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The FanPost

Why the Maple Leafs should make the playoffs in 2010-11‏By: Joe CinoEverything that could have gone wrong for the Maple Leafs in 2009-10 did. A combination of cold streaks, underperforming veterans, bad goaltending and...

The FanPost

Great to see such an active group of readers. Here are a couple of FanPosts for your Friday afternoon reading enjoyment with today's theme being youth, youth and more youth. Paul LeMay (B. Leaf)...

The Latest On Kaberle: The More Things Change…

It's around 2PM eastern time, meaning National Hockey League GM's are likely getting ready to juggle their BlackBerry's while getting set to sit down for lunch at a local Los Angeles hot spot.  With...

Maple Leafs Order Of Selection for 2010 Entry Draft

The NHL announced this morning the full order of selections for the 201o NHL Entry Draft.  While it is widely known that the Toronto Maple Leafs do not have a first or second round...

Three-Two-One

An example of how the NHL could restructure its currently farcical points allocations.

NHL Draft Lottery – A Quick Primer

As you are no doubt well aware, the NHL draft lottery will be held tonight in New York to determine the order of the 14 non-playoff teams heading into the June 25-26 draft in...

The Drive For Five (non-playoff edition) *

* aka "Operation: Basement Breakout"With last night's loss, the Maple Leafs were mathematically eliminated from playoff contention for the 5th straight year. This was not really news - even the most optimistic of Leafs'...

Week 23 Torontosaurus Rex .. Leafs/Pens Tie Dubious NHL Record

The Torontosaurus Rex for Week 23 is fitting and also notoriously absent from the only Leafs extra time loss in the last seven overtime/shootout games. In that loss, the Maple Leafs and Penguins...

Torontosaurus Rex for Week 21 is …

The Torontosaurus Rex for Week 21 is ....Saturday's 6-4 win over Edmonton was the only game Tyler Bozak didn't eclipse 20 minutes of ice time since the trade deadline, but ended with a...

Leafs at Islanders, Sunday at 5pm. Wait, what?

This is an odd one to say the least.The Maple Leafs, fresh off last night's victory over Oilers, are on Long Island this afternoon to take on the Islanders in an usually-timed 5pm game (Leafs...

A Collection of Rumors

This involves the Leafs, as well as around the league. TFP: The Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins and Nashville Predators are among the teams to have serious interest in Alexei Ponikarovsky. Various reports suggest...

Olympic Trade Freeze Primer

With the NHL's Olympic Trade Freeze about to hit at 3pm today, reports out of Pittsburgh indicate that the Maple Leafs had scouted the Penguins' Wednesday game against the Islanders. The obvious trade fit...

Mike Peca Retires

Mike Peca, also known as the little engine who could, has officially called it a career today. The 35-year old grinding leader played 864 career games with the Canucks, Sabres, Islanders, Oilers, Maple Leafs and Blue Jackets.  During...

100 Shootouts Milestone at NHL Midpoint

The NHL hit triple digit shootouts (100), setting a dubious milestone on the same day the midway point in the NHL schedule was reached in the schedule altered Olympics campaign.Both NHL milestones - 100...

Stalberg The Star

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a rebuild, or a re-tool, whichever you prefer.  In any event, a process such as this requires a team to have a plentiful prospect pipe, ripe with blue...

Playing Great of Late (Minus the Eight)

Just wanted to share a fantastic bit of work done by Nights, one of our many enthusiastic and intelligent readers, who evaluated how the NHL landscape would look without the first 8 games of...

NHL on Record Shootout Pace

Did the neutral zone trap morph into the shootout? The pre-lockout reason for altering the rules, transfigured into the shootout as teams play for the shootout more this season. If trends are any indication,...

Islanders/Leafs: Post Game

It took a while, but the Toronto Maple Leafs are finally starting to look comfortable on home ice, and on the ice in general, as one of their better overall team efforts led to...

Leafs/Islanders: Game Thread

Because when our readers ask, we deliver!Congrats to everyone who picked Beauchemin for the first game of our contest.Who wants to do an over/under on how long it takes them to show highlights of...