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NHL Trade Deadline: SKATR Profiles of TSN’s Top 5 Trade Bait Candidates

With just nine days until the 2020 NHL Trade Deadline, let's take a quick look at the top five on TSN's Trade Bait List...
Jack Campbell of the Toronto Maple Leafs

A deeper analysis of the Toronto Maple Leafs backup situation and the decision to...

Jack Campbell has arrived in Toronto, the latest in what seems like a prolonged casting call. Goalies are voodoo and they are the masters of...
Dylan Demelo, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Analyzing Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Options: Dylan DeMelo, Jason Demers, and Brenden Dillon

If the Toronto Maple Leafs end up searching for a rental option on the right side of their defence, they may find that all...
Josh Manson, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Analyzing Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Options: Josh Manson, Anaheim Ducks

The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for a top-four defenseman who can defend, man the right side, and who has term left on his...
Matt Dumba, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Analyzing Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Options: Matt Dumba, Minnesota Wild

As the Toronto Maple Leafs look to bolster their defense, trade targets are popping up everywhere, reminding me of the player-tracking demo at the...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Ilya Mikheyev

The Surprising Play of Ilya Mikheyev and Pierre Engvall – Toronto Maple Leafs’ Second-Tier...

The play of rookies Ilya Mikhevev and Pierre Engvall has been a pleasant surprise in an up-and-down Toronto Maple Leafs 2019-20 season. This is Part...
kasperi kapanen of the toronto maple leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ Defense Dilemma and Winger Trade Options – Part 1

The need for help on the Toronto Maple Leafs blue line has been discussed all season -- usually prompted by the uneven defensive play...
Toronto Maple Leafs' celebration with Auston Matthews

Toronto Maple Leafs Mid-Season Observations, Position by Position

After 45 games, a merry-go-round of injuries, a Fall slump, a coaching change, and a recent winning streak, the Toronto Maple Leafs are not...
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...

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