Post Tagged with: "Randy Carlyle"

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The Leafs Should Remove the “Interim” Tag From Horachek

OK, the Leafs are 11 games into the reign of Peter Horachek and they have lost nine in a row and ten of eleven. Everyone agrees that Horachek has curbed […]

by · February 2, 2015 · 13 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Comparing Two Teams: The Maple Leafs And Liverpool FC

I must be a glutton for punishment. None of the teams that I support are without controversy: the Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Red Sox, Chicago Bears, and Liverpool FC. While […]

by · January 28, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Five Thoughts On The Maple Leafs

The All-Star break is, obviously, a good time to reflect on the first half of the season and where your team is at. Unfortunately for Maple Leafs fans, it’s not […]

by · January 23, 2015 · 2 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Is Phil Kessel's new play-making style deserving of mid-season awards? (Jeanine Leech/Icon SMI)

Phil Kessel: Stepping Away From Media Clichés

We’ve heard them all before – those typical answers that athletes give during media scrums. But what drives these player clichés? Why don’t athletes and coaches give their all in […]

by · January 22, 2015 · 0 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Growing Up Carlyle

The Exit On January 6th, I had just returned home from work, turned on TSN and was heating up a Lean Cuisine, when I heard it. The Toronto Maple Leafs […]

Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf  (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

The Real Missing Ingredient For The Maple Leafs

The current Leafs team has faced a lot of scrutiny. Toronto fans love to blame and this blame has shifted to players from week to week with common scapegoats being: […]

by · January 14, 2015 · 6 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Leafs Buying Into Horachek’s Systems

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost their first game of a four game road-trip Monday night 2-0 to the Los Angeles Kings. Despite the loss though, the win seemed to be […]

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Seriously Watch the Blue Jackets – Maple Leafs Game: Here’s Why

First, it’s hockey. OK, that’s a given. In all seriousness, even though Friday’s match-up stands months away from the playoffs, it carries much significance for both sides. Columbus and Toronto […]

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Leafs First Game Without Carlyle Not a Complete Failure

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost their first game under new interim head coach Peter Horachek Wednesday night. The team fell 6-2 to Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals leaving many […]

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

When the Inmates Run the Asylum

The writing was on the wall; if not for sometime now, certainly recently. Promises of culture change were made, and by firing Randy Carlyle today the Maple Leafs brass has […]

Randy Carlyle made a mistake by re-igniting Montreal's interest in Habs/Leafs rivalry. (John E. Sokolowski-US PRESSWIRE)

Maple Leafs Fire Randy Carlyle

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Tuesday morning that Randy Carlyle has been fired as the team’s head coach. According to general manager Dave Nonis, Carlyle was given word of the […]

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Leafs Fire Randy Carlyle; Kessel Is No Coach-Killer

After a painfully long build-up, the Leafs have fired Randy Carlyle. Bizarrely extending the lame-duck coach in the summer, likely to give him a fair shot after turning over nearly […]

by · January 6, 2015 · 3 comments · Toronto Maple Leafs