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Babcock’s Legacy Will Be Defined in Toronto

The bidding war for Mike Babcock’s services was more intense than any we’ll see this summer over a free agent, and for good reason. Babcock has won a Stanley Cup, […]

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Babcock or Not Leafs Face Rocky Climb

Mike Babcock. By now you’ve read, heard, or seen that the Toronto Maple Leafs have bagged the hottest coaching commodity to come on the market in years. After ten season […]

by · May 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs, Wings in Mammoth Deal

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings have started their spring cleaning in earnest by completing a huge eight-player trade.  Principles in the deal are veteran stars Andy Bathgate, formerly […]

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Mike Babcock to Leafs, Twitter Reacts

If you haven’t heard yet, the Toronto Maple Leafs have hired their next coach. And for those of you who didn’t think that it would happen, that new head coach […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Leafs Hire Babcock

According to TSN the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Mike Babcock to a $50 million dollar deal to coach the team for the next eight years. The deal comes after more than […]

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Why It Doesn’t Matter if Leafs Hire Coach Before GM

The hockey world is a very conservative place. Not in the sense of politics, just in the more general sense where changes are small, gradual and usually met with disdain. […]

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

Jake Gardiner: Problem or Part of the Solution?

The Toronto Maple Leafs were looking to make an organizational change and produce a young, skilled player. They were able to swing a deal with the Anaheim Ducks that saw […]

by · May 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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The Rise And Fall Of Andrew Raycroft

Twelve years ago, Boston Bruins goaltender Andrew Raycroft took the National Hockey League by storm. Boston’s fifth-round pick in 1998 had spent the previous three seasons bouncing back and forth on Interstate […]

Mike Babcock (Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports)

No Babcock For Leafs Not That Bad

  Tuesday morning on TSN Radio, Bob McKenzie said that Mike Babcock is “definitely not going to the Leafs.” And so ends another round of dreaming for the Maple Leafs […]

Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Couture, Kadri, Bernier, & a Hypothetical Leafs-Sharks Deal

When teams fall short of expectations, as was the case this season with the Sharks and Maple Leafs, the offseason can often feature a summer blockbuster. Both of these teams […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Stay Away From George McPhee

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Stay Away From George McPhee

As the Toronto Maple Leafs continue to search for a new general manager, Damien Cox and Elliotte Friedman discussed on Saturday afternoon about four candidates for the position. While three […]

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Top Options for Toronto’s 2nd Draft Pick

Brendan Shanahan recently stated that the Toronto Maple Leafs will be going into a “scorched-earth” rebuild, meaning that the Toronto faithful could have a tough few years ahead. However, this […]