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By the Numbers: Joffrey Lupul

In the aftermath of yesterday's trade with the Anaheim Ducks, in which Joffrey Lupul joined the Toronto Maple Leafs, many fans expressed concern over...

Can’t Stop This Ephesian: Kaberle, Versteeg and The Plan

What man that sees the ever whirling wheel Of Change, the which all mortal things doth sway, But that thereby doth find, and plainly feel, How Mutability...

Projecting James Reimer

According to the good folks at Sports Club Stats the Toronto Maple Leafs have approximately a 5 percent chance of making the playoffs.  Yeah,...

Colby Armstrong, Intangibles and Measuring Hidden Value

While the NHL and game of hockey in general is harder to quantify overall player value than an almost purely numbers based game such...

Captain’s Log – Dion Phaneuf at 82 Games

Dion Phaneuf has played some of his best hockey as a Toronto Maple Leaf over the past few months and it appears he is...

Player Performance Before, Under and After Wilson

Brian Burke's endorsement of Ron Wilson's work behind the bench this season and his confirmation of Wilson's return next season sparked some debate in...

Cleanout Day Input

The locker cleanout day offered many interesting pieces of information that occupied me to the point of having to write about it. These are...

The Book on Bozak

“Plus minus is a very deceptive statistic when a team struggles, and he’s been put in a tough situation. If you look at...

Puck Moving ‘D’ Part 2: Trade Options

In part one of this blog we looked at possible unrestricted free agent options for the Leafs. Burke has always been proficient at...

Puck Moving `D` Part 3: Trade Options Cont`d

(Part 1) (Part 2) Now for the (not-so) thrilling conclusion to my blog series on the Leafs trade targets on the back end. ...

What has to give in Philly?

The Flyers have decided to make a move amidst a controversial ruling in the Stanley Cup Final. Perhaps the hit by Aaron Rome...

Random Thoughts: A shocking start to silly season, and more.

The excitement never ends, does it? Days after the Boston Bruins won the Stanley Cup, the NHL Awards capped off the season with a...

What to Expect in 2011-12: John-Michael Liles

All of Leafs Nation was elated to finally have a first round pick in what seemed like forever on draft day this year. However,...

Season in Review: Bottom 6 Forwards

Please read the preceding article in this series on top 6 forwards here. For this article, the bottom 6 forwards on the Leafs...

What to Expect in 2011-12: Tim Connolly

Leafs Nation was parked outside Brad Richards' agents' office on July 1st, singing songs they hoped would sway him to our little corner of...

Tempered Expectations for Reimer

After an impressive run of games to close out the season, it's hard not to get giddy and optimistic about the Maple Leafs' chances...

Season in Review: Defencemen

Defence is a lot more multi-faceted than is the forward position. It requires more finesse and more all around ability in order to rise...
Dave Poulin and Brian Burke

Dave Poulin Q & A

Prior to speaking with Rick Dudley for the Maple Leafs Annual, I also had the opportunity to speak with Dave Poulin, Vice-President of Hockey...

Better Know a Division: Northeast

The rivalries remain, but the faces change.  For all the substantial additions that the Leafs have made, the 29 other teams in the league...

Stories Going into Training Camp

Toronto Maple Leafs training camp opens today, with an enormous player base of 70 invitees. Some are guaranteed spots, some are looking to secure...

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