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Leafs Post-Game: Victory

The Leafs wanted to get the same result that they did Wednesday, but this time they actually wanted to play well.  Mission accomplished: Toronto swept the home-and-home against the Red Wings and won themselves the season series with a big 4-1 win tonight against Detroit.

Leafs Post-Game: Burnout

#460217730 / gettyimages.com The Calgary Flames sat 6th in the tough Western Conference heading into tonight’s game against Toronto, but the Maple Leafs were able to hold them off for a big 4-1 win.

LGD – SOMEBODY CALL 911

#460160308 / gettyimages.com Well boys and girls, I hope you brought your popsicles because its about to get scolding hot in the Air Canada Center.  You already know the rules…because there aren’t any.

The Curious Case of Tyler Bozak

#466723351 / gettyimages.com Yes, over the years the fancy stats crowd has been vocal about their belief that Tyler Bozak should not be playing the minutes he does on the line that he does. Yes, others have argued that Bozak is in fact a first line center.  We’ve been through this before.  Well, Bozak is off…

The Leafs’ Fenwick and Their Historical Playoff Odds

#468655571 / gettyimages.com The Leafs currently sit 23rd in the league with a 47.78% Fenwick and seem to have settled into the 47% range as a season average over the last few games.  It’s an improvement on the last couple of seasons and certainly makes their chances of getting into the playoffs better.  But by…

Leafs Post-game: Back On Track

#459427902 / gettyimages.com The result of tonight’s game was likely going to do a lot to influence people’s perceptions of this team.  If they lost they would be losers in 3 of 4 and back on the tailspin.  If they won, they’d be winners of 2 straight and back on the right path.  Well, the…

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Leafs Postgame: Beatdown

Coming into tonight’s game all the talk was about the last time the Boston Bruins visited Toronto.  It was October 25th, and the Bruins dominated the Leafs en route to a 4-1 victory.  Well, the Leafs were looking for some payback and they certainly got it tonight, throttling their long-time rivals for a big 6-1…

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An Early Look At Leafs Player Usage

#458464272 / gettyimages.com We’re 15 games into the season and we’re starting to get a clearer picture of what kind of team the Leafs are.  They sit in the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference and have a record of 8-5-2.  They have a Corsi of 47.52%.  Guys like Phil Kessel and Leo Komarov…

Leafs Postgame: Denver Disappointment

#458547378 / gettyimages.com The Leafs matched the Avalanche pound for pound in a wild game full of twists and turns, but they fell just shy of a much-needed two points, falling 4-3 in the shootout to Colorado.

Ashton Suspended 20 Games

#466147329 / gettyimages.com Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carter Ashton has been suspended 20 games without pay for violating terms of the NHL/NHLPA Performance Enhancing Substances Program.

Leafs Postgame: Too Little, Too Late

#458415832 / gettyimages.com Coming off three straight wins and a stellar performance by James Reimer, the Leafs rolled into the Arizona desert to take on the reeling Coyotes.  Things took a quick turn for the worst though, and despite a late rallying cry, the Leafs winning streak came to an end at the hands of…