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Announcing the First Ever TLN Draft Party

Auston Matthews not guaranteed; still a remote chance that John Chayka attempts a kidnapping. We had so fun at our last party, that we’ve decided to throw one again! With the picks set in stone as book-enders (1st and 30th), it’s our pleasure to announce that The Leafs Nation will be hosting our first-ever Draft…

Open Letters and Doing Better

Embed from Getty Images Today, CityNews posted an article on their website covering the story of Phil Kessel’s big “screw you” open letter to Toronto, days after he hoisted the Stanley Cup. They weren’t the only ones, either. There are so, so many things wrong here.

#AfterAuston: Logan Stanley

Embed from Getty Images We all know that if you were to evaluate the prospect pool of the Maple Leafs, one of the biggest concerns you’d have is the lack of top end talent on the blueline. There’s quite a bit of depth there, but there is a lack of “blue-chip” talent coming up the ranks. Which is a…

Hiring Randy Carlyle is a hilariously bad move for the Ducks

Embed from Getty Images Above we can see where Randy Carlyle strikes a deal with Trevor Linden to help him succeed in the Pacific, by tanking the Ducks all over again. Somehow, yesterday, the Anaheim Ducks decided to hire Randy Carlyle, as announced by John Buccigross: I’m hearing candidates for the @AnaheimDucks head coaching job are…

21 Goalies The Leafs Could Target This Summer

Embed from Getty Images The Toronto Maple Leafs finished the 2015-16 NHL season without a clear #1 goalie in the organisation.  Over the past few years, Jonathan Bernier has failed to live up to the lofty expectations set for him by the management team that acquired him, while James Reimer was traded to San Jose…

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TLN Monday Mailbag: June 13th

This mailbag is a bit on the later side, but that’s because another sport has put me in complete and total disbelief for the past seven hours. Seriously, I had zero confidence in the Italians to do anything today, even as a devoted and biased fan of the Azzurri, but to beat Belgium by TWO?!…