Postgame: For Those About To Rock

The boys in blue and white pulled through again tonight, as Garret Sparks and company notched a fifth consecutive win to improve to 26-10-2 on the season. 1st Period The action got going pretty early on. Just 1:50 into the game, Josh Anderson would head to the box for a trip on William Nylander. On…


LGD: After Vacation, Back to Work vs. Blue Jackets

The Leafs traveled to Columbus to face the Blue Jackets in the return from the Christmas break. Most of the rest of the NHL was back yesterday, but the schedulers were kind enough to give the Leafs an extra break. The Jackets and Leafs each sit in 2nd in their division, sitting behind the Capitals…


Imagining the Arena of the Future

Once known as the Air Canada Centre, Scotiabank Arena has seen its share of highs, and way more than its share of lows, in Maple Leafs history. Construction was finished in 1998 – the start of a great run of playoff appearances for the Sundin-led Maple Leafs. The arena is not by any means “old”, but…


The Leafs need their own Virgil van Dijk

In a very relatable situation, Liverpool Football Club has had defensive woes for what seemed like decades. Not able to ever develop or acquire any top talent to calm their nerves in dangerous situations – until Virgil van Dijk arrived.


Who’s Driving the Marner-Tavares Line?

When the Leafs signed John Tavares in July, and Mike Babcock said that he’d be playing on a line with Mitch Marner and Zach Hyman, Leafs fans had been drooling over the potential that the Marner-Tavares duo had together before the season started. And nearly halfway through the season, that potential may not have been…