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The case for and against the Leafs reacquiring Phil Kessel

Earlier this week, Frank Seravalli released an updated trade targets list and he included a player that needs no introduction to Leafs fans: Phil Kessel. Few players in team history have garnered quite a mixed reputation amongst the fanbase the way he did in the six seasons he donned the Blue and White. His talent…

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It’s not worth it for the Leafs to acquire Evander Kane

TRIGGER WARNING: Sensitive topics are mentioned in this piece, including sexual assault and domestic violence.  On Saturday night, Evander Kane dressed in an AHL game for the first time in his career. This was because he had not played a contest for seven months and had just completed a 21-game suspension for showing a fake…

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Morgan Rielly is already living up to his new contract

There is a lot that can be said when it comes to accessing the secret to the Leafs’t recent successful stretch of hockey dating back to the start of November. One aspect that often gets overlooked is the strong play of Morgan Rielly, who has quietly been having a season that appears destined to surpass…

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Rasmus Sandin is projected to only miss two to three weeks of action

During yesterdays loss to the Jets, Rasmus Sandin took an early exit after a scary collision with Neal Pionk. There were legitimate fears that Sandin’s season could be over, but Chris Johnston went on TSN Overdrive to dispel fears and reveal a positive development. Here is what CJ had to say regarding the timeline today…

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Petr Mrazek is off to the Marlies on a conditioning stint

The Leafs are getting one step closer to having Petr Mrazek back in the lineup after the team reported on Friday morning he would be sent to the Marlies on a conditioning stint. The Maple Leafs have assigned goaltender Petr Mrázek to the Toronto Marlies (AHL) on an LTIR conditioning loan. — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR)…

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Michael Hutchinson is back and that likely means someone is hurt

With the Leafs set to play the Avalanche in about three hours time, their PR team posted a tweet that should strike fear into the hearts of Leafs fans everywhere. The Maple Leafs have recalled goaltender Michael Hutchinson from the Toronto Marlies (AHL) — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) December 1, 2021 There is so many possibilities…

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The Leafs’ secondary scoring has a lot more to give

Ask anyone about a week ago their thoughts on the Leafs season, they would have probably told you that the sky was falling, the team was not good enough, and the time was ripe for a significant change. Now the team is in the midst of a five-game win streak (a convincing one at that)…

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TLN Three Stars: The Hutchinson Experience does not end well

The Leafs had a prime opportunity to snatch two points away from a team on the back half of a gruelling road trip. San Jose just played the night before, had to travel, and the start time for this game was an hour earlier. Should be an easy win, right? The Michael Hutchinson of old…

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Making sense of the Leafs’ recent drop in attendance

On Monday night, the Leafs played a game against an American team for the first time since Game 5 against the Blue Jackets in 2020. It was an exciting affair where they dominated from start to finish and included Auston Matthews’ return, but they were undone in overtime by the Rangers’ star, Artemi Panarin. Somewhat…

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As expected, the Leafs bring up Michael Hutchinson

After Petr Mrazek was ruled out due to a groin injury, it was only a matter of time before Michael Hutchinson was brought up to fill the void. It took him a bit longer to arrive but the move is now official. Goaltender Michael Hutchinson has been recalled from the Toronto Marlies on an emergency…