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Draft Weekend Thoughts: The Marleau Deal, Marner Saga, PK Subban on the move again,...

This is the perfect summation of Kyle Dubas’ weekend: https://twitter.com/russianmachine/status/1142525004791406592 A picture says a thousand words. On that note, let’s get into a few post-draft weekend...
2019 NHL Draft Rankings

Kevin Papetti’s 2019 NHL Draft Rankings (1-62)

Welcome to my 2019 NHL Draft Rankings. This will be a top 62, but my list excludes goalies, simply because I would have no...

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Review, Part Two: Nazem Kadri, William Nylander and the latest...

Leading up to the NHL Draft, I will be reviewing all aspects of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2018-19 season. Part Two will take a...
Colin Miller, Toronto Maple Leafs trade rumours

Leafs Musings: Offseason trade ideas and a look at what’s coming on the Marlies

In the latest Leafs Musings, I'll take a look at some individual performances on the Toronto Marlies as they continue their strong playoff run...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Review, Part One: Reflecting on 2018-19, Mike Babcock’s performance, and...

First, let’s start with a thank you. Thank you for following along with us all season, reading, commenting, sending us your emails, posting comments...
Toronto Maple Leafs' bench

Mike Babcock to return as Toronto Maple Leafs head coach, per Kyle Dubas

After a few weeks of rampant media speculation, Kyle Dubas said on Monday what he wouldn't say directly in his end-of-season media availability: Mike...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 6

Playoff Notebook: Special teams adjustments needed as Leafs approach another Game 7 in Boston

Over the last few games, the commentary and the gameplan have been pretty straightforward: If they can start the game well and kill penalties,...
Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Boston Bruins in Game 5

Playoff Notebook: Leafs push the Bruins to the brink with near-perfect Game 5 road...

After Game 4, I think the formula was pretty simple for the Toronto Maple Leafs, as I wrote heading into Game 5: “They can’t start...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Leafs Musings: Toronto’s Defensive Effort, A Look at the Line Combinations, Addressing the Power...

The winner of Game 5 was the team that best capitalized on the breaks that the Hockey Gods gave them. The Bruins were handed the...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, John Tavares

Playoff Notebook: Reflections on Game 4 and adjustments for Game 5

Heading into Game 4, there was a lot of discussion surrounding how hard the Boston Bruins were going to come out and the Toronto...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 4

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #4 Preview, Analysis & Projected Lines

After what was the competitive game of the series so far in Game 3, the Toronto Maple Leafs will try to take a stranglehold...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Playoff Notebook: The Leafs have found a winning formula versus Boston — can they...

After all of the silliness that transpired in Game 2, the Toronto Maple Leafs came back home and focused on what mattered most in...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, NHL Playoffs Game 2

Playoff Notebook: Lessons from Game 2 & the adjustments needed as the series heads...

Well, if you thought this was going to be easy, lesson learned. The Bruins were tied for the second most points in the league and...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 1

Playoff Notebook: Toronto Maple Leafs get off to dream start to Round 1

First test passed. Heading into the series, we discussed how it would be a primarily 5v5 series (there were three total penalties in the game)...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #1 Preview, Analysis & Projected Lines

It all begins tonight. After their third consecutive playoff berth, the Toronto Maple Leafs will start their quest for their first playoff series win...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Leafs Notebook: Leafs vs. Bruins Preview, Notes, Matchups & X-Factors

At the beginning of the season, deep down, I think we always knew we were destined for another Toronto Maple Leafs – Boston Bruins...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins - NHL Playoffs

How can the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins?

Thanks to the NHL's divisional playoff format, the Toronto Maple Leafs' first-round matchup has been blatantly obvious for months now. A rematch with the...
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock

Leafs Notebook: On a middling March and an important final week of the regular...

A big trade for Jake Muzzin set the stage for the Toronto Maple Leafs to ice a reasonable defense. They finally had all of...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri

Leafs Notebook: On slow starts, Nazem Kadri’s production, the final seven games

The worst period for the Toronto Maple Leafs, by far, is the first period. It’s really as simple as looking at the goal differential: In their...
Toronto Marlies vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers

Toronto Maple Leafs Musings: Bracco is NHL Ready, Sandin’s in Brannstrom Territory, Liljegren’s Strong...

In this week’s Leafs Musings, we will cover Jeremy Bracco’s NHL readiness, Rasmus Sandin’s rapid progression, and the type of ‘heaviness’ the Leafs need...

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