August 9th, 20170852
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, 201702519The 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, 201702238
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, 201701065Leafs 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, 20170889The 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, 20170430
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...
March 21st, 20170629The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Jeremy Bracco to a 3 year entry level deal.
Bracco was selected 61st overall in the 2015 NHL draft. This was one of the selections the Leafs picked up in exchange for moving down in the draft, trading the pick that was used by Philadelphia to select Travis Konecny.
Bracco, along with Martins...
March 13th, 20170859The annual Hockey News Future Watch Edition came out on newsstands recently and the Toronto Maple Leafs were ranked third in the NHL.
Future Watch basically grades both teams and players and their future impact in the NHL. It takes into account players 21 and under in the NHL in determining the team grade to go with what the team has...
February 2nd, 20170367MAPLE LEAFS (23-16-9) at BLUES (24-21-5)
9:00 pm (TSN4)
After a dreadful 6-3 loss to the Dallas Stars on Tuesday, the Toronto Maple Leafs will look to rebound tonight vs the St. Louis Blues at Scottrade Center.
The Leafs looked like they were still on vacation in the 1st period vs Dallas falling behind 5-1, which...