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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 · 4 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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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
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50 Years Ago in Hockey – Dickie Moore Finally Scores

The two Canadian teams took on the two American teams with the poorest records in the only two National Hockey League games scheduled last night.  The results were fairly predictable, given […]

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Mike Santorelli: the Next Mason Raymond for the Leafs

While the news in Leafs Nation lately has been largely about their monumental collapse, the team has also reportedly begun contract negotiations, looking towards the future. Among those are Nazem […]

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Five Thoughts On The Maple Leafs

The All-Star break is, obviously, a good time to reflect on the first half of the season and where your team is at. Unfortunately for Maple Leafs fans, it’s not […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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How Has Each Canadian Team Performed in 2014-15

There were low expectations for Canadian hockey teams heading into the 2014-15 season. Only one of the seven Canadian teams made the playoffs in 2013-14, the first time that happened since […]

Joffrey Lupul is one of the most active Leafs Twitter users  (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Leafs Need Lupul Healthy To Provide or Get Traded

The Toronto Maple Leafs woes continued Wednesday night. The team dropped their sixth straight game to the Ottawa Senators and the team will now head into the All-Star break on […]

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

Phil Kessel: Stepping Away From Media Clichés

We’ve heard them all before – those typical answers that athletes give during media scrums. But what drives these player clichés? Why don’t athletes and coaches give their all in […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Growing Up Carlyle

The Exit On January 6th, I had just returned home from work, turned on TSN and was heating up a Lean Cuisine, when I heard it. The Toronto Maple Leafs […]

Nazem Kadri made great strides under Dallas Eakins. (Tony Ding/Icon SMI)

Kadri on Verge of Stardom: Already the Leafs’ Best Player

The Maple Leafs are once again more concerned with draft position than Playoff position, and so it is understandable that fans are angry and doing everything from tossing jerseys to […]

by · January 20, 2015 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs