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Martin Marincin is Back Again, Proving Time is a Social Construct

Please don’t read too much into this. Then again, it honestly doesn’t matter if you do. Earlier this morning, the Maple Leafs opted to recall Schrodinger’s defenceman, Martin Marincin, from the Toronto Marlies in an effort to fuel the theory that the hulking Czech is somehow both in the NHL and AHL at all times….

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Toronto Marlies Name Greg Moore as New Head Coach

Did you hear about Sheldon Keefe’s promotion? Pretty big stuff, right? Roughly two weeks ago, the long-time Marlies bench boss finally got the call-up fans had been waiting for, jumping into the NHL to take over a little team called the Toronto Maple Leafs and leaving his former employer without a coach. Until now, that…

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Maple Leafs Post-Game #25: 5 Takeaways from Something Special

Say what you will about Mike Babcock the person — and a lot of people have done exactly that following his dismissal on Wednesday — but the past two games have revealed in unflinching detail just how much the ex-coach was holding this Maple Leafs team back. My goodness, folks. How did we let this…

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What Sheldon Keefe Can Bring as Maple Leafs Head Coach

Mike Babcock is out. Sheldon Keefe is in. Things move fast in this wacky world we call hockey. Try to keep up. The Keefes Nation aha — The Leafs Nation (@TLNdc) November 21, 2019 The aftermath of Babcock’s dismissal will be filled mostly with eulogies, the majority of which seek to tie a neat little…

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We’re Done Here, Right?

The Toronto Maple Leafs sit fourth in the Atlantic Divison at the moment. Their power play and penalty kill, both led by assistant coaches who were brought in this summer, rank in the bottom third of the league, respectively, while their odds at qualifying for the playoffs languish at precisely 33.4% prior to Saturday night,…

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Maple Leafs Pre-Game #19: 5 Things to Watch for in the Windy City

The Maple Leafs lost last night. Then again, you probably forgot all about it, what with the barrage of bigotry and discrimination spewed from the mouth of a notoriously unsuccessful former coach/executive who continues to preach his agenda of exclusion upon the nationally-televised pulpit given to him by Canada’s Public Broadcaster overshadowing it. #HockeyIsForEveryone, though….

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Maple Leafs Pre-Game #13: 5 Things to Watch For vs Les Habitents

Let’s keep the good times rollin’! After besting a tired Sharks team in Patrick Marleau’s emotional homecoming last night, the Leafs have a chance to kick off a new winning streak as they enter into enemy territory. Divisional leverage is on the line, folks. Let’s see who the Leafs are trotting out to counter. Forwards:…

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Explain This To Me: Using Goaltenders on Back-to-Backs

I’m a simple man. I have simple takes. I love hockey, and like to think I know a fair bit about it, but I’m also not blind to the countless scores of people out there who happen to know more. Way more. Just open up Twitter. You’ll find them. Heck, you’re probably one yourself. Applying…