A weekly look at the Toronto Maple Leafs with The Athletic's Jonas Siegel and James Mirtle, featuring in-depth coverage of the Blue and White throughout the NHL season.
Morgan will appeal suspension, life without Rielly off to a good start for Maple Leafs
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1:00:14Jonas and James provide their thoughts on the five game suspension to Morgan Rielly, how the Leafs handled his absence in the win over St. Louis and the night to remember for Bobby McMann as the shorthanded Leafs beat up on the Blues. The guys discuss Tyler Bertuzzi's scoring drought, plans for the goaltending moving forward and the latest trade rumours involving the maple leafs with 23 days until the trade deadline. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Why the Maple Leafs should be active at the trade deadline
1:09:21Jonas and James provide reasons for why the Maple Leafs should be buyers, not sellers or standing pat at the NHL trade deadline, they look back on the loss and win this week vs the Islanders and Stars, the continued lack of secondary scoring depth on this team and if Sheldon Keefe has reached his expiry date and if the Maple Leafs need a new voice behind the bench, before an extended edition of the Leaf Report Pod-bag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Why have the Maple Leafs taken a step back this season?
1:08:55Jonas and James dissect the Maple Leafs season at the All-Star break, including the number of players who have taken a step back from their performance from the season before. The guys discuss Ilya Samsonov's return to grace, if a three goalie system can work for this team, William Nylander's play since the contract extension, what the team should do with Nick Robertson, Ryan Reaves and Bobby McMann and the job that GM Brad Treliving has done in his first year guiding the Maple Leafs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Should the Maple Leafs mortgage the future for this year's team?
1:10:02TSN hockey analyst and former NHL defencemen Frank Corrado joins Jonas and James on this week's Leaf Report. The guys discuss the Maple Leafs recently wrapped Western Road Trip, Ilya Samsonov's big win Sunday night over Seattle, the Leafs team defence which has struggled this season, and if the Maple Leafs should be buyers this season at the NHL trade deadline? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
How concerning is the Maple Leafs' current funk?
55:07Jonas and James discuss the Maple Leafs latest third period collapse and loss to the Edmonton Oilers, the recent slide which began with an OT loss to the Islanders 4 games ago, the lack of offence, the inability to hold a lead and the roster issues that this team has with slumps dominating the play of John Tavares, William Nylander, Matthew Knies, Tyler Bertuzzi and Max Domi. Plus the guys discuss Sheldon Keefe's job security and take your questions in a spirited edition of the Leaf Report pod-bag. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Maple Leafs overpay to retain Nylander, Martin Jones flourishing in net for Toronto
1:06:40Jonas and James dissect the Maple Leafs 8 year extension for William Nylander, if he can keep his career year scoring pace up, and why the Leafs have continued to overpay for their home grown stars. The guys discuss Martin Jones improbable elevation to Leaf number one goalie, provide an update on injured goaltender Joseph Woll and they wonder if the current plan for Ilya Samsonov, is the correct one for the embattled goalie. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
William Nylander contract extension imminent and can Auston Matthews score 50 in 50?
41:46On the first Leaf Report of 2024, Jonas and James look back on a busy couple of weeks for the Maple Leafs over the Christmas break with Auston Matthews, the Leafs All-Star representative continuing to score at will, William Nylander's contract negotiations reportedly getting close to being done and Ilya Samsonov's struggles between the pipes and his subsequent move to the minors after being waived by the team. Plus the guys look back on the Leafs mini two game win streak to start the new year through California, with a date with the San Jose Sharks next on the list, on Saturday night. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
State of the Maple Leafs as 2023 draws to a close
1:14:54On the final episode of the Leaf Report in 2023, Jonas and James review the performance of the players three months into the 23/24 season, they look back on the calendar year that was for the Leafs and look ahead to what is in store for Toronto's hockey team in 2024. Plus they answer your questions in the pod-bag, with the Maple Leafs holding steady in the top 10 of the NHL this season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Maple Leafs solid record is deceiving, Auston Matthews scoring at will and is Ilya Samsonov broken?
1:10:58Jonas and James dissect the Maple Leafs 9-1-4 record in the past 14 games and how that record is deceiving for the inconsistent Leafs this season. The guys continue to marvel at Auston Matthews, who has continued to score at a torrid pace, what the Leafs should do with struggling goalie Ilya Samsonov, why isn't John Tavares getting overtime shifts, how the injury to Ryan Reaves could help the team in the long run and does anyone care about the return of Kyle Dubas, Saturday night, as the GM of the Pittsburgh Penguins? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Will Auston Matthews regain MVP form, can Joseph Woll keep up the pace in goal and is Chris Tanev destined to be a Maple Leaf?
57:53Jonas and James look back on the Maple Leafs impressive game vs the Bruins which ultimately saw the blue and white lose to Boston on Saturday night, The duo asks, is it real or not, pertaining to Auston Matthews return to MVP form, if the solid play from depth defenders William Lagesson and Simon Benoit is sustainable, can Joseph Woll continue to be the #1 goalie, is Max Domi a long-term solution at third line centre and Jonas and James address the trade rumours involving Chris Tanev, and the Leafs missing out on Nikita Zadarov. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices