Forbes: Leafs Not The Most Valuable NHL Franchise

Jon Steitzer
November 24 2015 09:52AM

Can you think of any Leafs news you care more about than the potential earnings of MLSE? 

I know, it's nice when Forbes reminds us that the hockey organization that profits off the misery of Leafs is worth over a billion dollars, but this year there are some mixed results, as we no longer see the Leafs sitting in the number one spot as the most profitable team in the league. 

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TLN Player Power Rankings: Quarter Season Rankings

Jon Steitzer
November 23 2015 01:30PM

It's that magical time of the year, when position in the standings starts to matter, when you feel you can start judging players by their numbers without having "SMALL SAMPLE SIZE" screamed at you, and that time when the Leafs provide a glimmer of hope of a playoff run before they come crashing down to earth in the new year. 

With all these fun things to now consider, we'll forego the usual approach of looking at the Leafs over the past week, though a 2-1-0 record and giving up only 4 goals is worth noting, and we'll rank the Leafs on how they've done since opening day.

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WWYDW: What Would You Do With Frank Corrado?

Jon Steitzer
November 18 2015 02:27PM


Imagine the disappointment of being put on waivers. Imagine the disappointment of realizing that being put on waivers means you are potentially moving to Utica, New York. Imagine the excitement you would have felt knowing that instead of going to Utica, you'd be staying in the NHL and playing for your hometown team.

That was a month and a half and 19 games ago and we are still yet to see Frank Corrado dress for the Toronto Maple Leafs. He's had a brief conditioning stint on the Marlies where he's played seven games and picked up 3 assists, a perfectly reasonable showing for a defenseman, but even that conditioning stint has been over for two weeks and still no sign of Corrado.

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TLN Player Power Rankings: November 16, 2015

Jon Steitzer
November 16 2015 12:00PM

The Leafs spent the past week playing some of their best hockey since the lockout-shortened season, and after a terrible 1-7-2 October, they are now enjoying a 4-2-2 November and though they are still just 2 points ahead of last place in the league, the spot hilariously occupied by the Edmonton Oilers. As much as I'd rather continue to explore how great it is that the Oilers are still the absolute worst team in the league, and probably always will be, there are legitimate good performances from the Leafs this week that need to be recognized, so I'll do that instead.

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Monday Mailbag: The Great Mailbag Heist of 2015

Jon Steitzer
November 09 2015 06:24PM

This week I decided to give ol’ Jeffy boy a well deserved break from the mailbag. You can only answer so many questions about which Marlie will be the next call up. The result of said takeover was a number of replies disappointed that Bobby Cappuccino or literally any other TLN writer didn’t get the mailbag duty instead. For those people this post will be like the Leafs season, full of disappointment. For the rest of you, enjoy the handsome answers to questions by beautiful people.

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