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NJ Wins Despite First Shutout of Season

A shining example and further proof of New Jersey's dominance recently. Even when blanked for the first time this season, the Devils still ended up with a win, the full two points, and...

Brodeur Inspired; NHL Shutouts 2009-10

The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of three teams without a shutout this season. They have been shutout four times, allowing 15 goals. They've scored 98 goals in wins and a paltry 12 in losses....

Leafs/Flames Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs are now back from Chicago to host the Calgary Flames at the ACC in Toronto. Jonas Gustavsson is expected to get the start tonight, but Vesa Toskala must be credited...

Leafs and Rangers Preview

The Rangers are riding a 4 game win streak, the Leafs are not. The Rangers have a goal differential of +8 in their last 4 games, the Leafs have a goal differential of -6...

On Kaberle

It's been the story of the summer in Toronto, the one that just will not go away.   What will the Maple Leafs do with Tomas Kaberle?   Will they trade him this offseason?  Will they keep...

You Be The GM

Trade rumours are flying rampant around Leafs Nation, some centered around specific Leafs' players, some centered around specific players on other teams, and some centered around the idea of salary dumps. Rather than speculating the...

Anatomy of a Turnaround: the 1989-90 Maple Leafs

Excitement abounds these days in the streets of Toronto, as a long-overdue rebuilding effort for the Toronto Maple Leafs, and the prospect of a revitalized franchise, moves into high gear. Arguably the last successful revitalization...

Leafs 5 + Senators 2 = 7th overall pick.

On a night where the stars were aligned for the first-pick lottery, where a Leafs loss coupled with Phoenix and Los Angeles wins would give the Leafs a chance at the #1 pick overall,...

Season’s end, and a Leafs game still matters. Wait, what?

Normally, you would figure that game # 82 on a team's docket, in a season where that team has been eliminated from playoff contention, would be rather meaningless.   Normally, you would expect it...

Points System: Could Schenn Have Been a Duck?

With Files from Gil Brown Brian Burke doesn't take credit for the Maple Leafs drafting Luke Schenn 5th overall in 2008, but he's sure glad they did.  Under different circumstances, which we'll get into over...

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...

Playing The Odds

As the Trade Deadline approaches, speculation will continue to grow over which Maple Leaf players may be moving on to new NHL destinations. The following is my own personal estimation of the likelihood of regular...

Recession, Relocation and Retraction

Just six months ago many a grapevine was carrying rumor of NHL expansion while I lamented the integrity of a revenue bound salary cap. Even into the new season few had foreseen the sheer...

Looking Ahead: Free Agent Class Of 2009

Trade talks are heating up, in the NHL rumour mills, and online forums.  To that end, I've compiled a list of notable free-agents to be, both UFA and RFA, across the league, who may...

Odds and Ends on a Saturday Morning

A collection of unrelated hockey thoughts for a cold and wet Saturday morning: --- The Tampa Bay Lightning fired Head Coach Barry Melrose yesterday and named Rick Tocchet as his interim replacement. What the heck is...

MLHS Roundtable Discussion #1!

Sorry for the delay guys.  We greatly appreciate the flood of great questions and comments, and are sorry to say we couldn't get to them all. We've all been pretty busy lately for a...

Leafs, Hawks and Panthers Looking to Trade?

With an abundance of salary and injuries plaguing the league all at once, the Leafs have quickly become friendly territory for other franchises to seek out. The Leafs are currently sitting with arguably 3 top...
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