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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.

One of the “logical” things that is supposed to play out in Leafland this summer is the team trading James Reimer and officially running...

Former Bruins GM Harry Sinden had a great quote on being a GM in the book Behind the Moves:“I think the bottom line is...
Sam Bennettvideo

Why it makes more sense than usual for the Leafs to move up for the #1 pick In 2012, Dave Poulin gave an under the...

Maple Leafs fans were promised a culture change, however you may define it, when Brendan Shanahan was hired last month. A few weeks later,...

A mess, but an opportunity for improvement When a team bottoms out the way the Maple Leafs did, naturally there is going to be a...

We looked at options with the Maple Leafs under contract last week. Today, let's take a look at the UFAs and RFAs. UFAs Dave Bolland Quick Thoughts: Had...
Joffrey Lupul

When Brendan Shanahan came aboard, I made a quick passing comment about understanding selling low and selling high with the Toronto Maple Leafs players...

When the media asked who has final say on roster decisions at today's introductory press conference for Brendan Shanahan, there was a pause followed...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs St. Louis Blues

With the rest of the Leafs season boiling down to a formality, the offseason speculation is about to ramp up to (my guess) unprecedented...
Randy Carlyle

There is an old saying that a good coach might only help you win an extra handful games over the course of a season,...

When Tim Leiweke officially took over as President of MLSE on April 2013, the Maple Leafs finally made the playoffs after a long drought,...

Just when things were looking comfortable for the Leafs, they had to go and make it interesting again. Really, is there any other way this team...

Alec and I took in the Rotman Sports Industry Conference yesterday, which is of note because the Leafs VP of scouting, Reid Mitchell, was...

For the first time since 2006, the Maple Leafs stood pat on trade deadline day. It was the right move. On a day where pretty well...
David Clarkson

It's not time to sound the alarm, but the sense of urgency is heightened across Toronto. The Leafs are still firmly in a playoff spot...

Thanks again for all the questions. My apologies if I didn't get to yours.Part 1 can be found here. -wendelsfist: "What one personnel upgrade or...

Thanks for all the questions. Part 2 will follow a little later on in the day.-@BrianHuddle: "Where does management need to advance this roster to...

There has been plenty of debate already regarding Dave Bolland and whether or not he should be re-signed, a subject that will only continue...

With the hockey world’s attention firmly fixed on the Olympics, it’s easy to forget that the NHL is quickly approaching a significant date: Trade...

Having gone through a long and painful rebuild, the Toronto Maple Leafs now find themselves right smack in the middle of a critical time...