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Game #32 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. Colorado Avalanche 4

For a franchise that's paying a retired Nathan Horton over $5 million a season to ensure David Clarkson doesn't play for the team, does $6.25 million a year for coach Mike Babcock really suffice? Since...

Game 82 Scoring Chances: Canadiens 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3 (SO)

The Leafs' disappointing season finished with one of their stronger performances of 2015, against a playoff-bound Montreal team. The Leafs out-chanced Montreal in the first period, and despite blowing a lead in less than twenty...

Leafs Notebook – April 9

One Game Left. Notes Interesting piece by Thomas Drance over at TLN on executive compensation and the Leafs. Essentially, if the Leafs fire Nonis and hire someone away from another team to help conduct the draft,...

Game 79 Scoring Chances: Bruins 2 vs. Maple Leafs 1 (SO)

This was the type of game we have seen quite often from the Leafs over the last couple of years, but not much during this recent slide. They were out-chanced 5-1 at even strength by...

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...

Game 76 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 4 vs. Senators 3 (OT)

This was a tight game in chances through two periods, with neither team doing much. A ninety second flurry early in the second featured six chances and two Ottawa Senator goals, putting the Toronto...

Leafs Notebook – March 25

One of the main questions in Toronto down the stretch has been whether or not Dave Nonis will be General Manager of the team moving forward. It is a reasonable question, but perhaps it is...

Game 69 Scoring Chances: Flames 6 vs. Maple Leafs 3

Toronto have had some horrible starts this year, but this was one of the worst. They didn't generate a single even strength chance in the first period, and managed to give up two goals...

Leafs Notebook – March 4

A deadline of selling rentals and stockpiling depth picks was expected, until the Columbus Blue Jackets came calling with an offer too good to be true. Somehow, Toronto got out of the David Clarkson era...

Leafs Notebook – February 17

The Maple Leafs completed their first trade of the season with something expected: Moving out a couple of pending UFAs they were in tough to retain. There are essentially two ways to view the move. You...

Game 54 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 5 vs. Oilers 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs finally managed a win, as the Edmonton Oilers showed that the Leafs still have a lot to learn about being a truly bad team. Toronto dominated the chances in the opening...

Game 48 Scoring Chances: Senators 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3

The Leafs had another disaster of a first period in Ottawa, as after getting the first two chances, they were out-chanced 10-2 the rest of the way, and fell behind 3-0. While the Carolina game...

Game 47 Scoring Chances: Hurricanes 4 vs. Maple Leafs 1

In their return home, the Leafs had a bad first period, giving up two goals in forty seconds to fall behind again. They then compounded those struggles by surrendering a third in the first minute...

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...

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...
Phil Kessel

Game 42 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 5 vs. Blue Jackets 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs had their first victory in the post-Carlyle era, as a great opening period powered them past the Columbus Blue Jackets. In that twenty minutes, they went out to a 4-1 lead...
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