Leafs Hour

Every weekday, Ben Ennis and JD Bunkis take listeners inside the Toronto Maple Leafs with expert guests and no shortage of opinion.

Listen live weekdays from 10:00 to 11:00 AM on Sportsnet 590 The FAN.

Recent Episodes
Aug. 12: Leafs pack it up
Aug 12, 2020
Aug 12, 2020
Aug. 12: Leafs pack it up

Ben and JD can't get over Mike Milbury's "Space Needle" tweet and the unreal 5OT game between the Blue Jackets and Lightning. Sportsnet scribe Luke Fox tee-up the Maple Leafs' end-of-season media session. We listen in to comments from some of the Leafs about what went wrong this year. NHL on NBC's Patrick Sharp talks about what Toronto needs to find postseason success and why likening the squad to his Blackhawks teams isn't valid.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Aug 11, 2020
Aug. 11: Will Kyle Dubas' philosophy change?

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the New York Rangers winning the NHL Draft Lottery. Sportsnet NHL Insider Elliotte Friedman weighs in on the possibility of the Leafs moving William Nylander, Frederik Andersen’s future, and how the NHL free agent market will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Aug 10, 2020
Aug. 10: 16 years and counting since a playoff series victory

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the Leafs’ Game 5 loss to the Blue Jackets and Toronto’s most pressing questions heading into the off-season. Justin Bourne stops by to discuss the Leafs’ disappointing playoff exit, Frederik Andersen’s future in Toronto, and the need to add depth on the blue line. Steve Dangle, host of the Steve Dangle Podcast and author of This Team is Ruining My Life, checks in to voice his frustrations about the Leafs’ 2019-20 season and the team’s glaring defensive deficiencies. 

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Aug 8, 2020
Aug. 8: Leafs return the favour and force Game 5

Ben and JD look back at the Maple Leafs' 4-3 overtime win in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Qualifiers against the Blue Jackets. The guys discuss Columbus' start to the game up 3-0, Toronto's comeback in the third period, Leafs' fourth line and set up Game 5.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.

Aug 7, 2020
Aug. 7: Leafs add to their Mount Rushmore of recent playoff losses

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the Leafs’ heartbreaking 4-3 overtime loss to the Blue Jackets. Anthony Stewart, former NHL forward and co-host of Hockey Central, chimes in on the Leafs’ inconsistent play, how the team can rebound in Game 4, and Sheldon Keefe’s management of his blue line. Sportsnet’s David Amber stops by to lament about the Leafs’ historic playoff failures and chat about Toronto’s efforts to stave off elimination in Game 4.

The views and opinions expressed in this podcast are those of the hosts and guests and do not necessarily reflect the position of Rogers Media Inc. or any affiliate.