Episodes
JD Bunkis and Sam McKee recap the Leafs’ press conference with Brad Treliving, Brendan Shanahan and Keith Pelley. They chat about Pelley’s commitment to winning, Shanahan’s demeanour and the rising trust in Treliving. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 05/10/24
Published 05/10/24
The Boston Bruins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 in Game 7 overtime. JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne break down the game, discuss Sheldon Keefe's future, the offseason, Mitch Marner, a familiar feeling, and much more.  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 05/05/24
The Leafs hold on to force Game 7 in Boston! JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne break down the Leafs 2-1 win over the Bruins in Game 6 and discuss Matthew Knies rising to the occasion, Joseph Woll's play between the pipes, Matthews' absence from the lineup, and much more! The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 05/03/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs secured a 2-1 overtime victory against the Boston Bruins, extending their first-round series to a sixth game. JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne discuss Mitch Marner and the ‘new look’ top line, The Great ‘Joseph’ Woll's performance, and whether their internal Be-Leaf-o-meters have reset. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 05/01/24
The Leafs fall to the Boston Bruins 3-1 at home in Game Four. JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne break down the performance, the core-four's inability to create offense, Sheldon Keefe, and much more. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/28/24
The Leafs fell to the Bruins in Game 3 by a score of 4-2 in their playoff home opener. JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne break down the Leafs performance in Game 3 and discuss how the game was called, Toronto's lackluster power play, and much more! The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/25/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs bounce back with a 3-2 win against the Boston Bruins, leveling the first-round series at one apiece. JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne discuss the Leafs seizing home-ice advantage, Ilya Samsonov’s response, and how they need to minimize unnecessary penalties ahead of game three. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/23/24
The Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-1 in Game 1 of the First Round. JD Bunkis, Sam McKee, and Justin Bourne break down the loss, Swayman's impact on Boston, Matthews' presence, and the concerning play of their special teams. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/21/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs close out the regular season with a 6-4 loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning. JD Bunkis and Sam McKee break down the loss and discuss Matthews finishing the season with 69 goals, the vibes heading into the playoffs, and much more. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/18/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs give up four second period goals en route to a 5-2 loss to the Florida Panthers. JD Bunkis and Justin Bourne discuss whether the pursuit of 70 should continue against Tampa, the first round matchup with Boston, and the NHL award races. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/17/24
Toronto Maple Leafs lose 5-4 to the Detroit Red Wings in their final home game of the regular season. JD Bunkis and Sam Mckee chat about their solid collective effort despite the early setback, the latest injury concerns, and the improved performance of role players as the playoffs approach. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/14/24
Toronto Maple Leafs lose 6-5 to the New Jersey Devils splitting the home and home set. JD Bunkis and Ailish Forfar chat about Matthews and Domi’s chemistry, Ilya Samsonov’s off-night, plus the touching tribute for the late Rodion Amirov. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/12/24
The Leafs down the Devils 5-2! JD Bunkis and Sam McKee break down the Leafs victory and discuss Matthews making history with his 66th goal of the season, Domi and Bertuzzi's play on the top line, the uptick in Knies' game as of late, and much more! The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/10/24
Toronto Maple Leafs defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 in overtime. Sam McKee and Justin Cuthbert discuss Matthews diversifying his portfolio sans Marner, the over and under officiating, plus the improving penalty kill as the regular season nears its completion. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/09/24
The Leafs beat the Habs 4-2 on the road in their final matchup of the year. JD Bunkis and Justin Bourne break down the Leafs win, discuss Marner’s return to the lineup, Matthews hunt for 70, and much more!  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/07/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs fall 4-1 to the Tampa Bay Lighting in their third meeting of the regular season. JD Bunkis and Sam McKee chat about Vasilevskiy’s dominance, Matthews' continuing the hunt for 70, Reaves’ physical presence and how the Leafs could manage their roster down the stretch. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/04/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs secure a 6-4 victory against the Florida Panthers at Scotiabank Arena. JD Bunkis and Sam McKee delve into an ugly end to the game, the contribution of secondary scorers, and Matthews' renewed hunt for 70 goals. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 04/02/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 in New York State! Sam McKee and Anthony Petrielli talk about Matthews making history, Samsonov's shutout, the improving penalty kill, the warrior play of Giordano, and much more. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/31/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals 5-1 at Scotiabank Arena! JD Bunkis and Sam McKee discuss Matthews' playmaking, Giordano's return, Bertuzzi's increased production, and much more.  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/29/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs fall 6-3 to the New Jersey Devils at home. JD Bunkis and Sam McKee break down the game, the Leafs' lack of urgency during this stretch run, Nylander's back on a heater after his brief lull, Jo Woll's rough night and what it would cost to bring Bertuzzi back this summer. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/27/24
The Carolina Hurricanes defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1. JD Bunkis and Sam McKee discuss the stellar play of Joseph Woll, another sleepy start, special teams struggles, and much more. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/25/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Edmonton Oilers 6-3 at Scotiabank Arena! JD Bunkis and Sam McKee talk about the team's lackluster penalty kill, Domi's rise up the lineup, Edmundson's physicality, a busy night for Ilya Samsonov, and much more.  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/24/24
The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Washington Capitals 7-3! JD Bunkis and Sam McKee discuss Ovechkin's chase for Gretzky, Domi's chemistry with Matthews, Bertuzzi's impact on the team, and much more.  The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/21/24
The Leafs fall 4-3 to the Philadelphia Flyers. Justin Bourne and Sam McKee break down the game, the Leafs' tendency to give up early period goals, the confounding play of William Nylander, Benoit's place on the team and much more. The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Sports & Media or any affiliates.
Published 03/20/24