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James van Riemsdyk out six to eight weeks, Josh Leivo recalled from Toronto Marlies

With the surprise announcement of a significant injury for James van Riemsdyk, 22-year-old forward Josh Leivo has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies. The Leafs' run of injury luck in the first half of the...
Phil Kessel vs LA Kings

The Leafs shouldn’t retain a dollar of Phil Kessel’s contract

I’ve been listening to more hockey talk radio than I usually do in the past week or so – as a Leafs fan, trade rumours are nearly all I have left in terms of a...

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...

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...

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 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 #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...

JVR, PDO and the Leafs Defense

I didn't have any particular topic I wanted to write about this week, so yesterday morning I asked my twitter followers what they wanted me to write about as far as a statistical analysis of...

Game 28 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 2 vs. Red Wings 1 (SO)

The Toronto Maple Leafs had one of the worst chance performances I've seen, almost as bad as the game that Buffalo played against them in October. Toronto were out-chanced 19-3 at ES after two periods,...

GDT: Game #28, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Detroit Red Wings (8 p.m., SN)

The Toronto Maple Leafs (6-3-1 in their last 10) are in Detroit to take on the Red Wings (8-2-0). Detroit has been one of the hottest team's in the League since they were defeated...

GDT: Game #26, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks (7 p.m., CBC)

A stiff test awaits the Maple Leafs in this all-Canadian matchup on Hockey Night in Canada. Vancouver is off to a great start (fourth in the League) and their underlying numbers suggest their first-quarter success is far...

GDT: Game #25, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New Jersey Devils (7:30 p.m., TSN4)

The struggling New Jersey Devils are in Toronto to take on the warm-getting-warmer Maple Leafs. “They’re playing with confidence, a lot of speed, a lot of depth. I think they’ve won four or five in a...
James Reimer

GDT: Game #22, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Washington Capitals (7 p.m., HNIC)

In the battle of the middling teams, Washington (10-8-4) is in Toronto to take on a Maple Leaf squad (11-8-3) looking to build on three solid games (2 wins & 1 OT loss). The Leafs...
Nazem Kadri Sabres

GDT: Game #18, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Buffalo Sabres (7pm, HNIC)

Toronto (9-6-2) is in Buffalo to take on the struggling Sabres (3-13-2) in what always feels like a home game for the visiting Maple Leafs. After a tough loss against the Pittsburgh Penguins, the Toronto Maple...

Leafs Notebook – November 3

A 3-0 week quieted the “blow it up” talk in Toronto, but it will inevitably rear its ugly head again. Rebuilding the team entirely would be the wrong call though. Shedding some big contracts, however, may not be.If...