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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings

Leafs Notebook: Morgan Rielly vs. Tyson Barrie on the top power play unit, the...

Let’s set the scene back to the start of the 2019-20 Toronto Maple Leafs season for a second. Coaching and player animosity aside, it is...
Toronto Maple Leafs' celebration with Auston Matthews

Toronto Maple Leafs Mid-Season Observations, Position by Position

After 45 games, a merry-go-round of injuries, a Fall slump, a coaching change, and a recent winning streak, the Toronto Maple Leafs are not...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Leafs Notebook: The playoff viability question, new faceoff plays & the red-hot Leafs offense

Over the past couple of seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs have been an elite offensive team. For the 2017-18 and 2018-19 seasons combined, only...
Toronto Maple Leafs’ John Tavares and William Nylander

Leafs Notebook: The All-Decade Leafs team, Injury Bug Strikes, Shopping Jeremy Bracco

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had mixed results over the past few days, picking up three out of four points but losing two keys...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes, Sheldon Keefe

Examining the Toronto Maple Leafs’ Rollercoaster Season To Date

The Toronto Maple Leafs head out of the Christmas break with a 20-14-4 record, placing them 12th in the league in points percentage and...
Zach Hyman of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Christmas Wishlist, Michael Hutchinson’s first win, Zach Hyman’s impact

Let’s start with the most important stuff right off the top – I’d like to wish all our readers a Merry Christmas and a...
Sheldon Keefe of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Justin Holl’s emergence, the Rielly-Barrie pairing, Travis Dermott’s minutes & more

We haven’t had an extended notes edition of the Leafs Notebook in a while. What better time than now? With Christmas almost here, next...
Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs

A closer look at Auston Matthews’ improving two-way play and lower assist rates using...

When an updated player evaluation tool and a star player collide, interesting things can happen. This piece features a first glimpse of the brand new...

Leafs Notebook: Playoff odds, Leafs drawing inspiration from the Seahawks, lineup notes

Approaching the halfway point of the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs own a rather mediocre 14-13-4 record with a minus-three goal differential. Naturally, people...
Kyle Dubas

Leafs Notebook: Taking stock of the Atlantic Division, the team’s identity, tweaks under Sheldon...

Now seems like a good idea to take the temperature of the Atlantic Division. There has been so much craziness around the Toronto Maple...
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs

The early numbers on Sheldon Keefe’s impact

It's only three games, and that's not enough time to properly evaluate a coaching change. But the numbers are surprising and worth looking at, even...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks

The Scoring Power of Auston Matthews

"The goal is too small and the goalies are too big." Scotty Bowman said that years ago. It still holds true, and yet somehow there...
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Musings: Thoughts on the Babcock firing, Sheldon Keefe, and implications going forward for...

Not only did the Toronto Maple Leafs make a coaching change this past week, but they also actually won a couple of hockey games. There's...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Sheldon Keefe

Leafs Notebook: Dissecting the changes so far under Sheldon Keefe

The Toronto Maple Leafs were tumbling down the standings, desperately in need of a spark. A coach firing and two games later, they have...
Sheldon Keefe of the Toronto Marlies

Mike Babcock out, Sheldon Keefe in: How did we get here?

Brendan Shanahan has now hired and let go of Lamoriello and Mike Babcock in his time as Toronto Maple Leafs President. Let that sink in...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Fire Mike Babcock: Brendan Shanahan goes all in on Kyle Dubas

November is almost over and here’s where the Toronto Maple Leafs stand: 9-10-4 record Zero impressive regulation wins Third last in the Eastern Conference...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock

One good line, two controversial pairs, and one goalie: Can the Toronto Maple Leafs...

Right now, the Toronto Maple Leafs have one forward line, two controversial defense pairs, and one goalie. That's not very deep, is it? I should say...

Leafs Notebook: Urgency rising after 0-4-1 stretch, Mike Babcock’s job security, new lines &...

Let’s start by rewinding the clock a few days. After 20 games, GM Kyle Dubas held a press conference to discuss the state of...
Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Is Mike Babcock really putting the clamps on the offense?

While the Toronto Maple Leafs have gotten off to a — let’s call it — less-than-inspiring start, one of the narratives that has sprouted...
Toronto Maple Leafs' celebration

The Toronto Maple Leafs After 17 Games: Surprises and disappointments

With the regular season now 20% over, the Toronto Maple Leafs sport a 9-5-3 record and sit in ninth place in the league standings. We...

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