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Oliver Kylington: one of the top defenseman eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.  (Photo: Elite Prospects)

2015 NHL Entry Draft: 3 Players the Maple Leafs Should Consider

The Toronto Maple Leafs have entered a stage of great organizational change. Gone are the coaches, general manager and a bevy of scouts. Brendan Shanahan has a plan that if […]

Lanny McDonald with the Maple Leafs (NHL Alumni Association)

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Top 10 Draft Picks: 1963-1979

The NHL Draft. The days of the year where NHL teams look to improve the future of their team. They hope the picks they make turn out to be good […]

(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

The Leafs’ Best Trade Chip

It’s no secret that the Leafs are going in a new direction this summer. They have a new (ish) President, they fired the old coach and GM and their previous […]

by · May 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
James van Riemsdyk made his friend miss his flight to watch the gold medal game (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

James Van Riemsdyk Must Not Be Traded

More than a few players on the roster of the Toronto Maple Leafs will be traded this off-season. Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf are the biggest names on the market. […]

It's time for the Leafs to let Randy Carlyle go (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Maple Leafs Have Had A Unique Drafting Skill

When an NHL team is selecting a player, they hope that player becomes important to that team. Whether it be as an offensive producer, a great defender or high-end goalie, […]

Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

Toronto Maple Leafs Need Second First-Round Pick To Succeed

Everyone knows that the Toronto Maple Leafs will more than likely not fail with their first pick. It’s very hard to find a bust when you’re picking in the top […]

Jake Gardiner has been providing a great offensive boost for the Toronto Maple Leafs lately. (Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Czeched in for World Championship

After a disastrous season in Toronto, four Leafs will suit up for their respective countries beginning Friday, at the annual IIHF World Hockey Championship in Prague and Ostrava, Czech Republic. […]

Mike Santorelli and Cody Franson (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs and Oilers Fans Need to Cheer on Caps and Flames

When the Leafs traded Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators a week before the Trade Deadline, part of the compensation was Nashville’s first round pick. Though adding […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
There's no doubting what Phil Kessel could bring to the Islanders, but would it be worth it for Garth Snow to bring in such a figure into New York's dressing room? (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Re-thinking the Phil Kessel Problem: Emotions Aside

We’re all having fun discussing who the Leafs might trade and who they might get in exchange for virtually all their players. It seems all but certain the Leafs are […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Was Vincent Damphousse the biggest steal in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft? (Dave Nelson/Flickr)

Maple Leafs: Thieves of the 1986 NHL Draft

Normally, it’s hard to argue that any player taken in the first round of the NHL Entry Draft should be considered a steal – after all, these players are considered […]

Dion Phaneuf (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)

Dion Phaneuf: the Most Unfairly Lambasted Player in the NHL

Someone has to say it. Dion Phaneuf is a great player who gets a bad rap. And I get that the Leafs have been garbage almost the whole time he’s […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

Maple Leafs Minute – 2015 Draft Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs enter the 2015 NHL Entry Draft armed with a total of eight picks. While there is no shortage of opinion throughout Leafs Nation on which prospects the team should […]