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Leafs Notebook – April 1

The old saying goes that one man’s garbage is another man’s treasure, but perhaps sometimes the opposite is true. This season the Leafs conducted a fire sale because they had no other choice; the team is bad...

Leafs Notebook – March 10

On trade deadline day, it was revealed the Leafs and Red Wings were making a push to get a deal done that would send Dion Phaneuf to the Detroit Red Wings. In the aftermath, the...

Korbinian Holzer traded to Anaheim Ducks for 5th round pick and Eric Brewer

The Maple Leafs have sent Korbinan Holzer to Anaheim for a 5th round draft pick and defenceman Eric Brewer. With the deadline past and the earlier Olli Jokinen deal, only David Booth is going to...

Carlyle vs. Horachek: WOWY Comparison for Tyler Bozak and David Booth

Last week, I took at look at zone start changes from Randy Carlyle to Peter Horachek and found some interesting differences. Among them was a flip in zone starts by David Booth, going from a heavy...

Leafs Notebook – February 3

Since the hiring of Peter Horachek, the Maple Leafs have reduced their shots against, but have been ice cold offensively. Horachek has begun implementing a 5-5-5 system where the team is about moving in units...

GDT: Game #47, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes (7:30pm, TSN4)

The Maple Leafs return home to host the Hurricanes after a miserable trip down South. "I think everybody knows that is a dangerous lineup and those are dangerous players and at any point they can...

GDT: Game #46, Toronto Maple Leafs at St. Louis Blues (7 p.m., CBC)

Peter Horachek's Toronto Maple Leafs have Ken Hitchcock's St. Louis Blues preparing for Barry Trotz's Nashville Predators. That's the way he described it in a great interview today with the Toronto media, where he spoke in...

GDT: Game #45, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks (10:30 p.m., TSN4)

The Maple Leafs are looking to score a goal tonight in San Jose. In arguably their toughest back-to-back turnaround of their schedule (besides the strength of the teams, the Leafs would've gotten in very late due...

Game Review: Game #44, Anaheim Ducks 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Four straight games with under 30 shots against – something the Leafs never achieved under Randy Carlyle. Two games in a row getting shutout – something they haven't achieved since March of 2012, a few...

GDT: Game #44, Toronto Maple Leafs at Anaheim Ducks (10 p.m., SNO)

The Ducks sound prepared for a Leafs team identity they've been trying to stray away from under new interim coach Peter Horachek. "They get us into a horse race, and they're better at that game than...
Peter Horachek, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook – January 13

When Peter Horacek was hired in the summer, it was a reasonably safe bet that at some point the man who served as interim head coach of the Florida Panthers last season would be...

GDT: Game #44, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Los Angeles Kings (10:30 p.m., SN)

The Maple Leafs look to keep building on the positive possession performances of the past two games against one of the best teams in the League at possessing the puck. The Kings have recently been...

GDT: Game #42, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets (7:30 p.m., TSN4)

Reasonably happy with the team's possession performance versus the Capitals, Peter Horachek's message will be to stick with it while cracking down on some of the avoidable errors of last game. The Leafs will also need...
Dion Phaneuf, Nazem Kadri

GDT: Game #40, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Winnipeg Jets (7 p.m., HNIC)

The banged-up Maple Leafs will look to salvage something out of a back to back after a tough loss to the Minnesota Wild last night. "They're pretty strong in back-to-backs, the skate well and they can...
Dion Phaneuf Panthers

GDT: Game #36, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers (5 p.m., SNO)

This will be the third week in a row with a Sunday game for the Maple Leafs, something we should probably get used to as Rogers pushes their new Hometown Hockey Sunday night program...

GDT: Game #34, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks (7 p.m., CityTV)

The Maple Leafs take on the Blackhawks in a quick turnaround following an embarrassing defensive effort last night against Philadelphia. It's the second weekend in a row where the Leafs play Saturday-Sunday, with the second...

GDT: Game #32, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes (7 p.m., TSN4)

The league's hottest team pays a visit to its coldest tonight in Carolina. The two teams are riding opposite streaks, the Leafs winners of six straight and the Hurricanes losers of six consecutive.With Alex Semin,...

Leafs Notebook – December 15th

With a minute left in the second period against the Los Angeles Kings, a familiar sight for Toronto Maple Leaf fans was taking place as their top line was on the ice and hemmed...

Game 29 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 4 vs. Red Wings 1

Over the last couple of seasons, these types of games from the Leafs have been rare; they were the better team and carried the play against Detroit. This season, they've been much more common, a...

Game Review: Game #28, Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Detroit Red Wings 1 (SO)

The Leafs deserved to lose this game 4 or 5 to 1. Enter James Reimer.In somewhat of a thrown-to-the-wolves situation, low on game reps and playing in a back to back against a scorching hot...