2016-17 Leafs Preview: Standings Predictions

Ryan Fancey
October 12 2016 07:01AM

Photo Credit: John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY SPORTS

Hockey's back.

The season gets going tonight for the Leafs in Ottawa, and that means we need to tidy some things up here at the site, including passing along our final standings predictions. I mean, we've covered this team in detail all summer, but the standings seem sort of important, do they not? 

Some of us may be overconfident in our outlook for this group, others are perhaps terrified of predicting any kind of success. But either way, we all have opinions on what kind of season this is going to be for the ol' blue-and-white before real life proves us right or wrong.

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - Oct 11, 2016 - Centennial Eve

Steve Dangle
October 11 2016 02:47PM


On this episode, the guys gear up for the season, sift through a busy day on the waiver wire, discover a new part of Toronto, and can somebody get me a pop?!?

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Maple Leafs claim Seth Griffith off waivers from Bruins

Jeff Veillette
October 11 2016 10:27AM

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Another year, another pre-season waiver claim from the Toronto Maple Leafs. Last season, the blue and white took advantage of the Vancouver Canucks' roster crunch and claimed Frank Corrado off waivers just before opening night. Today, they have done some divisional damage, plucking Seth Griffith off the wire from the Boston Bruins.

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The Leafs Skaters, by the numbers, during the preseason

Jeff Veillette
October 11 2016 08:25AM

Photo Credit: Eric Bolte/USA TODAY SPORTS

The Toronto Maple Leafs' season opener is tomorrow, and we're all very excited to see what many believe is a dawning of a new era occur before our very eyes. However, it's not like we haven't see them play yet; the team did just finish an eight-game run of exhibition games. Out of curiosity, I pulled their production and possession numbers together and put them into an easy-to-consume table.

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Mitch Marner is a Toronto Maple Leaf

Ryan Fancey
October 11 2016 07:56AM

The picture above has Mitch Marner in a London Knights jersey, celebrating with teammates a Memorial Cup win this past spring that capped one of the best junior hockey seasons by any individual in history. I figured I'd use it as a header image to give his time with the Knights a final send-off, because those days are over. 

Marner is a Leaf, he plays in the NHL now.

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