Voices of the Nation


Auston Matthews’ mom wins parent of the year

There were a lot of great things that went down last night. Matthews got his first point of the series, the Air Canada Centre was fired up, the Leafs did the hockey, and Auston’s mom Ema came to the arena wearing a tee shirt with his face on it. 


LGD: Bounce-Back SZN

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been the league’s most confusing team for the last handful of games. They’ve started out horrendously slow in all three of their most recent games, allowing a combined 17 goals to boast a horrendous 5.67 goals against average as a team since March 11th. While they all but flatlined against…


Maple Leafs reportedly interested in Michigan State FA Taro Hirose

As the NCAA ice hockey season starts to wind down, the players who are leaving school – either after a four-year stint or leaving early to go pro ahead of schedule – are starting to have their meetings with NHL clubs. The players already drafted by teams, such as Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks,…


LGD: Nazem Kadri Returns

The Leafs are staring down the possibility of yet another first-round exit at the hands of their playoff bogeymen in Boston. While there’s been more than enough opportunity to melt down over that in the last handful of weeks, though, there’s still cause for celebration as the Leafs prepare for their Saturday evening game. Not…