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Attempting to quantify Mike Babcock’s on-ice impact

There are potentially a number of impacts that the Mike Babcock signing could have on the Toronto Maple Leafs, including off-ice impacts such as free agent recruitment. We already heard yesterday that Cody Franson believes...

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...
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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 – February 23rd

The NHL is officially a week away from the NHL trade deadline. Leafs fans in seller mode rejoice. I’ve written before about selling high and selling low, and I thought this would be a good...

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...
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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...

Corsi, Shooting Percentage & The Carlyle Era

The other day, over at my hockey analytics blog, I wrote an article on the relationship between Possession/Corsi (CF%) and Shooting Percentage (Sh%) in 5v5 close situations. I figured I'd piggy back on that analysis a...

Game Review: Game #44, Anaheim Ducks 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Four straight games with under 30 shots against – something the Leafs never achieved under Randy Carlyle. Two games in a row getting shutout – something they haven't achieved since March of 2012, a few...
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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...

Game Review: Game #43, Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2

This was more like the game fans were picturing following a coaching change. Despite Franson and Phaneuf (falling over) teaming up for an early blunder leading to a Ryan Johansen breakaway goal out of nothing, the...

Randy Carlyle Firing: What Changes Moving Forward?

Randy Carlyle’s inevitable firing brought about as crazy a day in Leafs land as any in recent memory. Phil Kessel and Dave Feschuk arguing, with Kessel calling Feschuk disrespectful and an idiot. Ex-coach Ron Wilson suddenly...

The Randy Carlyle era is over

The only real surprise is that he made it all the way to 2015. The same fundamental flaws haunted this Leaf roster despite a fleeting glimpse of progress in the first 10-15 games of the...
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Anthony Petrielli on CBC’s Here and Now

MLHS' Anthony Petrielli was on CBC's Here and Now with host Gill Deacon to talk about the firing of Randy Carlyle.

Randy Carlyle Fired

Randy Carlyle has been relieved of his coaching duties. He posted a 91-78-19 record in parts of 4 seasons behind the bench.  More to come..  

Leafs Notebook – January 5

With the NFL playoffs currently unfolding, the storylines in football circles revolve around the usual topics—Can Peyton Manning win another Superbowl, can Tom Brady get a step closer to winning the most of all-time, can Aaron...
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GDT: Game #36, Toronto Maple Leafs vs Florida Panthers (5 p.m., SNO)

This will be the third week in a row with a Sunday game for the Maple Leafs, something we should probably get used to as Rogers pushes their new Hometown Hockey Sunday night program...

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...
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