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Toronto Maple Leafs fans seem to support James Reimer but that won't make any difference when Brendan Shanahan and company evaluate the team's future (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Eating Wings Watching Leafs/Hurricanes Hockey With a Friend

ICYMI, the @MapleLeafs lost 2-1 to the @nhlcanes on Friday. #TMLtalk — TorontoStar (@TorontoStar) February 21, 2015 Due to some personal challenges, I was unable to attend the […]

Cody Franson (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Failed Actions or Missed Opportunities: Leafs

Hockey and Economics As someone who studies economics, I am concerned with the concept of ‘opportunity cost’ . That is, what is the cost of the action forgone, for the […]

(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs (Repurposed) Mailbag

Kevin McGran writes for the Toronto Star. Every week, he gets tens of letters from irate Leafs fans asking him questions ranging from the hilarious to the insane – with […]

by · February 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
It's time for Dave Nonis to pull the trigger on his coaching staff (Jerry Lai-USA TODAY Sports)

The Maple Leafs Rebuild Off to a Good Start

It’s been just one week since it was reported that Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan was given permission to conduct a full rebuild by the Maple Leaf Sports and […]

by · February 19, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Trading Day; Maple Leafs Trade Chips

Trading Day; Maple Leafs Trade Chips

There really are no untouchables at this point. If a team calls with an offer and includes the name Morgan Rielly or William Nylander you’d have to listen, right? One […]

Andreas Johnson: The Next Leafs Stud

Andreas Johnson: The Next Leafs Stud

Hype around Maple Leafs prospects has largely been about William Nylander ever since the team drafted him eighth overall in last year’s draft, but Leaf fans should familiarize themselves with […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 2 comments · Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
(Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports)

Revisiting the Dion Phaneuf Trade

Five years ago, on January 31st, 2010, the Toronto Maple Leafs made headlines across the hockey world with a blockbuster trade. It appeared as if the Leafs, and GM Brian […]

Olli Jokinen, Coyotes center and possible economic victim

The Many Faces Olli Jokinen

Olli Jokinen has finally made my dreams come true by stopping into Toronto for a cup of coffee. Will he play here for more than a couple weeks? I doubt […]

by · February 17, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Which team will get the edge in the Phil Kessel/Tyler Seguin battle this season? (Icon SMI)

Philling the Seats in Florida

View image | The Toronto Maple Leafs are like, well, a Toronto maple leaf, they both wilt in the Winter. At least that has been the case this season. […]

Cody Franson (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

On Franson, Leafs, Trades, Drafting and “Proper” Rebuilds

On Sunday morning, the Leafs traded the soon to be UFAs Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to the Nashville Predators in exchange for a first round pick, Brendan Leipsic and […]

by · February 16, 2015 · 5 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel's play has been under scrutiny, but would a change of scenery help the forward rediscover his scoring touch? (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Maple Leafs: Falling With Style

This season has been far from a fairy tale for the Toronto Maple Leafs, rather it’s been more like a horror movie, and a tragic one at that. But if […]

by · February 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
(Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

Trade JVR, Not Kessel: Why It Makes Way More Sense

So it has been 24 hours since “news” “broke” that the Leafs were going for a total rebuild. Of course, there are those of us who have been saying since […]

by · February 13, 2015 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs