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

The Leafs Were Right To Fire Carlyle

I think I am starting to get a sense of why the Leafs have never tried a complete tear-it-down-rebuild in the  modern age of the NHL – frankly, the city […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Johnny Bower and Red Kelly

50 Years Ago in Hockey – Leafs Put Up a 10-Spot

One can’t blame the other five National Hockey League general managers for getting a little nervous.  The Toronto Maple Leafs, defending Stanley Cup champions, suddenly appear to be rounding into […]

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

Maple Leafs Mailbag

Every week, people take the time to write letters to the Toronto Star about the Leafs. I assume these are handwritten and sent in from people who follow the Leafs […]

by · March 21, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Johnny Bower returned to the net after missing two weeks.

50 Years Ago in Hockey: Bower Returns – Leafs End Slump!

Toronto Maple Leafs goalkeeper Johnny Bower made a successful return to the nets last night as his team defeated the New York Rangers 4-1 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto. […]

(Nikita Soshinikov. Photo: www.atlant-mo.ru)

Who Is Nikita Soshnikov?

After reading the news of the signing of young Russian Nikita Soshnikov, many Maple Leafs fans probably asked themselves who is he. “I am happy to have signed with the […]

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

Imagining the Leafs’ Summer Plans

The Leafs have been eliminated from the Playoffs and while the season melts down into yet another controversy I don’t feel like wasting my time caring about (Bernier spoke the […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
What will it take for Nazem Kadri to stick with the Maple Leafs? (bridgetds, Flickr)

Nazem Kadri: Hard Worker or Reckless Player?

There’s no arguing that the 2014-15 season has been a dismal one for the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Wednesday, it became apparent that the team would be hit with yet […]

Connor McDavid is the consensus number one prospect for the 2015 NHL Draft early in the season. (Aaron Bell/OHL Images)

Conspiracy Theories About NHL Draft Lottery Are Laughable

If you participate in (or even just read) the comments section to any recent Leafs, Coyotes, Oilers or Sabres article, likely you have seen people talking about the NHL draft […]

by · March 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

Leafs Fans Bitter, Angry & Disillusioned. Me? I’m Excited

The Leafs lost their 43rd game of the year this past Saturday (27-37-6) and when you consider that they added pieces in the summer to try to contend, that they started […]

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin will have to improve their playoff performances this season.(Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports)

NHL Scoring Race: Too Close to Call

Heading into the stretch run of the season, most attention is – deservedly – going towards the Playoff races, but another race that is also fun to watch is the […]

by · March 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Connor McDavid: the inevitable first overall pick for the 2015 NHL Draft is worthy of "The Next Ones" anointment.  (Photo: OHL Images)

2015 NHL Draft Lottery Chooses… Toronto Maple Leafs?

Is your favourite team a basement dweller? Possibly tanking for Connor McDavid, also known as a generational talent? You know, that boy wonder who currently has 40 goals and 69 […]

Nazem Kadri

The Leafs Suspend Best Player for Game vs Sabres- Is it a Conspiracy?

Brendan Shanahan tells media at today's morning skate Nazem Kadri won't play the next two games. — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) March 11, 2015 If you missed it earlier, the Leafs […]

by · March 11, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs