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Leafs/Wild Preview

Tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs will try and make it 3 wins in a row as they host the Minnesota Wild. Toronto is just 6 points out of a playoff position with 2 games...

News and Notes plus Tickets

- The Toronto Star has an interesting article that mentions the Leafs would be at least open to talk of a second NHL team in the Greater Toronto Area. - As Mike talked about in...

Leafs Notes from Practice

The Leafs held practice today in preparation for a busy week. They will have yet another back to back set of games over the weekend, and a few changes in the lineup have been...

Leafs Make Statement vs. Wings

The stats were not in Toronto's favor. The Red Wings current streak was not in Toronto's favor. Chris Osgood's recent play was not in Toronto's favor. But the Leafs came out last night with...

Leafs/Red Wings Preview

After such a porous start for both clubs, both teams are heading into tonight's original six matchup with their longest streak of the season and are currently playing their best hockey. The Red Wings...

Leafs/Hurricanes Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs are back on the road tonight with a matchup against fellow Eastern bottomer Carolina Hurricanes. It will be a weekend of back to back games for the Leafs as they...

Mitchell Makes the Move

Leafs fans have been waiting for John Mitchell to step up and start burying his opportunities to legitimize himself as a top 6 forward, where depth is lacking. At Wednesday's practice, he received that...

Leafs/Habs Preview

It is their second meeting this year, and the first played a big part on blinding fans for both teams in the belief that each were elite competitors. Since that opening night, the Habs...

Leafs/Sabres Preview

The Buffalo Sabres are first in their division with a 7-1-1 record, first in the league with average shots per game (36), and have won every game in which the opposition out-shot them. Ryan...

Gustavsson Starts Friday / Kessel Returns?

Ron Wilson was interviewed today after the Leafs practice, and he revealed the plan moving towards the weekend concerning the goaltenders and the return of Vesa Toskala, as well as what we have all...

Leafs Lose Tough One In Dallas

The Maple Leafs deserved better in tonight's 4-3 overtime loss to the Dallas Stars. It was frustrating to see another strong effort come up short. The Leafs really need to start pulling out some...

Off The Schneid

I know, I know.  It's just one win. But you have to admit, it still feels good.   Somewhat of a sense of relief is sweeping through Leafs Nation today.  A sense that, although there is...

They May Have Lost The Battle, But …

... they didn't give up the fight. Maple Leafs' fans should be very pleased with the effort displayed in last night's 3-1 loss to the Vancouver Canucks.   Although another loss is disappointing on the...

Leafs vs. Canuck – Gameday

After a seemingly endless week of postulating, panicking, and debating with the fervent passion that only hockey-starved Leafs fans can display, it is finally gameday.  While the prevalent hope amongst Toronto followers is that...

A Tour Through The Rumour Mill

There's nothing like an 0-6-1 start to push the rumour mill into full swing.     The following is a quick rundown of some of the talk working its way through the grapevine. As always,...

Gustavsson Good for Monday?

UPDATE: Gustavsson is skating on the ice, and Ron Wilson has suggested he might be playing on Saturday despite just one practice. Also, rumors circulating Leafs could be after Frolov. Hockey Central at Noon...

Hitting the Links – Oct 20th

The Toronto Sun contributes a wildly useful article about various hockey people around the NHL enjoying the Leafs' slow start. The Columbus Dispatch is very happy with the addition of Anton Stralman to the Blue...

Time for the kids…

I must confess, I bought in.  I bought into the mantra of improved team toughness, improved goaltending, improved and revamped defense, and an improved top6 forward unit possessing speed and skill who would be...

Leafs Lineup vs. Penguins

The following are the Leafs lines for tonight's game. Ron Wilson has shuffled the lines quite a bit and has looked to find some chemistry for a shooter to play with John Mitchell. He's...

Gustavsson expected to start tonight vs Sens

Ron Wilson won't tell us who's starting tonight game, but Jonas Gustavsson left the ice first at today's practice, meaning that he's expected to start. It's hard to argue with Ron Wilson's decision because of Vesa's...
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