Marlies win over Binghamton at Air Canada Centre

Photo Credit: Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com Some days, a team will find a way to win a hockey game that they clearly deserved, yet you’ll be unsure if any of the goals that they actually scored should’ve really happened. Today, that was the Toronto Marlies. They burst out of the gate, poured on the offence and somehow managed…


Digging Into Toronto’s Recent Struggles

Photo Credit: Brad Penner/USA TODAY SPORTS Just over a month ago, on January 17th, the Leafs looked to be in a strong position in the standings.  They had just won four out of five games and were 7th in the Eastern Conference, one point back of sixth with four games in hand.  The standings were tight,…


Nazem Kadri named second star of the week by the NHL

Photo Credit: John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY SPORTS Getting recognized for your hard work is a nice feeling. In a year where Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews and William Nylander have been getting all kinds of recognition, Nazem Kadri has been forgotten.  This is despite the center being well on his way to getting career highs in…


Mike Richards could be an option for Leafs’ struggling fourth line

Photo Credit: Charles Leclaire/USA TODAY SPORTS Pondering whether or not Mike Richards makes sense for the Leafs almost seems like an annual event, but I have no problem with bringing it up yet again.  With the trade deadline just over a week away, understandably there hasn’t much talk about Toronto doing anything substantial. But when…


TLN Monday Mailbag: February 20th

Roller coasters are fun. The metaphorical ones, of course; I’m not good with rapid ascension/descention so when it comes to the real one, I stick to the Tycoon video games. Up and down sports hot streaks, though? Feed those into my veins. Anyway, it’s Monday, so it’s time to reach into the mailbag.


Leafs Postgame: Rock You Like A Hurricane

Photo Credit: James Guillory/USA TODAY SPORTS After a rough loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday Night, the Leafs were put in the uncomfortable position of needing the away leg of a back to back, with Curtis McElhinney in net, to be their bounce-back game. To make matters worse, they had a sneaky-decent opponent in…