Trade Deadline Review and Playoff Outlook

This is it. This is your Toronto Maple Leafs playoff roster. Forward Lines Michael Bunting-Auston Matthews-Mitch Marner Alex Kerfoot-John Tavares-William Nylander Pierre Engvall-David Kampf-Ilya Mikheyev Colin Blackwell-Jason Spezza-Ondrej Kase* Wayne Simmonds Defence Pairs Morgan Rielly-Ilya Lyubushkin  Mark Giordano-TJ Brodie Jake Muzzin*-Justin Holl Rasmus Sandin*-Timothy Liljegren Goalies Jack Campbell*-Petr Mrazek *injured currently  Spares: Nick Robertson, Kyle … Read more

Trade Deadline Recap

There are a lot of people talking about how this trade deadline was a failure by Kyle Dubas. I see things a little differently. The Leafs approached this deadline with the need for three major things, aside from depth: A top 4 defenseman A top 6 forward to help John Tavares and William Nylander A … Read more

Trade Deadline Day Primer

I’ll do a quick run through the rumour mill: Jacob Middlton My personal favourite. Call me a pessimist if you’d like, but losing to the Montreal Canadiens last year still has me doubting this core’s will to win. For this reason I don’t think I’d be thrilled with paying, for instance, a 1st and two … Read more

Crazy Times Getting Crazier for Maple Leafs

It has been a pretty whirlwind week in Leaf Nation. We have seen both individual players and the team as a whole struggle, especially in losses to non-playoff teams like Montreal and Columbus and even in strange wins.We’ve seen questions now come up about goaltending that was thought to be ok, but has seen some issues … Read more

Leafs Need Help On Defence

We are still 6 weeks away from the NHL trade deadline. So much can happen between now and March 21st when no further trades can be made after 3pm Eastern. Everyone in the NHL world pretty much knows what the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for and targeting to help their team improve. A defenceman who can … Read more