1. 2011-2012 Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Will Improve, Who Will Decline

    It is undeniable that the Toronto Maple Leafs 2011-2012 season is jam-packed with question marks. Brian Burke will be depending on many roster players who either have extensive injury histories, or are entering only their second or third NHL season...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 3 years ago 2,547 reads 33 comments

  2. Leo Komarov: Toronto Maple Leafs Darkhorse Prospect Becoming a Top Agitator

    Leo Komarov is a player in the Toronto Maple Leafs' system that most fans probably haven't heard much about. He was drafted by John Ferguson Jr. in the sixth round (180th overall) of the 2006 entry draft...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 2,410 reads 30 comments

  3. Toronto Maple Leafs: How Many Players Will Score 30 Goals This Season?

    Think back to the beginning of this season. If I had predicted that three Toronto Maple Leafs players would score 30 goals this season, admit it, you would have laughed hysterically...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 1,011 reads 19 comments

  4. Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 Trade Scenarios To Improve Struggling Offense

    With the trade deadline less than four weeks away, Brian Burke will be looking for deals to improve the Toronto Maple Leafs ' top-six forward group...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 3,914 reads 85 comments

  5. Toronto Maple Leafs: Grabovski, MacArthur and Kulemin The Future Second Line?

    I think all Toronto Maple Leafs fan would agree that the line of Mikhail Grabovski , Nikolai Kulemin and Clarke MacArthur have by far been the best line for the Toronto Maple Leafs so far this season...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 745 reads 29 comments

  6. Could The Toronto Maple Leafs and Atlanta Thrashers Be Close To a Deal?

    While taking in the Leafs vs. Sabres game on Friday night, Pierre Lebrun of ESPN.com tweeted: " Chatted with Atlanta GM Rick Dudley who's here tonight. Still scouts a lot. Says when he trades for a player, wants to have seen him in person ...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 1,524 reads 12 comments

  7. Toronto Maple Leafs: Was Trading Nik Antropov a Mistake?

    During the current Toronto Maple Leafs losing streak, the offense has, for the most part, been nonexistent. This could be attributed to the lack of size in the top-six forward group and a lack of willingness to drive the net...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 1,114 reads 52 comments

  8. Luke Schenn: Is a Long-Term Contract In His Future?

    What would happen if you asked Toronto Maple Leafs fans the question "So far this season, who has been the Leafs best defenseman?" After the game against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday, at least 75 percent of fans would say, Luke Schenn ...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about over 3 years ago 991 reads 37 comments

  9. Ottawa Senators 1-4-1 Start Makes Leafs Nation Smile

    This may be a cruel and somewhat early assessment of the Ottawa Senators , but I think any hockey fan would agree that they have looked absolutely awful during this young NHL season...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 202 reads 5 comments

  10. Should the Toronto Maple Leafs Make a Pitch for Andrew Cogliano?

    Recent reports have stated that the Edmonton Oilers are having trouble coming to terms with young centre Andrew Cogliano on a new contract. It has been rumored that Edmonton is offering Cogliano around $1...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 3,602 reads 47 comments

  11. 2011 NHL Free Agents: Who Brian Burke May Have His Eye On For Next Summer

    I know what you're thinking. This guy is already making predictions for next year before this season has even started?? The answer is yes, this is what I do during the slowest hockey news period of the year...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 2,616 reads 8 comments

  12. Toronto Maple Leafs: Brian Burke Building a North American Team

    We can all agree that Brian Burke has definitely put his stamp on the Toronto Maple Leafs since becoming General Manager about a year and a half ago. Whether it be through the draft, free agency, or trades Burke seems to favour North American players...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 2,045 reads 40 comments

  13. Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Clarke MacArthur

    So today the trade for Matt Lashoff makes much more sense. TSN has just reported that the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Clarke MacArthur to a one-year contract worth $1.1 million...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 835 reads 30 comments

  14. Toronto Maple Leafs: Scoring By Committee Can Get Them Into The Playoffs

    With the Kaberle fiasco finally over and done with, we now have a much clearer picture of what the Leafs top six forward group will look like for the upcoming 2010-2011 season...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 729 reads 18 comments

  15. Toronto Maple Leafs Prospects: Beasts on the Back End

    This article is devoted to the giants of the Toronto Maple Leafs defensive prospect pool. It's truely unbelievable when looking over the players the Leafs have in their defensive system, and just how monsterous about 90 percent of them are...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 3,745 reads 18 comments

  16. Toronto Maple Leafs Rookies Ready To Shine in September

    The Toronto Maple Leafs recently announced that the 2010 Rookie Tournament will take place at the John Labatt Centre beginning on September 11th...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 3,277 reads 44 comments

  17. Why Non-Contending Teams May Have Interest In Tomas Kaberle

    Well, here we are on day 30 of Tomas Kaberle's trade window, and still no action. The same old teams from day one continue to be involved in Kaberle trade rumors: Buffalo, Boston, New Jersey, San Jose and Washington...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about almost 4 years ago 1,530 reads 40 comments

  18. Would Ryane Clowe Satisfy Leafs Nation?

    Due to the recent speculation that Brian Burke is interested in Ryane Clowe as the return piece in a potential Tomas Kaberle trade, I figured I would ask Toronto Maple Leafs fans if they would be happy with a swap involving these players...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 5,303 reads 125 comments

  19. Toronto Maple Leafs: Would Simon Gagne Be A Good Fit?

    Recent reports suggest that the Philadelphia Flyers are having trouble finding a home for Simon Gagne. Darren Dreger even mentioned that some NHL executives think that they may have no choice but to put him on waivers...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 4,174 reads 70 comments

  20. Toronto Maple Leafs: Free Agents Will Allow Youngsters To Develop

    The 2009-2010 season was very interesting for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Many players were shipped out because they were not "Burke-type" players...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 1,675 reads 19 comments

  21. Brian Burke Could Use A Three-Way........Trade That Is

    There has been much speculation over the past year pertaining to the Toronto Maple Leafs acquiring Patrick Sharp via trade...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 1,520 reads 29 comments

  22. Brian Burke Should Build Team Like 2001-2002 Toronto Maple Leafs

    What are the main characteristics of Brian Burke's perfect team? Skill, speed, size, toughness, and character. These key elements defined the 2001-2002 Toronto Maple Leafs. That year's squad was the most successful Leafs team of the decade...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 1,722 reads 20 comments

  23. Potential 2012-2013 Toronto Maple Leafs Roster

    Brian Burke is about a month away from continuing the major face lift of the Leafs roster. He has made it a top priority to acquire more skill for the top six forwards, and more grit for the bottom six...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 4,058 reads 12 comments

  24. Toronto Maple Leafs: Who Else May Wear The Blue and White This Season?

    Bobby Ryan, Brad Richards, James Neal, Vinny Lecavalier…these are names that have been thrown around during Maple Leaf trade talk over the past couple of months...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 1,215 reads 11 comments

  25. Toronto Maple Leafs: Can These Question Mark Prospects Make The Jump?

    The Toronto Maple Leafs have stocked their prospect shelf quite significantly over the past few years, giving the fans something to get excited about...

    Drew West Written by Drew West about 4 years ago 2,209 reads 9 comments