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Alex Kerfoot of the Toronto Maple Leafs

[Leafs Links] Alex Kerfoot on Tyson Barrie: “Sometimes people are a little too hard...

Kyle Dubas completed more of his off-season work with his second trade this week, while Alex Kerfoot, Zach Hyman, and Frederik Andersen met with the media at the SmashFest Charity Ping-Pong Challenge in today's...
Jordan Schmaltz traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Jordan Schmaltz in exchange for Andreas Borgman

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired 25-year-old right-shot defenseman Jordan Schmaltz in return for Andreas Borgman, the club announced on Thursday. A converted defenseman entering college, Schmaltz played under now-Leafs assistant coach Dave Hakstol for...
Brandon Pridham of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: With David Clarkson acquisition, Toronto Maple Leafs are better prepared for Mitch Marner...

“I’m not worried about six or seven right now. I’m worried about one.” - Former Leafs GM Dave Nonis on the David Clarkson contract, July of 2013 It turns out year seven of David Clarkson’s contract...
Pontus Aberg signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Pontus Aberg, Tyler Gaudet, Kalle Kossila, and Garrett Wilson

In addition to confirming the Kenny Agostino, Kevin Gravel, and Nick Shore signings that were initially reported on July 1, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced the additions of forwards Pontus Aberg, Tyler Gaudet, Kalle...
David Clarkson

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Garret Sparks to Vegas for David Clarkson and a 2020...

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that they have acquired David Clarkson and a 2020 fourth-round pick in exchange for goaltender Garret Sparks. Clarkson, 35, has not appeared in a game over the past three...
Mitch Marner

[Leafs Links] Mitch Marner speaks: “I am sure something is going to get done...

Mitch Marner made the media rounds ahead of his charity event this weekend, touching on contract talks with the team, the loss of veteran mentor Patrick Marleau, and how the Leafs roster is shaping...
2019 Hockey Coaches Conference: Review & Takeaways

2019 Hockey Coaches Conference: Review & Key Takeaways

This past weekend, the Hockey Coaches Conference came to Toronto in what is fast becoming an annual tradition. When it first came to Toronto after originally starting in Vancouver, there was a small but...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Dallas Stars, Mitch Marner

[Leafs Links] Friedman: “Mitch Marner wants to be a Leaf… He wants that more...

Elliotte Friedman discusses the latest in the Mitch Marner negotiations and the rumours of offer-sheet interest from other teams while Nazem Kadri speaks on nixing a trade to Calgary in today's Leafs Links. Marner wants...
John Tavares of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs 2019 Offseason: Where have they improved and where do the question...

After a second consecutive first-round playoff loss to the Boston Bruins, you knew changes were coming. After the 2018-19 Toronto Maple Leafs were eliminated, there were four key areas that stood out as in...
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Tyson Barrie

Leafs Musings: Early Thoughts on the Barrie and Ceci Trades, Evaluating Toronto’s Depth Signings,...

There's never a shortage of topics to write about in early July, so let's get right to it this week. For my thoughts on the 2019 draft and the Patrick Marleau trade, see my earlier...
Mitch Marner offer sheet rumours, Toronto Maple Leafs

As Mitch Marner offer sheet rumours abound, the Toronto Maple Leafs are well situated...

Earlier this offseason, we outlined all the good reasons why an offer sheet for Mitch Marner is an unlikely scenario. While the buzz in the last 12 hours or so has picked up about...
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas

Kyle Dubas on the Mitch Marner negotiations: “I don’t think anything is personal… It...

Kyle Dubas joined Tim & Sid on Thursday evening to discuss getting Alex Kerfoot and Cody Ceci under contract, the latest on the Mitch Marner negotiations, the long-term plan on the blue line with...
Jason Spezza joins the Toronto Maple Leafs

Jason Spezza: “There were more lucrative opportunities, but the Leafs are in a position...

Jason Spezza joined In The Box on TSN1200 on Thursday to discuss his decision to sign in Toronto. Celebrity co-host of the show Marc Methot, a former teammate of Spezza’s in Dallas, gave his thoughts...
Alex Kerfoot of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Alex Kerfoot for four years, $14 million, Cody Ceci for...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have settled two of their three remaining RFA situations, locking up Alex Kerfoot to a four-year, $14 million contract and Cody Ceci to a one-year, $4.5 million contract. Ceci's one-year, $4.5...
Nazem Kadri speaks about trade away from the Toronto Maple Leafs

Nazem Kadri: “Emotionally, my heart is in Toronto… I have been here for so...

Nazem Kadri joined TSN Overdrive on Wednesday evening, discussing his time in Toronto, the trade to Colorado, and his best memories as a Leaf. You’re a Colorado Avalanche. Has that kind of sunk in yet? Kadri:...