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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.
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs bench

Brad Treliving spoke of Sheldon Keefe returning as a “second job.” Now we’re seeing...

Throughout every Maple Leafs season, we discuss so many topics and themes about the team in this space that it behooves me to track...
Ilya Lyubushkin, Maple Leaf again

Instant Analysis: Maple Leafs acquire right-handed help on defense by bringing back Ilya Lyubushkin

The Toronto Maple Leafs have reunited with old friend Ilya Lyubushkin. The full three-way trade is as follows: To Leafs: Ilya Lyubushkin (75% retained) To Ducks: The...
Chris Tanev, Flames, Maple Leafs

With Chris Tanev landing in Dallas, where does it leave Brad Treliving and the...

Trade season has begun in earnest as Chris Tanev has officially been traded to the Dallas Stars for a second-round pick, prospect Artem Grushnikov,...
Tyler Bertuzzi, Max Domi, William Nylander, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: John Tavares’ buy-in, a credible fourth-line duo, Tyler Bertuzzi’s power-play success, and...

The Maple Leafs are streaking. Earlier today, I broke down some of the big-picture takeaways from their seven-game winning tear with a focus on ice-time...
Sheldon Keefe, Maple Leafs bench

Big-picture takeaways from the Maple Leafs’ seven-game winning streak

The Maple Leafs are on their first seven-game winning streak in 20 years. It is almost hard to believe it's been so long, but stringing...
Max Domi, Maple Leafs vs. Golden Knights

Game in 10: Max Domi pockets two, Maple Leafs keep rolling with seven-goal rout...

It was the second half of a back-to-back on the road against the defending Stanley Cup champions with a fully healthy defense for only...
Bobby McMann, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: TJ Brodie’s improvement on the left side, Bobby McMann’s potential, and the...

It was a much-needed week of positive results for the Maple Leafs. Playing three opponents that likely won’t make the playoffs this season, the Leafs...
Brendan Shanahan, Toronto Maple Leafs President

Leafs Notebook: Lineup & power-play adjustments during Morgan Rielly’s suspension, and is it time...

A lot can happen in a week, but while sorting through all of the current storylines in Leafs Nation, it’s important not to bury...
Adam Henrique, Anaheim Ducks

Maple Leafs Trade Targets, Part 2: Price-Dependent Pending UFAs and Potential Bargains

Part 2 of my trade targets series looks at a couple of pending UFA veterans drawing interest around the league as well as some...
Jakob Chychrun, Senators

Maple Leafs Trade Targets, Part 1: The Difference Makers

Part 1 of my trade targets series looks at three big names with the potential to move the needle for the Maple Leafs for...
Mitch Marner, Max Domi, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Core Four lights up the scoresheet as Maple Leafs shake off...

For whatever reason, sometimes one team has another's number. For the Maple Leafs, the Stars are one of those teams. Make it six in...
Brad Treliving, Maple Leafs GM

Where do the Maple Leafs’ real needs lie at the 2024 trade deadline?

With the NHL trade deadline just over a month away and player movement already underway – the Elias Lindholm and Sean Monahan deals kicked...
Tyler Bertuzzi, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Tyler Bertuzzi’s promising play in tight-checking games, Nick Robertson’s recent impact &...

The Maple Leafs swept a home-and-home against the Winnipeg Jets to enter the bye week on a high note.  With the team off for a...
John Tavares, Maple Leafs vs. Jets

Game in 10: Ryan Reaves and Tyler Bertuzzi make successful returns to the lineup,...

There may be better ways to enter the bye week and All-Star break than sweeping the Winnipeg Jets in a home-and-home, but I can't...
Brad Treliving, Maple Leafs GM

As the buy vs. sell debate rages on, how should Brad Treliving approach the...

As the All-Star break approaches, the Maple Leafs find themselves in a playoff spot, but several quality teams are nipping at their heels. As...
TJ Brodie, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: TJ Brodie’s regression, the struggling special teams, secondary scoring, and the bizarre...

The Maple Leafs finished their four-game West Coast trip at 2-2-0 and were tied in the third period of both regulation losses. It’s not an...
John Tavares, Maple Leaf s vs. Panthers

Leafs Notebook: The Atlantic Division landscape at the halfway mark, Sheldon Keefe’s odd line...

With the Maple Leafs officially reaching the halfway point of their 2023-24 schedule, it’s a good time to take a look around at the...
Pontus Holmberg, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Major line shakeup fails to pay immediate dividends, Maple Leafs blow...

The Maple Leafs officially hit the halfway point of the season and celebrated it with what’s turning into a habit this season: blowing a...
Nathan MacKinnon, John Tavares, Maple Leafs vs. Avalanche

Game in 10: Maple Leafs forfeit three-goal lead, lose the power-on-power matchup against the...

On a night when the NHL announced all of William Nylander, Mitch Marner, and Morgan Rielly are joining Auston Matthews on the All-Star roster,...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs vs. Sabres

The William Nylander contract: How big of a leap of faith is it, and...

The worst-kept secret in the league is out: On Monday, the Maple Leafs officially announced that they have come to terms with William Nylander...

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