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Maple Leafs Mailbag – Pre-Draft Lottery Version

Nothing is more fun that answering the question of Leafs fans in the mailbag.  Unfortunately, no one actually asks me any questions (and why would they?) so I have to […]

by · April 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Hockey News: The Leafs, Sabres and Mike Babcock; Pacioretty and Kane Ready?

Now that the Maple Leafs are without a head coach, the rumors of Mike Babcock to Toronto are in full force. If he indeed is looking for eight million dollars […]

by · April 14, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
Brian Burke (Rick Osentoski-US PRESSWIRE)

Brian Burke’s Terrible Tenure as Leafs GM – Part 2

Last week I began the task of reviewing Brian Burke’s term as the General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. I thought, now that it’s been three seasons since he’s […]

by · April 6, 2015 · 0 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)

Brian Burke’s Time with Leafs: Total Failure

Back in late 2008, I was ecstatic when the Leafs hired Brian Burke as their General Manager.  Burke is outspoken, tough, plays by his own rules and is honorable.  He […]

by · April 3, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Fantasy Hockey: St. Patty’s Studs and Duds

Welcome all to the last regular season edition of Fantasy Hockey: Studs and Duds! If anyone is interested in reading last month’s edition, it can be found here. This is […]

by · March 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Fantasy
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Hockey News: Bozak Has a Big Night; Three Teams Clinch Playoff Berths

Tyler Bozak contributed three points to the Maple Leafs’ 4-3 win over the Senators. [TSN.ca] Craig Anderson batted the puck out of the air to make a huge save. [SB […]

by · March 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
James Reimer and wife, April, had their own battle with Twitter bullies during the team's struggles last season. (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

3 Thoughts of a Fan at a Toronto Maple Leafs Game

The date was Thursday, March 26th, 2015 when I made the difficult journey to downtown Toronto to watch the fumbling Maple Leafs take on the surprisingly competitive Florida Panthers. Despite living […]

by · March 27, 2015 · 0 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 Minute – Four Damning Figures

This season has been one for the ages, if not the record books…and, unfortunately, not in a good way. Let’s not forget, at the quarter point of this 2014-15 NHL […]

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)

A Sign of the Times in Leaf Land

If their struggles since the new year isn’t any indication of how the Toronto Maple Leafs are fairing, then you clearly haven’t been keeping up with the news surrounding the […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Morgan Rielly (Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports)

So, I Went to the Leafs Game Last Night

Yesterday at approximately 4:30,  I was sitting in my office writing up another article about the Leafs.  For whatever reason, I checked Facebook while in the middle of writing my […]

by · March 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
It's time for the Leafs to let Randy Carlyle go (James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports)

The Leafs Were Right To Fire Carlyle

I think I am starting to get a sense of why the Leafs have never tried a complete tear-it-down-rebuild in the  modern age of the NHL – frankly, the city […]

by · March 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Dylan Strome of the Erie Otters [photo: OHL Images]

Imagining the Leafs’ Summer Plans

The Leafs have been eliminated from the Playoffs and while the season melts down into yet another controversy I don’t feel like wasting my time caring about (Bernier spoke the […]

by · March 20, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs