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Anthony Petrielli has been writing at MLHS since 2011. He is known for his weekly “Leafs Notebook” feature, and also writes specific analysis pieces. Anthony has been featured on GlobalTV, CBC Radio 1, Sportsnet590 and TSN 1200. You can contact him at petrielli.a@gmail.com or find him on Twitter at @APetrielli.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres

Leafs Notebook: Storylines Worth Following at Training Camp

When it comes to the actual hockey-playing part of the discussion, there is no question that the Toronto Maple Leafs had to get Mitch...
Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: A Big-Picture Look at the Mitch Marner situation and other thoughts ahead...

On July 1, 2018, we announced that the Toronto Maple Leafs were signing John Tavares. For a young and upcoming team that had multiple...
2019 Hockey Coaches Conference: Review & Takeaways

2019 Hockey Coaches Conference: Review & Key Takeaways

This past weekend, the Hockey Coaches Conference came to Toronto in what is fast becoming an annual tradition. When it first came to Toronto...
John Tavares of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs 2019 Offseason: Where have they improved and where do the question...

After a second consecutive first-round playoff loss to the Boston Bruins, you knew changes were coming. After the 2018-19 Toronto Maple Leafs were eliminated,...

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Review, Part Two: Nazem Kadri, William Nylander and the latest...

Leading up to the NHL Draft, I will be reviewing all aspects of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2018-19 season. Part Two will take a...

2019 Hockey Coaches Conference: An Amazing Lineup of Speakers

This July, the Hockey Coaches Conference is coming to Toronto from July 18-20. I’ve written about this conference before and how much I enjoy...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Review, Part One: Reflecting on 2018-19, Mike Babcock’s performance, and...

First, let’s start with a thank you. Thank you for following along with us all season, reading, commenting, sending us your emails, posting comments...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 6

Playoff Notebook: Special teams adjustments needed as Leafs approach another Game 7 in Boston

Over the last few games, the commentary and the gameplan have been pretty straightforward: If they can start the game well and kill penalties,...
Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Boston Bruins in Game 5

Playoff Notebook: Leafs push the Bruins to the brink with near-perfect Game 5 road...

After Game 4, I think the formula was pretty simple for the Toronto Maple Leafs, as I wrote heading into Game 5: “They can’t start...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, John Tavares

Playoff Notebook: Reflections on Game 4 and adjustments for Game 5

Heading into Game 4, there was a lot of discussion surrounding how hard the Boston Bruins were going to come out and the Toronto...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Playoff Notebook: The Leafs have found a winning formula versus Boston — can they...

After all of the silliness that transpired in Game 2, the Toronto Maple Leafs came back home and focused on what mattered most in...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, NHL Playoffs Game 2

Playoff Notebook: Lessons from Game 2 & the adjustments needed as the series heads...

Well, if you thought this was going to be easy, lesson learned. The Bruins were tied for the second most points in the league and...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 1

Playoff Notebook: Toronto Maple Leafs get off to dream start to Round 1

First test passed. Heading into the series, we discussed how it would be a primarily 5v5 series (there were three total penalties in the game)...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Leafs Notebook: Leafs vs. Bruins Preview, Notes, Matchups & X-Factors

At the beginning of the season, deep down, I think we always knew we were destined for another Toronto Maple Leafs – Boston Bruins...
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock

Leafs Notebook: On a middling March and an important final week of the regular...

A big trade for Jake Muzzin set the stage for the Toronto Maple Leafs to ice a reasonable defense. They finally had all of...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri

Leafs Notebook: On slow starts, Nazem Kadri’s production, the final seven games

The worst period for the Toronto Maple Leafs, by far, is the first period. It’s really as simple as looking at the goal differential: In their...
Toronto Maple Leafs' bench

Leafs Notebook: Lessons from the Tampa game & the Leafs’ record against good teams

Against the Edmonton Oilers on Saturday night, John Tavares scored a beautiful goal. On a bad line change by the Oilers, Nikita Zaitsev made a...
Trevor Moore of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: The middling penalty kill, Trevor Moore’s instant impact, Re-uniting Matthews-Nylander

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in the midst of another strong campaign, currently on track to finish top five in the standings and generally...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Jake Gardiner

Anthony Petrielli on Sportsnet Tonight discussing state of the Toronto Maple Leafs defense without...

Anthony Petrielli joined Sportsnet Tonight on Sunday to discuss the state of the Leafs defense without Jake Gardiner and Travis Dermott among other Leafs...
Jake Muzzin of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Jake Muzzin’s ice time, trade deadline wrap up, injury bug strikes

Trade deadline day came and went with the Toronto Maple Leafs making one small move that has some minor implications. We will get into those...

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