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Canadiens @ Maple Leafs

Tonight, the Buds and Habs are set to battle it out and put their win streaks on the line. The Leafs are 5-1-0 in their last 6 outings, while the Canadiens are riding an...

Around the League

The Carolina Hurricanes are closing in on a deal with the San Jose Sharks for Niclas Wallin, while Leafs fans were begging it was Rickard. Kovalchuk turns down $101M, while the Rangers pull out...

Same Old Story: Maple Leafs Lose To Hurricanes

It was the same old story for the Maple Leafs last night. Another bad start, another power-play goal against, another game where they outshot the opposition badly, another good effort, but another loss. The...

Playing Great of Late (Minus the Eight)

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the NHL landscape would look without the first 8 games of...

Leafs/Hurricanes Preview

Warning: The following could make your eyes fall out, your ears explode, and cost you years of therapy. How’s that an introduction for you?To say the least, battle of the basement. To say the...

Leafs/Red Wings Preview

After such a porous start for both clubs, both teams are heading into tonight's original six matchup with their longest streak of the season and are currently playing their best hockey. The Red Wings...

Leafs/Hurricanes Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs are back on the road tonight with a matchup against fellow Eastern bottomer Carolina Hurricanes. It will be a weekend of back to back games for the Leafs as they...

Mitchell Makes the Move

Leafs fans have been waiting for John Mitchell to step up and start burying his opportunities to legitimize himself as a top 6 forward, where depth is lacking. At Wednesday's practice, he received that...

Phil Kessel – The Cure

It's fairly obvious the Leafs are a team that wanders around looking for a win like men in a desert. Once they get close enough to civilization, it turns out to be a mirage.Update:...

Getting “O” from the “D”

The Maple Leafs finished as the league's worst defensive team last season, giving up an astounding 286 goals, which works out to about 3.5 goals against a game. As such, much of the team's...

The Free Agency Bargain Bin

In the MLSE land of unreasonable expectations, even a superstar troupe like Burke and Wilson will not be afforded another record breaking season; at least not if said record is a fifth consecutive season...

Eastern Conference Playoff Preview

While the majority of Leafs fans wrote the team off in the summer, it wasn’t until the New Year that the teams first true season of rebuilding began the inevitable grind into early year...

What Would YOU Do… on July 1st!

So you're Brian Burke and it's July 1st.Who do you go after? And what is the contract you offer?So like always in this corner, this is all hypothetical. Below is a list of Unrestricted...

Points System: Revealing Results

With Files from Gil BrownThe current point system is most equitable for playoff races in January and individual franchise marketing, beginning as early as midseason.Part of the logic behind Detroit Red Wing's GM Ken...

The Numbers Game

A quick look at the NHL standings reveals that with 11 games remaining, the Toronto Maple Leafs have not yet been mathematically eliminated from either the playoffs, or last place overall.A numerical analysis reveals...

To trade or not to trade

Most recent Leafs trade talk in the mainstream media centers largely around Pavel Kubina and Tomas Kaberle. Just about enough has been mentioned on those fronts; Brian Burke will not compromise in his return...

Maple Leafs Odds and Ends

A few notes on the Leafs recent demotions, Wednesday’s roster tidbits and a quick review of Monday night’s affair with the Blues. - The Maple Leafs have shrunk their roster slightly by demoting Bates...