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

Breaking Down the Maple Leafs ‘Moneypuck’ Additions

The Maple Leafs offseason has had a central theme of analytics and 'Moneypuck' due to their off-ice hirings and firings, but they have also...

How will Maple Leafs forward moves impact team shooting percentage?

Over the past two off seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs have made a fairly significant number of moves to their group of forwards beyond their...
Dion Phaneuf

What’s Ailing the Maple Leafs Penalty Kill – Part 2

In the 2005-06 season, the Maple Leafs had the second best power play in the league and one of the biggest reasons was Tomas...

A look at Tyler Bozak’s improved 2013-14 Season

Last week, I looked at a WOWY analysis of Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak, where we saw that Bozak had a much improved season...
Jay McClement

What’s Ailing the Maple Leafs’ Penalty Kill – Part 1

One of the more head-scratching themes of the Toronto Maple Leafs' 2013-14 season was their penalty kill dropping from second best in the league...

Updated WOWY analysis of Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak

In my first post here at MLHS, I wrote an introduction to advanced statistics which generated some good discussion in the comments. A number...
Steve Spott

An interview with Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott

MLHS' Alec Brownscombe chatted with newly-appointed Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott this afternoon. There was lots to cover ahead of the new season.Alec...

Intro to Advanced Hockey Statistics / Hockey Analytics

Individual vs On Ice vs Team Statistics Possession Statistics: Corsi & Fenwick Shot Quality, the Percentages (Save and Shooting) and PDO Sample Size Corsi/Fenwick vs Goals Game State and...

Brendan Shanahan Addresses Depth, Not Core of Toronto Maple Leafs

When Brendan Shanahan was introduced as the new President of the Toronto Maple Leafs, it was met with skepticism and the focus centered on...

In conversation with Dave Morrison – Part 3

The final installment of Anthony Petrielli's interview with Toronto Maple Leafs Director of Amateur Scouting Dave Morrison touches a little more on the ins...

Kyle Dubas: 5 Takeaways on the Leafs most recent hire

July 22nd 2014, a date that will live in infamy.  The Toronto Maple Leafs hired Kyle Dubas, formerly the General Manager for the Sault...
Peter Horachek

10 Midsummer Thoughts on the Maple Leafs

Rosters are not set in stone yet, but the dust is starting to clear on the summer moves and we are starting to get...

Maple Leafs Off Season: Assessing “Plan B”

Based on what we have been told, we would be looking at a notably different roster if the Toronto Maple Leafs' plan A this...

James Reimer Opts for Salary Arbitration

James Reimer and the Toronto Maple Leafs will go to arbitration to determine what the embattled Leafs goalie is worth. Hint: he's getting a...

Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Notebook

There’s nothing like draft weekend to prime the hockey world for free agency. It was an up and down weekend for the Toronto Maple Leafs,...
2014 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five

10 Playoff Lessons for the Toronto Maple Leafs

Congratulations to the L.A. Kings on winning the Stanley Cup. What a great season 2013-2014 was, one of the best playoffs I’ve ever seen,...
Morgan Rielly

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Powerplay: Room For Improvement

A warm welcome to new writer, Luka Ryder-Bunting, who looks at improvements to be made with the Toronto Maple Leafs' Power Play The Toronto Maple...

Trading Down in the 2014 NHL Draft

One of the things we try to do in our analysis at MLHS is discuss possibilities for upcoming decisions facing the Maple Leafs in...

Trading James Reimer: Not So Fast

One of the “logical” things that is supposed to play out in Leafland this summer is the team trading James Reimer and officially running...

What do the Toronto Marlies’ successes mean for the Maple Leafs?

Former Bruins GM Harry Sinden had a great quote on being a GM in the book Behind the Moves:“I think the bottom line is...

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Friday Mashup: Leafs lit up by McDavid, now last place; Button...

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