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Pittsburgh Penguins v Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Impressive Start

Ending the 2013-14 season with a record of 38-36-8, the Toronto Maple Leafs didn’t seem like an East contending team. Coming into the 2014-15 season , however, the Maple Leafs have been able to win nine out of their sixteen games, and have taken two losses into overtime. In the next week, Toronto faces a couple of the East’s best…

Detroit Red Wings v Toronto Maple Leafs

Puck Drop Preview: 2014-15 Toronto Maple Leafs

Welcome to Puck Drop Preview 2014-15, where our hockey department gives you a detailed look at each team from around the NHL leading to the start of this hockey season and offers our insight and analysis. Makes sure to stick around until the end of the series, where we’ll offer our full predictions for the standings in each division, and eventually our…


Reimer Re-signs – But Does it Change Anything?

On Friday, it was announced that restricted free agent goaltender James Reimer has signed a new contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, worth $4.6 million over two years ($2.3 million cap hit in each). Last season, Reimer struggled to get starts behind newer, shinier goalie Jonathan Bernier, who was effectively handed the starting job from the moment the team acquired…

Winnipeg Jets v Phoenix Coyotes

When will the Winnipeg Jets be ready to take off?

Since their resurrection in 2011, the Winnipeg Jets have been riding high on fan support and the excitement of being back in a city that had been mourning the loss of the original Jets to Phoenix in 1996. But it appears the honeymoon is over. The fans want a winner. Being the new kid in town isn’t enough anymore. This…

Boston Bruins v New Jersey Devils

Brodeur Signing Would Be a Poor Choice for the Leafs

Martin Brodeur is, without a doubt, a first-ballot hall-of-famer. If not the best ever, then he’s one of the top three goaltenders in NHL history (alongside Patrick Roy and Dominik Hasek). He holds just about every win record there is for goalies. When Brodeur retires, his jersey is certain to hang in the rafters of the Prudential Center in Newark….

Toronto Maple Leafs lose to the Detroit Red Wings 4-2

What to do with Randy Carlyle?

It is official. With the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-0 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night, combined with a Columbus Blue Jackets 4-3 overtime victory over the Phoenix Coyotes, the Leafs have collapsed, and are out of playoff contention. As it has been since about the midway point of the eight game losing streak that triggered the Leafs…

Maple Leafs

Can Reeling Leafs Stop The Bleeding?

With five straight losses, all in regulation, the Toronto Maple Leafs are on the verge of letting their season slip away. They currently occupy the final wild card, but have played more games than the teams chasing them. Despite getting outshot on many occasions, the Leafs were able to pick up points earlier in the season thanks to the work…

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