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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.

Offseason Notebook: Assessing Treliving’s FA signings relative to the market, the remaining offseason question...

As we await for the second wave of free agency to play out – including contract negotiations with Connor Dewar, Nick Robertson, a resolution...
Brad Treliving, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

The remaining question marks on the Maple Leafs’ roster this offseason

Just over a week into free agency, the Maple Leafs have filled some holes, but there is still plenty of work to do. Heading into...
Philippe Myers, Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs make a trio of depth signings: Dakota Mermis, Phillipe Myers, and Cedric...

The Maple Leafs announced three signings on the second day of free agency, coming to terms on one-year deals with Dakota Mermis, Phillipe Myers,...

Instant Analysis: Oliver Ekman-Larsson signs four-year, $3.5 million AAV contract with the Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced the signing of defenseman Oliver Ekman-Larsson to a four-year contract worth $3.5 million per season. Brad Treliving will be...
Max Domi, Maple Leafs

Instant Analysis: Max Domi re-ups with the Maple Leafs for four years, $3.75 million...

The Maple Leafs have signed Max Domi to a four-year contract extension worth an annual average of $3.75 million per season ($15 million total).  After...
Chris Tanev, Maple Leafs vs. Flames

Leafs Notebook: The Chris Tanev acquisition & potential contract and other draft weekend notes

The story of the 2024 draft for the Maple Leafs is just as much about the 2023 draft before it and the 2025 draft...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

The framework of a Mitch Marner trade: How could Brad Treliving fetch enough value...

As we inch closer to the draft and free agency, we've spent a lot of time poring over the Maple Leafs roster as it...
Brad Treliving, Maple Leafs GM

Offseason Evaluations Wrap-up: Reviewing the needs on the Maple Leafs roster by position

Over the past few weeks, we reviewed all the Maple Leafs’ players under contract as well as their pending UFAs and RFAs: Offseason Evaluations,...
Jake McCabe, Maple Leafs vs. Sharks

Offseason Evaluations, Part 7: Jake McCabe & Simon Benoit

In the final edition of my evaluations of under-contract Maple Leafs, we're breaking down the seasons of Jake McCabe and Simon Benoit, two defensemen...
Morgan Rielly, Toronto Maple Leafs

Offseason Evaluations, Part 6: Morgan Rielly & Conor Timmins

The Offseason Evaluations series now turns to the defense position, the team's most critical area of need this summer.  Catch up on my previous five...
Ryan Reaves, Maple Leafs vs. Lightning

Offseason Evaluations, Part 5: Pontus Holmberg & Ryan Reaves

In our ongoing evaluation of the Maple Leafs' under-contract players, we round out the forward group by assessing Pontus Holmberg and Ryan Reaves' 2023-24...
Matthew Knies, Maple Leafs

Offseason Evaluations, Part 4: Bobby McMann & Matthew Knies

Next up in the Offseason Evaluations series are Matthew Knies and Bobby McMann, two left wingers coming off their first full (full-ish in McMann's...
Calle Jarnkrok, Maple Leafs

Offseason Evaluations, Part 3: David Kampf & Calle Jarnkrok

As the Offseason Evaluations series continues, we're now assessing the Maple Leafs' secondary forwards currently under contract for the 2024-25 season, starting with David...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple leafs

Offseason Evaluations, Part 2: Mitch Marner & John Tavares

As we review the current Maple Leafs under contract for 2024-25, next up in the Offseason Evaluations series are Mitch Marner and John Tavares,...
Auston Matthews & William Nylander

Offseason Evaluations, Part 1: Auston Matthews & William Nylander

As we prepare for the 2024 NHL offseason, we will evaluate not only the external options available to the Maple Leafs but also the...
Lane Lambert, Maple Leafs assistant coach

Evaluating Lane Lambert’s fit on the Maple Leafs’ coaching staff

We have the first official addition to Craig Berube’s coaching staff. Elliotte Friedman and Darren Dreger each reported that Lane Lambert has been all...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Brad Treliving’s $12+ million Offseason Question: Weighing the trade or keep scenarios with Mitch...

The Maple Leafs’ first order of business this offseason was to address the head coaching position. Now that Craig Berube has been hired, the...
Marc Savard, Maple Leafs assistant coach candidate

Leafs Notebook: Marc Savard’s fit as an AC, Kampf, Tavares & Holmberg’s showing at...

Shortly after the Maple Leafs introduced Craig Berube as their new head coach, the Calgary Flames and Marc Savard, who worked with Berube in...
Craig Berube, Maple Leafs

New head coach Craig Berube represents a style and attitude shift behind the Maple...

Craig Berube has been named the 32nd head coach in Maple Leafs history. According to Darren Dreger, Berube's new contract in Toronto is four years...
Sheldon Keefe, Jon Cooper, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: The positives and ultimate failures of the Sheldon Keefe era, and the...

The dust has settled since the Maple Leafs were eliminated from the 2024 playoffs and Sheldon Keefe was subsequently dismissed as head coach. Now,...

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