Wednesday, July 1, 2015
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Alec Brownscombe

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Alec Brownscombe is the founder of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He was also the editor of the 2009-12 Maple Leafs Annuals. You can contact him at [email protected]

The online hockey world reacted to news of the hiring of an assistant GM  like it was its own version of the LeBron sweepstakes...

Cody Franson and the Toronto Maple Leafs avoided salary arbitration yesterday by agreeing to a final-hour, one-year, $3.3 million pact. The question now is...

According to Steve Simmons, it looks like some combination of Steve Spott, Gord Dineen and Derek King is going to be among the Leafs'...

The Maple Leafs have brought back Trevor Smith on a one-year, one-way $550,000 contract. This is a no-brainer for the Leafs, as Smith is quality...
Mike Santorelli

The Maple Leafs have signed centerman Mike Santorelli to a 1-year, $1.5 million contract. It looks like the Maple Leafs have settled for two cheaper...

All in all, there weren't any miracles performed that we can be over the moon about yesterday, but the hope is that there was...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVUpytzCocg Dave Nonis is set to address the media at 4:30 p.m (live stream above). The moves and news today: Jerry D'Amigo and a 7th round pick...

It's hard not to get excited about the return of a fan favorite like Leo Komarov. Whether it was perceived or real, fans certainly felt...

The Maple Leafs have dipped into the free agent pool to sign defenceman Stephane Robidas to a three-year, $9 million contract. Dave Nonis has added...

Strange first deal on July 1 from the Maple Leafs here, bringing back Matt Frattin in exchange for Jerry D'Amigo and a 7th round...

Fasten your seat belts. There's always been something highly appropriate about Canada Day coinciding with the entire country ravenously following hockey transactions by the...

Given the Maple Leafs didn't draft anybody until the 68th overall selection today, let's start with the biggest news of Draft Day Two, which...

The Maple Leafs have drafted centerman Dakota Joshua of Sioux Falls (USHL) with their 128th overall selection.  A second consecutive American college kid selected...

The Maple Leafs have selected John Piccinich out of the USHL with their 103rd overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. Piccinich is a...
Rinat Valiev

With their 68th overall selection in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, the Maple Leafs have drafted Rinat Valiev of the Kootenay Ice in the...

Being that we rely on second-hand reports and highlight clips for many of these prospects, especially for those playing overseas, we can’t really evaluate...

"Nylander might be the most skilled player in the draft." The Toronto Maple Leafs have selected Modo forward William  Nylander with their eighth overall selection...
Nick Ritchie

Happy NHL Draft Day. Below is a quick interview between Alec Brownscombe and Peterborough Petes' head coach Jody Hull about projected top 10 pick,...
2014 NHL Entry Draft

Will the Maple Leafs stick at eight? Who will they pick at 8? Will they move an RFA to grab another pick or two...

According to Darren Dreger, the Maple Leafs have been talking to recently let-go Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach Tony Granato about filling one of three...