Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri searching for consistency this season

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2014-09-19

Consistency has been a slippery slope for Nazem Kadri in the National Hockey League.

Healthy Booth looks to hit reset button with Maple Leafs

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2014-09-19

He’s one of several new Maple Leafs, but David Booth doesn’t have to be introduced to the guy who can help him get his career back on track.

Maple Leafs opt for new fitness test in training camp

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2014-09-19

Coaching staff chose to depart from the VO2 max test, instead having players complete a 'skating efficiency test' to better measure aerobic performances.

James Reimer making the best of it as Maple Leaf

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2014-09-19

The smile we’ve come to know from James Reimer was in place on Friday morning, but how happy can the goaltender really be to be back with the Maple Leafs?

Buffalo Sabres' Brian Gionta knows all about Canadiens-Maple Leafs hatred

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2014-09-19

If anyone truly understands this “hate” thing between the Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens, it’s Brian Gionta.

Ray Ferraro on Leafs Lunch

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2014-09-19

Ray Ferraro joins Leafs Lunch to discuss the Phil Kessel / Steve Spott topic from yesterday, as well as discussing projections for the Leafs lineups with the additions of Mike Santorelli, David Booth, Petri Kontiola, Daniel Winnik, Leo Komarov and Matt Frattin + the chances of players like Carter Ashton and Peter Holland. The post Ray Ferraro on Leafs Lunch appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.

'Hate' of Maple Leafs kept Josh Gorges out of Toronto

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2014-09-19

More than two months after vetoing a trade to the Maple Leafs, Josh Gorges maintains he could never play his best for a team he had learned to “hate.”

Breakdown: Who will make the Maple Leafs

Source: The Globe and Mail
Date: 2014-09-19

Sixty-four bodies. Twenty-three spots. It’s a lot of hockey players to sort through in a short period of time

Quantifying Compete Level: The Fanciest of Stats

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2014-09-19

#483921695 / gettyimages.com There has been a lot of talk lately about how the Leafs have used stats in the past few years, and that they’ve got internal ways of measuring players success. I found this interesting, because any stat they are using would seemingly defy any logical means to assess a player’s success. The other thing that can’t be ignored is the fact that the Leafs management carryovers (Nonis and Carlyle) seemingly have a love affair with the term compete level. Compete level until now has had no definition, but I felt it is time to give it one, and the proper statistic support to back it up.

PPP's Top 25 Under 25 #1 Morgan Rielly

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2014-09-19

The Top 25 concludes for another year, with a shock result at the end of a photo finish. And now, we've come to the end. After an extremely close race and a last-minute twist or two, we have reached the top of the mountain. Morgan Rielly is at the top of PPP's Top 25 Under 25. Now that that's out of the way, let's talk a little more about why. Birthyear: 1994-03-09 Birthplace: West Vancouver, BC, CAN Age: 20 Nation: Canada Position: D Shoots: L Height: 184 cm / 6'0" Weight: 88 kg / 194 lbs Youth Team: Hollyburn Huskies Contract: 15/16 Drafted: 2012 round 1 #5 overall by Toronto Maple Leafs Rielly's first season as a pro hockey player wasn't without the occasional h

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