Toronto Maple Leafs

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It’s been a long wait for any news of the Toronto Maple Leafs. With a glut of wingers and defensemen, it was inevitable that something would happen to address the surplus of players. On Monday, the Leafs put defenseman Alexey Marchenko on waivers. It was rumored that both parties had agreed to terminate his contract,
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Before the expansion draft took place on June 21st, the Toronto Maple Leafs made the decision to protect Josh Leivo from the Vegas Golden Knights. The negative repercussions of this decision included exposing two promising prospects in Brendan Leipsic and Kerby Rychel. In the end, the Golden Knights decided to choose Leipsic over Rychel. I
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Yin and yang represent duality, seemingly opposite or contrary forces which are actually complementary, interconnected and interdependent. In part two of our three-part series, we examine how this duality fits Patrick Marleau. He is a great hockey player and he’ll make for an interesting discussion for a spot in hockey’s Hall of Fame. His upcoming seasons
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It’s been a long time since the Toronto Maple Leafs have had a quality prospect pool. Previous management groups were all about winning and would trade prospects and draft picks for players well past their prime. Thankfully, that has changed under the Brendan Shanahan regime. The Leafs now have big and stable prospect pool, one
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Heading into the 2017-18 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are in an admirable, yet difficult, position. Following a tremendous season in 2016-17, which saw many of Toronto’s brightest prospects take a giant leap for Leafs Nation, management will have their hands full when it comes to cutting down their forwards corps to 14 for their
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are going for it. There’s no denying that anymore. After making it to the playoffs and giving the Washington Capitals a real fight, the Leafs have used this offseason to improve even more in the next few years. The Leafs made several small moves on the opening day of free agency, bringing
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The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed veteran forward Patrick Marleau to a three-year contract worth $18.75 million dollars, the team announced Sunday on the second day of the free agency period. The deal carries a cap hit of $6.25 million and will run until Marleau is 40 years old. The #Leafs announced today the signing
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When the Toronto Maple Leafs were eliminated by the Washington Capitals in the first round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, it was certainly disappointing. However, the Leafs were never supposed to legitimately challenge for an NHL championship – well, at least not this soon. As a developing young team in the midst of a long-term,
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The 2017 NHL Draft has come and gone, which means the next stop on the NHL calendar is free agency. Now the Toronto Maple Leafs are in “win now” mode while Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and William Nylander are still on their entry-level deals. That gives the Leafs two years in the cases of Matthews
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With the 17th Pick in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft the Toronto Maple Leafs Have Selected Timothy Liljegren From the Rögle BK in the SHL. About Timothy Liljegren This will be an interesting pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they selected one of the biggest drops in the draft with Timothy Liljegren at 17th overall. Liljegren dealt with some
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Heading into the 2017 NHL Draft, the Leafs will have a different perspective than they did in 2016. Just one year ago, Toronto had 11 draft picks, including five in the first three rounds. This year is a different story, with just seven total picks and only two within the first 109 selections. However, the minimal number
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are awaiting the 2017 NHL Draft on Friday and Saturday. The Leafs have seven picks throughout the draft, with them having no third-rounder and two fourth-rounders. Now, in any draft, you hope that as many of the players picked make the NHL as they can. You want your scouts to prove