This is absolutely not how the Leafs will look next year

I promise you that The Leafs Nation isn’t about to become “Jeff corrects things said on TSN”, despite recent trends. However, let’s spin back to a segment involving Craig Button and James Duthie last night. This is not to rip on Craig (who, while he disagreed with our response post to his Kasperi Kapanen opinions,…


Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, and the Importance of Quality of Competition

The topic of how significantly Morgan Rielly is affected by quality of competition has been making the rounds recently.  Rielly’s possession statistics this year have not been especially strong, as he’s currently just barely breaking even in terms of shot attempt ratio, 4th best on the team after Jake Gardiner, Connor Carrick, and Martin Marincin. …


The Roundup

The decade of darkness has ended in Edmonton, who is the better 1st round matchup for Leafs, the future of the Flames defense, Top 10 things the Canucks coach has given fans, 3 rebuilds going awry, re-live the 20 year anniversary of the Avs-Wings brawl, the US Women’s National team, Sidney Crosby and more in this…


Leafs Postgame: Smashed ‘Ville

Getting ever closer, aren’t they? The Toronto Maple Leafs dragged their feet in the late stages, but squeaked out a 3-1 lead over the Nashville Predators to bring themselves to 89 points with a win over the Nashville Predators.


Report: Leafs, Zaitsev working on seven-year contract extension

Nikita Zaitsev spent years wanting to join the Toronto Maple Leafs, and it seems like, if all goes to plan, he’s going to spend, many, many more with them. The 25-year-old defenceman appears to be closing in on a long-term extension with the blue and white, according to TSN Hockey Insider Bob McKenzie.


LGD: Andersen Saves

Yet another “biggest night of the season” is upon us, as the Leafs are back at it in their 76th game of the season while essentially everyone around them in the standings is in action as well. As we currently stand, Toronto is four points clear of Tampa in terms of simply holding down a…


Baycrest, Scotiabank to host 12th Annual Pro-Am for Alzheimers

It’s always a good situation when you’re able to use the game of hockey as a vehicle for real-world change. Taking a sport that unites all Canadians, and channelling that collective energy into making the day-to-day lives of others just a little bit better, is an opportunity that we should never take for granted. As such,…


Free Agents and the Babcock Factor – Myths and Realities

Caught up in the middle of a live-and-die Eastern Conference playoff race, what’s the fun of not having a distraction or two filled with theories, conspiracy and otherwise, about the impact of the Leafs’ larger-than-life head coach and the potential for NHL UFAs to want to or not want to play for him?  I mean,…