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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.

Leafs Notebook – February 26

After 20 games this season, the Leafs record is 12-8-0 for 24 points.After 20 games last season, the Leafs were 11-7-2 for 24 points.This...

Matt Frattin Out; James Reimer’s Replacement & Trading for Ryan O’Reilly

As if injuries to Carl Gunnarsson, Joffrey Lupul, Jake Gardiner and now James Reimer weren’t enough, the Leafs just announced Matt Frattin is expected...

Leafs Notebook – February 11

The Leafs may have shown the hockey world what they are capable of when they get rolling on Saturday, but one game does not...

10 Down: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Ten games into a regular season is usually when the good teams and players start to shake off the summer rust and really get...

Leafs Notebook – February 4

The Leafs have had a lot of positives to start this season, but the power play isn’t one of them.Last year, Toronto’s power play...

Leafs Notebook – January 28

Randy Carlyle has not been with the Leafs for long, but he’s beginning to put his stamp on this team.Hired on March 2nd...

Leafs not in uncharted territory with young goalie tandem

Despite the Roberto Luongo to Toronto trade rumours, the Leafs have begun the season with a pair of young netminders manning their crease. The...

Leafs Notebook: Ample questions headed into new season

Line combinations will be discussed ad nauseam in the coming weeks as the season kicks off and the Leafs try to get off to...
Dave Nonis, GM of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs fans have the patience for a “true rebuild”

Former NFL coach Buddy Ryan once famously said, 'If you listen to the fans, you'll be sitting up there with them.'At the risk of...

Can’t Fully Judge Brian Burke Yet

When the NHL finally decided to have a season last week, many Leafs fans knew Brian Burke was on thin ice. There was a...

Morgan Rielly at the WJCs: Managing Hype and Expectations

At this point in time, it is probably fair to call Morgan Rielly the most hyped Leafs prospect since Wendel Clark. I don't know...

Marlies Notebook – December 23

On Saturday, I took in the Marlies 4-2 win against St. John’s with McKeen's Hockey pro scouting coordinator Gus Katsaros. First off, he’s an...

10 Leafs-Related Thoughts and Questions

With the lockout in full force, I thought I’d try to get you all thinking about this actual Leafs team again. Take my word...

Marlies Notebook – October 22

Photo: Marlies.caIt was met with a lot of skepticism when the St. John's Maple Leafs were relocated to Toronto in 2005.  Seven years later,...

Marlies Notebook – October 15

Photo: Marlies.caSince there’s no NHL to speak of at the moment, Leafs Notebook is turning into Marlies Notebook until this lockout is over.Here’s...
Morgan Rielly

What to look for as focus shifts to Marlies, junior Leafs

With the NHL lockout in full force and not looking as if it is going to end anytime soon, fans are rightfully turning their...
Ben Scrivens

10 Thoughts on Francois Allaire

We had some Leafs news yesterday as Francois Allaire announced he isn't returning and we found out the extent of Joe Colborne's injury.When it...

Internal Leaf Improvement

As the old saying goes, you have to learn how to walk before you can run. For a Leafs team that finished 25th out...

Luongo wants to be a Panther

Earlier today Roberto Luongo got off the ice in Florida and confirmed something many of us already suspected. " makes sense for myself, for my...

Morning Mashup: This is it

Brian Burke all but promised changes this summer. Other than a few moves though, fans probably haven't seen the changes they thought were coming.At...