Anthony Petrielli, Author at Maple Leafs Hotstove
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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.
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Toronto Maple Leafs 2020 Offseason: Where have they improved, and where do the question...

Entering the offseason, there were a number of needs that were easily identifiable from the outset for the Toronto Maple Leafs. In August, we...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Andreas Johnsson

Andreas Johnsson traded to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for Joey Anderson

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that they have traded winger Andreas Johnsson to the New Jersey Devils in exchange for winger Joey Anderson. Before we...
Travis Boyd, Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Travis Boyd to a one-year, $700k contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced the signing of Travis Boyd to a one-year contract valued at $700k. Boyd turned 27 this year and split...
Alex Pietrangelo and the Toronto Maple Leafs

The case against the Toronto Maple Leafs backing up the money truck for Alex...

The second it was reported that contract talks between the St. Louis Blues and Alex Pietrangelo broke off, it was inevitable that he would...
Kasperi Kapanen and Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs add flexibility with the Kasperi Kapanen deal — and now we...

Entering the offseason, the Toronto Maple Leafs have a number of needs and questions in need of addressing. The needs are the priorities, and...
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State of the Toronto Maple Leafs – Position by Position

It’s always best to let the dust settle and reflect a little bit before providing an opinion on this team. It was an emotional...
Toronto Maple Leafs lose playoff qualifier to Columbus

Game #5 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

A few days ago, if you asked what is the Leafiest thing that could happen, we would all be in agreement – a dramatic...
Toronto Maple Leafs win miraculous Game 4

Game #4 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (OT)

Wow. Wow. Are we actually talking about the Leafs coming back from down three in an elimination game? Yes. Yes, we are. https://twitter.com/reporterchris/status/1291936376607461376 https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1291938429337509890 It wasn’t perfect. It wasn’t...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, Game 3

Game #3 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

At 3-0, I was ready to go to bed. Instead, the Toronto Maple Leafs reminded us that whether in a strange COVID-era playoff tournament...
Toronto Maple Leafs win Game 2 over the Columbus Blue Jackets

Game #2 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 0

In a five-game playoff series, there is no time to feel sorry for yourself or go through the motions. Down 1-0 in the series,...
Toronto Maple Leafs lose Game 1 to Columbus Blue Jackets

Game #1 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

A playoff tournament after months off for the league was music to the ears of many Toronto Maple Leafs fans. "Teams will be rusty,...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Game Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 2

Welcome back, everyone! On one hand, this was a weird game-watching experience. On the other, it felt so right to have hockey back. The arena...
Toronto Maple Leafs’ John Tavares and William Nylander

10 questions facing the Toronto Maple Leafs ahead of the return to play

It is a little strange to be writing the words, “Welcome back,” knowing many of us are anxious about how long this will actually...

How do the Toronto Maple Leafs match up with the Columbus Blue Jackets in...

As we wait for normalcy – and hockey – to return, I have been looking back at the Toronto Maple Leafs' season and ahead...
Sheldon Keefe of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Suspended-Season Thoughts, Part 2: The Coaching Change and the Future in...

A few weeks ago, I covered some Toronto Maple Leafs questions and observations amid the suspension of the 2019-20 season. Since then, more health regulations...

Toronto Maple Leafs Suspended-Season Thoughts: Travis Dermott’s emergence, the battle for third in the...

Let’s start with the really important stuff: I hope everyone is staying safe and taking social distancing seriously. We all have a responsibility to...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: How much do championship teams load up their top lines with ice...

Over the past few years, fans of this team have been clamouring for the Toronto Maple Leafs to load up their top-line players with...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks

Game #67 Review: San Jose Sharks 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs are out West for the week with a golden opportunity in front of them to put some distance between themselves...
Toronto Maple Leafs' celebration with Auston Matthews

Leafs Notebook: A 3-0-0 week, five questions for the stretch run, Travis Dermott &...

How quickly things can change. A week ago, it was the trade deadline, the Toronto Maple Leafs had just lost to a 42-year-old emergency backup...
Sheldon Keefe of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Panic in Leafs Nation & final thoughts ahead of the trade deadline

In the span of about five days, the Toronto Maple Leafs played arguably their two worst games of the season with their best game...

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