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Toronto Maple Leafs: Addressing the Issue of Toughness from a Sports Science Perspective

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-07-18

Are the Toronto Maple Leafs tough enough? Toughness and size are two words that have been grossly overused in the past seasons when discussing the Toronto Maple Leafs. Before you click off this article, hear me out, this isn’t your typical skill-first focus. I’m a Clinical Exercise Physiologist, basically identical to a Kinesiologist in Canada. […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Addressi

Summer Fantasy: Jake Gardiner Still Available to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-07-17

The Toronto Maple Leafs have made many off-season moves. And while Jason Spezza and Nick Shore no doubt add some depth to the roster, the Toronto Maple Leafs major moves this summer amount to basically Tyson Barrie and Alex Kerfoot or Jake Gardiner and Nazem Kadri. Kerfoot will be hard-pressed to match Kadri’s overall impact, […] Summer Fantasy: Jake Gardiner Still Available t

NHL Rumors: Bruins, Maple Leafs, Devils, More

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-07-17

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there is news out of New Jersey where the Devils might be ticking tires on David Backes, the Toronto Maple Leafs might be hoping for an offer sheet and Taylor Hall is going to take his time before he makes a decision on his long-term future citing the fact he’s only got so much playing time left in his career to win the big one. Devils Interested in Backes?

Wednesday’s FTB: What’s Jake Gardiner up to?

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2019-07-17

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports This FTB will be Marner free. Starting now. Good morning fans of the Toronto Maple Leafs hockey club! Have you noticed all of the talk has

Toronto Maple Leafs Almost Certain to Lose any Mitch Marner Trade

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-07-17

The Toronto Maple Leafs still have not signed star forward Mitch Marner to a contract extension. This begs the question: Should the worst case scenario arise, could the Toronto Maple Leafs win a Mitch Marner trade? Highly unlikely. In the NHL, with very few exceptions, it has never worked out when a team has been […] Toronto Maple Leafs Almost Certain to Lose any Mitch Marner Trade -

The Toronto Maple Leafs Can’t Be Done For the Summer

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-07-16

The Toronto Maple Leafs have worked tirelessly this offseason to re-work their roster into a more balanced, forward-thinking unit. And even that still might not be enough. Well, friends, we’re now deep into the dog days of July – a time in the sports calendar when hockey’s biggest news story is William Nylander changing his […] The Toronto Maple Leafs Can’t Be Done For the Summer -

2019 NHL Draft Recap: Kalle Loponen is a skilled right-handed defenceman worth taking a chance on

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2019-07-16

This is my fourth of six 2019 NHL Draft Recap articles, in which I do a deep dive into every Maple Leafs selection from the 2019 NHL Entry Draft. In the 7th round with the 204th overall selection, the Maple Leafs took a flier on Finnish RHD Kalle Loponen, who split time b

Toronto Maple Leafs Listed Among Favorites to Win Eastern Conference

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-07-16

Despite navigating their way through a very tight cap situation, the Toronto Maple Leafs have been as active as anyone this off-season. Be it via trade, or free agency, the Toronto Maple Leafs have added six new faces who figure to be on the NHL roster come October. Tyson Barrie, Alexander Kerfoot, and the controversial Cody […] Toronto Maple Leafs Listed Among Favorites to Win East

Toronto Maple Leafs Should Not be Judged On 3 Straight First-Round Losses

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-07-16

The most ridiculous thing in the history of the NHL might be the criticism of the Toronto Maple Leafs for losing the last three years in the first round of the NHL Playoffs. The Toronto Maple Leafs should be praised for the success of their rebuild, not questioned about playoff success – which to this […] Toronto Maple Leafs Should Not be Judged On 3 Straight First-Round Losses

Tuesday’s FTB: 88 reasons to love Willy

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2019-07-16

Eighty-eight is great. There was big news yesterday for Maple Leafs fans. William Nylander announced he is changing his number back to what he had playing in the SHL.

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