Postgame: Lights Out

The Leafs walked into Tampa on a downward spiral, and walked out two huge victories – one moral, and a beautiful W in the win column. We’ve got your breakdown of the Leafs’ 4-2 victory right here. 1st Period The game got out to a great start, pace-wise. With Nikita Kucherov in the box for…


LGD: Leafs clash with division leading lightning

Tonight the Maple Leafs are taking on the Atlantic Division leading Tampa Bay Lightning in what promises to be an exciting matchup. Tampa Bay has been dominating this year, with a 36-9-2 record, leading the NHL by a wide margin. The Leafs aren’t trailing too far behind, despite their recent struggles. Toronto is in second…


Leafs on Deck Episode 14: Talking Leafs prospects with Scott Wheeler

This week, Jake and Mike welcomed on Scott Wheeler of The Athletic to discuss all things Maple Leafs prospects. Scott dived into the upside of Jeremy Bracco, whether the Leafs could trade a prospect at the deadline and so much more. Plus, the guys dive into the upside of Carl Grundstrom and Mason Marchment, along…


Zaitsev’s name is out there as a trade candidate, and for good reason

We’ve documented the Leafs’ need for help at defence more times than I can count, so let’s just cut the preamble and I’ll share a quote from Chris Johnston of Sportsnet about whether the team can change the way that group is deployed, if they can improve internally, or if they’ll have to look elsewhere….