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Leafs Playoff Notebook: Mike Babcock under the microscope after Game 2 adjustments

After Game 1, we touched on the Leafs’ poor bench management after the team missed challenging a goal that was offside, put their fourth...

Maple Leafs’ Free Agents: Who stays and who goes?

We looked at options with the Maple Leafs under contract last week. Today, let's take a look at the UFAs and RFAs. UFAs Dave Bolland Quick Thoughts: Had...

Leafs Notebook – What should the Toronto Maple Leafs do with James van Riemsdyk?...

At the intermission of Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday night, the panel had a few interesting notes regarding the trade deadline and the...
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The Eric Fehr Trade: How the Toronto Maple Leafs turned waiver claim Frank Corrado...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired a seventh-round draft pick in 2020 from the San Jose Sharks in exchange for veteran forward Eric Fehr,...
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Anthony Petrielli analyzes the Toronto Maple Leafs’ systems on The Leafs Geeks Podcast

MLHS' Anthony Petrielli joined The Leafs Geeks podcast over the Christmas break to discuss the team's play of late, systems adjustments, Jake Gardiner's play...

Leafs Notebook, Trade Deadline Edition – On Ryan McDonagh, Luke Glendening, Pat Maroon, and...

Happy trade deadline day eve, everyone! There’s a lot to unpack as the deadline approaches, so let's get right to it. Clearing Contracts Over the past couple...
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Toronto Maple Leafs Systems – Defensive Zone

INTRODUCTION I've always had an keen interest in systems, the X's and O's technical side, with a desire to document team systems across the entire...
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Leafs Playoff Notebook: Home Cooking

Well, we now have a series. That was closer to the Toronto Maple Leafs team fans were expecting when the series got underway. And what...

Trading James Reimer: Not So Fast

One of the “logical” things that is supposed to play out in Leafland this summer is the team trading James Reimer and officially running...
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The Decline of Dion Phaneuf

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. “Personally, I think by a country mile he’s the best defenceman in the league. It’s not even close right...

Reforming Randy Carlyle

Brendan Shanahan continues to make a lot of sense, at least in the words he speaks to the media. His one action so far, however --...
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Toronto Maple Leafs: Buy Low, Sell High

When Brendan Shanahan came aboard, I made a quick passing comment about understanding selling low and selling high with the Toronto Maple Leafs players...
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First Line Centers & Trading For Florida’s First Overall Pick

Why it makes more sense than usual for the Leafs to move up for the #1 pick In 2012, Dave Poulin gave an under the...

What do the Toronto Marlies’ successes mean for the Maple Leafs?

Former Bruins GM Harry Sinden had a great quote on being a GM in the book Behind the Moves: “I think the bottom line is...

Connor Brown: When sixth round picks become interesting

Everything is coming up aces for the Toronto Maple Leafs in January.  The club has won six straight games to not just climb back...
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Leafs Notebook – Buy, Sell or Hold at the Trade Deadline? – January 16

The season is over halfway complete, the bye week is about to end, and the Toronto Maple Leafs are firmly a playoff team at...

Maple Leafs’ Bottom Six Forwards

A mess, but an opportunity for improvement When a team bottoms out the way the Maple Leafs did, naturally there is going to be a...

What’s Dion Phaneuf Worth?

Two of the longer term concerns entering the 2013-14 season for the Toronto Maple Leafs were the contract statuses of their star players Phil...

Maple Leafs acquire Brandon Kozun for Andrew Crescenzi

According to @themayor, the Maple Leafs have acquired Manchester Monarchs right-winger Brandon Kozun from the Los Angeles Kings. The 23-year-old Los Angeles native was...

Brendan Shanahan Addresses Depth, Not Core of Toronto Maple Leafs

When Brendan Shanahan was introduced as the new President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it was met with skepticism and the focus centered on...

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