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Mike Babcock, confirmation bias, and a lesson in patience

With the first month of the hockey season now in the rear view mirror, this might be a good time to do an initial pulse check to see how the new-look Toronto Maple Leafs...

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Scoring Chance Tracking – Season Recap

My season-long project to chart Toronto Maple Leaf scoring chances mercifully finished on Saturday; you can take a look at my methodology in my first post at MLHS. The key moment of the season was...

Leafs Notebook Season Finale – April 20

If you watched Brendan Shanahan’s end of season press conference and began wondering who the next GM will be, you missed the forest for the trees. It was pretty clear last season, and abundantly clear...

Leafs fire Dave Nonis, Peter Horachek, Steve Spott, Chris Dennis, Rick St. Croix

It's official: Dave Nonis has been let go with two years left on his contract, while the entire Leafs coaching staff has been cleared out. https://twitter.com/jeffmarek/status/587284021429735424 These six days will always stand out in our memories...

Is Dave Nonis long for Toronto? No one knows, not even his cousin

Darren Dreger, on TSN Radio yesterday, discussed the future of Dave Nonis and some of the big questions facing Brendan Shanahan this spring and summer. On Shanahan’s upcoming decisions: One thing about Brendan Shanahan -- he’s gone about...

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,...
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Leafs Notebook – March 17

When the Maple Leafs fired Randy Carlyle 40 games into the season, their record stood at 21-16-3. They are 6-22-3 since then. On the surface, that is nothing but ugly and it has led to some...

Leafs Notebook – March 10

On trade deadline day, it was revealed the Leafs and Red Wings were making a push to get a deal done that would send Dion Phaneuf to the Detroit Red Wings. In the aftermath, the...

McKenzie/Ferraro on: O’Reilly, Bozak, Polak & Leafs Coaching Candidates

The odds of Tyler Bozak moving, Ryan O'Reilly's status ahead of the deadline, the Leafs coaching situation, Roman Polak's value, and more. Bob McKenzie on TSN Drive on TSN 1050: Tyler Bozak: There are teams inquiring. Again,...

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...

Carlyle vs. Horachek: WOWY Comparison for Tyler Bozak and David Booth

Last week, I took at look at zone start changes from Randy Carlyle to Peter Horachek and found some interesting differences. Among them was a flip in zone starts by David Booth, going from a heavy...

Dave Nonis on Hockey Central at Noon

Dave Nonis speaks to Hockey Central at Noon about rebuilding the Maple Leafs, the Franson & Santorelli trade, and more. How long were you working on the trade? Quite a while. We played in Nashville earlier...
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Leafs Notebook – February 10

Rumour season is in fine form as the Toronto Maple Leafs, yet again, limp to the finish line. There are a lot of big names being thrown around that carry big contracts, and while we...
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Zone Starts: Randy Carlyle vs. Peter Horachek

Under Randy Carlyle, the Maple Leafs were a test case as to whether a team can win despite being dramatically out shot largely through controlling shot quality, both for and against. There is ample evidence to...
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Peter Horachek – Edmonton Post-Game

Peter Horachek addresses media following the Leafs 5-1 home win over the Oilers on Saturday night.

Leafs Notebook – February 3

Since the hiring of Peter Horachek, the Maple Leafs have reduced their shots against, but have been ice cold offensively. Horachek has begun implementing a 5-5-5 system where the team is about moving in units...
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Peter Horachek – January 27, 2015

Peter Horachek speaks with members of the media following Tuesday's practice.
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Leafs Notebook – January 22

The evaluation period might not be over, but the reality has hit Leafs Nation. This team is not very good, and it needs a face lift. Not a face lift to the bottom six this...
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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...
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