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It Begins.

For a hockey fan, hope springs eternal in the fall. Summer ends today, my team is back on the ice and I'm absolutely stoked to get my first look at Versteeg in a Leafs' uni; to scope out Jerry D'Amigo and Jussi Rynnas; to leave the failure of last year behind. I am ready to love this team again.

12 Burning Questions: Will Ron Wilson Finish The Season As Coach?

In part 11 of his 12 Burning Questions series, Derek Harmsworth takes a look at one of the hottest topics in Leafs Nation today: just how long of a leash does Ron Wilson have?In...

Now That They’re Gone: Vesa Toskala

No Leafs fan wants to be reminded of that most hated of Finnish goaltenders, Vesa Toskala. He was ushered into the organization as the next great goalie that would surely be the one to...

12 Burning Questions: Will The Special Teams Continue To Improve?

In part nine of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth looks at the Maple Leafs special teams, and why it must improve in order for the team to have success.When it came to...

12 Burning Questions: Will The Leafs Get Healthy, Consistent Goaltending?

In part two of his 12 burning questions series, Derek Harmsworth looks at the Leafs goaltending of the past, and whether this year's tandem can provide them with healthy, consistent efforts.The NHL goaltender.It has...

The Intangibles of Jiggy

The intangible value of Giguere in a young Leafs system.

Now That They’re Gone: Matt Stajan

In my continuing statistical analysis of new and old Maple Leafs, I’ve decided to take a look at Matt Stajan in 2009-10. His play during his Leaf tenure was often a hot button discussion...

The FanPost

Leafs Preseason Synopsis Part 1  - Defense and GoaltendingBy: Michael CuttellWith free agency cooling off and countless free-agent and team roster questions floating around, it’s time for Leafs fans to look at what they...

The FanPost

Why the Maple Leafs should make the playoffs in 2010-11‏By: Joe CinoEverything that could have gone wrong for the Maple Leafs in 2009-10 did. A combination of cold streaks, underperforming veterans, bad goaltending and...

The FanPost

Great to see such an active group of readers. Here are a couple of FanPosts for your Friday afternoon reading enjoyment with today's theme being youth, youth and more youth. Paul LeMay (B. Leaf)...

Apologies and Quick Numbers

As you've probably noticed, the amount of content here on MLHS has slowed down a bit over the last little. We sincerely apologize for this and ask that you remain patient as many of...

Flyin’ Ryan Too Costly For Toronto?

In 2005, the NHL was returning to work after a year long lockout, a bitter battle between players and owners over cost certainty.  The entry draft in June of 2005 was really the beginning...

Wilson: The Man for the Job?

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

Closing Thoughts

While most Leafs fans are content to sweep the 2009-10 season aside and look ahead to greener pastures, we're nevertheless forced to look on in envy as sixteen other fan bases get to watch...

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...

Good News: Big Picture Dept.

I know, I know, when last we met, I promised you that the next installment in these studies in positivity would focus on Nikolai Kulemin.Well, I lied.  Sue me.  Instead of discussing an individual...

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 – Flyers Preview

Fresh off last night's hard-hitting victory over the Ottawa Senators, the Maple Leafs face another physical game tonight as they visit the Philadelphia Flyers.Tonight's game will be the fourth in six nights for...

CFB’s Midnight with Mike

This is the first episode of Midnight with Mike Aldred. On today's show, Vesa Toskala discusses his role on the ice, his trade to the Anaheim Ducks and other wildly revealing perceptions of his...

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