1. Toronto Maple Leafs: Top 10 Prospects and How They Will Translate to the NHL

    You can say a lot of things about Brian Burke. However, one thing that every member of Leafs nation, and any other nation, can agree upon is that Brian Burke has given the Leafs the ...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 233 reads 30 comments

  2. NHL Offseason 2012: Fixing the Toronto Maple Leafs, Part 3: Bottom 9 Forwards

    It seems so long ago that the Leafs held down first place in the Eastern Conference and the entire NHL . Then something, or several things went wrong...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 2,013 reads 87 comments

  3. 2012 NHL Offseason: Fixing the Toronto Maple Leafs, Part 2: Goaltending

    "The Leafs blew up." "They collapsed." "Ran a tractor trailer off a cliff." Insert other often-used cliches in here...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 1,131 reads 19 comments

  4. Predicting the Second Round of the 2012 NHL Playoffs: NY Rangers vs Washington

    This is going to be a quick hit read of predicting the 2nd round of the NHL playoffs. I'll break down the offensive, defensive, and goaltending advantages and then predict which team will prevail and in how many games...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 715 reads 7 comments

  5. 2012 NHL Playoffs: Predicting the 2nd Round: St.Louis vs. Los Angeles

    This is going to be a quick-hit read predicting the second round of the NHL playoffs. I'll break down the offensive, defensive and goaltending advantages and then predict which team will prevail and in how many games...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 1,077 reads 55 comments

  6. NHL 2012 Offseason: Fixing the Toronto Maple Leafs, Part 1: No.1 Center

    "The Leafs blew up." "They collapsed." "Ran a tractor trailer off a cliff." Insert other often-used cliches in here...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 120 reads 37 comments

  7. 2012 NHL Offseason: The Entry Draft and the Toronto Maple Leaf Game Plan

    In a lot of ways, this NHL draft is going to define Toronto for the next three to five years. It will go a long way toward either cementing or destroying Brian Burke's job security with the Maple Leafs...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 2 years ago 8,033 reads 133 comments

  8. NHL Trade Talk: 3 Trades the Toronto Maple Leafs Should Make Before the Deadline

    Let me start off by saying that this is all speculation—based on team needs, salary cap restrictions, internal salary cap limits and rumours and murmurs of player movement from ...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about almost 3 years ago 3,007 reads 26 comments

  9. 2011 NHL Thanksgiving: Should Each Team Consider Trading Away Its Captain? PT.2

    To trade or not to trade, that is today's question. Around the NHL , teams are approaching that critical quarter-season mark of 20 games played, where general managers can accurately ...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about 3 years ago 546 reads 4 comments

  10. 2011 NHL Thanksgiving: Should Each NHL Team Consider Trading Away Its Captain?

    To trade or not to trade, that is today's question. Around the NHL , teams are approaching that critical quarter-season mark of 20 games played, where general managers can accurately ...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about 3 years ago 3,019 reads 26 comments

  11. 2012 NHL Core Values: Each NHL Team's "Core" Players

    Today, I'll be starting a series looking at the "core" of each NHL team. For the intents and purposes of this article I have defined the core of a team as follows: A group of ...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 3 years ago 1,342 reads 16 comments

  12. NHL Mid-Off Season Franchise Reports: A-B

    NHL MID OFF-SEASON REPORT: A LOOK AT ALL 30 NHL TEAMS < A-B > Anaheim Due to Francois Beauchemin and Sean O’Donnel departing through free agency over the last two years, ...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 4 years ago 407 reads 0 comments

  13. NHL Trade Deadline Has Passed, What Is Burke's Plan For The Future?

    I'll be the first to admit, this article is only my opinion, based upon different rumours and facts/statistical information that I have been able to dig up...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about over 4 years ago 866 reads 27 comments

  14. Toronto Maple Leafs Fans Finally Have Hope: Burkie & Co. Lifting Franchise Up

    Brian Burke is finally taking the Toronto Maple Leafs in the right direction after years and years of mis-management and failed ownership involvement...

    Torrin Batchelor Written by Torrin Batchelor about almost 5 years ago 612 reads 5 comments