Is there a rift between James Reimer and Randy Carlyle?

It’s been a wild week for James Reimer. First, he called out his team after their performance against Florida, re-iterating that there is no room for excuses. The money line was right at the end of his rant: “All you can focus on is what you yourself can do to get prepared and then be…


LGD – Game 38: Red Wings @ Leafs – Moving on up

  It’s fitting that the next time these two teams play will be outside in the freezing Michigan cold, because these two teams are icy right now, in that over the last month or so, have probably been the two most disappointing teams in the league.  The Red Wings have gone 3-5-2 since the start…


LGD – Game 37: Coyotes @ Leafs – Epiphany

I don’t know what it will take for the Toronto Maple Leafs to break out of this funk. All I can really say is that the current course doesn’t feel right. The prolonged slump (we’re over a month now) is currently leading the general manager of the organization to spout out excuses over the radio….


Nikolai WHO-lemin?

    Any guy who can make Jonathan Toews make that face can’t be that bad. I received a tweet about Nikolai Kulemin that got me thinking today…


Is David Bolland’s injury the reason the Leafs are losing so many games?

I’ve gotten into some discussions recently about whether the Leafs’ injuries provide a valid excuse for their recent record. The popular one is that the Leafs slide began at the start of November, after David Bolland went down to injury in Vancouver with the Leafs record at 10-4-0. Since? Toronto has gone just 7-12-3 with…


Leafs postgame – Leafs are so done with Carlyle, lose 3-1 to Florida

Is there any good news to glean from the Leafs most recent loss to the Florida Panthers? Well, at last check, the New York Islanders were up 2-0 on the Tampa Bay Lightning, which might improve the Maple Leafs’ lottery processes. Throughout the game, the broadcast showed images of Randy Carlyle furiously scribbling away on…