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Leafs announce that Babcock is out and Sheldon Keefe is in

Toronto Maple Leafs President and Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan announced today that Mike Babcock has been relieved of his coaching duties and Sheldon Keefe has been named the Club’s new head coach. #LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) November 20, 2019 The Leafs have made the termination of Mike Babcock as Head Coach official, and with…

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The End of the Road?

It seems like the end is nigh for Mike Babcock and the Leafs, and we are past the point of no return on his time as the Leafs coach. Whether you agree with that being the right decision or not, the fact that the fans, the team, the league, the media, etc. are collectively holding…

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Lucky Pierre Engvall has been called up to the Leafs

The @MapleLeafs have recalled forward Pierre Engvall from the @TorontoMarlies (AHL). Forward Trevor Moore has been placed on Injured Reserve. #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/6GYUUncYIq — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) November 18, 2019 Well, if you thought the Leafs could use a bit more size in the line up, good news, Pierre Engvall has been recalled. If you…

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The Doomsday Babclock and the danger of inaction

I’m going to start off by arguing that when the status of a coach’s future with the team has become the number one story in a team’s news cycle you’ve probably past the point of no return on whether or not you’ll be able to salvage that coach.

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Maple Leafs Pregame #21: 5 things to watch for against Boston

We’re going to start off with a positive because what we all need now more than ever is to hear something positive about the Leafs. The positive is that after tonight the Leafs don’t play Boston again until March and that will be last time the two teams face each other until the first round…

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Dubas speaks, but doesn’t say what we want to hear

Kyle Dubas spoke with the media today, and since he wasn’t announcing the firing of Mike Babcock, a trade for a generational defensive talent that will fix special teams and defense, or a loophole in the CBA that would allow them to spend millions more on the roster, it’s safe to say that he didn’t…

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How are you feeling 20 games into the Leafs season?

Babcock’s goal is six points every five games “We’re at the end of our four segments & we’d be set up perfect with 24 points. That’s exactly what we were looking for coming in & so we’re two away, we need this” Segments so far: 2-2-1 (5) 3-1-1 (7) 2-2-1 (5) 2-1-1 (5 + ?)…

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Maple Leafs Pregame #20: 5 Things to Watch for against the Islanders

It’s game 20, that world point when we stop complaining about sample size and can start embracing the stats we’ve seen throughout the year. It’s like nerdy Christmas, so I hope you all enjoy reading about High Danger scoring chances and the Leafs struggles with expected goals, because we’ll be churning out a lot more…