Clifford-Campbell Conditions Corrected for COVID Compromise

It was a simpler time when the Leafs acquired bruising forward Kyle Clifford and Chief Cheerfulness Officer Jack Campbell on February 5th, 2020. The deal, which sent the large-posteriored Trevor Moore and two third-round draft picks (one conditional, we’ll get to that) to the Los Angeles Kings, was made just moments after another disastrous performance…


Andreas Johnsson is close to being a 100% healthy boy

Good news out of Leafs land… Leafs forward Andreas Johnsson joined the special teams portion of practice today at Ford Performance Centre. #LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) July 30, 2020 This is pretty great progress, especially considering there are still a few more days for him to get in full work before the playoffs start….


Five Takeaways from the Leafs exhibition game vs Montreal

It’s been over four months and I must say, it’s great to have hockey back. Last night, the Leafs took on the Montreal Canadiens in a pre-season game. Despite it being July, the game was competitive and both teams looked good in stretches. In general, it’s tough to take too much away from one “exhibition…


It’s time to get hyped for the playoffs

Every moment. Every heartbreak. Every blown lead. Every unclosed series. Every overtime loss. Every Game 7. Every loss in Boston. Every time a head coach didn’t play their star players a lot in a crucial game. Everything, leads to this moment. Because with every mistake, every heartbreak, all the pain we’ve dealt with, has led…


Signs pointing to Engvall being the odd man out

In what could be a prequel to next summer’s Expansion Draft, it looks like Pierre Engvall is the odd man out… Today’s @MapleLeafs practice lines and defensive pairings: Nylander-Matthews-HymanMikheyev-Tavares-MarnerRobertson-Kerfoot-KapanenClifford-Gauthier-SpezzaEngvall Muzzin-HollRielly-CeciDermott-BarrieSandin-Marincin#LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) July 29, 2020 Going into the exhibition game against Montreal it appeared that Engvall was to be the Leafs fourth line…


Goal Analysis – Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens Exhibition Game

Welcome to a new post-game series! In this series, I will be reviewing every goal for and against, trying to provide analysis on what went right or wrong, what they could do differently next time and more. The goal for this series is to try and provide an alternative and detailed explanation on things from…


Debut Review: Nick Robertson

The unknown often brings intrigue and there has been plenty of intrigue surrounding the Maple Leafs greatest unknown, 18 year old forward Nick Robertson. Fresh off a dazzling season with the OHL’s Peterborough Petes, Robertson was deservedly invited to compete for a spot in the Leafs playoff lineup. Handed little more than an opportunity, he…