Predictions for the 2016-17 NHL GM of the Year

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The 2016-17 NHL season is coming to a close and what better way to cap off the year by taking a look at the front runners for the NHL Award winners? The Awards ceremony, held in Las Vegas, does not take place until after the Stanley Cup has been hoisted, but there is no harm […] READ MORE


Lou Lamoriello Deserves Credit

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As we slowly pass the halfway point of this NHL season, we can look back on how far the teams have come since last season. The Toronto Maple Leafs, in particular, are a team who managed to improve drastically, both in standings and their system. The Leafs went from last in the league last season […] READ MORE



Toronto Turning Over a New Leaf

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“I’m a big believer in if you do good things, good things happen.” Karma is something Mike Babcock carried with him under his first season as head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. If you ask any Leafs fan, karma hasn’t been kind to Toronto through recent years. Even when the rebuild started, Babcock made it clear that pain was on […] READ MORE


Leafs Draft: Party Like it’s 1981

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From the possible moment the Toronto Maple Leafs draft Auston Matthews first overall, the team’s fans might hope to start partying like it’s 1981. READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Want to Compete Sooner Than Expected

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As people commuted home on Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs were busy acquiring RFA goalie Frederik Andersen, signing him to a five-year deal worth $25 million shortly after. The trade came as a surprise to many Leafs fans, which is nothing out of the ordinary given GM Lou Lamoriello‘s historic secretiveness. Prior to sending this year’s 30th overall pick and a 2017 […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Rebuild is Backwards, But Thats Okay

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But it’s not necessarily a bad thing. Toronto Maple Leafs Rebuild is Backwards Conventional hockey wisdom says that you build a hockey team down the “middle”, solidifying the goaltending, defense, and center positions before anything else. Particular emphasis is given to the back end, where elite-level defencemen and goalies aren’t exactly found growing on trees. […] READ MORE


First Overall Belongs in Toronto

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The Arizona Coyotes are allegedly keen to acquire this year’s 1st overall pick in the NHL Entry Draft from the Toronto Maple Leafs, as reported by Jimmy Murphy, even though 1st overall belongs in Toronto. Per reliable source: Arizona already pushing hard to acquire No. 1 pick overall & bring Auston Matthews home to play for Coyotes. #NHLDraft — Jimmy […] READ MORE