Game 23 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 6 vs. Capitals 2

The Maple Leafs were opportunistic early against the Capitals. Despite getting outchanced in the first period, they scored two goals from the point to...

Tyler Bozak is back to his old self. Mostly.

In the summer, I wrote about Bozak's statistically-improved 2013-14 season. In that post, I observed that Bozak had significantly improved his 5v5 offensive production last season,...

Game 22 Scoring Chances: Penguins 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

Toronto finished its season series with Pittsburgh, ending up clearly second-best in chances in all three games. In this one, though, they managed to earn...

Leafs Scoring Chance Tracking – One-Quarter Mark

It feels like it's still early in the season, but we've passed the 25% point with the Leafs having played 21 of their 82...

How are the Maple Leafs performing relative to past seasons?

The Maple Leafs just surpassed the quarter pole of their schedule with a win over the Detroit Red Wings in game #21 of the 2014-15 season....

Game 21 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 4 vs. Red Wings 1

The Maple Leafs played a strong, low-chance game against a Red Wings team that dominated them in chances in two previous meetings. Toronto had more chances...

Game 19 Scoring Chances: Predators 9 vs. Maple Leafs 2

One of the ugliest displays I've seen from a Leaf team in a long time unfolded on Tuesday, as they were routed 9-2 by...

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...
Phil Kessel

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...
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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...

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