Analysis

Analysis

In-depth analysis of the Toronto Maple Leafs from the leading Leafs-centric website.

I originally intended this to be a look back after 41 games, but recent events made it much more sensible to use 40 games...

Randy Carlyle’s inevitable firing brought about as crazy a day in Leafs land as any in recent memory.Phil Kessel and Dave Feschuk arguing, with...

The only real surprise is that he made it all the way to 2015. The same fundamental flaws haunted this Leaf roster despite a fleeting...

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...

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...

Introducing the MLHS Maple Leafs top 30 prospect rankings, complete with player-by-player scouting reports. These rankings are based on a combination of the overall talent...

And what should the Leafs do with the polarizing young defenceman? The answer isn't an instantly-gratifying one: Continue to be patient. There is currently no bigger...

The last three games have really highlighted the Leafs defensive woes, but the problem has been an ongoing one and a significant portion of the...

Nazem Kadri has faced enormous expectations ever since his name was called by then-Maple Leafs General Manager Brian Burke at the 2009 NHL entry...

The opening period of tonight's game was similar to the Leafs' last road outing against Detroit. The difference was that the Hurricanes were able...

While the score line was different, there was a lot similar between the Leafs' back-to-back wins against the teams from Southern California. Much like Sunday, the...

With a minute left in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings, a familiar sight for Toronto Maple Leaf fans was taking place...

I didn't have any particular topic I wanted to write about this week, so yesterday morning I asked my twitter followers what they wanted me...

Through the first half of this game, the Leafs looked in great shape, especially given it was the second half of a back-to-back; they...

Over the last couple of seasons, these types of games from the Leafs have been rare; they were the better team and carried the...

The Toronto Maple Leafs had one of the worst chance performances I've seen, almost as bad as the game that Buffalo played against them...

If you've been following my scoring chance wrap-ups, there's a lot familiar in the story of tonight's game. The Leafs managed to take the lead...

There is a well-known saying among hockey executives that goes, “Sometimes the best moves are the ones you don’t make.” When Brendan Shanahan was hired...

In the first half, this was a similar game to last Saturday's effort against Washington: The Leafs were opportunistic, opening up a 4-0 lead...

Toronto had a bad start against a short-handed Devils team, falling behind 8-4 in ES Chances, and 1-0 on the scoreboard. However, they seemed...