Leafs postgame: Steady Freddy

Since drafting Auston Matthews, the Leafs have won 100% of games played without Matthews in the lineup. But then also this: The Leafs win 4-2 over the Minnesota Wild. The win was their first regulation win over an American Western Conference opponent without Auston Matthews in the lineup since January 6th, 2016. — The Leafs…


Trade Mitch Marner for Darnell Nurse?

Before we begin, let’s be clear: This is not a rumour. It was a suggestion mentioned by Nick Kypreos in Toronto yesterday. He mentioned the Oilers need a scoring winger and Mitch Marner might be a fit. There is no doubt the Oilers could use some offence right now. He said it would take Darnell…


I’m nervous about Auston and you should be too

Friends, I feel like it might be time to panic. If you’re near a cliff and feel prompted to jump, you aren’t in the wrong. As you’ve likely heard, Auston Matthews won’t be suiting up for the Leafs tonight as they welcome the Minnesota Wild to town. What’s going on here?


WWYDW: About the Goat

Auston Matthews is missing his first game in his Toronto Maple Leafs career tonight. This article isn’t about him, but we don’t talk about Auston Matthews enough in Toronto, so let’s do it now. What a player! What a shame he’s injured! Will the Leafs collapse and fold without him? Are they bound for the lottery?…


LGD: Wild Night at Home

It’s Game Day! The Leafs (9-7-0) look to make it two wins in a row as they welcome the Minnesota Wild (5-6-2) to town for the first and only time this season. The Leafs look to put together their first winning streak since October 18th. The Wild have been struggling as of late, losing three…


DEAR GOD NO! Kypreos Speculates On Marner

Let’s get something out of the way right up front. I don’t think that Kypreos is saying this deal has been discussed. I don’t think he’s saying it’s going to happen. And I don’t think that Nick Kypreos is correct in his speculation. Now that all of that has been said, let’s take a look…


Riding the Wave: The Nikita Soshnikov Contract

On last night’s Insider Trading on TSN, Pierre LeBrun dropped some new knowledge about part time Leaf/ part time Marlie, Nikita Soshnikov… Nikita Soshnikov, who has yet to appear in a game this season with the Toronto Maple Leafs, instead spending all his time with the Marlies, has a clause in his contract that would…