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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.

For the first time in a long time, the Leafs are going into the season with a well-set forward group. The top six is...

The Leafs wrapped up what was a pretty good weekend by imploding in the third period and losing handily, but that doesn’t take away...

Hockey is officially back!Well, sort of.Today kicks off the Leafs annual rookie tournament, which is really a great opportunity for the kids in...

During my interview with Scott Gordon, the Leafs assistant coach said something that caught my attention when he noted: “This year our top six...
Dave Nonis

I took a look at Dave Nonis' GM'ing history before the off season started. Since the summer has come to a crawl I thought...

The John Michael Liles buyout watch is officially over, for this year, anyway.Nazem Kadri and Cody Franson are still RFAs, and the Leafs currently...

Summer has officially entered the dog days in the hockey world and there’s little in the way of new developments to discuss. However, seeing...

Some will argue the Leafs have gotten better over the last few weeks, others will say they’ve gotten worse; the only thing we know...

The old saying in hockey is that defense wins championships, and defense was the theme of the day for the Leafs yesterday even though...

The Jonathan Bernier to Toronto speculation was ongoing all week, so it wasn’t a complete surprise when the Leafs acquired him yesterday. What was...

Between attempts to acquire Roberto Luongo, Miikka Kiprusoff, and now reportedly Jonathan Bernier, it just doesn’t feel like Leafs management is fully behind James...

Next up on the player review list is Joffrey Lupul.It was a whirlwind season for the man who has rejuvenated his career in Toronto....

The Leafs announced the resigning of Colton Orr and Drew MacIntyre yesterday.Orr played 44 of 48 regular season games with the Leafs before dressing...

Even though the Leafs haven’t played a hockey game in weeks and the Stanley Cup Finals are about to begin, there is no shortage...

We aren’t in the dog-days of summer yet, but in terms of Leafs content things are in a lull until the draft and free...

While there is said to be continuity between the two managers given their close working relationship for several years in the Leaf front office,...
Dave Nonis

I really wanted to write a wrap up notebook, but I wasn’t going to subject myself to watching that game again, nor do I...

We’re going seven.How many Leafs fans would have gladly accepted a one-game winner takes all scenario for the Leafs at the start of this...

If you have been following along with my Notebooks since the playoffs started, you’ll know that I’ve continually asked if James Reimer was going...

No matter what happens in the rest of the series, this much is clear: The Leafs have closed the gap on the Boston Bruins.Are...