MLHS Notebook

Since 2011, Anthony Petrielli has been providing his weekly long-form breakdown of the Toronto Maple Leafs' games.

Leafs Notebook – Taking stock at American Thanksgiving – November 21

With so many young, talented players entering the Toronto Maple Leafs roster this season, we knew this team would be exciting. We also knew it...

Leafs Notebook – November 15

The youth movement in Toronto is well underway. While the team is exciting, it is a development year and the organization has to be...

Leafs Notebook – November 7

Nearly a month into the 2016-17 season, what have we learned about the Toronto Maple Leafs so far? The team is 5-4-3 to start. Their...

The 2016 Hockey Coaches Conference: A Recap

The Hockey Coaches Conference came to Toronto for the first time this past weekend. Hosted at the Mattamy Centre (formerly Maple Leafs Garden), the venue’s...
Nazem Kadri

Leafs Notebook – Offseason Edition

While the Maple Leafs have been relatively quiet this summer, the team should look drastically different than the one that opened the 2015-16 season when...

Leafs Notebook Season Finale – April 20

If you watched Brendan Shanahan’s end of season press conference and began wondering who the next GM will be, you missed the forest for...

Leafs Notebook – April 9

One Game Left. Notes Interesting piece by Thomas Drance over at TLN on executive compensation and the Leafs. Essentially, if the Leafs fire Nonis and hire...

Leafs Notebook – April 1

The old saying goes that one man’s garbage is another man’s treasure, but perhaps sometimes the opposite is true. This season the Leafs conducted a fire sale...

Leafs Notebook – March 25

One of the main questions in Toronto down the stretch has been whether or not Dave Nonis will be General Manager of the team...
Randy Carlyle Peter Horachek

Leafs Notebook – March 17

When the Maple Leafs fired Randy Carlyle 40 games into the season, their record stood at 21-16-3. They are 6-22-3 since then. On the surface,...

Leafs Notebook – March 10

On trade deadline day, it was revealed the Leafs and Red Wings were making a push to get a deal done that would send...

Leafs Notebook – March 4

A deadline of selling rentals and stockpiling depth picks was expected, until the Columbus Blue Jackets came calling with an offer too good to...

Leafs Notebook – February 23rd

The NHL is officially a week away from the NHL trade deadline. Leafs fans in seller mode rejoice. I’ve written before about selling high and...

Leafs Notebook – February 17

The Maple Leafs completed their first trade of the season with something expected: Moving out a couple of pending UFAs they were in tough to...
Brian Burke Mastercard Center Board

Leafs Notebook – February 10

Rumour season is in fine form as the Toronto Maple Leafs, yet again, limp to the finish line. There are a lot of big names...

Leafs Notebook – February 3

Since the hiring of Peter Horachek, the Maple Leafs have reduced their shots against, but have been ice cold offensively. Horachek has begun implementing a...
Dave Nonis Leafs

Leafs Notebook – January 22

The evaluation period might not be over, but the reality has hit Leafs Nation. This team is not very good, and it needs a face...
Peter Horachek, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook – January 13

When Peter Horacek was hired in the summer, it was a reasonably safe bet that at some point the man who served as interim...

Leafs Notebook – January 5

With the NFL playoffs currently unfolding, the storylines in football circles revolve around the usual topics—Can Peyton Manning win another Superbowl, can Tom Brady get a...

Leafs Notebook – December 29

For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Maple Leafs won 20 games before the official NHL winter break. But, in the eight...