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Leafs Notebook – March 20

Lots to talk about, so let's get straight into the notes this week. Enjoy. Notes - Seemingly left out of all the reports about the much-discussed Leafs...
William Nylander, Auston Matthews, Jake Gardiner and Patrick Marleau of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Projecting the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2018-19 Opening Night Forward Lines

43 days away from opening night, a source of great excitement for fans in Toronto is the Maple Leafs' loaded forward group and the...
Trevor Moore of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: The middling penalty kill, Trevor Moore’s instant impact, Re-uniting Matthews-Nylander

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in the midst of another strong campaign, currently on track to finish top five in the standings and generally...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

What Mikko Rantanen’s new deal says about the Mitch Marner contract negotiation

The numbers are now in on the Brayden Point, Patrik Laine, and Mikko Rantanen contracts, giving us a more complete picture of how the...
Toronto Maple Leafs v Montreal Canadiens

Leafs Musings: Thoughts on the Jack Campbell trade, what Kyle Clifford brings to the...

Welcome to this week's edition of Leafs Musings. If this article is anything like how the Toronto Maple Leafs play, you'll enjoy the first...
Rodion Amirov of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Why I like the Rodion Amirov pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 15th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Russian winger Rodion Amirov from Ufa of the...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Jack Campbell

Leafs Notebook: At least for now, it’s Jack Campbell’s crease

We have to start with the obvious topic this week. The Leafs’ goaltending situation, hotly debated this season in Toronto, really boiled over this week...
Alex Kerfoot of the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Maple Leafs took the most logical route with their expansion draft protection list

No surprise to fans of this team who weren’t born yesterday, the Maple Leafs’ decision to protect eight skaters and a goalie while leaving...

Leafs Notebook: Balancing the power-play units, the Leafs’ pace of play, Morgan Rielly’s new...

This was a big week for the Maple Leafs, who picked up a few wins and lowered some of the pitchforks their fans were...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Anaheim Ducks, Auston Mathews

Leafs Report Cards: New lines show promise in dominant showing against Anaheim

Sometimes this sport doesn't make any sense! Actually, we could probably change that to most of the time. In a game that Toronto absolutely dominated...
Alex Kerfoot, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Goaltending somehow gets worse, Maple Leafs nearly overcome 4-1 deficit in...

Never a dull moment for the Toronto Maple Leafs, even on a Thursday night against the Arizona Coyotes. Where do you even start with this...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Michael Bunting

Better Know the 2021-22 Tampa Bay Lightning: Playoff series storylines to follow

The Tampa Bay Lightning last season accomplished something special becoming the third different team in 30 years to capture consecutive Stanley Cup titles. This season,...
Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Is Mike Babcock really to blame for a 6-5-2 start?

When the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they were signing Mike Babcock in May 2015, it sent shockwaves throughout the hockey world. The team...

Game Review: Game #28, Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Detroit Red Wings 1 (SO)

The Leafs deserved to lose this game 4 or 5 to 1. Enter James Reimer. In somewhat of a thrown-to-the-wolves situation, low on game reps and...

Game #25 Review: Winnipeg Jets 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

After a game like tonight's, it's a good time to remind ourselves of the expectations for the 2015-16 Leafs season. It’s certainly easy to get worked up watching...

Game #45 Review: Carolina Hurricanes 1 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0 (OT)

A meeting between Mike Babcock and his former disciple Bill Peters went the way of a chess match -- not particularly surprising after the two teams,...

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