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Measured March: A Tale of Two ‘Tenders

Submitted by Michael Stephens (a.k.a. Baumgartner)Playing 16 games in March, the Leafs iced a remarkable squad, going 9 – 5 – 2 in (one of the best records in the Eastern Conference), collecting 20...

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...

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...

Blockbuster Breakdown – The Forwards

We have all had a few days to digest Sunday's trades, but there is still a well of untapped implications.  Here's a closer look at the forwards involved: both the outgoing Leafs and our...

Post-Game: Just a Lack of Skill

I'm about as optimistic a person as they come, but tonight's loss against a struggling Penguins team just hammers home the message that there simply isn't enough skill on this roster. It was a...

Final GFWE Predictions!

Tonight's tilt against the Penguins is the last game of the Get F'ed with Ed contest here at MLHS.  Get in your picks for one more shot at some free Leafs tickets.FINAL contest standings...

Post-Game: Penalty Kill or Suicide?

Drop the penalty kill from the equation and the Leafs win this one 2-0; there's something, right?Indeed, the storylines in Leafland will center largely around an embarrassingly inept penalty kill that's edging towards all-time-league-record...

Leafs Take On Florida in the Shadow of the WJC

With the World Junior Championship gold medal game taking centre stage tonight (7:30pm, TSN), Leafs' fans can be forgiven for overlooking tonight's matchup against an inconsistent Florida Panthers squad (7:00pm, Sportsnet).Coming off a disastrous...

The Value of Ian White

Despite the many talking heads who continue to suggest that Ian White is not a top-four defender anywhere other than Toronto, a growing number of personalities both in the blogs and the mainstream media...

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....

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...

Schedules Making Impact

By: Gus Katsaros Prior to the season starting, I had written about the impact of schedules. In particular, as the Leafs face the Habs tonight after playing the previous night, while Montreal is rested. Interesting...

Leafs/Islanders Preview

The Leafs and Islanders have a fair bit of history between them. The Mike Peca/Darcy Tucker incident, the Leafs trading up to acquire Luke Schenn, and even the Islanders beating the Devils (who played...

Third Time’s Not the Charm

The Maple Leafs are creative. You have to hand it to them for finding new ways to lose games all the time. In the home opener against Montreal, it was sloppy turnovers and poor...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 4

In the final game of the rookie tournament, the Leafs' rookies were beaten soundly -- to the tune of 7-1 -- by their Ontario rivals, the Ottawa Senators.Although I was not able to attend...

Thoughts from the Rookie Tournament, Game 3

Wednesday night's tilt between the Maple Leafs and Penguins was by far the sloppiest game the Leafs have played thus far, with a 4-1 Pittsburgh victory the end result.Simply put, the players looked as...

Gustavsson Monstrous in Rookie Tournament Opener

Jonas Gustavsson's unofficial debut performance is bound to generate some buzz after the Monster stopped 35 of 36 shots in backing the Maple Leafs' prospects to a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins' youngsters...

Being Fingered: Jeff and the Seventh Man

 Jeff Finger's name may be rampant with tireless innuendo, but few Leafs fans were laughing when interim GM Cliff Fletcher tied the unknown, but apparently much coveted Colorado Avalanche defenseman to a four year,...

Schedules: Leafs Middle Out; Sharks/Bruins Struggle?

Last season in a draft, I chose Evgeni Nabokov for an H2H league organized by James Mirtle. It seemed early, but I had reasons. To win in fantasy GMs must find an...

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Sunday Mashup: Lupul: “Some days I feel good.. other days my...

Leafs news and links for your Superbowl Sunday, starting with an interesting, honest interview by Joffrey Lupul.https://twitter.com/Sportsnet/status/696382988775530496https://twitter.com/MarkUkLeaf/status/696333856471805952https://twitter.com/StarSports/status/696168549430091776https://twitter.com/DamoSpin/status/696162648258453504https://twitter.com/JSportsnet/status/696064321772613632https://twitter.com/TorontoStar/status/695768906879922176https://twitter.com/Sportsnet/status/695977799178448896https://twitter.com/punchsays/status/696354348666761216https://twitter.com/SunGarrioch/status/696330009389105152https://twitter.com/scottcwheeler/status/696014488592584704https://twitter.com/LeafsNews/status/695636774505291776