Categories
commentary

How the Leafs Can Land Alex Pietrangelo (it’s not what you think)

This isn’t about who they’d have to trade and what kind of contracts will be available to their RFAs and UFAs. That’s all just math and there are plenty of smart enough people in the org to figure that out. We know what Pietrangelo is worth on the open market, which can be anywhere between […]

Categories
commentary

The Leafs Skill Gap

Yup, it happened again. The Leafs lost by blowing another “playoff” 3-0 lead. I’m not going to talk about the same stuff everyone else is talking about e.g. mental toughness, resilience, maturity, etc… The one thing I really noticed was the talent gap between players on the Leafs. You have Martin Marincin, who – god […]

Categories
leafs lose

Columbus Should Franchise Their Playbook

Hockey is back. HALLE-FUCKING-LUAH! Unfortunately, my beloved Leafs just lost 2-0 (empty netter) to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Kyle Dubas often talks about “the process”, which I gather to mean something along the lines of: draft and develop well, keep improving in all areas, put in your best effort and when you lose, learn what […]

Categories
commentary

“Dave Feschuk is an Idiot”

I can see why Phil “Hot Dog” Kessel called him an idiot. Personally, I’d call him an asshole. In his latest article on The Star, he laments Kyle Dubas tweeting out this Chinese parable read by the late meditation guru Alan Watts about the Chinese Farmer: The parable teaches, in Feschuk’s words, ” Don’t overreact […]

Categories
leafs lose

Leafs vs. Hurricanes 20/02/22

Kyle Dubas now owes MLSE approximately $21.875 million dollars after zamboni driver David Ayers secured his first ever NHL win:

Categories
5/5 leafs win

Leafs vs. Penguins 02/20/20 – The Difference

they say a picture is worth a thousand words. so here’s my 7,000+ word blog post. the difference is clear in the facial expressions after scoring. and how those who are all smiles quickly tone it down. 4-0 buds. andersen gets a shutout but would rather be playing with lego.

Categories
commentary

a GM’s roles

to construct a roster, the main ways being: drafting and scouting player development trading contract negotiation if i were to grade KD, here’s what I’d give him, on a scale of 1-5 with 5 being the highest: scouting, drafting, signing: 4 –> compare players player development: 5 – find amount of marles –> leafs compared […]

Categories
commentary

Kyle Clifford vs. Matt Martin

Check out Kyle “The Saviour” Clifford’s (1st year cap hit = $800k ) stats vs. Matt “Much Maligned” Martin ($2.5m cap hit): At a savings of 1.7 million dollars this year, sign me up!