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If it’s happening with the Maple Leafs, we’re all over it. I’m Norman James, with Mike Augello. This is The Leafs Convo.
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Beating the Bruins and loving it
This is the Sunday Spectacular for OakridgeFord.com. Get 0% financing with Free Winter tires and rims and a 55” Smart TV with the purchase or lease of most 2019 Ford models. Message Norm for details.
25:25
October 20, 2019
78 seconds in DC
Listen to the latest Leafs Convo presented by Oakridge Ford right here.
10:38
October 17, 2019
Giving thanks for the Leafs and YOU
The podcast is presented by Oakridge Ford in London, Ontario.
22:09
October 13, 2019
Leafs lit up, fan faith down
Enjoy the podcast presented by Oakridge Ford in London, Ontario.
18:46
October 11, 2019
Leafs feeling the Blues
Norm and Mike collab for more pod
13:24
October 8, 2019
The Good, The Habs and the Ugly
This is the Sunday Spectacular for Oct 6, 2019 presented by Oakridge Ford.
28:50
October 6, 2019
Game Won and Done
Norm and Mike discuss the Leafs 5-3 season opening win over Ottawa.
17:49
October 3, 2019
Tavares Captain in Cup Season?
This is the Sunday Spectacular for September 29, 2019
34:47
September 29, 2019
The Convo after Two
NJ and MIB collab Convo styles for Oakridge Ford in London, Ontario.
12:04
September 19, 2019
Leafs lined up for success?
Norm and Mike discuss plus welcome a new sponsor. Enjoy.
14:35
September 15, 2019
Mitchy Millions
The Leafs and Marner have a deal!
08:41
September 14, 2019
Gards gone, new guard moves on
Some Sunday Convo
15:34
September 8, 2019
Build the Bridge!
The September 5th, 2019 Podcast
17:38
September 6, 2019
Pickle Pizza and catch up
The guys reconnect after a week and a bit.
20:56
August 23, 2019
The Marner Mash
Enjoy!
19:51
August 11, 2019
Reasons to balk at Babcock talk
The podcast is back. Enjoy.
24:34
August 8, 2019
New start for Sparks
Enjoy our latest collab.
21:24
July 28, 2019
PTO for TML plus Marner latest
The July 23rd pod.
22:40
July 23, 2019
Curb your Leafs Enthusiasm
It’s the Sunday Spectacular.
28:08
July 14, 2019
No Dog Days amid Mitch Sitch
Enjoy
15:58
July 7, 2019
Dubas does July 1st AGAIN
The Free Agency season is upon us!
19:04
July 3, 2019
NHL Free Agency Eve Thoughts and Prayers
The June 30, 2019 Podcast
16:57
June 30, 2019
Marner over everything, right?
NJ and MIB reconvene for more Leafs Convo
26:59
June 28, 2019
On Dubas, Leafs in the After-Draft
Mike from Vancouver.
14:02
June 23, 2019
Blues win Cup, Blue & White take aim
The June 13 collabo.
13:35
June 13, 2019
Skinner and a fat deal for Marner?
The Sunday Spectack is back
25:11
June 9, 2019
Ex-Leafs to Next Leafs
Enjoy our latest collabo.
19:21
June 7, 2019
Leafs to be D-termined
Let's be honest. Expectations of Maple Leafs for the season ahead are to be determined. NJ and MIB are back in action talking about the Leafs and answering your Leafs questions.
24:40
June 2, 2019
Leafs bench boost, Marlies & more
The May 24 collabo
16:13
May 24, 2019
The Marlies May March, your Leafs Q’s
The long weekend collab
23:04
May 20, 2019
JaYanksPod: Breaking Vlad, Steady Stripes
Jays and Yanks talk from Norm and Mike.
10:42
May 17, 2019
Shanny Rules in Leafs retool
The May 16 collab
20:18
May 16, 2019
Catching up with the coaches
The May 14, 2019 collab.
20:23
May 14, 2019
Who’s the plan for: Babcock or Keefe?
The latest collab for Vanguard Northeast reality in Scarborough.
22:31
May 10, 2019
Will just the kids be alright?
The Convo collab for May 5, 2019
18:16
May 6, 2019
Korshkov Konvo, Marlies, and more
The latest collab.
18:21
May 3, 2019
JaYanksPod: Hotness from a hot mess
Baseball Conco
13:15
April 30, 2019
Daring Dubas, to make a bold move
The April 29 collabo.
33:48
April 29, 2019
JaYanksPod: On Vladdy and Voit
Norm and Mike discuss the Jays, Yanks and more on JaYanks Pod.
12:20
April 26, 2019
Cruel Summer ahead for Leafs?
Norm and Mike discuss things after Leafs media availability.
22:37
April 26, 2019
The End, and The Beginning
Norm and Mike post Game 7
13:54
April 24, 2019
It’s Boston or Bust in Seven we Trust
Norm and Mike.
13:18
April 23, 2019
7th Heaven, or Hell?
Norm and Mike look back on Game 6.
18:34
April 22, 2019
This is 6! Bruins vs Leafs Pregame
Enjoy this.
09:05
April 21, 2019
No quit, no guilt as Leafs take FIVE!
This is the April 20th, 2019 podcast.
18:45
April 20, 2019
Alive in FIVE! Leafs vs Bruins Pregame
Your Good Friday edition of the podcast.
10:16
April 19, 2019
Leafs' 3rd line left behind
Norm and Mike look back on that Leafs 6-4 loss to the Bruins in Game 4, and ahead, to a pivotal Game 5 in Boston with the series tied at 2-2.
19:27
April 18, 2019
More in FOUR? Bruins vs Leafs Pregame
NJ and MIB up and at ‘em early for you!
17:55
April 17, 2019
The thrill of THREE and what could be next
Norm and Mike with the Game 3 postgame collaboration.
18:32
April 16, 2019
No Naz, Now What?
NJ and MIB Game 3 Pre. Thank for you listening. LIKE and SUBSCRIBE to our YT page YouTube.com/TheLeafsConvo
09:03
April 15, 2019
Dirty Debrusk leaves Leafs a mess
Norm and Mike collabo
16:24
April 14, 2019
Let’s do TWO! Leafs Convo Pregame
The April 13 Pregame collabo
16:12
April 13, 2019
On that satisfying Leafs win in Boston
Norm and Mike offer their thoughts on the Leafs 4-1 win over the Bruins to open up the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
09:03
April 12, 2019
Just drop the damn puck!
NJ and MIB podcast ahead of Leafs and Bruins Game 1.
24:45
April 11, 2019
Bill Watters on the Leafs, Cup Predictions
Thanks to Bill for jumping on the podcast with us.
25:05
April 10, 2019
In Convo with John Derringer
The Q-107 frontman spent some time with NJ talking up today’s Maple Leafs while reminiscing about teams gone by, and the legendary voices forever associated with the blue and white.
12:14
April 8, 2019
Playoff Views from Leafs Practice
Mike Augello from MasterCard Centre in Etobicoke.
09:31
April 8, 2019
Big Hours ahead for Leafs
Norm and Mike Collabo
24:47
April 7, 2019
Feeling Good about the Leafs
April 5 collab
14:54
April 5, 2019
A Leafs check up and Playoffs checklist
Enjoy the pod
17:33
April 4, 2019
Rollin on the Leafs with Rosen
Norm and Mike collabo
09:31
April 2, 2019
Still waiting on the Leafs to emerge
This is the Sunday Spectacular for March 31, 2019
30:41
March 31, 2019
The Curtain Raiser on Baseball Convo
Norm and Mike like to talk about baseball, too.
08:34
March 28, 2019
Real Leafs in Dreamland
THE REAL TLC 1 year pod on the real Leafs in Dreamland.
20:18
March 28, 2019
Two Foot Tavares at 45
Our one year show. Thank you for all of your support. Go further with The Convo and sign up to become a podcast Patron. https://www.patreon.com/tlcpatrons
35:51
March 26, 2019
To beat Boston, the Leafs must....
Sunday Spectacular for March 24th, 19.
21:27
March 24, 2019
BIG SHOT Leafs, fewer against
Enjoy our latest
11:46
March 21, 2019
Why long awaited Leafs reset is too late
Norm and Mike collab.
16:24
March 20, 2019
Turnaround time for Leafs!
Norm and Mike March 18 collabo
14:48
March 18, 2019
Cup an impossible task for Leafs
Norm and Mike March 16 Convo collabo
14:14
March 16, 2019
Take a flyer on these Leafs?
March 15 collab
06:52
March 15, 2019
Lots of knocks after loss to Hawks
Leafs lose to Chicago 5-4. This is Leafs Convo postgame.
08:20
March 14, 2019
Hawks vs Leafs tonight, what about tomorrow?
Norm and Mike
14:56
March 13, 2019
Bolts, Leafs strike up Convo
New collaboration
30:47
March 11, 2019
Oilers tonight, well oiled by playoffs?
Pregame collaby.
08:08
March 9, 2019
Babcock vs Dubas is a Bruin
The collab is here
15:25
March 8, 2019
Where is the Leafs’ crescendo?
Norm and Mike. March 6th collabo
18:23
March 6, 2019
Leafs torch the Flames
March 4 collaboration.
15:27
March 4, 2019
On the Isles loss and it’s future impact
March 1 collabo. We have some limited Leafs Convo gear available until March 17. https://www.bonfire.com/leafs-convo-gear/
10:50
March 2, 2019
On JT’s return to NYI
Norm and Mike pod pregame styles.
05:57
February 28, 2019
The Leafs, the day after and the days ahead
Feb 26 collab
18:24
February 27, 2019
Deadline drama looms for Leafs
This is the most recent episode of The Leafs Convo podcast. It’s the Sunday Spectacular, NHL Trade Deadline Eve edition. Enjoy.
20:44
February 24, 2019
Deadline deals the Leafs should jump on
The Feb 22 collab
12:28
February 22, 2019
Leafs struggling, Babcock not helping
More Convo as the NHL Trade Deadline fast approaches.
13:09
February 20, 2019
A Leafs family talk on Family Day
A bit longer, but should be alright. Enjoy,
32:57
February 19, 2019
AM34 in AZ hype and why Leafs need weight
The Feb 16 collab. Thanks for listening to the podcast.  Subscribe to The Leafs Convo Channel: www.youtube.com/theleafsconvo
09:54
February 16, 2019
On Dubas and capturing another King
V stands for Valentine’s Day, VGK and Vanguard.
06:09
February 14, 2019
Answers on the Leafs, the goods on Gudas
It’s a Leafs Convo Q & A episode.
19:23
February 12, 2019
Leafs troubling trends, and trade targets
FEB 11 Podcast
19:52
February 11, 2019
Readying for Leafs trades with Wings, Canes
It’s the Saturday Pregame edition
16:23
February 9, 2019
Convo on the latest Leafs win, Team Marner fail
Feb 7 collab
15:06
February 7, 2019
Breaking Convo on the AM34 extendo
It’s another big deal for the Leafs. And us, too
07:08
February 6, 2019
NJ & MIB are Buzzin’ on Muzzin
This is Norm and Mike following the Leafs 6-1 win over Anaheim.
17:07
February 5, 2019
The Leafs astound, confound
This is the Sunday Spectacular.
29:59
February 3, 2019
Bill Watters on The Leafs Convo
MIB connects with former Leafs Assistant & Interim GM, player agent, current TSN radio analyst, and all around great and knowledgeable guy.... Bill Watters. Enjoy.
28:54
January 30, 2019
Muzzin & the Leafs and what to expect
The Leafs acquire LHD/RD Jake Muzzin from LA. Norm and Mike react.
07:17
January 29, 2019
On the Leafs cup ambitions and cap obligations
This is the January 28, 2019 podcast. Thanks for listening.
22:48
January 28, 2019
Norm & Mike on NAZLANDER, contracts, trade ideas, more
The January 25, 2019 TLC collaboration is here. Enjoy.
22:15
January 25, 2019
Leafs take a breath, will they take a risk?
Norm and Mike collab for Jan 22. Support our podcast!  YouTube.com/TheLeafsConvo
19:04
January 22, 2019
Leafs lose another game, who’s to blame?
Here’s Norman and Michael, and their Sunday spectacular.
11:31
January 20, 2019
Leafs zap Bolts with jolt from Freddie
The January 18 Podcast
21:33
January 18, 2019
Why booing Jake Gardiner misses the point
The January 16 podcast.
15:00
January 16, 2019
The Leafs path forward after latest loss to Bruins?
The new podcast is here. Enjoy.
24:18
January 14, 2019
Leafs prospects trades, signings, news
Kyle Outridge gets us up to date.
05:22
January 14, 2019
Tracking Leafs prospects on the move
The Prospect Prince is back.
04:05
January 12, 2019
The Good, the Great and Jake Gardiner
It’s another collab from NJ and MIB. Thanks for listening.
10:43
January 11, 2019
Why it helps to have a Hyman
It’s a quick game day podcast. Hope you enjoy it.
10:34
January 10, 2019
Leafs process to Cup status a painful one
It’s a full episode devoted to your Leafs questions. This is The Leafs Convo podcast, the Ask Mike edition. Enjoy.
29:09
January 8, 2019
Leafs aim at Preds, help on defence
This is the January 6th Sunday Spectacular.’
27:07
January 6, 2019
Prince KO on Leafs Prospects in 2019
The Prospect 🤴🏽 is back! Kyle Outridge helps kick off 2019 for The Leafs Convo with a roundup of info and analysis on future Leafs who are doing their thing right now across the game of hockey. Enjoy! Thank you for listening.
09:20
January 5, 2019
Leafs goalie gamble, or gaffe?
So Sparks is concussed. Andersen’s on the IR. Great. Just great. This is the January 3rd, 2019 collaboration.
24:35
January 3, 2019
Sparks, Nylander among Leafs concerns in 2019
The New Year’s Eve podcast. Correction: Connor Brown won the 2013-14 OHL scoring title with 128 points. I mentioned in the podcast that he had over 140 that season. 🙏🏻💙
19:05
December 31, 2018
Respect the Cap or go for the Cup?
The December 27 podcast. Enjoy. 
38:14
December 27, 2018
Jake Gardiner strife and JT is life
The Christmas Eve podcast
26:11
December 26, 2018
Leafs unload while Willy still unpacks
This is the December 21st podcast
21:43
December 21, 2018
Leafs provide clarity, Nylander not so much
The December 19 podcast.
21:52
December 19, 2018
Leafs needs for glory, and a Paul Marner story
The December 17 podcast.
26:31
December 17, 2018
Lessons learned in Leafs loss to leaders
The December 14 collabo
16:12
December 14, 2018
Leafs atone for sins with NOICE win
The December 12 podcast
16:40
December 12, 2018
Lamenting Leafs loss of leverage
Our December 10th podcast.
24:58
December 10, 2018
On Nylander’s debpew, needed toughness and the Bruins
The latest podcast.
18:23
December 7, 2018
St. Matthews worship, Nylander debut dish
This is The Leafs Convo. Please subscribe to the podcast.
31:49
December 5, 2018
The Take on the Leafs CHL & NCAA Prospects
The Prospect is back. Here Kyle Outridge with The Take.
08:33
December 4, 2018
On Nylander’s star back with Mike from a Starbucks
Let’s go. It’s pod time.
20:47
December 3, 2018
Nylander, Leafs get it done $6.9M, 6 years
Here’s the November 29 podcast
21:01
November 29, 2018
On hearing Nylander's nearing, things we're jeering and fearing
It’s podcast time. Enjoy.
45:28
November 27, 2018
What are the Leafs prospects up to?
Kyle Outridge begins his 3 part series on the Leafs future with a dive into the prospect pool on display in Toronto right now.
07:04
November 24, 2018
Giving thanks to the Leafs, and what’s right on Nylander
This is the latest Leafs Convo Podcast. Enjoy.
35:26
November 23, 2018
On Nylander and the deadline to sign
Norm and Mike are together again.
23:12
November 20, 2018
First place Leafs in odd place on Nylander
Norman and Michael are podcasting about the Maple Leafs.
26:28
November 16, 2018
Tests of skill, strategy, savvy confront Leafs
Norm and Mike reunite for a brand new Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
32:27
November 12, 2018
Why we want more Trevor Moore
It’s been quite the ride. Kyle Outridge gets us caught up on the journey of Toronto Marlies forward, Trevor Moore. How far he’s come, and where it’s planning to get to next. Enjoy.
02:57
November 9, 2018
The Leafs vs everybody, including themselves
Norm and Mike collab for another episode of The Leafs Convo. On the agenda: Vegas vs Toronto, Nylander vs Marner, Hockey vs Analytics, The Leafs vs Leafs. Listen and have your say. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
26:37
November 7, 2018
The meaning of the meandering Marlies
The Prospect Prince has returned to the podcast to provide his latest assessment of the Toronto Marlies. It’s nothing special, which makes it especially something to be curious about. This is The Take on The Leafs Convo. Here’s Kyle Outridge.
02:23
November 6, 2018
When the Leafs are Rielly this good...
Impressive. It’s the perfect way to sum up the Leafs most recent performance. Norm and Mike glow over that 5-0 Vick in Pitt, plus build Morgan Rielly into a sure fire Hall of Famer. Like he wasn’t already!? As if. The guys also attempt to provide some A’s to your Q’s. There’s always much Leafs content to discuss. Buckle in. It’s time for The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
25:20
November 5, 2018
Daring to discuss disturbing Leafs play
After a blazing start the Leafs have cooled off; Pulling off the gas, and putting off focused observers like Norm and Mike. The guys dare to discuss the Leafs disturbing play of late. Join them.
27:06
October 31, 2018
The Take on the Marlies: Beginnings of a movement
Here’s Kyle Outridge with The Take on the Marlies. Enjoy.
03:11
October 28, 2018
Reasons to ready for a new Auston Matthews
So what do the Leafs do without him? Keep winning. It shouldn’t be hard. Norm and Mike explain why on the latest Leafs Convo podcast.
17:57
October 28, 2018
On the Leafs scoring revival, and issues still vital
This is the latest Leafs Convo podcast.
15:55
October 25, 2018
How Leafs overcome struggle and build strength
Norm and Mike have reunited for another episode of The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
26:15
October 23, 2018
The Take on the Marlies early season slump
Here’s the Prospect Prince himself, Kyle Outridge.
03:33
October 22, 2018
Leafs feeling the Blues in Bozak’s Toronto return
Here’s Jillian’s Game Changer. Enjoy.
04:21
October 22, 2018
Scratching the surface of domination
Norm and Mike are back for a podcast, praising the Leafs, to a degree. C’mon guys, there’s always something to gripe about when it involves the Blue & White. Not until that Cup is won, folks, and even then! Let’s have some fun. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
26:44
October 17, 2018
New Leafs crash caps, expand expectations
It’s The Leafs Convo podcast Sunday Spectacular styles. Enjoy.
39:17
October 14, 2018
Mighty Maple Leafs can’t beat Nylander
We're jumping all over the place in this episode because there's all sorts of stuff going with this club. From it's top offence to it's top defenceman, to it's top priority. Norm and Mike jump on all of it. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
25:12
October 11, 2018
The Take on the Marlies new season ahead
The Calder Cup champs are back at, a few games in now. The hockey spotlight is clearly focused on the Maple Leafs, but we need to keep tabs on those future Leafs, too. They are the AHL champs, loaded with tantalizing talent. The Prospect Prince has returned to lead this newest Convo endeavor. It's The Take on the Marlies with Kyle Outridge. Enjoy.
03:29
October 10, 2018
Chicago: The good, bad and the ugly
Happy Canadian Thanksgiving! Here’s the latest podcast from The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
19:23
October 9, 2018
Nylander vs the Leafs - Who you got?
Norm and Mike collab on a new Leafs Convo, diving into an issue that's starting to feel old - the standoff between William Nylander and the Maple Leafs. Just what does Nylander want that he and his team believe the Leafs can justifiably afford during this period? And how long will he boycott his NHL obligations until he gets it? The guys have some ideas on the timeline of this stalemate, and opinion, too, on the effects of Nylander's absence from the Leafs. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
17:00
October 7, 2018
Who’s the Leafs next 50 goal guy?
Well, it's here. The new NHL season has arrived, making real now the hysteria and expanded expectations of the revamped Maple Leafs. How it all goes is anyone's guess, including Norm and Mike's, guesses. The guys provide their predictions for the Leafs season ahead on this new episode of The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
11:51
October 4, 2018
Leafs roster reactions, Carrick send-off
It’s the first collab between Norm and Mike in a post Connor Carrick world. The guys breakdown the deal that sends the young defenceman to Dallas. Plus thoughts on the debut of the Leafs 2018/2019 roster. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
17:10
October 2, 2018
Sorting out the Leafs prospects
Post roster cuts, Kyle Outridge breaks down the plan now for the Leafs top prospects. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
04:40
October 1, 2018
Talking power play progression, Carrick trade?
With just days to go before the start of the regular season, the Leafs still have plenty of things to work out. Norm and Mike discuss a few of the unresolved issues. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
14:09
September 29, 2018
A Leafs Convo Special: Mike Augello with Bill Waters
It’s always terrific when these two get together for a conversation about the Maple Leafs. It’s Mike Augello with Bill Watters. Enjoy.
28:35
September 26, 2018
Why Sparks, Leivo, Carrick can’t succeed in Toronto
Norm and Mike fill the few but critical remaining spots on the Leafs roster, plus discuss why some fan fav players may never out develop surplus status. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some gear https://www.bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm & Mike https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Become a sponsor of the podcast Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
27:11
September 24, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Timothy Liljegren No. 1
This is No. 1. TLC honours TL. Here's Kyle Outridge with The Take.
02:31
September 22, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Rasmus Sandin No. 2
To fans, he’s looked good in preseason play. To the Leafs, he looked good long before that. Rasmus Sandin is number 2 on our Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch.
01:56
September 22, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Carl Grundström No. 3
He was the second of two Leafs 2nd round selections in the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. Swedish RW Carl Grundström, taken 57th overall, is number 3 on our list of 10 Leafs Prospects to Watch.
02:01
September 21, 2018
TLC Daily: Update from Leafs practice, Mac vs Sparks
This is The Leafs Convo Daily with Norman James, and Mike Augello from MasterCard Centre. Enjoy.
09:37
September 20, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Jeremy Bracco No. 4
Kyle Outridge continues his series of profiles on the 10 best prospects in the Maple Leafs organization with a check on flashy American forward, Jeremy Bracco. Just how close is he to reaching the NHL? KO has some revealing details, on The Take. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some gear. https://www.bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm & Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Become a sponsor of the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
02:05
September 20, 2018
John Tavares dominance on display as Leafs take Lucan
From John Tavares' terrific debut to Nazem Kadri's early speed wobble, to Igor Ozhiganov's quietly impressive first look, Norm and Mike analyze and celebrate the Leafs 4-1 preseason opening win over the Senators in Lucan. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some gear. https://www.bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm & Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Become a sponsor of the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
17:03
September 19, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Yegor Korshkov No. 5
Our Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch series continues with a Russian right-winger who drafted in the 2nd round, 31st overall in 2016 . Here's Kyle Outridge with a closer look at No. 5, Yegor Korshkov. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some swag. https://bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Sponsor the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
01:36
September 18, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Eemeli Rasanen No. 6
Kyle Outridge is back with his series on the Maple Leafs 10 best prospects. Here’s the scoop on number 6, right hand shooting defenceman from Finland, Eelemie Rasanen. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some swag. https://bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Sponsor the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
02:10
September 17, 2018
Star studded camp, Nylander-Leafs standoff begin
First impressions from Leafs training camp in Niagara Falls have been terrific and tantalizing, according to Mike Augello. Of course, the absence of William Nylander from an event with such high anticipation is a bit disappointing. But while the business of hockey ramps up, the hockey business continues on. Norm and Mike discuss the Nylander sitch, and lay out their predictions for the endgame, between the star Swede who wants big money from his team, and the Leafs who want a big buy-in from their star. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
25:32
September 16, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Dmytro Timashov No. 7
The Take continues with a scan of left winger, Dmytro Timashov. The 21 year old, 5th round pick from the 2015 NHL entry draft comes in at 7 on our list of the Maple Leafs 10 prospects to watch. Here’s Kyle Outridge. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some swag. https://bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Sponsor the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
01:48
September 14, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Pierre Engvall No. 8
Kyle Outridge is building a list of the Maple Leafs 10 best prospects. Number 8 is 22 year old Swedish forward, Pierre Engvall, drafted by the Leafs 188th overall in 2014. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some swag. https://bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Sponsor the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
01:32
September 13, 2018
Nylander nerves as camp nears, plus 3 other stories to watch
Here we go. It’s all about to begin. Well, maybe not for William Nylander. He’s got contract issues. The question is, for how long? Norm and Mike weigh in, plus discuss 3 things to watch for at Leafs training camp. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some swag. https://bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike. https://patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Sponsor the podcast. Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
29:17
September 13, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Sean Durzi No. 9
Here’s Kyle Outridge with The Take on RH defenceman, Sean Durzi, No. 9 on the Leafs 10 prospects to watch. JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some gear bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Become a sponsor of the podcast Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
01:55
September 12, 2018
Maple Leafs 10 Prospects to Watch - Joseph Woll No. 10
Kyle Outridge returns with The Take on the 10 best prospects in the Maple Leafs organization right now. Up first, No. 10 on the list, the Leafs 62nd overall selection from the 2016 draft, goaltender, Joseph Woll. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for much more. Youtube.com/theleafsconvo JOIN THE LEAFS CONVO Grab some gear bonfire.com/the-leafs-convo-fall-gear Become a Patron for exclusive content from Norm and Mike patreon.com/leafsconvopartners Become a sponsor of the podcast Contact: theleafsconvo@gmail.com
01:40
September 11, 2018
Numbing the number noise, Bracco's breathtaking breakout
When you hear “rival” GM’s go on about how much guys like Matthews and Nylander will have to be paid, please, take it with a grain of salt. These dudes have their own agenda. Norm and Mike explain, plus breakdown the Leafs rookies first action of the season. Hey, that Bracco kid looked sweet. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
25:32
September 9, 2018
Dermott ready to impact
It’s all so close! Hockey, Leafs everywhere, all of the time. It’s nearing quickly and with much excitement. Norm and Mike are already riding the wave of anticipation with Leafs content, commentary and conversation created just for you. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
36:51
September 5, 2018
Nylander and the Leafs headed for conflict?
Can the Leafs put contract issues with William Nylander to rest before the season starts? And will Nylander’s reps help, or hinder, the process of reaching a pact? Norm and Mike discuss on the latest Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
29:34
August 31, 2018
Mike’s Mailbag: Pivotal season for Bracco, Leivo
It’s time once again for a Mike’s Mailbag segment. Listen now to find out if your Leafs question was answered. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
18:53
August 28, 2018
Ozzie, and wearing it, Sandin to Sweden, hailing Hayley
The guys are back! On this episode, Norm and Mike anticipate the immediate journey for Leafs' top recent draft pick, Rasmus Sandin --and -- wonder aloud over Igor Ozhiganov's possible contributions to the defensive plan. Of course, the Hayley Hickenweiser hire is one to applaud, and discuss. There's plenty of that, too. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy. his is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
28:12
August 24, 2018
Pickard packing? Rating Rielly, Dzierkals in KHL
The guys are back with some Leafs player news, and views, too. Why in the process of discussing the Leafs inconsistent defence does Jake Gardiner get hit with much of the criticism, but Morgan Rielly appears to slide below the conversation? Is he skirting blame or maybe he’s not really the problem? Perhaps then he's deserving of even greater appreciation? Norman and Michael convo on this stuff and more. You’re listening to the Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
32:35
August 21, 2018
Leafs defence in need of some love?
The Maple Leafs Star studded frontmen will no doubt generate major attention over the season ahead, but it’s also a matter of if and not when the blueliners are thrust under the microscope. Will any spotlight of the Leafs defence be for it’s expected shortcomings - or - could we be undervaluing this group? Perhaps we’re eventually lauding it for becoming something many at this point don’t think it can. Norm and Mike discuss. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
23:50
August 16, 2018
Stacking up against the Bolts and Bruins, and Hawks?
Norm and Mike dig a little deeper into the Mailbag and begin assessing the Leafs chances against their Atlantic division rivals. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
24:52
August 7, 2018
Willy’s wants from the Leafs expressed, and Mike’s Mailbag
Norm and Mike collab on the latest podcast. Sure, money management is essential, but it doesn't always work out to everyone's benefit. That said, should we worry about Willy and his future with the club? He may not get the contract from the Leafs that he desires. Some thoughts, plus we dip into Mike’s Mailbag to answer your Leafs questions. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
25:14
August 2, 2018
The Gardiner discussion extended, bottom pairing ideas
Whether the dead of Summer or middle of the hockey season, it’s always an opportune time to discuss the Leafs most polarizing player. Norm and Mike continue the conversation on Jake Gardiner’s value to the Maple Leafs. Plus, imagining the Leafs bottom-pairing. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
19:48
July 30, 2018
Matthews money and the moves to follow
The Leafs and their 1st overall draft pick are in negotiations on a contract extension. It’s more great news for an organization once devoid of anything positive. So what does it all mean for the plan ahead? Norm and Mike discuss on the latest podcast.
22:44
July 27, 2018
The Leafs starin’ at Panarin?
Do the Leafs have eyes for yet another point producing forward? Calder trophy winner, Artemi Panarin is a name that’s being linked to Toronto, but it doesn’t appear it would be for a long time. More like a good time. Norm and Mike discuss on the latest Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
17:40
July 24, 2018
The Take on Leafs 7th rounder, Semyon Kizimov
The Leafs used their 7th round draft choice to grab Semyon Kizimov, an 18 year old right winger out of Russia. Late round picks can make it to the NHL, but only if they unearth, and unleash, their full potential. So why did the Leafs take a chance on Kizimov? Kyle Outridge explains, in the final segment of his Leafs draft pick profile series, The Take.
02:48
July 23, 2018
The Take on Leafs 6th rounder, Pontus Holmberg
Our series on the Leafs recent draft selections continues with a profile of the 156th pick from the draft in Dallas, Forward Pontus Holmberg. Enjoy.
02:40
July 21, 2018
A decade of dominance in Toronto, plus Forgotten Leafs
Norm and Mike discuss the Leafs place in this newly organized Toronto sports scene. Of course, they’ve always been the big fish, but there’s an opening beyond wins and losses. A chance to capture the hearts and minds of a new generation of fans, and perhaps recapture some of those lost from era’s gone by. The guys also connect on a new round of Forgotten Leafs. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
32:57
July 19, 2018
The Take on Leafs 7th round pick, Zachary Bouthillier
Here’s the Prospect Prince on Zachary Bouthillier.
02:47
July 18, 2018
The Take on Leafs 5th round draft pick, Filip Kral
The Leafs took defenceman, Filip Kral in the 5th round of the recent draft. Here’s Kyle Outridge’s take on the young Czech blueliner for The Leafs Convo.
03:30
July 17, 2018
Sandin ELC thoughts, Johnsson’s mad confidence
They’re not exactly major deals, but important ones none-the-less. Norm and Mike analyze the Leafs contracts just signed, sealed and completed, and their impact on what could be to come next. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
20:09
July 16, 2018
Tavares & Matthews bros not foes, plus your Leafs Q's A'd
Images of Matthews and Tavares together, at the rink, make us excited, not curious, right? Norm and Mike gin up anticipation levels over the JT-AM partnership just a little bit more. Plus "the goat" is back for two more years. The guys wonder how his signing advances the goals of the organization, if at all. Also, Mike's latest column for Sporting News Canada is discussed. Who should the Leafs really be looking at to help stabilize the blueline. Is it a player who himself hasn't demonstrated much stability on the ice over the past few seasons? Heck, why not?! And let's not forget about Mike's Mailbag. Your Leafs Q's, A'd. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
35:33
July 12, 2018
The Take on Leafs' 3rd round draft pick, Riley Stotts
Kyle Outridge continues his Leafs prospect profiles. This is The Take on The Leafs Convo.
03:31
July 11, 2018
The Take on Leafs’ 4th round pick, Mac Hollowell
Here’s the lowdown on Leafs’ 4th rounder, Mac Hollowell. It’s Kyle Outridge with The Take.
03:22
July 10, 2018
Patience, persistence as next move looms
Norm and Mike are podding again. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
24:13
July 9, 2018
The Take on Leafs' draft pick, Semyon Der-Arguchintsev
Kyle Outridge breaks down the selection, and overall game of, Semyon Der-Arguchintsev.
03:32
July 8, 2018
Waiting on Karlsson, Dubas & Defensive help
Norm and Mike collab for some more hockey conversation on The Leafs Convo. Let’s go.
22:13
July 6, 2018
The Take on 1st round draft pick, Rasmus Sandin
Kyle Outridge returns to The Leafs Convo with his in-depth look at Leafs prospects. Up first in his special series for TLC, 29th overall selection, Rasmus Sandin, a puck moving defenceman from Sweden who played this last hockey season with the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds. This is The Take, on The Leafs Convo.
03:26
July 6, 2018
Tavares is here, who’s the next to join the Leafs?
BREAKING: Calvin De Haan signs with Carolina, $18.2 million over four-years. BREAKING: Leafs trade F Matt Martin to Isles for G Eamon McAdam Podcast was recorded this afternoon. With John Tavares in the fold, the Leafs now have the top group of forwards in the NHL. So that’s that. Now the attention turns to how the Leafs will strengthen their blue line. There’s work to be done, and there are quality pieces to be had. Is Dan Hamhuis an option? Erik Karlsson? Norm and Mike go through the possibilities, the likelihood of things getting done, and the team’s you can expect will obstruct instead of facilitate. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy. 24 hours to buy a shirt, support our work. https://www.bonfire.com/tlc-gear Consider donating. https://www.patreon.com/leafsconvopartners TLC email list. Send us your email. theleafsconvo@gmail.com July 1st Tavares Day Coverage https://youtu.be/qlskHWqZ9YM
25:16
July 3, 2018
John Tavares joins the Maple Leafs
It’s happened. Finally. Norm and Mike talk about one of the biggest free agent signings in NHL history. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
15:52
July 1, 2018
It's almost Tavares’ time, are you ready for the result?
We’re in the thick of Tavares Watch 2018. Norm and Mike have a few more thoughts to share on the madness and impending result, and if you’re someone who hopes he chooses to come North, we think you’ll like what you hear. Plus we dip into Mike’s Mailbag to answer some of your Leafs questions, and hey, what do you think of a Jake Gardiner for Tyler Myers trade, straight up? We have some ideas for you. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
35:46
June 28, 2018
The Leafs and the Draft: How they did
Mike Augello and Russ Cohen of Sirius XM’s Hockey Prospect Radio analyze the Leafs' Dallas Draft haul. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
09:57
June 26, 2018
Tavares Watch in full effect
Norm and Mike wonder what JT’s other suitors can provide him that the Leafs cannot? Is there anything of real substance or importance that John Tavares can’t get in Toronto? We don't thiiiink so. But hey, what do we know? This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
37:04
June 25, 2018
The Take - 2018 NHL Entry Draft options for the Leafs P5
Special contributor, Kyle Outridge continues his NHL prospect profiles. On draft day, he analyzes Red Deer Rebels defender, Alexander Alexeyev. This is The Take, on The Leafs Convo.
03:23
June 22, 2018
The Take - 2018 NHL Entry Draft options for the Leafs P4
Special contributor, Kyle Outridge drops some Leafs draft possibilities on us. Up for review, Sault Ste. Maries Greyhounds blueliner, Rasmus Sandin. This is The Take, on The Leafs Convo.
02:34
June 21, 2018
The Take - 2018 NHL Entry Draft options for the Leafs P3
Special contributor, Kyle Outridge drops some more Leafs draft possibilities on us. This time, defenceman, Ryan Merkley of the Guelph Storm. This is The Take, on The Leafs Convo.
02:55
June 21, 2018
Dallas, the day before the Draft
Norm and Mike collab on the Carrick & Pickard one year pacts with the Leafs, plus assess the Tanev rumours out of Vancouver, and discuss who the Leafs should spend FA money on: Carlson or Tavares. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
16:04
June 21, 2018
The Take - 2018 NHL Entry Draft options for the Leafs P2
Special contributor, Kyle Outridge drops some more Leafs draft possibilities on us. Up next, two players: Forward, Isac Lundestrom of Lulea HF Sweden and Centre, Jake Wise of the USA U-18 program. This is The Take, on The Leafs Convo.
02:25
June 20, 2018
The Take - 2018 NHL Entry Draft options for the Leafs P1
Special contributor, Kyle Outridge drops some Leafs draft possibilities on us. Up first, Flint Firebirds forward, Ty Dellandrea. This is The Take, on The Leafs Convo.
02:27
June 20, 2018
Q & A Blowout Pre-NHL Draft
We get into the Mike Hoffman trade(s), then jump head first into your Leafs questions, queries, curiosities and concerns. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
45:08
June 19, 2018
Erica Howe with Norman James
She stood on her head to help the Markham Thunder win the Clarkson Cup, but championship goalie, Erica Howe has always stood up for the responsibility of repping Women’s hockey and pushing the sport to new levels. Erica was kind enough to drop by the podcast to talk-up her game, her accomplishments, those epic trips to China, and the ultimate journey to Parliament Hill with trophy in tow. Checkout bonfire.com/tlc-gear for Leafs Convo teeshirts. Help support the podcast. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
22:07
June 18, 2018
Leafs centre options post Domi-Galchenyuk deal
Norm and Mike talk hockey on The Leafs Convo Weekend Edition.
15:58
June 16, 2018
Hockey Stories with NJ and Mike Commito
Hockey historian and author, Mike Commito joins Norm on the podcast to explain his newly formed and unique role with the Sudbury Wolves. The two also exchange some cool personal stories spawn from a love of hockey. This is The Leafs Convo Interview Series. Enjoy.
20:29
June 15, 2018
The Marlies' moment, Tavares truth, Max value at centre?
It's the final game of the AHL season - Calder Cup Game 7. Mike and Norm predict the outcome, because really, that's all there's left to do. But for many of the players wearing blue and white there's more at stake than a hockey title. Game 7 also serves as a final audition to earn consideration to be among the group that attempts to crack the Leafs roster next season. And what about John Tavares come July 1st? Where does he sign? If Toronto isn't his destination, who might the Leafs look at for an upgrade at Centre? Could another London Knights graduate be an option? It's an interesting take. Mike unloads it in the podcast. Plus Jim Lang drops by to drop some of his vast hockey knowledge on us and play Forgotten Leafs. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
32:51
June 14, 2018
Which Leafs to trade & Tavares’ tricky path to Toronto
It's another big edition of TLC. Mike and Norm get to your Leafs questions as part of Mike's Mailbag segment, but not before the two go over the Top 5 tradeable Leafs according to MIB's latest item at Hockeybuzz.com. Also, getting it straight on whether the Leafs have any business tabling an offer to John Tavares on July 1st. The guys lay out JT's slim path to finding his way home to play this Summer. There's plenty of Marlies talk, too, ahead of their potential Calder Cup clincher, and Babtrump? We have reaction to that Leafs' fan amended image making the rounds on social media of Trump vs the Allies at the G7 Summit in Quebec. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
29:17
June 11, 2018
Gus Katsaros with Norm, on the NHL Draft
Draft Schmaft? Not a chance. No matter where the Leafs pick, it matters. Gus Katsaros returns to the podcast for some hockey talk focused on the upcoming NHL Entry Draft in Dallas. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
19:47
June 7, 2018
Leafs brace for poaching from Lou, paying of Matthews
The Toronto Marlies are nearing completion of their Calder Cup journey. Norm and Mike debate whether the team can clinch the title while still in Texas. It's possible. But probable? Also, what happens to Sheldon Keefe when this Marlies run is all over? Could he be a target for Lou Lamoriello to poach - or - is the wily hockey executive, now running the New York Islanders, aiming at another coach inside the Leafs' organization? Some thoughts. Plus, the guys speculate on how the recent defection of Auston Matthews' agent from one firm to another could speed up an eventual showdown between the Star centre and Kyle Dubas. Oh, and there's Mike's Mailbag, too! MIB provides A's to your Q's. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
35:58
June 7, 2018
Who’d ya rather: Gardiner or Zaitsev or Carlson?
Norm and Mike collab again for some Leafs conversation. More basis is rolled out for trading Jake Gardiner. Yes, it’s a polarizing discussion, but we’re just talkin’ Leafs, man. Hear us out. Also, is John Carlson, and his potential salary requirements come July 1st, worth the pursuit? Some thoughts. Plus expressing caution and concern on the Marlies front. Is their dream season in danger of a nightmarish ending? This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
41:46
June 4, 2018
Which Leafs Defencemen should be traded right now?!
Norm and Mike are together again. On topic? The Leafs' much maligned blue line. General consensus indicates that the Leafs need an upgrade back there before they can confidently achieve real contender status. Even former NHL'ers like Brandon Prust are expressing concern over the Leafs defensive situation. The guys discuss the problem, and potential solutions on the latest edition of the Podcast. Listen, then have your say in the comments section. Oh, there's Forgotten Leafs trivia, too. Can Mike be stumped? Enjoy The Leafs Convo.
29:52
June 1, 2018
Brandon Prust, on who he wanted to fight, more
The former NHL'er and key member of the CHL's Team of the Century (London Knights) jumped on the podcast with Norm for some fun conversation. They reminisced, they laughed, got serious, took fan questions, and much more. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
26:58
June 1, 2018
Leafs add goalie, what about Sparks?
Are you as impressed with the VGK as we are? The first year squad is nearing completion of what could be the greatest Cup run in NHL history. Norm and Mike collabo on a breakdown of Vegas' Stanley Cup Final 6-4 opening game win over Washington. Also, details of the Kasimir Kaskisuo signing. What does it mean for Garret Sparks? Is the AHL's top goalie potentially on his way out of Toronto? There's salary cup talk, and Forgotten Leafs trivia. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
35:32
May 29, 2018
Watters: Big support, expectation of Dubas, little hope for Tavares in Toronto
The latest podcast is part of our interview series. It features our friend, the wonderful, Bill Watters who gives his interesting takes on the Leafs, with Mike Augello. Bill always has plenty of things to say, and we're glad he's once again chosen The Leafs Convo to share his thoughts. Enjoy.
33:55
May 28, 2018
Marlies into Final, Team Dubas finalized, Rasanen to Finland
Norm and Mike get down to business on the relevant Leafs news of the day. Kyle Dubas has his team in place. Or does he? The latest, plus Leafs' 2nd round pick, Eemeli Rasanen set to return home, and those Marlies cruise into the Calder Cup Final. Can they be stopped? This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
30:11
May 26, 2018
The Dubas/Pridham era begins
Out with the older and accomplished, in with the younger, eager and ready to accomplish even more. It was a big day for the Maple Leafs organization as the front office continued it's evolution. Gus Katsaros dropped by the podcast to share his thoughts on the changes. He and Norm had a nice little chat. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
15:14
May 23, 2018
Lou on Long Island, Hunter heads home, what about Tavares?
So, Lou Lamoriello isn't done yet. The Hockey Hall of Famer was just named President of Hockey Operations for the New York Islanders, officially ending his short, but productive tenure with the Maple Leafs. Does Lou's presence on Long Island signal greater hope for those wanting John Tavares to re-sign there? Norm and Mike discuss why that's probably not going to be the case. Plus, where does Mark Hunter end up now that he, too has left the organization? This edition of the podcast is just a quick one, but the guys attempt to get to it all. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
21:51
May 22, 2018
Marlies reppin’ Leafs’ hopes and aspirations
Norman and Michael collab hard on the Marlies' Calder Cup playoff triumph, that historically ridiculous run in Vegas, along the way lighting up some trade Sparks. Happy May 2-4. This is The Leafs Convo. Enjoy.
41:03
May 21, 2018
Dubas signings, trade mining & the Marlies
Kyle Dubas has made his first substantial move as Leafs GM, signing up a group of potential contributors, but could something even bigger in store? Like a huge deal? Norm and Mike discuss the Leafs’ trade possibilities and more. This is The Leafs Convo.
33:07
May 18, 2018
Babcock and Matthews: A match made in...?
Norm and Mike are back for another Leafs Convo. The focus, Mike’s latest article for hockeybuzz.com on the first impressions of Mike Babcock’s Arizona meeting with Auston Matthews. What do we make of it? And what will ultimately come from it?
28:44
May 15, 2018
TLC Daily - Sensational Dubas, Marlies grounded 05/14/18
Dubas stories. What to make of them? The Marlies wait and wonder. The Caps surprise the Bolts.
02:36
May 14, 2018
New GM Dubas confronts immediate challenges
The Boy Wonder is now at the centre of it all. Kyle Dubas has become the youngest general manager in Maple Leafs history. So what’s in his future? And how does Dubas guide this team to the next level using advanced methods while navigating the NHL’s traditional landscape? Norm and Mike have plenty to discuss on The Leafs Convo.
38:29
May 12, 2018
Special edition Mike Augello with Bill Watters
Mike connects with former Leafs assistant GM, Bill Watters. With so much happening around the team right now, Bill has plenty of thoughts to share. He's sharing them with us. This is the Leafs Convo.
34:20
May 10, 2018
Marlies sweep Crunch, Leafs seek trade
The Maple Leafs' apprentices, the Marlies, have punched their ticket into the Calder Cup Conference finals with an emphatic wallop. Considering their recent dominance, can the Marlies be stopped in their quest to win the franchise's first Calder Cup? Mike and Norm breakdown the Syracuse sweep, and discuss what's next along this impressive and potentially historic journey. Plus there's a trade in store. Why the Leafs won't be making that 25th pick at the draft -- And -- what's left to consider on this reported search for additional front office help. What exactly is Brendan Shanahan looking for? Support staff for either Kyle Dubas or Mark Hunter? Or a new general manager from outside of the market? Time to get to it. Enjoy The Leafs Convo.
31:38
May 9, 2018
Marlies, Hunter-Dubas, Matthews-Babcock, Marchand
No Leafs hockey, no problem. Norm and Mike have plenty to discuss on the latest podcast. From the Marlies dominance to the Leafs GM situation, from Mike Babcock's "meetings" with Auston Matthews and Freddie Andersen to John Tavares speculation, and the definite fact that Brad Marchand needed his ass kicked, it's all covered in The Leafs Convo. Thanks for listening.
25:15
May 7, 2018
Marlies jump on Crunch, Leafs look to important off-season
Norm and Mike back are in the saddle, and there's Marlies hockey to discuss. The "Future Leafs" got the jump on Syracuse with a 6-4 win in game one of their second round Calder Cup playoff series. Besides the obvious, Mike noticed a few things about Toronto's game he wants to share. We break it down, plus there's Leafs. Yes, lots of Leafs conversation as per usual, including John Tavares talk. He'd look great at centre for the Leafs. Right? Thanks for listening.
31:20
May 4, 2018
Norm with hockey analyst, Gus Katsaros
Our friend, Gus from McKeen's and Rotoworld makes his first appearance on the new and improved edition of The Leafs Convo.
28:14
May 3, 2018
Chuck Fletcher replacing Mark Hunter?
The conversation continues. Join Norm and Mike now.
22:16
May 2, 2018
Lou out as Leafs GM, who takes over?
Norm and Mike collab for the latest Leafs Conversation.
28:05
April 30, 2018
Post locker clean out
The Leafs Convo continues
36:34
April 28, 2018
Accepting, evaluating the Leafs end
Norm and Mike do their thing. This is The Leafs Convo.
40:12
April 26, 2018
Leafs win game 6 force big finale in Boston
Following a day of human tragedy and sports triumph in Toronto, Norm and Mike do their thing and discuss the impact of it all, on The Leafs Convo. Listen and enjoy.
26:10
April 24, 2018
Leafs vs Bruins Game 6 pregame
Forget the talking, just keep on playing, and winning. Norm and Mike breakdown the pregame details, and set the scene for tonight’s must-win contest against the Bruins at Air Canada Centre. This is The Leafs Convo.
14:09
April 23, 2018
The Leafs WIN game 5
Norm and Mike dig into a less than perfect, but gutsy 4-3 Leafs victory in Boston. This is The Leafs Convo.
26:30
April 22, 2018
Leafs on the brink
It was a game they should’ve won based on the stat sheet. But the result, another Leafs defeat at the hands of the Bruins who draw to within a single win of advancing to the next round. There’s plenty of learning to be had from this loss, and lots to lament, too. Norm and Mike certainly lament, and look forward on the latest podcast. This is The Leafs Convo. Correction note: Norm referred to Connor Carrick as Sam Carrick twice in this episode. Apologies.
26:12
April 20, 2018
Bruins vs Leafs Game 4 pregame hype
Uncle Leo is out, but that same successful Leafs’ lineup will be back in. And there’s much more to discuss. Norm and Mike have the very latest on The Leafs Convo.
18:46
April 18, 2018
Bruins vs Leafs Game 3 hype
Feeling down about the Leafs sitch? You’re not alone, but there’s reason to believe. Norm and Mike lay it all out ahead of tonight’s game 3 at Air Canada Centre.
12:04
April 16, 2018
Leafs vs Bruins postgame discussion
With their tails between their legs the Leafs return home for game 3. Norm and Mike look back on the Boston debacle, and ahead at what could be to come, as the Leafs attempt to change course and get back into this playoff series with the Bruins.
22:36
April 15, 2018
Leafs/Bruins Game 1 aftermath
It wasn’t pretty. The Leafs open their playoff series with the Bruins in forgettable fashion. A 5-1 game 1 loss in Boston has put them at a disadvantage, and on notice. Norm and Mike discuss what went wrong, and what the Leafs must do to make it right. Enjoy The Leafs Convo.
16:21
April 13, 2018
Leafs vs Bruins Playoff Opener Pregame
It all begins tonight. The Leafs are in Boston to open up the Stanley Cup Playoffs with the rival Bruins. Norm and Mike discuss expectations, possible surprises and potential results. Thanks for listening to The Leafs Convo.
24:01
April 12, 2018
Leafs vs Bruins Playoff Preview
The Leafs Convo dives into the details of a series with a lot more at stake than a spot in the second round. Join Norm and Mike for some great conversation about your favourite playoff hockey team.
21:16
April 9, 2018
Post 82 breakdown
The Leafs complete their regular season with a 4-2 win over the Canadiens and now set their sights on the postseason. Norm & Mike look back and discuss what’s ahead on The Leafs Convo.
27:40
April 8, 2018
Leafs vs Devils Pregame
The NHL regular season is nearly a wrap, but there’s work left to do. Norm & Mike set up tonight’s action, and look ahead. What would it take for Leafs to defy the odds and expectations, and make a run to the Stanley Cup Finals.
33:26
April 5, 2018
Sabres vs Leafs Pregame
Game 80 tonight. Mike and Norm set the scene plus drop details on some big injury news related to the Leafs, and one of their main rivals.
20:26
April 2, 2018
Leafs vs Islanders Pregame
With 5 games to play the Leafs are chasing records, pacing contenders. Norm and Mike discuss what to expect from tonight's contest and beyond.
16:52
March 30, 2018
Panthers v Leafs Pregame
Only 6 regular season games remain for the buds. Norm & Mike set up tonight's clash with Florida at ACC.
10:09
March 28, 2018
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