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Analysis

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

Mason Raymond: Hold On or Sell High?

Gold is Canada's and the players are on flights back home.  The NHL season starts up again on Tuesday with just nine days remaining...

The Leafs & Top 3 Centers Per Team by Cap Hit

There has been plenty of debate already regarding Dave Bolland and whether or not he should be re-signed, a subject that will only continue...

The 2013-14 Maple Leafs after 60 games

Before the NHL broke for the Olympics, the Toronto Maple Leafs appeared to be playing some of their best hockey of the year at...

Leafs Notebook – February 11

With the hockey world’s attention firmly fixed on the Olympics, it’s easy to forget that the NHL is quickly approaching a significant date: Trade...

Dave Bolland, The Leafs Rebuild & Succession Plans

Having gone through a long and painful rebuild, the Toronto Maple Leafs now find themselves right smack in the middle of a critical time...

Decisions facing Carlyle in the Leafs bottom six

What a much more enjoyable month of hockey that was from the Maple Leafs, the latter half in particular. Toronto has seven regulation wins...

Leafs Notebook – February 3

The sentiment "Thank you Boston" has been never been more prevalent in Leafs Nation as Phil Kessel continues to rip apart the NHL. I'm...

Mark Fraser traded for Cam Abney, Teemu Hartikainen

The Maple Leafs have cleared some cap space with a number of players set to return from IR shortly (Smith, Clarkson, Bolland).Oilers acquire Mark...

Phil Kessel: Absolutely Killing It

This is amazing: With another multipoint game last night versus the Florida Panthers, marking his 18th and 19th points in his past 11 games,...

Leafs Notebook – January 27

Why is the Leafs' PK struggling so heavily? Plus much more on the week that was in Leafland. It's kind of amazing how the Leafs' awful...

Maple Leafs acquire Brandon Kozun for Andrew Crescenzi

According to @themayor, the Maple Leafs have acquired Manchester Monarchs right-winger Brandon Kozun from the Los Angeles Kings. The 23-year-old Los Angeles native was...

Connor Brown: When sixth round picks become interesting

Everything is coming up aces for the Toronto Maple Leafs in January.  The club has won six straight games to not just climb back...

Leafs Notebook – January 21

It’s amazing how much a week can change, in the minds of some fans. Some may say Carlyle is no longer on the hot seat,...
Jim Hughes

Catching up with Maple Leafs Director of Player Development Jim Hughes

MLHS' Alec Brownscombe recently caught up with Director of Player Development Jim Hughes to check in on the progress of the younger Maple Leafs. Hughes...

Leafs Notebook – January 13

Even the most optimistic Leafs fans weren't expecting David Clarkson to be great throughout the entirety of his seven year deal, but this is...

Leafs Notebook – January 8

Heading into 2013 training camp, Dave Nonis had two massive clouds hanging over his head as his best forward and best defenseman were both...

Dion Phaneuf Re-Signs for 7 years, $49milllion

As reported by TSN’s Darren Dreger, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Dion Phaneuf have come to terms on a 7-year contract extension valued at...
Dion Phaneuf / Phil Kessel

Dion Phaneuf Contract Extension Almost Done

Darren Dreger is reporting that a contract extension for Dion Phaneuf is near completion, as in it could be signed and sealed before the...

Leafs Notebook – December 26

With tomorrow's game vs. Buffalo representing the 40th game of 2013-14, the Leafs are nearly at the halfway mark of the season. The Leafs,...

Leafs Notebook – December 16

Although the Leafs went 1-2 last week, it really was one of their better weeks of hockey this season. They handily outplayed LA but...