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How To Counter The Enforcer Epidemic

Jay Rosehill isn’t an all-star point scorer; he isn’t a defensive stalwart of a forward; he isn’t gamechanger; he’s just an enforcer whose sole purpose is to fight – and […]

by · October 9, 2013 · 3 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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5 Things We Learned About the Maple Leafs During Opening Week

1. A Blazing Start to A New Season Everyone who has said this team overachieved last year might just regret their prediction. Three games in, and Toronto is still perfect. […]

by · October 7, 2013 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Hockey News: George Parros Injury Fallout; Vokoun Out Six Months

The Blackhawks raised their Stanley Cup banner last night. They also won the game, which was pretty important too. [The Guardian] A great look on the impact of re-alignment for […]

by · October 2, 2013 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Cody Franson's play has certainly improved over last season (Tom Szczerbowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Toronto Maple Leafs Salary Cap Struggle

With the season now less than a week away, and the Leafs basically at the cap ceiling (and without Franson) I thought it’d be a good time to explore some […]

Phil Kessel and Tyler Bozak celebrating goals together has become common in Toronto (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Maple Leafs Preseason Focus: Offense

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 […]

Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Focus: Offense

Toronto Maple Leafs Offseason Focus: Offense

This is the third 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 28, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Tyler Bozak, Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk have been relied upon too heavily this season (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs Free Agents: Who Stays and Who Goes? (Part 1)

The Toronto Maple Leafs will have some tough decisions to make on free agents this summer. With so many major contracts expiring, not everyone can to stay.

by · April 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Free Agents, Toronto Maple Leafs
Maple Leafs Panel: Was Joffrey Lupul Suspended Too Long?

Maple Leafs Panel: Was Joffrey Lupul Suspended Too Long?

To go along with questions concerning Frazer McLaren, Colton Orr and Mike Komisarek, the panel asks this week: was Joffrey Lupul suspended too long?

by · March 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
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How The Enforcer Is Ruining The Game

It’s one of the most debated topics in hockey, and it gets arguably the most heated. No, it’s not team Ovi, or team Sid. It’s whether fighting belongs in the […]

by · March 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Is It Time To Demote Colton Orr?

When former president and general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Brian Burke, sent Colton Orr down to play in the AHL with the Toronto Marlies last season he did […]

by · January 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
Concerns over head injuries may gradually eliminate fighting from hockey. (photo courtesy SlidingSideways/Flickr CC)

Top 30 Best Hockey Fights (Picks 16-30)

Fighting has long been a part of hockey’s culture and it continues to set the game apart from other professional sports. While new research into CTE has opened up the […]

by · August 30, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Top 10 Lists, Videos
James Reimer has been the reason the Maple Leafs have pulled off a couple victories lately (Icon SMI)

Maple Leafs Panel: Recent Success, Fourth Line & Reimer No. 1?

Maple Leafs Panel is a weekly feature that is published every Monday here on The Hockey Writers. It is a feature where THW Toronto Maple Leafs correspondents Lukas Hardonk, Mark Ascione and Alex Mamalis answer three questions […]

by · January 9, 2012 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs