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Re-Thinking Taking Shots, Bernier, And The Lottery

Last night, Jon Bernier allowed a goal on a shot he’d undoubtedly like to have another go at.   I’ve never played goal, but I suspect there are probably one […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 1 comment · NHL Coaching, Toronto Maple Leafs
Leafs Must Make Trade Today

Leafs Must Make Trade Today

The Leafs have lost eight games in a row. They have scored 15 goals in their last ten games. Things are bad, but they really aren’t that bad. Lost in […]

by · January 30, 2015 · 7 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Leafs Early Hot Streak, Their Biggest Mistake

The Toronto Maple Leafs found another way to lose Thursday night, this time at the hands of the Arizona Coyotes. Jonathan Bernier allowed three goals in the third period, including […]

Jake Gardiner will look to solidify his spot with the Maple Leafs providing he is kept around for the 2014-2015 season (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

The Leafs: Defense Bad; Not as Bad as You Think

The Maple Leafs have inspired many theories about why they are so bad, but they all complicate things way too much. The Leafs are a bad team because they have […]

by · January 29, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Comparing Two Teams: The Maple Leafs And Liverpool FC

I must be a glutton for punishment. None of the teams that I support are without controversy: the Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Bears, and Liverpool FC. While […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Maple Leafs Are Better With Phaneuf in the Lineup

Dion Phaneuf has been arguably the most scrutinized player on the Toronto Maple Leafs, but hate him or not the Buds are a better team with him in the lineup. […]

by · January 27, 2015 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Is Dion Phaneuf the leader the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for? (Icon SMI)

Phaneuf’s Biggest Fan: It’s Time to Trade Phaneuf

It pains me to write this. Dion Phaneuf is one of my favorite hockey players of all-time. I have watched him be unfairly maligned by the world’s most ridiculous hockey […]

by · January 26, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Leafs offered Pappin for Robinson & Brenneman

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Trade Rumour Tuesday

With no National Hockey League games scheduled last night, the news today centres on  rumours of player exchanges between several teams, with the slumping Toronto Maple Leafs front and centre. […]

Will be tough to find a 2015 NHL Mock Draft without Connor McDavid going first overall. (Photo: OHL Images)

What the World Cup Under-23 Roster Might Look Like

A lot of people are criticizing the World Cup announcement as gimmicky or disrespectful to the countries left out, but I don’t agree.  I don’t ever want to watch Canada […]

by · January 25, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto skyline at night (John Vetteri/cc 2.0)

Leafs Going All-Out for Their Centennial Season

The Toronto Maple Leafs will celebrate their Centennial season in 2016-17 and it looks like the city will be pulling out all the stops. News broke Saturday that Toronto will […]

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Looking Ahead to Jonathan Bernier’s Next Contract

Contract negotiations have begun in Toronto, but so far those have yet to involve Jonathan Bernier. News broke this past week that the Toronto Maple Leafs and centre Nazem Kadri […]

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Tanner Answers the Maple Leafs Mailbag – Again!

I just can’t help myself. These mailbags are amazing. As you can imagine, I spend a fair amount of my time talking hockey with people on Twitter and in message […]

by · January 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs