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Stalberg The Star

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a rebuild, or a re-tool, whichever you prefer.  In any event, a process such as this requires a...

Lineup Notes: Stalberg, Schenn In

Just a quick update: The Maple Leafs have recalled Viktor Stalberg from the Marlies and are sending down Joey MacDonald, as Jonas Gustavsson is ready...

Coyotes/Leafs: Post-Game

For all the headlines the franchise had made off the ice, it's the Phoenix Coyotes on ice product that should be making the news. Led...

Get On Your Boots!

Niklas Hagman, with 15 goals, sits 18 in goals scored this season, fellow european Alexei Ponikarovsky is a little further down, ranked 29th in...

Leafs/Bruins: Post-Game

For the second time in a week, the Maple Leafs have felt the wrath of the Boston Bruins on home ice, only this time...

Islanders/Leafs: Post Game

It took a while, but the Toronto Maple Leafs are finally starting to look comfortable on home ice, and on the ice in general,...

The Matt Stajan Myth?

As Phil Kessel makes his return to Boston, I can't help but wonder why some people are still asking who the Leafs should get...

Recap: Leafs Beat Lightning 4-3

After a sloppy first couple of periods, the Maple Leafs held on for a 4-3 victory against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Leafs blew...

Less Than 2% Chance Of Making Playoffs?

According to Ken Roberts and www.sportsclubstats.com, the Maple Leafs have a 1.7% chance of making the playoffs at the moment...So, you're telling me there's...

Mike Komisarek Out 3 Weeks

Maple Leafs defenceman Mike Komisarek is expected to miss 3-4 weeks due to a small quad tear. He got hurt in Saturday night's game...

Leafs Lose Tough One In Dallas

The Maple Leafs deserved better in tonight's 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. It was frustrating to see another strong effort come up...

Rangers @ Maple Leafs Preview

Is tonight the night? The Toronto Maple Leafs (0-5-1) look for their first win of the season, as they take on the New York...

Is It Really This Bad?

You all know the record (0-5-1). However, has the Maple Leafs play thus far really warranted that record? Anyone who has watched all the...

Gustavsson expected to start tonight vs Sens

Ron Wilson won't tell us who's starting tonight game, but Jonas Gustavsson left the ice first at today's practice, meaning that he's expected to...

Favourite Maple Leafs Goal Of All-Time

With the new season quickly approaching, the Maple Leafs have brought back the old commercial in which fans talk about their favourite Leafs goal of...

Joey MacDonald on Waivers

Just a quick update: Joey MacDonald has been placed on waivers with the intention of sending him to the Marlies, meaning that Jonas Gustavsson...

Kinks in the System: Who Gets the Part

The pre-season Buds may have exuded that truculent belligerence so deeply worn into the modern Toronto fans lexicon, but they rarely looked convincing. Either...

Leafs-Sabres Post Game: Comeback Kids Fall Short

Ed. Note: Meet Daniel Santos, the newest member of the MLHS blogging team. Daniel serves as the Editorial Coordinator for The Score, and formerly...

Player Review: Leafs 4-0 Flyers

The baby Leafs cruised past a Philadelphia Flyers B team playing an increasingly dirty game Thursday evening. The first victory in a, so-far, entertaining...

Kessel: Waiting it Out

It took sometime to manifest, prolonged in the wake of shoulder surgery and stunted contract talks, but the September 10th news that negotiations between...

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