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    • Oct 19, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    Katie Guay on becoming the first female referee in the AHL

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 10:53

    Katie Guay joins Leafs Lunch to discuss what it meant to make history over the weekend becoming the first of 10 woman to officiate a game in the AHL this season, the biggest challenges she's faced, why she wanted to become a referee in the first place and how long before we see a female official in the NHL.

    Colaiacovo on Muzzin's slow start, the Sandin-Dermott pairing & Ritchie's role on the top line

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 20:07

    First Up's Carlo Colaiacovo joins Julia and Al's Brother on Leafs Lunch to discuss the Leafs running into another hot goalie, Matthews stealing the show in his first game back, if Ritchie is capable of keeping up with him and Marner, Muzzin's slow start and why he expects Sandin to play a prominent role on the blueline this year.

    Leafs Lunch: October 19, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 47:41

    Today on Leafs Lunch, Julia Tocheri and Mike DiStefano are joined by First Up co-host Carlo Colaiacovo to break down the Leafs' OT loss last night against the New York Rangers. Then Julia and Mike talk to referee Katie Guay about making history as the first female to officiate a game in the AHL.

    Bowen on his early impressions of Jack Campbell and Rasmus Sandin

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 13:23


    Voice of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Joe Bowen, joins Leafs Lunch to discuss if he ever scripts his calls, his takeaways of the Leafs through their first three games, the impression Rasmus Sandin has made so far and the Leafs game against the Rangers.


    Leafs Lunch: October 18, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 45:14

    Today on Leafs Lunch, Julia Tocheri and Mike DiStefano are joined by TSN hockey analyst Mike Johnson to discuss Auston Matthews returning to the Leafs and what he'll bring to the lineup tonight. Then Julia and Mike talk to the Voice of the Maple Leafs on TSN 1050, Joe Bowen, about the Leafs' first matchup with an American team in the New York Rangers tonight since August 2020.

    Leafs Lunch: October 15, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 49:02


    Today on Leafs Lunch, Julia Tocheri and Mike DiStefano are joined by TSN hockey insider Chris Johnston for his Leafs Lunch debut to discuss the latest on Petr Mrazek's injury and how big of an opportunity this is for Jack Campbell to step up in Mrazek's absence. Then Julia and Mike are joined at the Leafs Lunch Table by BarDown's Corwin McCallum and Jesse Pollock.


    Methot on Brady Tkachuk's extension, Leafs and Senators tonight and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 12:04

    Former NHLer and co-host of the Wally and Methot podcast, Marc Methot, joins Leafs Lunch to discuss Brady Tkachuk's new seven-year deal with the Ottawa Senators. Methot also talks about how the Leafs looked last night, whether people are sleeping on the Sens, and a look ahead to tonight's Battle of Ontario.

    Leafs Lunch: October 14, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 49:05

    Today on Leafs Lunch, Julia Tocheri and Mike DiStefano are joined by TSN Director of Scouting, Craig Button, to recap the Leafs' win in their season opener against the Canadiens. Then Julia and Mike talk to former NHLer Marc Methot about the Sens' game tonight against the Leafs and his thoughts on Brady Tkachuk's new seven-year deal in Ottawa.

    Clark on Leafs' opening night, if bad blood with Habs will carry over and Tavares in big-game moments

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 6:54

    Maple Leafs Legend Wendel Clark joins Leafs Lunch to discuss the Leafs season opener against the Habs, if he expects the bad blood to carry over from the playoffs, and the spotlight on John Tavares to lead the way with Auston Matthews out.

    Shilton with the latest on Marner ahead of the Leafs opener

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 6:49

    TSN 1050 Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton joins Julia and Al's Brother on Leafs Lunch to discuss the latest on Mitch Marner from morning skate and look ahead to the Leafs opener against the Habs.

    Leafs Lunch: October 13, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 47:09

    Today on Leafs Lunch, Mike DiStefano and Julia Tocheri are talk to OverDrive co-host Jeff O'Neill about opening night between the Leafs and Habs. Then Mike and Julia are joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton from to get an update on Mitch Marner's status after he took morning skate, followed by Maple Leafs legend Wendel Clark to share some of his most memorable opening night stories from his career.

    Dreger on what constitutes a successful season for the Leafs

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 13:27

    TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joins Julia Tocheri and Al's Brother to discuss what would be considered a successful season for the Leafs, Morgan Rielly's future, if Kyle Dubas enters this season on the hot seat and the latest between the Sens and Brady Tkachuk.

    Leafs Lunch: October 12, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 50:32

    Leafs Lunch is back with new hosts, Michael "Al's Brother" DiStefano and Julia Tocheri! On today's show, Al's Brother and Julia talk to TSN hockey analyst Mike Johnson about Auston Matthews missing the first week of the season and if the Leafs are being extra cautious with their All-Star forward. Then AB and Tocheri are joined by TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger to go around the league to discuss the latest storylines heading into opening night in the NHL.

    Leafs Lunch: July 30, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2021 47:49


    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. On today's show, Tatti and Shilton talk to SportLogiq and NHL Network analyst Mike Kelly about what the Leafs lost, analytically, in free agency and what they gained. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by former Maple Leaf and Leafs Lunch co-host Peter Holland to discuss the enthusiasm from young players joining the Maple Leafs followed by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Mark Masters.


    Gabriel on his excitement playing for hometown team and bringing 'grit' to Leafs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 8:25

    Toronto Maple Leafs forward Kurtis Gabriel joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to share his excitement about playing for his hometown team, who his favourite Leafs players were growing up, and his fit with the team and what he can bring to the group.

    McLennan on why he likes Mrazek for Leafs and how he thinks tandem will work with Campbell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 15:26


    OverDrive's Jamie McLennan joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to talk about why he likes Petr Mrazek for the Leafs, how the goalie tandem may play out between him and Jack Campbell, and if the Leafs are a top team in the Atlantic division.


    Leafs Lunch: July 29, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2021 49:00

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. To start the show, they talk to Overdrive co-host Jamie McLennan about the Leafs signing Petr Mrazek, the goalie carousel around the league and Noodles' thoughts on the most improved team after the first day of free agency. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by one of the newest Maple Leafs forwards, Kurtis Gabriel, to discuss how it feels to sign with his hometown team and what he brings to the Leafs.

    Siegel on the Leafs signing Bunting, Mrazek

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 15:30

    The Athletic's Jonas Siegel joins Jim Tatti to discuss the Leafs' signing goalie Petr Mrazek and forward Michael Bunting, where they go from here and what would constitute a successful season for the Leafs next year.

    Leafs Lunch: July 28, 2021 - Hour 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 44:57

    In hour two of Leafs Lunch, Jim Tatti talks to The Athletic Maple Leafs reporter Jonas Siegel about the team's signing of Petr Mrazek and if the Leafs plan on making any other major free agent signings. Then Tatti is joined by TSN 1260 Edmonton host Jason Gregor to discuss the Oilers' signings of Zach Hyman and Cody Ceci followed by Winnipeg bureau reporter Sara Orlesky to discuss the Jets' pursuit of a goaltender in free agency.

    Pang on the NHL goalie carousel, Mrazek signing with Leafs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 10:07

    Former NHL goalie and NHL Network analyst Darren Pang joins Jim Tatti and Carlo Colaiacovo to share his thoughts on the goaltending "musical chairs" playing out on the first day of NHL free agency.

    McKenna shares his thoughts on Leafs' Mrazek, Campbell tandem and Fleury trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 10:07

    Former NHL goalie and hockey analyst Mike McKenna joins Jim Tatti and Carlo Colaiacovo to discuss the Leafs signing of Petr Mrazek, Frederik Andersen moving on to the Hurricanes and Vegas trading Marc-Andre Fleury.

    Leafs Lunch: July 28, 2021 - Hour 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 49:22

    Jim Tatti is joined by First Up co-host Carlo Colaiacovo in hour one of Leafs Lunch. They talk to former NHL goaltender and hockey analyst Mike McKenna about his thoughts on the Golden Knights' trade of Marc-Andre Fleury. Then Tatti and Carlo are joined by former NHL goalie and NHL Network analyst Darren Pang to discuss the goalie carousel in the NHL and the Leafs' signing of Petr Mrazek.

    Dreger on Fleury trade, the goalie market and possible scenarios for Dubas and the Leafs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 19:41

    TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joins Jim Tatti to discuss the Marc-Andre Fleury trade to the Blackhawks, if he could possibly retire, the goalie market and who the Leafs may be interested in, how much Frederik Andersen could get on the open market, and if the Leafs would consider trade options to gain financial flexibility.

    Leafs Lunch: July 27, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 48:16

    Jim Tatti filling in for Andi Petrillo on Leafs Lunch. Tatti talks to Toronto Sun sports columnist Steve Simmons about the challenges facing the Maple Leafs heading into free agency. Then Tatti is joined by TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger for his final appearance before summer vacation to make sense of the Marc-Andre Fleury trade to Chicago and whether he will report to the team.

    Edwards breaks down Leafs draft picks Matthew Knies and Ty Voit

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 6:01


    Mark Edwards, founder & Director of Scouting for HockeyProspect.com, joins Jim Tatti to discuss the Leafs drafting of Matthew Knies, why it was a steal for the Leafs to get him late in the second round and the different layers to his game.


    Cowan on the Habs controversial decision to draft Logan Mailloux

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 16:27

    Sports Columnist for the Montreal Gazette Stu Cowan joins Jim Tatti to discuss the Montreal Canadiens controversial decision to draft Logan Mailloux in the first round, why he thinks Mailloux's victim has been forgotten in all this, if owner Geoff Molson needs to come out and speak and how the image of the team has changed in recent years.

    Biron on the latest with Eichel, goalies the Leafs could target and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 16:34

    Former NHL goalie, Sabres analyst and TSN Hockey Analyst Marty Biron joins Jim Tatti to discuss the moves the Sabres made over the weekend, the latest on Jack Eichel, and which goalies he thinks the Leafs should look at in free agency.

    Leafs Lunch: July 26, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 26, 2021 48:28

    Jim Tatti filling in for Andi Petrillo on Leafs Lunch. Tatti talks to MSG Sabres analyst Martin Biron about a busy weekend in the NHL, the future of Jack Eichel in Buffalo and possible goaltending targets for the Maple Leafs. Then Tatti is joined by Montreal Gazette sports columnist Stu Cowan to discuss the Canadiens' decision to draft Logan Mailloux and founder and director of HockeyProspect.com to break down the Leafs' draft picks from last weekend's NHL Draft.

    Michigan coach Mel Pearson on top prospects Owen Power and Matthew Beniers

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 7:28

    Michigan Wolverines head coach coach Mel Pearson joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to discuss prospects Owen Power, Matthew Beniers and Kent Johnson ahead of the NHL draft.

    Leafs Lunch: July 23, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 23, 2021 48:09

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. They talk to TSN Director of Scouting Craig Button about the upcoming NHL Draft and the Leafs' offseason. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by Michigan Wolverines men's hockey head coach Mel Pearson to discuss what to expect from Michigan players Owen Power, Matty Beniers and Kent Johnson as the three enter the draft.

    Leafs Lunch: July 22, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 49:28

    Jim Tatti filling in for Andi Petrillo today on Leafs Lunch. The show begins with coverage of Kyle Dubas' press conference addressing the media after last night's expansion draft. Then Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton to break down Kyle Dubas' comments and the future of Zach Hyman. Tatti also talks to The Athletic's Kraken reporter Ryan S. Clark about what he thought of the expansion draft leaks and the team that Ron Francis has put together.

    Clark on the expansion draft and how the Kraken can use their cap space

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 4:59

    Seattle Kraken reporter for The Athletic Ryan S. Clark joins Jim Tatti to discuss the expansion draft, his thoughts on the team Ron Francis drafted and what they can with all the available cap space.

    Shilton on Hyman potentially signing in EDM and her takeaways on Dubas' comments

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 22, 2021 10:06

    TSN 1050 Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton joins Jim Tatti to break down what Kyle Dubas said in his post-expansion draft press conference and her thoughts on the possibility of Zach Hyman signing with the Oilers.

    Rutherford on what GMs may have learned from Vegas expansion & what type of team Francis could build

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 11:16

    Longtime NHL GM and HHOFer Jim Rutherford joins Gord Miller to discuss what the process was like in 2017 with Vegas expansion, what general managers may have learned from that experience and how their approach has changed with Seattle and if there is more pressure on Seattle considering the early success Vegas has had.

    Leafs Lunch: July 21, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 46:53

    Gord Miller filling in for Andi Petrillo on Leafs Lunch. Gord talks to TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger about the latest breaking news regarding the Seattle Kraken's picks in the upcoming expansion draft and his thoughts on who they're taking from the Maple Leafs. Then Gord is joined by Hall of Famer and longtime NHL general manager Jim Rutherford to discuss whether GMs have learned from the Vegas expansion draft heading into tonight's Seattle expansion.

    Dreger on Leafs losing McCann, why he's not surprised Seattle passed on Price and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 20:30

    TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger joins Gord Miller on Leafs Lunch to discuss the latest on who Seattle has selected, why the Habs gamble on Carey Price paid off, the Flames losing Captain Mark Giordano, and if Boston and Taylor Hall are closing in on a deal.

    Leafs Lunch: July 20, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 49:34

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. They start the show by discussing TSN hockey analyst Mike Johnson's comments regarding Travis Dermott and if he could be a replacement for Justin Holl. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by The Athletic's James Mirtle to talk about who he thinks the Kraken will take from the Leafs and potential free agent targets for the team.

    Mirtle on who Leafs will likely lose in expansion & the route they could take in free agency

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 11:22

    The Athletic's James Mirtle joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to discuss why he thinks the Leafs will likely lose Alex Kerfoot to Seattle, if they should look at adding a veteran defenceman in free agency and which forward the Leafs should target.

    Yohe on what the Leafs are getting in McCann

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 5:58

    Josh Yohe Pittsburgh Penguins reporter for The Athletic joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to discuss what the Leafs are getting in Jared McCann, what role he thrived in during his time in Pittsburgh and why he thinks he will be a good fit in Toronto.

    McLennan on if it was a risky move to leave Price unprotected, if Seattle should select him

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 13:49

    OverDrive's Jamie McLennan joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to discuss if the Habs could actually lose Carey Price to Seattle, how big of a risk this was for Marc Bergevin to leave him unprotected, how his injuries may factor in and why Seattle should build from the net out.

    Leafs Lunch: July 19, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 19, 2021 49:23

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. They talk to OverDrive co-host Jamie McLennan about the surprising decision made by Carey Price to waive his no-movement clause and be left unprotected for the expansion draft. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by Penguins beat reporter Josh Yohe to break down the trade between the Maple Leafs and Pens from over the weekend and what the Leafs are getting in forward Jared McCann.

    McGran: Term will be the key for Zach Hyman

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 15:07

    Toronto Star Leafs Reporter Kevin McGran joins Jim Tatti and Kristen Shilton to discuss which teams are the front runners for Zach Hyman, if he'd be willing to give the Leafs a hometown discount in exchange for a no-movement clause and if the Leafs should be targeting the best free agents available rather than someone who specifically fills the same role as Hyman.

    Leafs Lunch: July 16, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 16, 2021 53:30

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. They start the show by talking to Toronto Star Maple Leafs reporter Kevin McGran about Zach Hyman's free agency and whether he would return to the Maple Leafs. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by NHL.com and InGoal Magazine writer Kevin Woodley to discuss possible free agent options in net for the Leafs.

    Leafs Lunch: July 15, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 52:20

    TSN's Gord Miller filling in for Andi Petrillo on today's edition of Leafs Lunch. Gord talks to Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland about acquiring Duncan Keith and if he expects this to be a busy off-season of player movement. Then Gord is joined by new Senators Vice President of Player Development, Pierre McGuire, to chat about his new role in Ottawa.

    Ken Holland: I Don't Expect To Make A Trade With Seattle Pre-Expansion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 15, 2021 20:08

    Edmonton Oilers General Manager joined Gord Miller on Leafs Lunch to discuss Free Agency, acquiring Duncan Keith, Seattle expansion and his burning passion to celebrate with the Stanley Cup again.

    Leafs Lunch: July 14, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 51:02

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs Reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. They start the show by talking to TSN 1260 Edmonton host Jason Gregor about whether the Oilers are the future home of Zach Hyman and his thoughts on the Duncan Keith trade. Then Tatti and Shilton make their picks for who the Leafs need to protect ahead of Seattle Kraken's expansion draft next Wednesday.

    Leafs Lunch: July 13, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 51:14

    Jim Tatti is joined by TSN Maple Leafs reporter Kristen Shilton on Leafs Lunch. They begin the show discussing the breaking news of the Minnesota Wild buying out the contracts of Ryan Suter and Zach Parise. Then Tatti and Shilton are joined by TSN hockey insider Darren Dreger to discuss what's next for the Wild, his expectations for the NHL offseason and the Maple Leafs' plans.

    Leafs Lunch: July 12, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 12, 2021 48:38

    Jim Tatti filling in for Andi Petrillo on Leafs Lunch is joined by Terry Koshan from the Toronto Sun to give his thoughts on the Maple Leafs' roster construction heading into Free Agency and if he believes the team will be able to retain pending UFA Zach Hyman. Then Jim Tatti talks to Shawn Simpson from TSN 1200 to discuss the Sens hiring Pierre McGuire as Senior VP of Player Development.

    Leafs Lunch: July 9, 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 9, 2021 49:04

    Matt Cauz filling in for Andi Petrillo on Leafs Lunch is joined by NHL Network Analyst Mike Kelly to discuss if the Habs or Lightning will have a more intriguing offseason. Then Matt talks to The Athletic's James Mirtle about how the Leafs can have a successful offseason and what's next for Morgan Rielly.

    Andreychuk on if the Lightning are capable of a three-peat

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 12:05

    Hall of Famer, Stanley Cup Champ with the Lightning in 2004 and Lightning executive, Dave Andreychuk, joins Gord Miller to discuss their back-to-back Cup wins, Tampa as a hockey market, Jon Cooper's success as a coach, and the chances they can three-peat considering some of the turnover they will have this offseason.

    Melnick on what stands out from Habs Cup run and where they go from here

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 8, 2021 13:07

    Mitch Melnick, host of Melnick in the Afternoon on TSN 690 Montreal, joins Gord Miller to discuss memorable moments from the Habs Cup fun, if he thought Nikita Kucherov's comments about the fans were offside, the emergence of Nick Suzuki and Cole Caufield and the job Bergevin has done getting this team back on track.

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