1. Penguins-Maple Leafs: PIttsburgh Shows Very Little Discipline

    Toronto Maple Leafs played by far their best game of the year handing the Penguins one of their worst defeats of the 2008/2009 season to a 7-3 beating. In my own humble opinion I think the Penguins are a two player team...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 62 reads 0 comments

  2. Joseph and RayCroft Are Proof: Hind-Sight Is 20/20

    I am by no means comparing Andrew RayCroft to Curtis Joseph. Curtis Joseph is probably one of the greatest goalies to ever wear the pads. The point that I will make here is this: We all know the reason the Leafs got Raycroft in the first place...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 117 reads 1 comments

  3. Maple Leafs-Bruins: Total Disgrace for Toronto

    What in hell kind of hockey is that? A disgrace at its best. Would you not think that five goals would be enough to win a hockey game? Yes, but only when you have a five-goal lead in Toronto's case...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 54 reads 0 comments

  4. How I Met "Harold" & "The King"

    It was a cold Friday winter night in the mining town of Copper Cliff Ontario Canada,1967. In those day's of course in Northern Ontario hockey fans would travel far and wide and through any kind of storm to see a hockey game,especially an N...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 91 reads 0 comments

  5. Brian Burke Needs to Buy a Leader

    The Leafs seem to be showing some progress—they are skating quite well, and taking the man when they have to. We all understand that most of the players come from different teams, who had required the players to play different roles...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 72 reads 1 comments

  6. Toronto Maple Leafs Facing the Same Problems Every Game

    You may have noticed that I have not been writing anything on the Leafs for quite some time. I am writing this editorial as a coach, a player, and a fan for years of the Leafs...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 38 reads 3 comments

  7. "The Toronto Maple Leafs on Remembrance Day."

    Good morning to everyone on this Remembrance Day, Nov-11-2008. I mentioned many weeks ago how The Leafs were given the name Leafs...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  8. Hall Of Famers: Watch Some Dirty Stuff.

    Montreal Vs Toronto, and yes, it did bring back many memories of years past. Seeing all The Hall Of Famers out on the ice and all the Vets with their shining Medals and everyone wearing poppies in honour of - "The Men That Did Not Return...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 97 reads 0 comments

  9. The Leafs: Three Major Problems That Can Be Fixed.

    Let's handle these issues one at a time. Hockey is not the most difficult, intelligent game in the world - there are five players at each end of the ice...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 103 reads 2 comments

  10. Leaf Players Understanding Our English Language

    Can you imagine being a foreign pro hockey player trying to make it with one of the N.H.L.teams and you arrive in a foreign country, (North America.) You do not understand the language, there is also the culture issue, you do not know any of the players.

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about over 5 years ago 134 reads 0 comments

  11. Montreal Springs The Leafs Trap

    I had mentioned in one of my write-ups that if Ron Wilson was going to play the defensive style of hockey, goals would be hard to come by. I also mentioned one of the most difficult things to accomplish in hockey is going from offence to defence...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 222 reads 0 comments

  12. Red Wings Fans Making Excuses After Opener? Give Leafs Some Credit

    I just read an article on the Toronto Maple Leafs' season-opening 3-2 victory over defending Stanley Cup champion Detroit, the game I picked Toronto to win, 4-3...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 177 reads 2 comments

  13. Did Cliff Fletcher Really Imply His Maple Leafs Lack "Skill and Talent"?

    A few days ago, Maple Leafs 2008 fifth-overall draft choice Luke Schenn was shopping around for some good rookie advice from some players he knew or he had contact with. Players who would not lead him astray...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 220 reads 1 comments

  14. Could Ian White Be a Good Forward for the Maple Leafs?

    A couple of days ago I wrote a comment about the three players that Toronto had on the market—Ian White being among them...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 408 reads 8 comments

  15. " My Psychic Belief"- With Matt Sundin.

    Although quite some time ago I wrote a Article saying-enough was enough,with the "Sundin Saga" and it was not funny anymore-but I just had to get this out there. I will tell you how wraped-up I am with the new Leafs and a dream I had...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 211 reads 2 comments

  16. "Lots Of Critics"

    I have not read so much negative garbage in my sports life as I have on a new team like The Toronto Maple Leafs...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 72 reads 0 comments

  17. Central Cost Rhinos and The Man in The Window

    I started my hockey career 62 years ago in the far east coast of my native Canada, playing in many parts of the world and like so many other players, through some very lean years...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 151 reads 3 comments

  18. Dave Keon: The Little Big Man

    He was up there with the all-time best. One of the game's fastest skaters—from dead start to full speed, as quick as any player that ever laced on the blades. Born in Noranda, Quebec, on March 22, 1940, Dave Keon was a Centreman...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 598 reads 0 comments

  19. "Not Your Call".

    I have said this many times in my hockey career,.I do not think it is in the best interest of the player's well being,when they do not have the say of who their leader is,. "C". If you think about it for a minute,...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 96 reads 0 comments

  20. "Doug-ie, Doug-ie"

    A few days ago I made a comment in a article ,."Peddie & Fletch",.saying I could not understand why Daryle,Dougie,or Wendl,.one of them, were not behind the bench,giving some of the young guys some of their knowledge...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 113 reads 1 comments

  21. "One Hundred Years Of Ice Hockey"

    About two months ago I was invited to "Australia's Centenary Year Of Ice Hockey",as a head table guest of some of Australia's "Squaw Valley Ice Hockey Team"...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 113 reads 1 comments

  22. "Beijing 2008"

    I have waited some time to bring myself together to write this article,but with the "Olympics" only about three days away and the drug stories that are coming my way,.it was a must...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 60 reads 1 comments

  23. "Peddie" & "Fletch"

    Although I have been a "Leaf Fan" and in the game of hockey for many years,I find it so very mind boggling,when it comes to running the team from "Upstairs". I read an article with "Peddie" reminding "Fletch",...

    Mitch. Mitchell. Written by Mitch. Mitchell. about almost 6 years ago 118 reads 2 comments