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Dion Phaneuf

Will NHL Teams Start Using NBA Cap Relief Ideas?

More than ever before, NHL management involves getting out of bad contracts. Always better to move a contract a year early, than a year late. When the full season lockout lifted, free agency was an event...

What Does the Future Hold for Jake Gardiner?

And what should the Leafs do with the polarizing young defenceman? The answer isn't an instantly-gratifying one: Continue to be patient. There is currently no bigger riddle or lightning rod on the Maple Leafs than the...

Thanksgiving Mashup: 5 Things to be Thankful For

Editor's Note: Please welcome Tim Bayer to the MLHS writing staff. Tim contributes at Editor in Leaf and can be followed on Twitter @tj_bayer. He'll be contributing some Sunday mashups for us here at...

Preseason Post Game: Flyers 3 vs. Leafs 2 (SO)

The Leafs dropped a 4-3 shootout decision to the Philadelphia Flyers in a sloppy second game of preseason. Remarkably, Phil Kessel took 6 minutes worth of aggressive stick infractions.Becoming known for eating up his...

Finally The Schenn has come back to Toronto

“When the schedule first came out, you know, you look forward to it. But I think both teams have moved on now and they’re having some success, too.” – Luke SchennThe definition of success...
James Van Riemsdyk is finally a Toronto Maple Leaf.

Schenn reflections; JVR Scouting Report

While I had begun to sour somewhat on Schenn's potential last season, it was a little odd to wake up this morning and remember #2 was now a member of an organization not named the...

James Van Riemsdyk is (Finally) a Leaf

The worst kept secret in all of hockey finally became a reality.Luke Schenn is now a Philadelphia Flyer, and James Van Riemsdyk is finally a Toronto Maple Leaf.JVR (whose name I'll probably never type...

Luke Schenn contract coming this week?

According to Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun, a new contract for Luke Schenn could be announced by the end of the week, putting to rest a source of offseason unease for many Leafs'...

MLHS Morning Mashup: Three Points Back

With a 4-3 win over the Colorado Avalanche last night, the Leafs have moved into a tie with the Carolina Hurricanes for ninth place in the Eastern Conference with 78 points, putting them three...
Jonas Gustavsson

Leafs Must Continue To Battle

You can never give up hope especially with 51 games remaining in the NHL schedule but with the Toronto Maple Leafs currently eight points out of a playoff spot with four teams also ahead...

Lightning Strikes the Leafs Late

Finishing 0-2 and recording just one goal following their weekend road trip, the Toronto Maple Leafs anxiously returned home to the Air Canada Centre, looking to their steady play there as inspiration to get...

Leafs Have Some Bright Spots Too

During the doom and gloom of a lengthy losing streak it can be easy to focus only on the negative aspects of a hockey team and I have noticed my last few pieces have...

Why Not Us, Why Not Now?

It is a popular war cry teams will make when in the midst of an unlikely or unexpected championship run.  But what exactly is needed to make a championship contending hockey club and just...

Luke Schenn’s Next Contract

Relief, that’s the feeling I get when watching our young and improving defenseman Luke Schenn night in and night out this season.  Oh admit it you were a touch worried as I was that...

Game Day Thread: Perfect Leafs visit Pens

The Toronto Maple Leafs are set to visit the Pittsburgh Penguins tonight at the Consol Energy Arena. The Penguins have yet to win at home this season and get another opportunity to erase that...
Mike Brown

Random Thoughts: Ten Quick Hits

Two games in, and the Maple Leafs are 2-0 for the first time in 11 years. While some might be tempted to find meaning within that number, the truth is that in terms of...

Maple Leafs Player Power Rankings: Week One

Week one of the Toronto Maple Leafs schedule is in the books, and while it only featured two games, there is plenty to talk about as far as the season goes.  The Maple Leafs...

Game Day Thread: 0-1 Sens at Perfect Leafs

The winless Ottawa Senators visit the undefeated Toronto Maple Leafs tonight at the ACC. With a victory this evening, the Leafs would have their best start to a season since '99-00 when they won...

Pre-Season Game #8: Maple Leafs at Dead Things

Jeff Finger returns to the line-up tonight in Detroit in what many will suggest is his Maple Leafs swan song/final pit stop en route to the Marlies. Burke is saying the right things about...

Preseason Game #7: Toronto at Ottawa

The Leafs head to the capital tonight to take on their bitter provincial rivals, the Ottawa Senators, for the third time in seven preseason games.Tonight's game figures to be the last chance for players...