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THE MAPLE LEAFS’ 2022 DRAFT CLASS

Fraser Minten Blazers
A day after trading down, the Leafs have made their first selection in the 2022 NHL draft at 38th overall by selecting 6'1, 185-pound centerman Fraser Minten from the Kamloops Blazers. Drafting in the NHL is always about selecting the best player available; these players are usually multiple years away...
With their 95th overall selection in the 2022 NHL Draft, the Maple Leafs have selected a second consecutive Canadian forward -- this time out of the USHL -- in 5'10, 170-pound Mississauga native Nicholas Moldenhauer of the Chicago Steel. Moldenhauer was a first-round draft pick of the Ottawa 67s in...
With their 122nd overall selection in the 2022 NHL Draft, the Maple Leafs selected a 6'6" overage Swedish goaltender in Dennis Hildeby of Färjestad BK. This marks the sixth time in the past seven drafts that the Leafs have selected a goalie. Obviously, none of them have panned out into...
With their 135th overall selection in the 2022 NHL Draft, the Maple Leafs have selected 6'2, 183-pound Russian winger Nikita Grebyonkin. A second-year draft eligible currently developing in the Magnitogorsk system, the 19-year-old Grebyonkin was among the league leaders in Russian junior league (MHL) regular-season scoring with 64 points in...
With the 218th pick in the seventh round of the 2022 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected Brandon Lisowsky. A 5’9 left winger who plays for the Saskatoon Blades, Lisowsky is another on-brand pick for the Leafs in that he has a decent sample of solid production. In...
Adam Gaudette, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs sign Adam Gaudette to a one-year, $750K contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs continued their free agency additions on Wednesday by signing a depth forward in Adam Gaudette. Gaudette, who will turn 26 in...
Ilya Samsonov, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs sign goaltender Ilya Samsonov for one year, $1.8 million

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 25-year old goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year, $1.8 million contract according to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff....
Matt Murray, Toronto Maple Leafs

First Reactions: Kyle Dubas takes a potentially make-or-break gamble in betting on Matt Murray

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired goaltender Matt Murray (with 25% salary retained) from the Ottawa Senators on Monday night along with future third and...
Matt Murray, Maple Leafs trade target

As trade talks intensify with Ottawa, does Matt Murray make sense for the Maple...

There's a good chance that Matt Murray plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. With the Ottawa Senators planning to go forward with a...
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe

Sheldon Keefe talks hiring Curtis Sanford as goalie coach, Hayley Wickenheier’s promotion, Jason Spezza’s...

After the 2022 NHL Draft, head coach Sheldon Keefe met with the media to discuss the change at the goalie coach position with the...
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas at the 2022 NHL Draft in Montreal

Kyle Dubas on the Maple Leafs’ 2022 draft haul: “Fraser Minten still being there...

After the completion of the 2022 NHL Draft, General Manager Kyle Dubas addressed the media to discuss the Leafs' five new prospects and the...
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas at the 2022 NHL Draft in Montreal

Kyle Dubas on his goaltending situation after trading Petr Mrazek: “With the cap space...

After round one of the 2022 NHL Draft, General Manager Kyle Dubas addressed the media to discuss moving Petr Mrazek and the 25th overall...
Petr Mrazek, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs swap 25th overall pick for Chicago’s 38th overall pick in order to...

It's never a suprise when Kyle Dubas' Maple Leafs trade down in the draft order, although this move isn't for additional draft picks: They've...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

[Leafs Links] Reports: Maple Leafs kick tires on Matt Murray with Jack Campbell “highly...

In the draft night edition of Leafs Links, the insiders discuss the latest on the Maple Leafs' goaltending situation, the lack of meaningful negotiations...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas Golden Knights

2022 NHL Offseason Preview: Breaking down the needs of each team in the Western...

With the 2022 NHL offseason officially underway, it seems like we could see a flurry of activity any day now.  This article will preview what...