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(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
Leafs GM Dave Nonis retained half of Daniel Winnik's salary in this week's trade with Pittsburgh (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 · 3 comments · Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs
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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 | gettyimages.com 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
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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
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Leafs Rebuild Won’t Take Too Long

Everyone talks about rebuilds in terms of years. Specifically: Five Years. This probably stems from a Brian Burke quote, but either way, the Five Year Rebuild is a common phrase. […]

by · February 12, 2015 · 8 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
(Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

Morgan Rielly Is Awesome

Recently it has been hard to be a Leafs fan. The team has been terrible and so have the stars.  What’s worse is that it has become so dismal that real, […]

by · February 11, 2015 · 5 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs