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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.

Playoff Notebook – May 13

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...

Playoff Notebook – May 11

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...

Playoff Notebook – May 9

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...

Playoff Notebook – May 7

If the story of game 2 was the Leafs' excellent line-matching and the great performances from their stars, the story of game 3 was...

Playoff Notebook – May 5

Seems nobody told the Leafs this wasn’t supposed to be much of a series.Toronto stole home ice advantage from Boston with a thrilling 4-2...

Playoff Notebook – May 3

Well, that was a rude awakening wasn’t it? Here we were all were excited and pumped up about playoff hockey… Only to come crashing...

Leafs Notebook – Playoff Edition

Since when do the Leafs do things the easy way, anyways? The truth is the Leafs made their bed on this one. All they...

Tim Leiweke: A ‘meddlesome’ President, but a winning one

In hiring Tim Leiweke, MLSE has brought in a guy who is partly what many fans have always wanted in a President, and partly...

Leafs Notebook – April 22

The Toronto Maple Leafs are officially in the playoffs.I hope that felt as good to read as it did to write.It has been...

Leafs Notebook – April 17

I hope to have an article up later in the week, but for now I thought I’d share some notes.- Make it three...

24:33 without a shot

Against the Rangers, the Leafs went 24:33 without a shot. Considering that’s nearly half of regulation, I went back and watched the tape in...

Leafs Notebook Part 2 – Notes, Quotes and ‘5 Things I Think I’d Do’

Notes - We haven’t discussed the PK nearly enough in this space so I thought now would be a good time to. Last year, I...

Leafs Notebook Part 1 – Randy Carlyle

The Leafs are all but set to make the playoffs for the first time in nine years, yet there is an inordinate amount of...

Leafs talking to Kiprusoff’s representatives

The first to break the Jarome Iginla to Boston trade, Aaron Ward is now reporting the Leafs have been given permission by Calgary to...

Leafs Notebook – April 1

After looking at potential trade targets in last week’s preamble, it only makes sense to look at the Leafs potential trading chips for the...
Brian Burke / Tyler Biggs / Dave Morrison

Dave Morrison Interview

Earlier this week, the Leafs director of amateur scouting, Dave Morrison, took some time out of his schedule to talk to me.We ended up...

Leafs Notebook – March 26

‘Tis the season for Leafs trade rumours. Now, I’m not about to dig up every rumour out there on the internet and go through...

Leafs Notebook – March 18

It’s like déjà vu all over again.And no, I’m not talking about “The Slide.”Last season, the Leafs went into the year with moderately low...

Leafs Notebook – March 11

Among certain members of the mainstream media covering the Leafs, there seems to be this idea that won't go away where Tyler Bozak will...

Leaf Matters Podcast featuring Anthony Petrielli

This week I had the pleasure of joining the Leaf Matters podcast.A few MLHS writers have already been on, including Curt and Jon, so...