January 12 2015 07:00AM
The Leafs have played
41 games OK fine, 42 games this season... (this post is a bit late because every TLN staff member is still hungover from Tuesday) which means we're at the midway point of the season. That makes a perfect time to evaluate how the Leafs have performed so far this season.
To do that, we compiled some regular stats and some fancy stats, and then sent it away to the newest member of The Leafs Nation family, Justine Collard (who you can follow on the Twitters at @justinetalk) to make the infographic you see above.
We graded the Leafs in three fairly obvious categories: Offence, Defence, and Goaltending. Using their league rank in various metrics, we gave them a letter grade for each category. Simple enough, right?
January 12 2015 06:18AM
The top prospect of the Toronto Maple Leafs is coming home. Okay, technically, he's leaving home to come to Toronto, but the main point is that William Nylander has packed his bags and is now preparing to wear the Blue and White once again. The only question is, which logo will be on that jersey?
January 11 2015 06:10PM
I you to take a minute to absorb this photo. This is a game in San Antonio, Texas. Against a team from Toronto, affiliate of a team from Toronto. The San Antonio Rampage are the affiliate of the Florida Panthers. Yet here we are, looking at their biggest fan; a screaming dude in a Los Angeles Kings jersey.
I don't understand it either. What I do understand is the sixty minutes of hockey that was played, which culminated in a 3-0 win for the Toronto Marlies.
January 10 2015 09:05PM
The Texas Stars are typically trouble for the Toronto Marlies. Texas dominated them in last year's (close by the wins column) Western Conference Finals, and leading into tonight, were up 2-0 in the season series. But Toronto was keen to show that past performances were not going to affect the present, and skated away with a 4-3 victory to open their road trip.