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Keith Yandle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Keith Yandle Would Answer Almost All of the Leafs’ Problems

There are a lot of things one could criticize the Leafs for – coaching, roster management, salary cap, possession,UFA signings etc. – but to me, the most egregious is the […]

by · December 12, 2014 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel hasn't been immune to the negativity surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs (Tom Turk/The Hockey Writers)

Why the Leafs WILL Make the Playoffs, After-all

After thinking about it for a few days and in response to some of the more literate responses to my previous article about why the Leafs won’t make the Playoffs, […]

by · December 10, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
(John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Reality Check: Why the Leafs Won’t Make the Playoffs

The Leafs have won three of four and have points in six of their last seven. All is well………Or is it? Now, I just want to preface this by saying […]

by · December 8, 2014 · 7 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Wings-Leafs action

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs Score 10 on Wings

In one of the most lopsided games in recent years, the Toronto Maple Leafs trounced the first-place Detroit Red Wings by a score of 10-2 at Maple Leaf Gardens in […]

by · December 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
Patrick Roy had nothing but positive things to say about Islanders goaltending prospect, Kevin Poulin (shocker30/Flickr)

The Most Unusual Things To Ever Happen In an NHL Game

The NHL is 97 years old.  Most games are fairly normal – they usually end up about 3-2 and nothing really interesting happen besides the game. Once in a while, […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Stafford Smythe and Harold Ballard

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Smythe Sours on Vancouver

It would appear that Toronto Maple Leafs president Stafford Smythe has soured on the idea of building a 20,000 seat coliseum in downtown Vancouver. Council attaches restrictions Smythe said yesterday that […]

by · December 5, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bozak

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bozak

The Leafs have a record 13-8-3, good enough for 8th place and roughly the same amount of points that the Bruins have, which looks good, apparently. After a meltdown against […]

by · December 4, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Frank Mahovlich

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Practice Makes Perfect for Big M

Yesterday Frank Mahovlich, hospital-bound superstar of the Toronto Maple Leafs, was allowed to practice with the team for the first time since he mysteriously checked into Toronto General Hospital on […]

by · December 2, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs
(Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Woefully Under-Utilizing Peter Holland

Last November when the Leafs had an injured Bozak, an injured Bolland and a suspended Kadri, they were left short at centre due to the extremely poor decision to trade […]

by · December 1, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
Take It By Ten Toronto: TML-The Mediocre Leafs

Take It By Ten Toronto: TML-The Mediocre Leafs

After 20 games this season, we still don’t know what to expect from the Toronto Maple Leafs. The team has been consistently inconsistent through the first quarter of the season. […]

by · November 30, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dion Phaneuf (Icon SMI)

The Four Players the Leafs Must Trade

According to Capgeek.com, the Leafs have $1.84 million dollars in cap space currently available.  This puts the team in a hard position if their goal is to improve the current […]

by · November 29, 2014 · 13 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Frank Mahovlich

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Big M Cleared for Practice

On a very light hockey news day, the Friday of the American Thanksgiving, there were only a couple of  tidbits on which to report.  The most noteworthy concerned the immediate […]

by · November 28, 2014 · 0 comments · Hockey History, Toronto Maple Leafs