What the Toronto Maple Leafs Deadline Shouldn’t Look Like

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As fans eagerly question what the Toronto Maple Leafs deadline will look like, let’s go over what shouldn’t happen for the Leafs. With the Leafs sitting atop the North division, it seems like they are primed to make a deep playoff run. Adding at the deadline would certainly make sense. But not at the cost […] READ MORE



Fixing the Toronto Maple Leafs Power Play

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The Toronto Maple Leafs began the year with one of their best starts ever. Having such an incredible power play helped them have such a strong start. They were second in the NHL in xGF/60 on the power play until the end of February. The Leafs were converting on 32.4% of their chances on the […] READ MORE



Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: Hart Trophy

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the advanced […] READ MORE



Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: GM of the Year

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the […] READ MORE


Midseason 2020-21 NHL Awards by the Numbers: Vezina Trophy

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With the NHL season at around the half-way mark, we are going to look at which players in the NHL deserve which award so far. We will be breaking down the midseason 2020-21 NHL awards. In this series, the Last Word on Hockey team will decide who should have won each award based on the […] READ MORE


Reviewing the Toronto Maple Leafs Trade for Jake Muzzin

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To start the 2018-19 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs were widely considered terrible defensively. Their defence group featured Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner, Nikita Zaitsev, Ron Hainsey, Igor Ozhiganov, and second-year pro Travis Dermott. The Leafs had the sixth worst xGA at 5v5 in the NHL; and had allowed the fourth most shot attempts against. Something […] READ MORE