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Pros and Cons of the Dion Phaneuf Trade

Posted February 13, 2016
Luke D The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a major trade on Tuesday, shipping Dion Phaneuf along with career minor leaguers (Casey Bailey, Matt Frattin, Ryan Rupert and Cody Donaghey) to the Ottawa Senators in exchange for a 2017 2nd round pick, B prospect Tobias Lindberg, Jared Cowen, Milan Michalek and Colin Greening. While many (including myself), consider this trade a lopsided victory for To... Read More »

Maple Leafs Trade Deadline Outlook

Posted January 25, 2016
Luke D With the trade deadline being one month away, the time is right to speculate about what's to come by deadline day. As most of us know, the Maple Leafs are clearly sellers but to what degree; will they ship out players like Tyler Bozak and Joffrey Lupul or are they more focused on shipping out players with expiring contracts? I am not one hundred percent sure about the trades that coul... Read More »

Players who must Improve under Babcock

Posted December 31, 2015
Luke D There is always room for improvement for most players no matter who’s coaching. However, this will be the last chance for certain players to improve themselves under coach Babcock. These players have played under former leaf coaches Randy Carlyle and Peter Horachek but haven’t been able to meet expectations under either one. With that being said, here are the players who must improve... Read More »
Luke D It is never to early to get excited about the draft, especially if you are a Leafs fan. In 2015, the new-look Maple Leafs clearly showed that they are good at drafting because they went for skill and speed instead of size and grit and traded one of their most overpaid players, (Phil Kessel) for future picks and prospects. The 2015 draft was clearly a success but the Maple Leafs need... Read More »

Why the Leafs should sign Steven Stamkos

Posted December 17, 2015
Luke D It looks like Tampa Bay Lightning superstar Steven Stamkos is going to test free agency next year. Many teams will be in line to sign him and the Toronto Maple Leafs should be one of those teams for a good number of reasons. First of all, he is one of the best players in the NHL right now. Ever since his rookie year, he has taken the league by storm with three straight 90+ point seaso... Read More »


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