Matthew Knies has told the Maple Leafs that he’s returning to college

It looks like we’ll have to wait a little bit longer for the Matthew Knies and Toronto Maple Leafs era to begin. According to Elliotte Friedman, Knies has let the Maple Leafs know that he’s choosing to go back to school for another year to pursue the National Championship. Matthew Knies has informed TOR he…


Bluelines: Getting back in the win column

Tuesday night was the right night to bet against the Leafs, but with an actual playoff calibre opponent, and two of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history going up against each other, it’s time to expect more from the Leafs again. The Leafs are -165 to win With Orlov and Kuznetsov out tonight for…


Breaking down the Toronto Marlies five NCAA free agent signings

Each spring, the Toronto Marlies begin their annual search for free agent players to bring into the organization to fill out their AHL depth and ECHL roster for the following season. Given the organizational stance on development and how to use the minor league affiliates, the Marlies bring in multiple NCAA and CHL free agents…


Determining the optimal Leafs defensive pairings using WOWYs

Since the return of Jake Muzzin to the Leafs lineup it seems that the Leafs have been undergoing an attempt to optimize their blueline for the playoffs and with nine games remaining it’s likely we’ll see a number of unique pairings that haven’t been considered before a couple of dress rehearsals with the likely duos….