March 24th, 201801485
The Stanley Cup Playoffs are roughly 3 weeks away. The Toronto Maple Leafs are all but assured a playoff spot sitting 3rd in the Atlantic, 12 points ahead of the Florida Panthers.
Instead of scratching and clawing to reach the second season, the Leafs can now work on some key items to get ready for what looks like a...
January 5th, 20180581
Forty games into the 2017-18 season for the Toronto Maple Leafs are in the books and at the midway point of the year, there are probably more questions than answers in terms of who this team is, and what this team is capable of.
The Leafs are currently tied for 9th in the NHL with 48 points, tied with the Boston Bruins...
September 22nd, 201703118The Toronto Maple Leafs have released their full television and radio schedule for the 2017-18 season.
Sportsnet will be home to 56 Leaf games. 40 games will be televised nationally, while they will carry 16 regional games on Sportsnet Ontario in the Leafs viewing area.
TSN will carry 26 regional games that can be seen on TSN4...
August 9th, 20170910
The Edmonton Oilers recently signed captain Connor McDavid to an 8 year, $100 million dollar contract extension that will kick in next season. McDavid completed his second season with the Oilers and will play this coming year at a very cap friendly $925,000 excluding bonuses.
The cap hit, when his new deal is in effect, will be...
July 5th, 201703006The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to spend the cash as they've re-signed restricted free agent, Zach Hyman, to a 4 year deal with an average of $2.25 million.
This is an affordable contract for a very industrious, useful role player that is one of coach Mike Babcock's favourites.
Hyman led the Leaf forwards in shorthanded ice-time...
July 2nd, 201702301
The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed one of the biggest free agent prizes this summer, inking Patrick Marleau to a 3 year $18.75 million dollar contract.
The #Leafs announced today the signing of F Patrick Marleau to a 3-year contract. The annual average value of the contract is $6.25 million.
— Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) July 2,...
July 1st, 201701127Leafs Busy In Free Agency
On the 1st official day of free agency the Toronto Maple Leafs were busy.
4 signings were made to shore up some lineup holes that needed to be filled.
First, the Leafs re-signed 2 goalies who will compete for the backup job behind Fredrik Andersen.
Curtis McElhinney was brought back on a 2 year deal...
May 10th, 20170951The Toronto Maple Leafs season has come to an end, but what a season it was. Back in the fall, where there was some hope, but little certainty, the team was just a year into their full on rebuild and not a lot was expected from this team. Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner, 2 of their cornerstone players, had yet to play one game and so...
March 31st, 20170477
According to reports, the Toronto Maple Leafs appear to be nearing a 7 year contract extension with Defenceman Nikita Zaitsev.
Assuming Zaitsev deal gets done, it would have to be AAV less than Morgan Reilly's $5M AAV. If I were guessing, $4.5M, give or take $250K.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) March 31, 2017
The deal is...