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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators, Preseason Game #1

Preseason Game Notes: Ottawa Senators 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

Well, we’re one game closer to the regular season. This was exactly what you would expect from the first game of preseason in terms of the competitive intensity and the number of successfully-completed plays (not...
Toronto Maple Leafs preseason vs. Ottawa Senators

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators — Preseason Game #1 Preview & Projected Lines

Leafs hockey is back for the start of 2019 preseason out in St. John's Newfoundland (5:30 p.m. EST, TSN4&5). The Leafs will dress their top line — more accurately, one of their two top lines...
Adam Brooks of the Toronto Marlies

Slow burner: Could Adam Brooks provide the long-term answer to the Toronto Maple Leafs’...

Over the past two seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs have been blessed with a tremendous top-nine forward group that has done a great deal of damage offensively, scoring at a rate of 3.43 goals...
Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Mike Babcock on Jason Spezza: “There is a role here for him, but he’s...

Mike Babcock addressed the media on Monday at training camp, discussing the first two games of preseason starting tomorrow, the competition for the backup job and the bottom pairing jobs on defense, and Rasmus...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres

Leafs Notebook: Storylines Worth Following at Training Camp

When it comes to the actual hockey-playing part of the discussion, there is no question that the Toronto Maple Leafs had to get Mitch Marner signed and into training camp. In that sense, Friday’s...
Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Darren Ferris on Mitch Marner’s contract: “His goal always was to be a Leaf”

Mitch Marner's agent, Darren Ferris, joined First Up with Michael Landsberg and Carlo Colaiacovo on Monday to discuss the negotiation process, the public perceptions of the negotiation, the offer sheets Marner received, and how...

Analysis: Kyle Dubas pays up to go long-term with the Mitch Marner deal

The ink has now dried on Mitch Marner’s new six-year, $10.893 million AAV contract. The common reaction to the news: Relieved it’s over, widespread agreement this is a considerable overpayment. Looking back on the last nine...
Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Mike Babcock on Auston Matthews’ ice time: “We are going to be able to...

Mike Babcock addressed the media on Sunday at training camp, discussing Kasperi Kapanen's opportunity next to John Tavares and Mitch Marner, his new assistant coaches, and the bottom-pairing of his defense. What can Kasperi Kapanen...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Kyle Dubas

Kyle Dubas on locking up Mitch Marner, spending $40+ million on four forwards: “I...

General Manager Kyle Dubas addressed the media at training camp on Saturday after Mitch Marner rejoined the fold with a new six-year, $10.9 million AAV contract in hand. Opening remarks: I would like to thank Mitch,...
mitch marner toronto maple leafs

Mitch Marner: “I had 13-year-old kids yelling at me from across the park screaming...

Fresh off signing a massive new contract extension, Mitch Marner spoke with Darren Dreger at the airport on his way to joining the team for training camp in St. John's, Newfoundland. How relieved are you...
Mitch Marner

Mitch Marner signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs: 6 years, $10.893m AAV

It's over. The numbers are in. 6 years, $10.893m per season. H/T to Puckpedia for the breakdown: https://twitter.com/PuckPedia/status/1172662498350075904 https://twitter.com/KPapetti/status/1172663544040579073 https://twitter.com/dalter/status/1172650092118986752 Mitch Marner's agent, Darren Ferris, drove a very hard bargain and got his client a huge contract that was over...
Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Report: At last, progress in Mitch Marner contract talks

A glimmer of hope: Chris Johnston is reporting progress in the Mitch Marner contract negotiation as of Friday morning. https://twitter.com/reporterchris/status/1172510872851423233 https://twitter.com/DarrenDreger/status/1172513477283524617 This stalemate was always going to come down to Marner’s appetite to actually miss camp time...
Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Mike Babcock on Auston Matthews: “His ability to lead has gotten better and better...

Mike Babcock addressed the media on the opening day of training camp, discussing Auston Matthews' ice time, his job security, Mitch Marner's absence, his relationship with Kyle Dubas, his new assistant coaches, and the...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas on Mitch Marner negotiations: “Once it comes to a solution, there are...

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas addressed the media on the opening day of 2019 training camp, covering Mitch Marner's absence from camp and the status of contract negotiations, the captaincy decision, and the...
Mitch Marner

[Leafs Links] Chris Johnston on Mitch Marner negotiations: “His camp has looked more recently...

As the Mitch Marner saga nears its next deadline with the opening of training camp (Sep. 12), Chris Johnston discusses the latest reports on his contract demands, while Pierre LeBrun suggests Mike Babcock and...