PODCAST- TLN Radio: Leafs and Marlies COVID-19 update, World Juniors news

Episode 16 of TLN Radio is available now on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and YouTube! Caroline Szwed is joined by Nick Barden, Kyle Cushman, and Scott Maxwell to discuss all the COVID-19 news with the Leafs and Marlies, a World Juniors update, who to watch in terms of Leafs prospects, and why the Women’s Under-18 Worlds should be played. Join the conversation…


News from the Rink: Simmonds, Spezza, Kerfoot all return to Leafs practice

Kyle Dubas said yesterday that if Jason Spezza, Wayne Simmonds, and Alexander Kerfoot pass their cardiac screenings, they’d be back at Leafs practice. It looks like the three players have left COVID protocols. Players participating in Dec. 27 practice: Forwards: Anderson, Bunting, Clifford, Engvall, Kaše, Kerfoot, Marner, Matthews, Ritchie, Seney, Simmonds, Spezza, Steeves, Tavares Defencemen:…


Leafs predictions for 2022

It’s that wonderful time of the year, where just like the preseason, there’s a reason to make wild predictions regarding the Leafs. Sure, you can make informed evidence based decisions based on trends, forecasts, and reasoned arguments, but where’s the fun in that? Anyways, here are the TLN Leafs predictions for 2022, some well reasoned,…


NHL postpones Wednesday’s Leafs vs. Penguins game

This afternoon, Leafs GM, Kyle Dubas, said that Toronto might be two players short for Wednesday’s game vs. Pittsburgh. A couple of hours later, the NHL has now postponed that game. Wednesday’s game vs. Pittsburgh has been postponed. https://t.co/Y0Q7tG1a5C — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) December 27, 2021 Earlier this afternoon, Dubas also said that @Wayne…


News from the Rink: Leafs return to practice, Marner and Tavares skate

After a few days off due to a league-wide shutdown (and Christmas break), the Leafs are back practicing today. It’s the Leafs’ first practice since December 16th — a day before players started entering COVID protocol. Toronto’s game vs. Columbus on Monday night has been postponed. Their next game will be on Wednesday night vs….


The NHL and NHLPA agree to some expanded roster rules

The Leafs resumed practice for the first time since shutting down before Christmas and could presumably play in their first game since December 14th on December 29th. There were 11 forwards, 5 defensemen present and the under contract goaltenders there were Joseph Woll and Ian Scott. This makes talking about a restart and expanded rosters…


Happy World Junior Day, let’s talk Leafs prospects

Admittedly in my family the World Juniors haven’t caught on as a family tradition yet. My Father will always watch whatever sport I put in front of him, but it’s not required viewing. My mother can have her arm twisted to watch a gold medal game, but round robins are out. My wife doesn’t care…


Our favourite Leafs presents

On this the day when a good number of us will be receiving something Leafy from underneath our tree, we thought it would be fun to look back and reflect on some of our favourite Leafs presents we’ve received. Be sure to tell us about your Leafs present haul in the comment section or @…


The Leafs Fan’s Guide to the 2022 World Juniors

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. We have finally arrived at everyone’s favourite time on the calendar…the World Juniors! Even as uncertain as this year’s tournament seemed with COVID protocols and sports postponing games left and right, the 2022 World Juniors look ready to go ahead and commence on Sunday afternoon. There’s plenty…


Our Christmas list for the Leafs

It’s Christmas Eve, and while we forgot to write our letters to Santa, we’re hoping that Kyle Dubas will take care of our wishlist we’re posting here instead. Here are our what we want to the Leafs to get for Christmas or give to us: Nick Barden A few days off. There’s been a lot…