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Toronto Maple Leafs Preseason Focus: Defense

In late June, I did a three-part series on the state of the Toronto Maple Leafs roster. Going off of the team on paper only, I examined the strengths and […]

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

Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Focus: Defense

This is the second of a three-part feature on the Toronto Maple Leafs 2013 June roster at all three positions: goaltending, defense, and forwards. It will look in-depth at their […]

by · June 26, 2013 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Edmonton Oilers Need to Look at Trading the Seventh Overall Pick

The Edmonton Oilers hold the No.7 selection in this year’s NHL Entry Draft in Newark, New Jersey and GM Craig MacTavish and the Oilers find themselves in a position to consider all […]

James Reimer was relied on a little too heavily this season (Icon SMI)

Luck of the Draw: Why the Toronto Maple Leafs Aren’t a Playoff Team

Do the Toronto Maple Leafs even deserve to be in the playoffs this year? Given their performance, the Maple Leafs are rather lucky to be playing into May.

by · April 29, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Nazem Kadri has shocked everyone with his impressive play this season (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

Maple Leafs Free Agents: Who Stays and Who Goes? (Part 2)

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a number of players they must re-sign prior to July 5 if they want everyone to return, but there are some who shouldn’t.

by · April 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Toronto Maple Leafs
Michael Kostka has been a pleasant surprise for the Leafs this season (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Thoughts for February 24th, 2013

Saturday night’s loss against the rival Ottawa Senators was a heartbreaker for the Toronto Maple Leafs and fans alike. The team fell victim to a goal late in the third period with thirty seconds left which gave Ottawa the 3-2 victory.

by · February 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
What the Leafs won't be doing this summer? Playing hockey. (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

How a Full-Season Lockout Puts the Toronto Maple Leafs in a Tough Spot

Nobody benefits from a work stoppage of any sort, but the Toronto Maple Leafs must pray that the NHL and NHLPA can crank out a new CBA before it’s too late.

by · November 11, 2012 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Who should be in the Maple Leafs' lineup: Ryan O'Byrne of Jake Gardiner? (clydeorama/Flickr)

Toronto Maple Leafs By Position: Defence Better Than D+

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ defence corps continues to grow each season, but does that mean they will be good enough when it’s time to play again?

by · October 10, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Should the Maple Leafs re-sign Tim Connolly, trade him or let him walk? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Toronto Maple Leafs Could Benefit From Misleading 2013 Off-Season

The expiring contracts of Joffrey Lupul, Clarke MacArthur and others have made the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2013 season look like a tough one, but it’s not…

by · August 16, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Pekka Rinne is sorely missed in Nashville right now, but Marek Mazanec and Carter Hutton will have to do their best to hold down the fort while Rinne is gone. (Don McPeak-US PRESSWIRE)

The Best Late Round Gems of the NHL Entry Draft Since 2000 (Part II – ’03-’07 Drafts)

Last month, I documented some of the NHL’s best late round picks of the 2000, 2001, and 2002 NHL Entry Draft. Players such as Henrik Lundqvist, Kevin Bieksa, and Brooks […]

We can't help but wonder what the Maple Leafs would get in return in a Nikolai Kulemin trade (Icon SMI)

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ Top Five Trade Bait Options

Luke Schenn, Nikolai Kulemin and others make the list of the Leafs’ top five trade bait options

Carl Gunnarsson leads the Maple Leafs in shorthanded ice time (bridgetds/Flickr)

Carl Gunnarsson: The most Underrated Player on the Roster

…however, one player that has fallen under the radar and has made a big impact is defenseman Carl Gunnarsson.

by · November 1, 2011 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs