Mark Giordano

Examining How the Leafs Could Become Cap Compliant

By now, most of us Leaf fans have grown used to the trickery of Brandon Pridham. His official title is assistant general manager for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Over recent years, he has been well known as their resident capologist and the brains behind the Leafs cap gymnastics.  Same story every summer. The Leafs are […]

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Leafs RD1GM2 Preview: Time to Rebound

After an embarrassing game 1, the Leafs will look to rebound, once again on home ice, as they try to even the series at one against Tampa. Regardless of opinions on officiating, the Leafs didn’t look like a good team on Tuesday and didn’t deserve to win. With the poor start and play, as well […]

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Post-Game Analysis: Leafs Close Out Regular Season With 3-2 Victory Over the Rangers

The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the New York Rangers 3-2 last night in New York! Despite being on the road for the third straight game, the blue and white put together a solid effort closing out the regular season on the right foot. After tonight’s victory, the group won its fiftieth game of the season, […]

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Ned Stands Tall As Red Wings Defeat Leafs 5-2

It’s officially official. For a second straight year, the Toronto Maple Leafs will take on the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.  The Leafs were returning home to take on the Red Wings after coming off a 3-0 victory over the Senators in Kanata last night. With just two […]

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A Lyon Keeps The Cats Playoff Hopes Alive With 3-2 OT Victory Over The Leafs

The Leafs were back in action for the first time since Sunday when they picked up a 3-2 win over the Nashville Predators. It’s a quick stop at home before heading back out on the road for a tilt with the Ottawa Senators Saturday night. Goaltender Ilya Samsonov rejoined the team after his wife gave […]

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Maple Leafs Star Auston Matthews Celebrates Goal With Teammates

Post-Game Analysis: Maple Leafs Beat Panthers 6-2 in Sunrise

The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Florida Panthers 6-2 on Thursday night! After a disappointing loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday, the blue and white bounced right back in Sunrise. Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews scored a pair, captain John Tavares had three points, and goaltender Matt Murray made thirty-three stops as he […]

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Avs Pick Up A Tight 2-1 Shooutout Victory Against The Leafs

The Leafs looked very dangerous during the opening shift of the game. They generated some offensive zone time which led to a great scoring chance for Morgan Rielly, but he wired a shot off the post. He got another chance on his next shift, almost from the exact same spot, and this time he made […]

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Core Four Lifts Leafs Past Oilers In 7-4 Thriller

It doesn’t get much better than McDavid vs. Matthews on Hockey Night in Canada. The Leafs were returning home from a five-game road trip that went through Seattle, western Canada, as well as New Jersey. I think I speak for all of Leafs Nation when I say it feels like the blue and white haven’t […]

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Maple Leafs Forward William Nylander Mid-Shot in Game at Scotiabank Arena

Post-Game Analysis: Leafs Beat Wild 2-1 in Overtime at Scotiabank Arena

The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Minnesota wild 2-1 in overtime last night at Scotiabank Arena! After an important victory in Columbus, the Minnesota Wild traveled to Toronto for the second back-to-back game. The Wild gave the Leafs all sorts of trouble, but the blue and white emerged victorious after an insane solo play from […]

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LGP 59: Leafs Last Home Game Before Trade Deadline

Well, last game, I highlighted O’Reilly and Tavares as two players to keep an eye out on, and they didn’t let me down, with O’Reilly netting a hat trick and one assist, and Tavares had a goal and three assists. While there’s much debate on where Tavares and O’Reilly will end up in the lineup, […]

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