs played their best game of the series in Game 5...

Game in 10: Joseph Woll comes up huge, Matthews-less Maple Leafs pick up deserved...

The Toronto Maple Leafs lived to fight another day. Amidst all the turmoil and vitriol hurled their way, the Leafs went into Boston, dug in,...
Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Abject Game 4 loss leads to more soul searching at playoff time for the...

Throughout the season and playoffs, we generally write post-games in a “Game in 10” format, breaking down the game into 10 digestible points that...
John Tavares, Danton Heinen, Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Leafs Notebook: Series comeback hinges on Toronto’s offensive strengths coming through

After three playoff games, the Maple Leafs are down 2-1 in the series and face some lineup uncertainty around one of their best players,...
David Kampf, Maple Leafs

Game 3 Analysis: Familiar special teams failures doom the Leafs

It's pretty hard to win in the playoffs when you have the worse goalie and are massively outplayed on special teams.  For the second time...
Calle Jarnkrok, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Special-teams struggles, home-ice woes continue in Maple Leafs’ Game 3 loss

The Maple Leafs stealing home-ice advantage was short-lived. Despite finally scoring first against Boston, the Leafs' special-teams struggles are starting to prove too difficult to...
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs

Game 2 Analysis: Auston Matthews drives the Leafs to victory

In need of a big win to even the series, the Toronto Maple Leafs leaned on the brilliance of their best player and got...

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