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Leafs Prospect Camp List Released

The Maple Leafs announced the details of this year's prospect camp this afternoon. Here's some information regarding on-ice sessions in Toronto, followed by the...

Moving forward

"(We) keep the puck out of our end zone and play in their end zone, in laymen's terms, that's the best way we...

Mashup: Weekend Warriors

It was quite the big weekend. I mean, how often do get a chance to sit around all day teaching your two year old...

Goodnight, Sweet Prince

Friends, we are gathered here today to honour the man and the legacy that is Jeff Finger. It—s hard to believe it—s been...

The Kobayashi Maru

So here we are... Draft week. Five days away from our reward for being fans of what can only be considered a pretty crappy...

Morning Mashup: Quick Thoughts for a Lazy Monday

My apologies, I would have hoped that in the past week I could come up with an idea for a post. Instead, here are...

Five years of Roberto Luongo?

During TSN's regular "Insider Trading" segment last night, McKenzie, LeBrun and Dreger each had an opportunity to drop some information on us regarding Roberto...

The KHL is A-OK

There are more than a few things I—ll never understand in life. Why do Americans want sports on TV in the middle of the...

Justin Schultz Talk, Why Not?

Saying I have very little knowledge about Justin Schultz is quite the understatement. I have never seen him play, until this post I had...

Building the Case for Keeping Connolly

On July 2, 2011 you could find me in the kitchen preheating an oven. Why? I wanted to make sure that everything was nice...

Staal in a tough spot, Komarov will join Leafs

With four teams left and the NHL playoffs set to wind down, news and trade rumors should pick up as we get closer to...

Seven Games of Brad Ross

Being a Leafs fan in Northern Alberta offers few benefits. I get to see the team play live only once a year. I have...
Glenn Healy sees this in his dreams

2011-12 Season in Review: Goalies

2011-12 Season in Review: Top 6 Forwards | Bottom 6 Forwards | Defence | Goalies A new year, same as the old one. Goaltending has...

CBA Scenarios for the Chronic Rosterbator

It—s 46 days until the draft, 55 until Free Agency, but it—s also 131 days from the expiration of the CBA. What a terrible summer...

2011-12 Season in Review: Defencemen

Last week's review focused on the Leafs' top 6 forwards, while the week before that saw us take a peek at the bottom 6's...

Planning Beyond Next Season

We're ecstatic to welcome Jon Steitzer to the MLHS blogging team. He formerly blogged at Bloguin's Leafs site Puckin' Eh and now runs his...

Would Roberto Luongo want to join the Leafs?

Amid all the speculation surrounding Roberto Luongo that's starting to snowball, and will continue to do so in the coming weeks, it seems as...

2011-12 Season in Review: Top 6 Forwards

Last week we reviewed the bottom 6 forwards for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2011-12. There were some good observations, but let's be honest:...

2011-12 Season in Review: Bottom 6 Forwards

Another year, another disappointing season for the Toronto Maple Leafs. A fantastic start was soured completely by a late season collapse from top to...

Leafs or Oilers?

For the early part of the season, when the Leafs were still planted in the playoff picture and the Oilers began to return to...

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