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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.

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...

Looking Ahead to the Toronto Marlies

Whether or not there is any sort of NHL season this year, there is one thing we do know: there will be an AHL...
Brian Burke Fired

Brian Burke and Long-Term Contracts

When it comes to the Toronto Maple Leafs, one of the first things often mentioned is money. The team is, after all, the most valuable...

Development Camp Notes and Observations

With the Toronto Maple Leafs announcing they would not be participating in a prospect tournament this year due to CBA negotiations, development camp became...

Toronto’s tending tandem, and AHL-to-NHL transitional success

As we approach the dog days of hockey, more and more Leafs fans are coming to the conclusion that there's a strong chance we...

Where the Leafs stand after day one

The Leafs have added some strength down the middle by signing Jay McClement to a two-year deal worth $3 million total.They were also able...

A few other draft notes

Having been called into pinch-hit for the morning mashup, I figured this would be a good time to include some other draft thoughts that...

James Van Riemsdyk is (Finally) a Leaf

The worst kept secret in all of hockey finally became a reality.Luke Schenn is now a Philadelphia Flyer, and James Van Riemsdyk is finally...

Burke, Carlyle and the Defense

"We shoot for a top four group that has a high skill level, bottom two guys who look to do the plumbers work....

Q&A Responses: Marlies and Leafs

I wanted to start this question and answer blog by addressing some debate that came about in my previous post.I'm sure many of you...
Randy Carlyle

Burke, Carlyle and the Top Six-Bottom Six Model

Can we all agree right from the top that the hiring of Randy Carlyle signals the Leafs are back to following the top six,...

Marlies vs. Barons, and 15 points on the playoffs so far

There are two lines of thinking when it comes to the Toronto Marlies.One: Let's just enjoy the ride, a team in Toronto is finally...

Brian Burke and the 8th Seed

"Championship is the goal. Not to get in the 8th spot and get your ass kicked." - Leafs GM Brian BurkeYou've probably seen this quote...

Brian Burke’s Plan Still Intact

When Brian Burke officially came to Toronto he told everyone exactly how he wanted the Toronto Maple Leafs to play hockey.He wants his team...

Toronto Marlies vs. Abbotsford Heat: Game 1

For the first time in these playoffs, the Toronto Marlies lost a game.Okay they've only played four, so it's not a big deal. And...

Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans – Game 3

For the first time ever, the Toronto Marlies have swept a playoff opponent.Give the players and coaching staff full credit, too. Sometimes when a...
Stuart Percy - July 12, 2013

Future NHLers on the Toronto Marlies

Leafs fans are showing heightened interest in the Marlies lately, and deservedly so as they have officially begun their run for the Calder Cup....

Toronto Marlies vs. Rochester Americans – Game 1

In case you haven't heard, the Toronto Marlies beat the Rochester Americans last night 4-3 to take a 1-0 lead in their first round...

Leafs Notebook – Final Wrap up

How many notable Brian Burke quotes has he unleashed for our constant reiteration? Too many to count.You have your pugnacity, testosterone, and truculent quote,...

Leafs Notebook – Special Edition

Sometimes, there's really just nothing left to say.After the Leafs 7-1 loss to the Philadelphia Flyers, they officially hit that point. You can only...

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