Leafs Post-Game: Bounce Back

View image | gettyimages.com Losers of three straight, the Leafs were able to bounce back against the Stars in Dallas, beating them 4-0.

Leafs at the World Juniors: James Van Riemsdyk, 2007-09

#82392579 / gettyimages.com Of all the current Leafs to suit up at the World Juniors, James van Riemsdyk may have had the biggest impact. Van Riemsdyk played for his hometown USA at the 2007, 2008, and 2009 World Juniors, exhibiting what established him as one of the game’s top prospects at the time. 


LGD: Big D on the rise

View image | gettyimages.com It’s been just a few weeks since the Leafs got their first exposure to Jim Nill and his all-star team, but tonight the two will face off again in Dallas before the NHL goes on a small break for the holidays. 


Monday Mailbag: LUNCH!

It is my lunch hour. I’m eating grapes. I’m answering questions. Tweet @tlndc or myself with questions if you want a response next week. Or leave a comment. MAILBAG!

Leafs at the World Juniors: Cody Franson, 2007

View image | gettyimages.com In his time with the Maple Leafs, Cody Franson’s developed from a healthy scratch in his first year to a reliable top-pairing defenceman. As a 19 year old, Franson got the opportunity to represent Canada at the 2007 World Junior Hockey Championships.

Leafs Postgame: It’s a losing streak

View image | gettyimages.com After ripping up the league for the better part of a month, the Leafs tumbled a little this week and tonight were looking to avoid a three-game skid (Bernier says good teams don’t even lose two in a row). Unfortunately they were in Chicago on the second half of a back-to-back.

Leafs at the World Juniors: Leo Komarov, 2006 & 2007

View image | gettyimages.com Leafs forward and fan favourite Leo Komarov got his feet wet on the international stage for Finland at the 2006 and 2007 World Junior Championships. Born in Estonia to Russian parents, Komarov moved to Finland at age five, which would set in action a career which has seen him compete on the…

LGD – In Tough, In Chicago

View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday’s Leafs Game Day article was titled ‘Bounce Back Opportunity’, as facing off against a flawed Flyers team and backup goaltender would be an excellent opportunity to get things back on track after an ugly loss to Carolina.  Well, that didn’t exactly work. The Leafs were unable to contain a surging…