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@dlb Mad It needs to be pointed out that absolutely nobody is advocating reading spreadsheets at the expense of watching games. They illuminate (sorry Burke) aspects of play and long term trends that are hard to detect from purely watching games.
1 week, 1 day ago on Friday Mashup: Leiweke not long for Toronto
@Chichikov I agree. I think MHLS is far and away the best source of Maple Leafs content, but there are some posters here (and I'm thinking of one in particular) who show up in every thread and bully/dismiss anyone with different views. The tone around here is often mean spirited, and its a shame because the blog deserves better than this. But I'm sure nobody really cares.
1 month, 1 week ago on Poulin, Loiselle Fired as Assistant GMs; Leafs bring in Kyle Dubas
@Jmessih That's the combined price of those outfits.
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Maple Leafs re-sign Peter Holland to 2-year, $1.55 million deal
@Dangle_My_Berries Which pub?
1 month, 2 weeks ago on Monday Mashup: The Dog Days are Here
@Gilbey93 I hope so, but lets not get ahead of ourselves. Remember how happy everyone was with Ranger last summer? Hopefully the new guys will do good, but a lot of the players are risks that could be duds a la Ranger.
2 months ago on Mike Santorelli signed by the Maple Leafs to 1-year, $1.5 million contract
@BPsotka @skiingallday I would hope he would be a depth option, but knowing Randy he will play Bodie over Ashton.
Remember last year for the chandelier presser where he was 40 minutes late and gave a through the motions presser?
2 months ago on Dave Nonis Free Agent Day Media Address
@Reether It's nice not to have to wade through corny jokes, cheesy music videos, and random thoughts to find some relevant talk though.
2 months ago on Maple Leafs’ Tim Gleason to be bought out
@TheCanucksnaphook Don't we have a 1A 1B tandem, and the reason for getting rid of Reimer is that 1A 1B tandems seldom work out?
2 months ago on Draft Day Two Wrap Up: Gunnarsson for Polak, offensive focus to Leafs’ draftees
@CanuckUKinToronto Where did he say that? I got the impression from Morrison that he is primarily a winger who can play centre, an option they might explore in a few years depending on his development.
@wiski @Yaknowwhat If not maybe a bit piece like Percy or Abbot in addition.
2 months, 1 week ago on Toronto Maple Leafs News & Notes
@TheCanucksnaphook All so that you can tell newcomers to go away :)
2 months, 1 week ago on Bob McKenzie’s 2014 NHL Draft Rankings + Mashup
@TheCanucksnaphook @The Toronto Maple Leaf @Burtonboy Fine, but your hostility is uncalled for.
@TheCanucksnaphook @The Toronto Maple Leaf @Burtonboy Good argument.
@TheCanucksnaphook @Burtonboy ...unlike this one built with a contempt for stats?
@dlb Mad You're not getting Ekblad with the third.
2 months, 1 week ago on (Monday Mashup) Schedule Released
@Greg Fenton @The Toronto Maple Leaf Unless you have a link, it doesn't seem to be on youtube.
2 months, 1 week ago on (Friday Mashup) The Date before the Date
Is there anywhere to find the 2013 edition of behind the draft? It aired in October but I haven't been able to find any trace of it other than a one minute teaser.
@Anthony Petrielli @The Toronto Maple Leaf Haha, thanks for clearing that up. Boy do I feel stupid!
2 months, 2 weeks ago on 2014 NHL Entry Draft Q&A with Brock Otten
Excellent interview, based on his comments I would be happy with either Ritchie or Fabbri. I wonder what his take on Ehlers is?
@TheCanucksnaphook @The Toronto Maple Leaf @mcloki @Elliot Saccucci What lies ahead.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on Ryan O’Reilly and the Colorado Avalanche’s Club-Elected Arbitration
@TheCanucksnaphook @The Toronto Maple Leaf @mcloki @Elliot Saccucci You won't be laughing when he uses his super power of shooting sap at his opponents.
@mcloki @Elliot Saccucci @TheCanucksnaphook I'm quite surprised that last season didn't turn the tide towards Corsi. Certainly did for me.
@Murph2417 WUD ABOUT A DAD WHO'D TEACH YA TO GET INTA THE PLAYOFFS?
2 months, 2 weeks ago on (Sunday Mashup) Happy Father’s Day to all the Dads
@Pent_House @Doorman Very surprising the guy who opened his campaign with a pledge to cut 100,000 jobs lost.
2 months, 2 weeks ago on (Friday Mashup) Two Weeks to Draft Day
Any reason why Leafs fans keep talking about Bennett but are ignoring Reinhart as someone to move up towards?
2 months, 3 weeks ago on (Tuesday Mashup) One more Kings win until the off season
I was away in Ireland for the last 11 days, how have the Leafs players been doing for Team Canada?
3 months, 1 week ago on What do the Toronto Marlies’ successes mean for the Maple Leafs?
Just an idea for tomorrow - maybe the site could collect links to streams of all the TL, Shanny and Nonis interviews going on today for a post. Quite a high volume to keep track of.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on So begins the Brendan Shanahan era
Thank you MLHS for the stream, you guys are truly the best out there.
4 months, 2 weeks ago on Brendan Shanahan Press Conference Stream
@TheCanucksnaphook To anyone who watches the Marlies regularly, is Broll ready for a spot yet? He is quite young, isn't he?
4 months, 3 weeks ago on Leafs Notebook – April 7
@TheCanucksnaphook What about D'Amigo?
@Jmessih @Burtonboy @The Toronto Maple Leaf Didn't he play in their play offs last year? If we send him down before the season ends can he still not play?
5 months ago on Poll: Now What?
Can Reilly play for the Marlies in the playoffs?
@Shift_Disturber1 @The Toronto Maple Leaf Whoops you're right. #tanknation
5 months, 1 week ago on Game Review: Game #75, Flyers 4 vs. Leafs 2
@Shift_Disturber1 @The Toronto Maple Leaf New Jersey lost their pick, so right now we are at 10 not 11.
If Vancouver passes us we get 9th overall. I know there is a very small chance of winning the lottery, but is there a chance we could move up a few spots? I forget how this works.
If Phoenix (79 points, 2 games in hand), Columbus, Washington and Dallas (77 points, 3 games in hand) can all jump over us, we will be in position for 10th overall since Jersey lost their pick.
5 months, 1 week ago on Leafs Notebook – March 24
@GeorgeCastanza they already did
5 months, 1 week ago on Shark Club Game Day: Game #72, Canadiens at Maple Leafs
@Xxxxxnew Even with the Canadian dollar tanking?
6 months, 1 week ago on Dave Bolland Contract Extension is No Easy Call
Anyone have a site that is streaming the CBC olympics coverage? I'm in Scotland and have one of the IP blockers or whatever you call them, but the CBC site itself is too slow for me to watch anything.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Game Review: Game #60, Leafs 3 vs. Canucks 1
@WendelGilmour Dislike the "final time this season" part, however.
6 months, 3 weeks ago on Toronto Maple Leafs vs Vancouver Canucks Preview
@Komas Taberle Heard that one in Scotland where England was the foil.
7 months, 1 week ago on Game Day Notes: Game #54, Leafs at Jets
@Shift_Disturber1 overlooking that he got pulled in his last start there, isn't he?
8 months, 4 weeks ago on Maple Leafs Systems – Neutral Zone & Offensive Zone Forechecking
@reenergized I may be incorrect, but wasn't the first Ottawa game a comeback win?
@NotSince67 @The Toronto Maple Leaf I have Bernier, Fleury and Niemi - I can play 2 of the three, do you think I should do Fleury and Niemi for that reason? Worry is that they are both teams who can score.
9 months ago on Morning Mashup: Stars In Town Tonight
Fantasy question: I have both fleury and niemi who are playing each other tonight. Who do I play?
@Yaknowwhat @TheCanucksnaphook Don't be silly, its all Clarkson's and Ranger's and Carlyle's fault.
9 months ago on Leafs Notebook – December 2
@Leafs rule @The Toronto Maple Leaf Fair enough, but lets say hypothetically that they play roughly the same way they have in the last month throughout December. Would you rather push for the playoffs or push for a better draft pick?
9 months ago on Game in 10: Game #27, Habs 4 vs. Leafs 2
Two non-loaded questions, purely to see hat people on this board think:1) Could the PPPers have been right? True we are missing some KEY players (Bolland), but our luck with shot quality and our goaltending have dropped back to earth (as they suggested they would) and the result has been what they have predicted. Once again not saying they are right, but am curious what people think. I for one, at least, am feeling humbled.2) If we continue this way through December would you rather get to the first round of the playoffs or a top 10 draft pick?