Leafs Roster Preview - James van Riemsdyk

Dom Luszczyszyn
October 05 2014 10:32AM

If there's one thing Burke did right - and I mean really right - it was stealing acquiring this fine young man from the Philadelphia Flyers in 2012 in exchange for defenseman Luke Schenn, Seriously, go hug a Flyers fan right now, they're probably very sad on the inside. In a league where elite talent is extremely hard to come by, you have to give Burke credit for getting two offensive dynamos (the other being the Phil) that now form one of the most potent scoring duos in the league. All that's left now is to fill the black hole in the middle.

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Leafs Roster Preview - Mike Santorelli

Bobby Cappuccino
October 04 2014 02:58PM

Joining his fourth team in three years, Mike "Santo Claus" Santorelli brings with him an incredible amount of versatility to the Leafs lineup. And that versatility is vital to a team that is looking for more contribution from their bottom six, and is also a bit unsure of how their second line right wing spot is going to look.

Where he will play, no one knows at the moment (well at least I don't). But he'll have a positive impact on this roster. And for a one year, $1 million deal, that's great value.

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Possession and the Preseason

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 04 2014 02:54AM


The preseason is over. It's time for teams to make their final decisions, and get ready for their season-opening puck drop. For the Toronto Maple Leafs, that's Wednesday. But before people get to tearing apart the regular season games for every number we can squeeze out of them, I'm going to do that very thing to the preseason.

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Leafs Postgame - Ending on a High Note

Jeff Veillette (Jeffler)
October 03 2014 09:24PM

The last game against the Detroit Red Wings was one of the greatest snooze fests of our generation. It was legitimately a struggle to sit through it, and that's not because the Leafs were shut out - it was just really boring. Tonight, we saw the opposite. With players looking to make strong final impressions, the Leafs overwhelmed their opponents, taking home a commanding 5-1 win to end the preseason.

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Next TLN Blogger: The Finalists Vs. The Playoffs

Justin Fisher
October 03 2014 05:27PM

Welcome to the final round of the Next TLN Blogger contest!

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