LGD: Jolt the Bolts

Embed from Getty Images October 25th, 2016. Frederik Andersen goes in between the pipes for the Maple Leafs, having let in about 12% of the shots he had faced in the previous four games. Something was clearly up; he wasn’t playing like he did in Anaheim, and nobody could pinpoint why. The likeliest reason was recovery…


Marlies fall below 0.500 with loss to Binghamton

This wasn’t a situation that many saw coming, was it? The Toronto Marlies now officially have a losing record (by points percentage) for the first time since January 5th, 2015, having fallen 3-1 to the Binghamton Senators last night.

How did Leafs prospects fare during Day 3 of the WJC?

Embed from Getty Images Wednesday was a relatively busy day for Leafs prospects, as 3/4 players participated in the action with their respective teams.  Yet again, Carl Grundstrom had a fantastic game for Sweden, contributing two primary assists in Sweden’s 4-2 win over Switzerland.  Joseph Woll took to the net for the USA in their…


Leafs Postgame: Mitch Please

Photo Credit: Robert Mayer/USA TODAY SPORTS This was a nerve-wrecker, a gut puncher, and ultimately, a stress reliever. In one of the most absurd games of the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs managed to squeak out their first shootout win of the season by defeating Canucks Army the Florida Panthers by a 3-2 result.


LGD: Computer boys

Embed from Getty Images You may have forgotten it in the holiday haze of booze and tryptophan, but the Leafs are on a little winning streak right now and have actually positioned themselves nicely to make the climb for a playoff spot in the new year. As things currently stand, thanks to that pair of road wins against…

How did Leafs prospects fare during Day 2 of the WJC?

Embed from Getty Images Though Day 2 of the WJHC was jam-packed with action, 3 Leafs prospects saw a well-deserved break after yesterday’s success.  Martin Dzierkals and the Latvians took to the ice against Russia, and though the 9-1 loss was brutal, there were a few positive takeaways from the game.  I personally thought Dzierkals played…

CGD: Canada looks to continue their hot start against Slovakia

Embed from Getty Images Canada’s opening day 5-3 victory over Russia showed us a couple of things. For starters, this year’s Team Canada has a real shot at competing. The team is structured well with a team-based approach in their systems and having all five players on the same page while on the ice. The game also displayed…