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James Van Riemsdyk is (Finally) a Leaf

The worst kept secret in all of hockey finally became a reality. Luke Schenn is now a Philadelphia Flyer, and James Van Riemsdyk is finally...

Burke, Carlyle and the Defense

"We shoot for a top four group that has a high skill level, bottom two guys who look to do the plumbers work....

2012 Draft Strategy: What to do with #5?

Even if you whole-heartedly buy into the "take the best player available" theory when it comes to draft strategy, I think the odds are...
Randy Carlyle

Burke, Carlyle and the Top Six-Bottom Six Model

Can we all agree right from the top that the hiring of Randy Carlyle signals the Leafs are back to following the top six,...
Glenn Healy sees this in his dreams

2011-12 Season in Review: Goalies

2011-12 Season in Review: Top 6 Forwards | Bottom 6 Forwards | Defence | Goalies A new year, same as the old one. Goaltending has...

2011-12 Season in Review: Defencemen

Last week's review focused on the Leafs' top 6 forwards, while the week before that saw us take a peek at the bottom 6's...

Planning Beyond Next Season

We're ecstatic to welcome Jon Steitzer to the MLHS blogging team. He formerly blogged at Bloguin's Leafs site Puckin' Eh and now runs his...

2011-12 Season in Review: Top 6 Forwards

Last week we reviewed the bottom 6 forwards for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2011-12. There were some good observations, but let's be honest:...

2011-12 Season in Review: Bottom 6 Forwards

Another year, another disappointing season for the Toronto Maple Leafs. A fantastic start was soured completely by a late season collapse from top to...

Leafs Notebook – Final Wrap up

How many notable Brian Burke quotes has he unleashed for our constant reiteration? Too many to count. You have your pugnacity, testosterone, and truculent quote,...

Game in 8.1%: Game 82, Leafs 1 vs. Habs 4

Boxscore | Ice Time | Recap You've just watched your final 60 minutes of Leaf hockey until next September, and spent it half-hoping the Habs...

Kats Krunch: Leafs 2011-12 Goals For & Against Trends

Some more charts coming your way. I'll let these charts paint the picture .. after all, if a picture is worth 1000 words, then consider...

Game In 10: Game 81, Leafs vs. Lightning

Boxscore | Ice Time | Recap It was the first game back in the ACC for Keith Aulie and that was about it. Game with...

Game in 10: Game 80, Sabres (6) vs. Leafs (5) [OT]

Boxscore | Ice Time | Recap With tonight's loss, the Leafs are 34-36-10. Writing a Game in 10 at this point - and after a...

Leafs Notebook – Special Edition

Sometimes, there's really just nothing left to say. After the Leafs 7-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, they officially hit that point. You can only...

Game in 10: Game 79, Leafs 4 vs. Sabres 3

Boxscore | Ice Time | Recap One team entered the game 7-2-1 in their last ten, and tied for the final playoff spot with four...

Game in Tank: Game 78, Leafs 1 vs. Flyers 7

 Boxscore | Ice Time | Recap You can add a total failure to even compete with a debuting rookie goaltender in your net to the...

Kats Krunch: Player Usage Start to Finish

Zone starts, zone finishes and a bunch of QoC. Get ready for a lot of charts. New metrics surfacing rapidly are being put to use. The...

Game In 1: Game 77, Leafs 0 vs. Hurricanes 3

Boxscore 1. I love the Leafs, I'll probably never stop loving the Leafs. That said, for me to believe in a group of players, they...

Leafs Notebook — March 26

Remember Alex Steen? The Leafs drafted him in the first round in 2002, 24th overall. He cracked the NHL in 2005, in part due to...

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