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
April 14: Ian Tulloch on Foligno-Hall debate, Leafs PP woes
Apr 14, 2021
Apr 14, 2021
April 14: Ian Tulloch on Foligno-Hall debate, Leafs PP woes

Ben and JD discuss the Maple Leafs’ 3-2 overtime loss to the Flames and Nick Robertson’s underwhelming play since being recalled to the NHL. Ian Tulloch, writer for Maple Leafs Hotstove, weighs in on the evolving Nick Foligno vs. Taylor Hall debate, the merits behind Boston’s acquisition of Hall, Foligno’s potential fit on the Leafs’ second line, and Toronto’s power play struggles. 

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.

Apr 13, 2021
April 13: Trade deadline fallout with Bruce Boudreau

Ben and JD discuss the Maple Leafs’ 4-2 loss to the Canadiens on Monday and Jack Campbell’s first defeat of the season. Former NHL head coach Bruce Boudreau weighs in on the fallout from the NHL trade deadline, the Leafs’ acquisition of Nick Foligno, and how Sheldon Keefe can incorporate his new pieces into the lineup.

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.

Apr 12, 2021
April 12: Nick Foligno trade and lineup fit

Ben and JD discuss the Maple Leafs’ acquisition of Nick Foligno and Toronto’s busy weekend on the trade market. Sportsnet NHL Insider Chris Johnston weighs in on the acquisition cost for Foligno, the addition of David Rittich, and the team’s desire to make additional moves ahead of the 3pm trade deadline. Justin Bourne, co-host of Hockey Central, stops by to chat about Foligno’s fit in the Leafs’ lineup, Riley Nash being an insurance policy in the bottom six, and evolution of Kyle Dubas’ team-building philosophy. Kevin Bieksa, former NHL defenceman and current Sportsnet analyst, chimes in on the Leafs’ moves and the team’s current blue line depth.

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.

Apr 9, 2021
April 9: Leafs trade deadline primer with Chris Johnston

Sportsnet NHL Insider Chris Johnston joins JD to discuss the Islanders’ recent acquisition of Kyle Palmieri, the challenges surrounding this year’s trade deadline, potential targets for the Maple Leafs, William Nylander’s current COVID situation, and Frederik Andersen’s injury timeline. 

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.

Apr 8, 2021
April 8: Leafs trade fits with Kris Versteeg

Ben and JD share their thoughts on the Islanders' acquisition of Kyle Palmieri, the Maple Leafs’ reported interest in Taylor Hall, and Jack Campbell’s record-breaking hot streak. Kris Versteeg, former NHL forward, two-time Stanley Cup champion, and current Sportsnet analyst, weighs in on the Leafs’ ideal trade targets, Alex Galchenyuk’s fit alongside John Tavares, and his memories from playing with Phil Kessel.

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.