Category: Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs: Who needs the Muskoka Five when you got the Mimico Two?

Never mind the Muskoka Five, this current Toronto Maple Leafs bout with disappointing results features the Mimico Two – David Clarkson and Dave Bolland – both acquired in the 2013 offseason to prevent the Buds from things like 8-game losing…

Will the Toronto Maple Leafs make the Stanley Cup playoffs?

A week ago, it would’ve been preposterous to even question whether the Toronto Maple Leafs were going to qualify for the post-season this year. The Buds were sitting top three in the Atlantic and seemingly in control of a playoff…

Leafs become fourth Eastern Conference club to finish above .500 in California

There is an old adage in Leaf Land: the Leafs always do the opposite of what you expect. As you can tell, Torontonians have been expecting them to win the Stanley Cup for forty-seven-years. No one expected the Leafs to…

Leafs Randy Carlyle returns to Anaheim where he won the Stanley Cup in 2007

Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Randy Carlyle returns to Anaheim tonight for the first time since his dismissal on November 30, 2011. Carlyle’s tenure with the Ducks lasted more than six full seasons, and he enjoyed some success, including a…

Toronto Maple Leafs: Reimer hopes to reclaim role as starter

James Reimer, Toronto Maple Leafs.

When the Toronto Maple Leafs traded for Los Angeles Kings backup goaltender Jonathan Bernier last summer, it became immediately obvious that James Reimer was under the gun to retain his role as the team’s undisputed number one goaltender. With 53…

Fire Randy Carlyle: The 18-Wheeler Part II

Jake Gardiner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Patience is a virtue the Toronto Maple Leafs organization continuously fails to embrace. You know the history. I won’t bombard you with tales of the “Draft Smaft” ‘90s and beyond, or the Harold Ballard debacle that was the 1980s. And,…

Toronto Maple Leafs: is Nazem Kadri on the trade block?

If you believe some reports, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to part ways with playmaking centre Nazem Kadri. According to Larry Brooks of the New York Post: “Boy oh boy, would the Leafs love to find a taker for…