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Anthony Petrielli

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Anthony Petrielli has been at MLHS since 2011. He is known for his weekly "Leafs Notebook" feature, and also writes specific analysis pieces. You can contact him at [email protected] or find him on Twitter at @APetrielli.
Randy Carlyle Peter Horachek

Leafs Notebook – March 17

When the Maple Leafs fired Randy Carlyle 40 games into the season, their record stood at 21-16-3. They are 6-22-3 since then. On the surface,...

Leafs Notebook – March 10

On trade deadline day, it was revealed the Leafs and Red Wings were making a push to get a deal done that would send...

Leafs Notebook – March 4

A deadline of selling rentals and stockpiling depth picks was expected, until the Columbus Blue Jackets came calling with an offer too good to...

Leafs Notebook – February 23rd

The NHL is officially a week away from the NHL trade deadline. Leafs fans in seller mode rejoice. I’ve written before about selling high and...

Leafs Notebook – February 17

The Maple Leafs completed their first trade of the season with something expected: Moving out a couple of pending UFAs they were in tough to...
Brian Burke Mastercard Center Board

Leafs Notebook – February 10

Rumour season is in fine form as the Toronto Maple Leafs, yet again, limp to the finish line. There are a lot of big names...

Leafs Notebook – February 3

Since the hiring of Peter Horachek, the Maple Leafs have reduced their shots against, but have been ice cold offensively. Horachek has begun implementing a...
Dion Phaneuf

Will NHL Teams Start Using NBA Cap Relief Ideas?

More than ever before, NHL management involves getting out of bad contracts. Always better to move a contract a year early, than a year late. When...
Dave Nonis Leafs

Leafs Notebook – January 22

The evaluation period might not be over, but the reality has hit Leafs Nation. This team is not very good, and it needs a face...
Peter Horachek, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook – January 13

When Peter Horacek was hired in the summer, it was a reasonably safe bet that at some point the man who served as interim...

Randy Carlyle Firing: What Changes Moving Forward?

Randy Carlyle’s inevitable firing brought about as crazy a day in Leafs land as any in recent memory. Phil Kessel and Dave Feschuk arguing, with...

Leafs Notebook – January 5

With the NFL playoffs currently unfolding, the storylines in football circles revolve around the usual topics—Can Peyton Manning win another Superbowl, can Tom Brady get a...

GDT: Game #39, Toronto Maple Leafs at Minnesota Wild

The Leafs play their first game of 2015 at the same time as Canada takes on Denmark. After a big win against the Boston...

Leafs Notebook – December 29

For the first time since the 2003-04 season, the Maple Leafs won 20 games before the official NHL winter break. But, in the eight...

What Does the Future Hold for Jake Gardiner?

And what should the Leafs do with the polarizing young defenceman? The answer isn't an instantly-gratifying one: Continue to be patient. There is currently no bigger...

Leafs Notebook – December 15th

With a minute left in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings, a familiar sight for Toronto Maple Leaf fans was taking place...

Leafs Notebook – December 8

There is a well-known saying among hockey executives that goes, “Sometimes the best moves are the ones you don’t make.” When Brendan Shanahan was hired...

Leafs Notebook – December 2

There isn't an elephant in the room when it comes to the Leafs defense, but the question of what to do is bubbling below...

Leafs Notebook – November 25

The Toronto Maple Leafs have officially played a quarter of their season, and we are still no closer to figuring out where this team...

The Mighty Quinn

I never did meet Pat Quinn or get to him know personally, but as a Leafs fan growing up he meant a great deal...
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