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Ron Wilson Interview

Ron Wilson has his first interview on TV or radio since being fired by the Maple Leafs and tees off on the players.

Cody Franson Signs with Toronto Maple Leafs for 1 year, $3.3m

Cody Franson has avoided arbitration with the Toronto Maple Leafs by signing a one-year deal worth $3.3 million dollars.https://twitter.com/LeafsNews/status/491216487647313920 Franson, 26, lead the Maple Leafs defence in point production the last 2 seasons with 4g,...
Peter Horachek

10 Midsummer Thoughts on the Maple Leafs

Rosters are not set in stone yet, but the dust is starting to clear on the summer moves and we are starting to get a picture of what next season’s NHL landscape will look...
Dion Phaneuf

The Decline of Dion Phaneuf

Oh, how the mighty have fallen. “Personally, I think by a country mile he’s the best defenceman in the league. It’s not even close right now,” Ron Wilson said following a 4-3 win over the...
Dion Phaneuf

2012-13 Player Review: Dion Phaneuf

Let's start this off with a bold proclamation: Dion Phaneuf's 2013 campaign was his best season in the NHL to date. I really believe that. Phaneuf has rounded into the complete, 1A defenseman that Brian Burke...

Leafs Notebook Part 1 – Randy Carlyle

The Leafs are all but set to make the playoffs for the first time in nine years, yet there is an inordinate amount of vitriol being directed at Toronto’s head coach Randy Carlyle, for...

Why are the Leafs Winning?

The Toronto Maple Leafs are sitting in fifth place in the Eastern Conference (fourth in the Eastern Conference in wins) and some folks, even Leaf fans who write about the game, are simply writing it of...

Wilson needs a passing grade

There probably isn't a coach in the NHL on a shorter leash going into the 2011-12 season than the Leafs' own Ron Wilson. Without a contract extension, and entering the final season of his...

Ron Wilson Deserves Some Respect

If the NHL handed out awards for half seasons, would there be any doubt that Toronto Maple Leafs coach Ron Wilson would be among a handful of candidates for Coach of the Year for the...

The Kids Show Up in Toronto… Just Not the Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs had one day to stir over their frustrating overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning and were hoping to turn the page and move forward as they welcomed the Edmonton...

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...

“Miller Time” Once Again for the Leafs

Kicking off the first of two divisional games on consecutive nights, the Toronto Maple Leafs traveled a short trip down the QEW to take on the Buffalo Sabres at the HSBC Arena in the second of six...

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...

Is Ron Wilson Really To Blame?

With the typical (and expected) “Fire Ron Wilson” sentiment being thrown around after another tough loss (now five in a row) I thought I would enter the fray and share my opinion on the...

Leafs Lack Of Scoring Part of Bigger Problem?

The one area of weakness that was continually mentioned in the offseason centred around the Toronto Maple Leafs lack of scoring depth and the relatively lacklustre top six forward unit overall.  We heard it...

Burke Reiterates Leafs ‘Open For Business’, Again

Nothing gets Leafs Nation into a frenzy quicker than some good old fashioned trade rumours and with the recent news breaking that Brian Burke is "open for business" it was obviously going to make headlines. ...

What Can Brown Do For You? 4-3 Leafs Over Penguins!

Anybody still want to debate the wisdom of starting Gustavsson against the Penguins?For my money, this was the right play.   Anyway you slice it, after a 2-0 start against two undermanned/terrible teams,  tonight's game...

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...

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...