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Why Mike Babcock Should Choose The Toronto Maple Leafs

Who doesn’t like a challenge? If Mike Babcock chooses to become the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, he’ll prove that he does. While Babcock’s interview with TSN’s Darren […]

by · May 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Carolina Hurricane Jordan Staal -  Mandatory Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Jordan Staal’s Obvious Impact

View image | gettyimages.com Jordan Staal is a big guy. At 6’4″ tall and 220 pounds, he is built perfectly to play the center position in the NHL. At 26 […]

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)

The Hockey News Ponders a Kessel to Habs Scenario

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens don’t get together for trades very often. If you need proof, there has not been a trade between the two teams since July […]

by · May 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Jordan Staal will be back at the CONSOL Energy Center Tuesday night facing off against his old mates. (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

Why the Leafs Should Pursue Jordan Staal At All Costs

O.K, I know a lot of people are going to see this and immediately say that Jordan Staal has a career high of 50 points and that therefore he is […]

Mitch Marner is a magician with the puck and smart without it.  (Photo: OHL Images)

Leafs @4th: Must Make Mitch Marner Their Man

When the Leafs select fourth overall in the upcoming NHL entry draft, I contend that the player they should select is Mitch Marner. Now, I don’t own a Crystal Ball […]

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Three Up and Coming Maple Leafs Forwards to Watch

Talented young forwards used to be hard to come by in Toronto. The Maple Leafs always used to trade their picks or prospects in order to acquire help in the […]

Morgan Rielly has earned the trust of head coach Peter Horachek. [photo: Amy Irvin]

Now That Leafs Are Past Rock-Bottom, Excitement Looms

For me, and I realize this is entirely subjective, the Leafs hit rock-bottom sometime around 10:00 PM Eastern Standard Time on January 9th when they lost to the Hurricanes 4-1, […]

by · May 13, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

Toronto Maple Leafs Need Dylan Strome At Fourth Overall

The Toronto Maple Leafs should come out of the 2015 NHL Draft with a great player at the fourth pick. No matter who it is, it would be pretty hard […]

Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment its changing it's approach to disrespectful fans. (Financial Post)

MLSE Ban, A Warning to Maple Leafs Fans

It’s been a rough go for Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment over the past calendar year. From Tim Leiweke’s announcement that he’ll be leaving his post to the flurry of […]

by · May 12, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Maple Leafs Trade Rumors: Phaneuf Wants “Out Of The Nut House”

Well, it was already in the cards. Now, if an NHL executive is right, Dion Phaneuf wants to be traded. Steve Simmons of The Toronto Sun and TSN, said that […]

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Three Up and Coming Maple Leaf Defenders to Watch

The shelves used to be bare in respect to the Toronto Maple Leafs prospect cupboard. For many years, bad drafting and the trading away of picks, made it next to […]

Mike Santorelli and Cody Franson (Christopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports)

Revisiting the Franson, Santorelli Trade: Who Really Won?

On February 15, the Nashville Predators acquired defenseman Cody Franson and forward Michael Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nashville’s 2015 first round pick and forwards Brendan Leipsic […]