The case for keeping William Nylander

There are a lot of raw emotions and differing opinions on the current contract dispute between the Maple Leafs and William Nylander. During this difficult contract situation, there were some in Leafs Nation ready to cast Nylander aside. Trade him! Came the calls from all corners across social media. There is nothing like stats to... Continue Reading →

Game One: Maple Leafs Edition

With game one of the 2017/2018 season tomorrow, the team announced its opening day roster on Monday and there were not any real surprises once the roster was released. A lot of tough decisions were made as preseason standouts Miro Aaltonen, Kasperi Kapanen, Travis Dermott and Nikita Soshnikov were sent down to the Marlies, all... Continue Reading →

O’ Captain! My Captain!

Last week Brendan Shanahan announced the Maple Leafs will go into another season without naming a captain. At the Maple Leafs 100TH anniversary game press conference last Tuesday, Shanahan stated “I think it’s important to have leadership… and you don’t need to be a captain to show leadership on the ice or leadership in the... Continue Reading →

Summer Seventeen Part Two: Free Agency

The free agency frenzy came and went with The Maple Leafs resigning Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks. The Maple Leafs followed up by signing Ron Hainsey on defence and Dominic Moore. These moves help to fill holes on defence and on the 4th line with the departure of Brian Boyle to the New Jersey Devils.... Continue Reading →

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