Post Tagged with: "Phil Kessel"

Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

A Detailed Analysis of Splitting Up Kessel and Van Riemsdyk

A large part of hockey writing is about second guessing the decisions of management and coaches. Now, obviously a lot of this is done with the benefit of hindsight and […]

by · October 24, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Game Day Questions: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators

Game Day Questions: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators UPDATE: Today’s game between the Leafs and the Senators has been postponed by the NHL due to events in Ottawa. The game will […]

Tyler Bozak, Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk have been relied upon too heavily this season (John E. Sokolowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Success Depends on First Line

Toronto Maple Leafs’ Success Depends on First Line If last night’s 5-2 comeback victory over the New York Islanders proved anything, it’s the Toronto Maple Leafs’ overall dependence on the […]

by · October 22, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Week 2: Maple Leafs and Finding Consistency

The Maple Leafs saw yet another jersey thrown to the Air Canada Centre ice in only the second week of the season. For many players it was a sign of […]

by · October 21, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel hasn't been immune to the negativity surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs (Tom Turk/The Hockey Writers)

The Best Maple Leafs Goals of the Season, So Far

In Toronto, where we dissect and analyze the minutia of every little thing that happens with the Maple Leafs and the NHL, I think sometimes we get a little carried […]

by · October 17, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Week 1: Maple Leafs Down, But Not Disappointed

To say the Toronto Maple Leafs were disappointed with their start to the season is an understatement. The Leafs started the young campaign with two consecutive losses to the Canadiens […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Eric Staal (Photo by Andy Martin Jr)

The Maple Leafs and Eric Staal: Not Now, Not Ever

I woke up this morning to articles in every major Toronto newspaper about the Leafs supposed interest in Eric Staal and his supposed willingness to waive his no-trade clause to […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 1 comment · Toronto Maple Leafs
A Kadri for Kesler deal would make sense on the Leafs' part, but unfortunately for them it will cost a whole lot more  (Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports)

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens: Analysis of the First Game

The Maple Leafs lost last night in the first game of the season, falling 4-3 to the Canadiens in regulation. The Leafs were out-shot 32-27 and, in my opinion, were the […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Phil Kessel is one of many Leafs players on Twitter (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Leafs Will be Good This Year and Other Thoughts on Opening Night

Finally, the 2014-15 hockey season is here! After an injury riddled training camp and the surprise addition of Brandon Kozun to the lineup, the Leafs embark on another season and […]

by · October 8, 2014 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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2014-15 Day One Predictions

It’s finally the day we’ve been counting down to for the past 5 months. No, not Christmas. It’s October 8th, 2014. The first day of the 2014-15 NHL Regular Season. […]

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Hockey News: Islanders Trades; Jeff Skinner Injury

The truth behind Corsi. [TSN] After being benched for a rookie in the playoffs, there was really no way the Habs were going to keep Peter Budaj. [Montreal Gazette] Will […]

by · October 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Brandon Kozun (Ross Bonander/THW)

Maple Leafs Roster Construction: Who Stays and Goes

It’s been an excruciating countdown to the beginning of the regular season, but the Leafs first game is this Wednesday and the final pre-season game was last night. The exhibition […]

by · October 4, 2014 · 3 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs