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Wilson: The Man for the Job?

Is Ron Wilson the go-to-guy for a young Leafs team going forward?

Burke’s Summer Search Story

During this year's Super Bowl, Google ran an ad telling a search story of a man finding love in Paris. They've now created a tool where you can create your own search story and...

Leafs Defense: A Season In Review

Lots of reading today: Gus chips in an  analogical look at the NHL playoff series; Alex has your links with a look at potential Leaf Jussi Rynnas. In what was Brian Burke's first summer on...

Optimism 2.0: Leafs fans getting ready for the big O, part two

When Brian Burke became the new general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs in November of 2008, Leafs Nation embarked on a new journey.  A new beginning.  With Burke at the helm, the Leafs...

Notes from Leafs Media Day

With the NHL season now officially over, the Leafs' players and coaching  staff spent Monday afternoon cleaning out their lockers and addressed the media for the final time. Below is a recap of important...

Maple Leafs/Rangers Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs play their second-last game of the season tonight versus the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden (7:00 pm et, TSN). The Rangers are fighting for their playoff lives, sitting...

Leafs/Flyers Preview

Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to even themselves up with a few clubs by securing two points in a win against the Philadelphia Flyers in their final home game of the season....

Riffing On A Rift (which may or may not exist)

Ah, sports media coverage in Toronto. Don't ever change. According to Steve Simmons of the Toronto Sun, Tomas Kaberle is unhappy with Leafs head coach Ron Wilson. Naturally, this has sparked a flurry of speculation,...

How Good is Gunnarsson?

Unrelated Update: New signing Brayden Irwin to play tomorrow night against Atlanta (link). #36 in Blue and White is proving to be everything his number-sake Anton Stralman never became in Toronto. Hear me out, Andrew...

Pre-Game: Rangers at Leafs

Pride, youthful enthusiasm, new contracts and job opportunities for next season continue to provide more than enough hop in the Leaf step as they look to make it eight wins in their last ten...

Who is to blame for this awesome PK?

Submitted by Michael Stephens (a.k.a. Baumgartner) The Toronto Maple Leafs have the League’s worst penalty kill, sporting a 73.0% success rate. They have been shorthanded 252 times this season, surrendering 68 goals. Through...

Leafs Practice Notes – March 17

I attended practice at the MasterCard Center for Hockey Excellence, watching a loose group of players reveling in the 4-1 win over their provincial arch rivals. It all began with a loose skate, just...

Top Seven Reasons To Watch The Rest of The Leafs Season

First and foremost, let me apologize for my absence.  As some of you may know, I am in school completing my Sports Marketing degree, and things have gotten really hectic in crunch time.  I...

Lightning at Leafs

(On the road ... so here is a quick thread for tonight's action.) The Toronto Maple Leafs (21-33-12), who are coming off a hard-fought overtime win over the Boston Bruins, are host to the Tampa...

Pre-Break Pregame: Leafs – Blues

The Toronto Maple Leafs visit the St. Louis Blues tonight, in the Leafs' final game prior to the NHL's Olympic break. The Leafs are coming off a narrow loss to the West-leading San Jose Sharks,...

Kadri’s NHL Debut

Two Leafs players have food poisoning, so Nazem Kadri is an emergency call up for tonight's game. No word as of what line he will be playing on just yet, but one thing is...

Random Thoughts

Random talking points on a variety of topics including Giguere's shutout streak, a refreshing new attitude, the Schenn/Phaneuf connection, pending UFAs and more. Two games into his Maple Leafs career, Jean-Sebastian Giguere already...

Leafs/Devils: Post-Game – We Needed Wallin!

Let's be honest, how many of you had either fallen asleep or changed the channel when your Leafs tied it up tonight?  In a comeback devoid of any explosiveness, Toronto teased you with the...

A Manifesto of Sorts: Road Trips and Owen’s Mistake

Why you need to know about a road trip I took to Washington D.C. in 1995 and how this knowledge will make you more attractive, lead to a higher paying job and contribute to your understanding of higher mathematics. Okay, it might not do all of those things, but it will (hopefully) explain why I'm going to write the things that you're going to be seeing posted hereabouts. Sure, it's long, but it can't be any more boring than that game against the Lightning, can it?

Recap: Maple Leafs Undisciplined In OT Loss To Lightning

The Toronto Maple Leafs just can't seem to do anything right. The Maple Leafs surrendered another lead in a 3-2 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Maple Leafs fell to 1-10 in...
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