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If you follow me on twitter you know I am not a fan of Tyler Bozak and I have written about him in the past. As a Leaf fan I want to keep writing about his poor play because I really do not want to see him re-signed in Toronto. He isn’t a good player [...]The post Tyler Bozak by the numbers appeared first on HockeyAnalysis.com.
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from Kevin McGran of the Toronto Star,
Most of the Toronto Maple Leafs have no NHL playoff experience, largely because of the team’s past eight seasons of failure.
But none are particularly worried about it.
“We’re a young team, but there are a lot of guys who have played a lot even at their young age,” said forward Joffrey Lupul. “There’s a little more experience...
Even though his team is very hot right now, the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Randy Carlyle is very down to Earth, saying there’s always room for improvement in a press conference following the 5-1 victory against their rivals, the Montreal Canadiens.
I really like this in a coach. He’s happy that they won, but he is not letting his team get too big headed. With...
Even though I am a proponent of shot quality and the idea that the percentages matter (shooting and save percentage) puck control and possession are still an important part of the game and the Maple Leafs are dreadful at it. One of the better easily available metrics for measuring possession is fenwick percentage (FF%) which [...]The post Who are drags on the Maple Leafs possession...
James Reimer made 31 saves, and Phil Kessel snapped a scoreless tie late in the third period to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 2-0 victory over the New Jersey Devils on Monday night, despite recording only 12 shots.
Kessel broke the deadlock at 13:28 of the third, and Jay McClement scored into an empty net with 36.6 seconds remaining to back the stellar goaltending of Reimer...
Three Stars of the Week
1. Phil Kessel (Toronto Maple Leafs)
Toronto has been one of the surprises of the National Hockey League this season and now sit in a playoff spot after missing the postseason last year, while playing in one of the toughest divisions in the league. The veteran lethal sniper is a big reason why. Boasting a laser of a wrist shot, Kessel netted five goals...
Despite coming off one of their worst performances of the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs return home with a chance to end the league's longest playoff drought.
The New York Islanders have to like their chances of getting back to the postseason as they hit the road.
While New York's last trip to the playoffs came in 2007 - tied for the third-longest drought in the NHL ...
Tonight, the Capitals had the pleasure of being the team to deliver the bad news and knock the Maple Leafs down a notch or two, by way of a brutal 5-1 thrashing.