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Jack Campbell of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Analyzing the Jack Campbell and Kyle Clifford acquisitions: Kyle Dubas moves to save season...

After the 2017-18 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs were a young, talented team on the rise. They had lost out in the first round of...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Kasperi Kapanen

Leafs Notebook: 2020 Trade Deadline Preview

The saying goes that the best predictor of future behaviour is past behaviour, so let’s rewind to last year’s trade deadline -- GM Kyle...
Dylan Demelo, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Analyzing Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Options: Dylan DeMelo, Jason Demers, and Brenden Dillon

If the Toronto Maple Leafs end up searching for a rental option on the right side of their defence, they may find that all...
Josh Manson, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Analyzing Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Options: Josh Manson, Anaheim Ducks

The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for a top-four defenseman who can defend, man the right side, and who has term left on his...
Matt Dumba, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Analyzing Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Options: Matt Dumba, Minnesota Wild

As the Toronto Maple Leafs look to bolster their defense, trade targets are popping up everywhere, reminding me of the player-tracking demo at the...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Ilya Mikheyev

The Surprising Play of Ilya Mikheyev and Pierre Engvall – Toronto Maple Leafs’ Second-Tier...

The play of rookies Ilya Mikhevev and Pierre Engvall has been a pleasant surprise in an up-and-down Toronto Maple Leafs 2019-20 season. This is Part...
kasperi kapanen of the toronto maple leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ Defense Dilemma and Winger Trade Options – Part 1

The need for help on the Toronto Maple Leafs blue line has been discussed all season -- usually prompted by the uneven defensive play...
Toronto Maple Leafs celebration

Leafs Notebook: What adjustments are opponents making to Keefe’s Leafs? And other thoughts at...

The Toronto Maple Leafs enter their bye week sitting on the outside of a playoff spot. The good news is that they are only...
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...

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