An Advanced Stats Look at Leaf Players through 18 games

The Maple Leafs are now 18 games into the 2014-15 season, a decent enough sample size to take an early advanced stat look at the...

Game 18 Scoring Chances: Sabres 6 vs. Maple Leafs 2

The last time these teams met, it was as one-sided an NHL game as I've seen. It looked like there might be a similar...

Game 17 Scoring Chances: Penguins 2 vs. Maple Leafs 1

The Leafs had twelve minutes of powerplay time, but weren't able to get a goal out of any of it against the Penguins. Pittsburgh...
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Game 16 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 6 vs. Bruins 1

After losing out in their last game against Boston, Toronto came out strong last night, dominating the first ten minutes and getting a goal...

Game 12 Scoring Chances: Coyotes 3 vs. Maple Leafs 2

The Leafs came out flat in Arizona, with a couple of bad giveaways and an unlucky bounce seeing them fall behind 3-0. Toronto didn't...
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Game 10 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 4 vs. Blue Jackets 1

The Leafs earned a second straight win against a short-handed Blue Jackets team, getting some opportunistic third period goals to secure the victory. The first...

Game 9 Scoring Chances: TOR 4 vs. BUF 0

After getting a lot of media heat from Saturday night's loss, the Leafs had the perfect response. They played what was, by the numbers, easily...

Game 8 Scoring Chances: BOS 4 vs. TOR 1

When I had the chance to sit down and watch this game, having missed it live, I expected a Leaf performance quite a bit...

Game 6 Scoring Chances: DET 1 vs. TOR 0

This was a bit of an odd game, scoring chance wise. The Maple Leafs had a superior possession performance to what they managed Friday night, but...

Game 5 Scoring Chances: DET 4 vs. TOR 1

After getting a little momentum, winning two straight games and winning the chance count against Colorado, the Maple Leafs had a disappointing return to form...

Game 4 Scoring Chances: TOR 3 vs. COL 2

For the first time this year, the Leafs were clearly the superior team in Tuesday's game against Colorado. They dominated the ES chances, especially in...
Jake Gardiner

Which Leaf Players Pull Their Weight Defensively?

In my last post, I looked at which Maple Leaf players are producing their fair share of the offense. In the comments to that...

Re-Evaluating Dion Phaneuf — A Victim of Miscalculation

Dion Phaneuf's effectiveness always seems to be a popular matter of debate in the world of hockey. This shouldn't surprise anyone when citing a player...

Dion Phaneuf – Leading vs Trailing Part II

In May of 2013, I wrote an article on Dion Phaneuf and his play when the team is leading vs when they are trailing. It...

What to Expect: Stephane Robidas

As we continue to wait for Stephane Robidas to make his on-ice debut in the blue and white, it makes sense to have a...
Toronto Maple Leafs v Boston Bruins - Game Two

A WOWY Analysis Guide

My first post here at MLHS was an Introduction to Advanced Hockey Statistics, which I recommend you go read if you have not done so...

How will Maple Leafs forward moves impact team shooting percentage?

Over the past two off seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs have made a fairly significant number of moves to their group of forwards beyond their...

A look at Tyler Bozak’s improved 2013-14 Season

Last week, I looked at a WOWY analysis of Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak, where we saw that Bozak had a much improved season...

Updated WOWY analysis of Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak

In my first post here at MLHS, I wrote an introduction to advanced statistics which generated some good discussion in the comments. A number...

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