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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Game #1 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Montreal Canadiens 4 (OT)

Leafs hockey is back, baby. https://twitter.com/LeBronMaclean/status/808866626216964096 1.  This was an opener that had a bit of everything going on; nine goals total, multiple deficits overcome by...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Five bold predictions for the 2021 season

Between the long break, the uncertain times we are living in, and the lack of social events in the real world, I am really...
Joe Thornton, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Intrasquad Game Notes & Highlights: Team White 6 vs. Team Blue...

For the most part, this Team Blue vs. Team White intrasquad game had a pretty good pace to it, although not surprisingly, it got...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Toronto Maple Leafs Training Camp Musings: Starting lines, Defensive Depth, and Special Teams

The first look at line combinations in training camp always fires up Leafs fans, and that’s particularly true when we have a future HHOFer...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadiens, preseason, Alex Kerfoot

Toronto Maple Leafs Training Camp Questions, Part 2: The bottom-six makeup, special teams, and...

In Part 1 of my training camp series, we addressed the following questions: Who will flank Auston Matthews (and by process of elimination, Tavares...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Sheldon Keefe

Toronto Maple Leafs Training Camp Questions, Part 1: Auston Matthews’ linemates, Morgan Rielly’s partner,...

Happy New Year, MLHS! It’s a little surreal to say at this point in the calendar, but the NHL is almost back. It will feel...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators

Where do the Toronto Maple Leafs stack up in the all-Canadian division?

It looks like we finally have some NHL action to prepare for. Fingers crossed, talks between the NHL and NHLPA will continue to trend in...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Toronto Maple Leafs 2020 Offseason: Where have they improved, and where do the question...

Entering the offseason, there were a number of needs that were easily identifiable from the outset for the Toronto Maple Leafs. In August, we...
Joe Thornton, Toronto Maple Leaf

Leafs Musings: The Joe Thornton signing, the odd man out, and the next steps

What an active week -- and offseason overall -- it's been for Kyle Dubas and the Toronto Maple Leafs. In: T.J. Brodie (RD), Wayne Simmonds...
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas

Leafs Musings: On the TJ Brodie, Wayne Simmonds, Joey Anderson & Jimmy Vesey acquisitions,...

It's been a busy start to the offseason for the Toronto Maple Leafs thus far, so there is plenty to get into today. I didn't...
Toronto Maple Leafs' TJ Brodie

Grading the Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason moves to date

Maple Leafs Hot Stove's Alec Brownscombe, Anthony Petrielli, and Declan Kerin recently sat down and graded the Toronto Maple Leafs' 2020 offseason so far. Consider...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Why the Toronto Maple Leafs blue line is in significantly better shape than it...

You can’t discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason moves without touching on this: It is clear now that the Leafs, if they were willing...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leaf

TJ Brodie signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs: four years, $5 million AAV

The Maple Leafs have signed a top-four defenseman: TJ Brodie has inked a four-year, $5 million AAV contract to come to Toronto. The contract will...
Taylor Hall free agent

Predicting the Destinations of the Top 50 NHL Free Agents

October 9th is the new Canada Day in the NHL. We're bound to see plenty of exciting moves as a result. Predicting where each free...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

How can Kyle Dubas make the Toronto Maple Leafs harder to play against this...

Kyle Dubas has told the story before. In their regular seats just inside the blue line at the Sault Memorial Gardens, Dubas’ grandfather, Walter —...
Rodion Amirov of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Why I like the Rodion Amirov pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 15th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Russian winger Rodion Amirov from Ufa of the...
Alex Pietrangelo and the Toronto Maple Leafs

The case against the Toronto Maple Leafs backing up the money truck for Alex...

The second it was reported that contract talks between the St. Louis Blues and Alex Pietrangelo broke off, it was inevitable that he would...
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Kevin Papetti’s 2020 NHL Draft Rankings: 32-62

Just 13 days out from the 2020 NHL Draft, it's time to rank the player talent available deeper in the draft order. ICYMI, check out...
2020 NHL Draft Rankings

Kevin Papetti’s 2020 NHL Draft Rankings: 1-31

Welcome to my 2020 NHL Draft Rankings. This is a strong draft class, particularly in the top 12-13 or so. An early second-round pick will...
Kasperi Kapanen and Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs add flexibility with the Kasperi Kapanen deal — and now we...

Entering the offseason, the Toronto Maple Leafs have a number of needs and questions in need of addressing. The needs are the priorities, and...

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