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Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs

A closer look at Auston Matthews’ improving two-way play and lower assist rates using...

When an updated player evaluation tool and a star player collide, interesting things can happen. This piece features a first glimpse of the brand new...
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs

The early numbers on Sheldon Keefe’s impact

It's only three games, and that's not enough time to properly evaluate a coaching change. But the numbers are surprising and worth looking at, even...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks

The Scoring Power of Auston Matthews

"The goal is too small and the goalies are too big." Scotty Bowman said that years ago. It still holds true, and yet somehow there...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock

One good line, two controversial pairs, and one goalie: Can the Toronto Maple Leafs...

Right now, the Toronto Maple Leafs have one forward line, two controversial defense pairs, and one goalie. That's not very deep, is it? I should say...
Toronto Maple Leafs' celebration

The Toronto Maple Leafs After 17 Games: Surprises and disappointments

With the regular season now 20% over, the Toronto Maple Leafs sport a 9-5-3 record and sit in ninth place in the league standings. We...
John Tavares returns to the Toronto Maple Leafs lineup

John Tavares is returning: It’s a big deal

Welcome to the Hot Stove Bar, as we listen in on a couple of hockey fans talking about the return of John Tavares to...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Musings

The Toronto Maple Leafs Special Teams: How much are they holding them back?

The books are now closed on October and it's time we took a closer look at the Toronto Maple Leafs' special teams performance. It was...
Alex Kerfoot of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Alexander Kerfoot, the Colorado Gambit

gambit definition: "1. a clever action in a game or other situation that is intended to achieve an advantage and usually involves taking a...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Projecting the Toronto Maple Leafs November Roster & Cap Situation

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a unique predicament in the wake of the $10.893M Mitch Marner deal. They are so stretched within the $81.5M...

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ change in playing style: Separating fact from fiction

This piece was supposed to be about William Nylander and his defensive game, but it changed as it took shape. We’ll eventually get to him,...
Patrick Marleau and Connor Brown of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate a goal agains the Anaheim Ducks

The Toronto Maple Leafs and high-danger scoring chances

It’s an age-old mantra and every hockey coach’s plea: Go to the net and good things happen. Knowing scoring from in close is a consistent...

Mythbusters Series: Disproving the idea that Steven Stamkos “left millions on the table” to...

This article is being co-hosted on Maple Leafs Hot Stove as well as on my own site, OriginalSixAnalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. Author’s...

Mythbusters Series: Three Arguments Against the Idea that “The Leafs are Decreasing Their Focus...

This article is being co-posted on Maple Leafs Hot Stove as well as on my own site, OriginalSixAnalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. As we...
2016 NHL Draft

What the Numbers Say: Overage Players vs. First Time Eligibles

In the 2016 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs used five of their 11 draft picks to select overage players (players that aren’t in their...

Does Steven Stamkos Fit the Shanaplan? A Long Term Analysis of the Toronto Maple...

This article is being co-posted on Maple Leafs Hot Stove as well as on my own site, OriginalSixAnalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. “We have...

Toronto Maple Leafs Scoring Chances and Zone Entries – Season Review

All season, I've been tracking scoring chances and zone entries for the Toronto Maple Leafs (some details on scoring chances are here; on zone entries...

Valuing Steven Stamkos: Estimating What Stamkos’ Next Seven Years will be Worth to the...

This article is being co-posted on Maple Leafs Hotstove as well as on my own site, www.originalsixanalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. All season long,...

Negotiation Leverage and the Massive Hidden Value in ELC/RFA Deals

This article is being co-posted on Maple Leafs Hot Stove as well as on my own site, www.originalsixanalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. I recently...

Draft Pick Worth vs. Active Player Value: A look at the Maple Leafs’ deadline...

What is a Draft Pick Worth in a Trade for an Active Player? This article is being co-posted on Maple Leafs Hot Stove as well...

The Model Franchise: How Brendan Shanahan’s Leafs tore a few pages from the Chicago...

This article is being co-posted on Maple Leafs Hot Stove as well as on my own site, www.originalsixanalytics.com. Find me @OrgSixAnalytics on twitter. Thus far...

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