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Joe Thornton, Toronto Maple Leaf

Leafs Musings: The Joe Thornton signing, the odd man out, and the next steps

What an active week -- and offseason overall -- it's been for Kyle Dubas and the Toronto Maple Leafs. In: T.J. Brodie (RD), Wayne Simmonds...
Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas

Leafs Musings: On the TJ Brodie, Wayne Simmonds, Joey Anderson & Jimmy Vesey acquisitions,...

It's been a busy start to the offseason for the Toronto Maple Leafs thus far, so there is plenty to get into today. I didn't...
Toronto Maple Leafs' TJ Brodie

Grading the Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason moves to date

Maple Leafs Hot Stove's Alec Brownscombe, Anthony Petrielli, and Declan Kerin recently sat down and graded the Toronto Maple Leafs' 2020 offseason so far. Consider...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leafs rumours

Why the Toronto Maple Leafs blue line is in significantly better shape than it...

You can’t discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason moves without touching on this: It is clear now that the Leafs, if they were willing...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leaf

TJ Brodie signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs: four years, $5 million AAV

The Maple Leafs have signed a top-four defenseman: TJ Brodie has inked a four-year, $5 million AAV contract to come to Toronto. The contract will...
Taylor Hall free agent

Predicting the Destinations of the Top 50 NHL Free Agents

October 9th is the new Canada Day in the NHL. We're bound to see plenty of exciting moves as a result. Predicting where each free...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

How can Kyle Dubas make the Toronto Maple Leafs harder to play against this...

Kyle Dubas has told the story before. In their regular seats just inside the blue line at the Sault Memorial Gardens, Dubas’ grandfather, Walter —...
Rodion Amirov of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Why I like the Rodion Amirov pick for the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 15th overall pick in the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Russian winger Rodion Amirov from Ufa of the...
Alex Pietrangelo and the Toronto Maple Leafs

The case against the Toronto Maple Leafs backing up the money truck for Alex...

The second it was reported that contract talks between the St. Louis Blues and Alex Pietrangelo broke off, it was inevitable that he would...
2020 NHL Draft logo

Kevin Papetti’s 2020 NHL Draft Rankings: 32-62

Just 13 days out from the 2020 NHL Draft, it's time to rank the player talent available deeper in the draft order. ICYMI, check out...
2020 NHL Draft Rankings

Kevin Papetti’s 2020 NHL Draft Rankings: 1-31

Welcome to my 2020 NHL Draft Rankings. This is a strong draft class, particularly in the top 12-13 or so. An early second-round pick will...
Kasperi Kapanen and Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs add flexibility with the Kasperi Kapanen deal — and now we...

Entering the offseason, the Toronto Maple Leafs have a number of needs and questions in need of addressing. The needs are the priorities, and...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Systems Analysis: Fixing the Toronto Maple Leafs Power Play

The Toronto Maple Leafs power play went through some major changes this past season. William Nylander and Tyson Barrie joined the top unit, Auston Matthews...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Nashville Predators

State of the Toronto Maple Leafs – Position by Position

It’s always best to let the dust settle and reflect a little bit before providing an opinion on this team. It was an emotional...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas jumps to Mitch Marner’s defense, defends $10.9 million AAV contract

Among the juicier quotes to emerge from the end-of-season media availabilities yesterday was Kyle Dubas’ passionate defense of Mitch Marner in wake of the...
Toronto Maple Leafs lose playoff qualifier to Columbus

Game #5 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

A few days ago, if you asked what is the Leafiest thing that could happen, we would all be in agreement – a dramatic...
Toronto Maple Leafs win miraculous Game 4

Game #4 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 3 (OT)

Wow. Wow. Are we actually talking about the Leafs coming back from down three in an elimination game? Yes. Yes, we are. https://twitter.com/reporterchris/status/1291936376607461376 https://twitter.com/PR_NHL/status/1291938429337509890 It wasn’t perfect. It wasn’t...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, Game 3

Game #3 Review: Columbus Blue Jackets 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

At 3-0, I was ready to go to bed. Instead, the Toronto Maple Leafs reminded us that whether in a strange COVID-era playoff tournament...
Toronto Maple Leafs win Game 2 over the Columbus Blue Jackets

Game #2 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 0

In a five-game playoff series, there is no time to feel sorry for yourself or go through the motions. Down 1-0 in the series,...
Toronto Maple Leafs lose Game 1 to Columbus Blue Jackets

10 thoughts: Adjustments needed from the Toronto Maple Leafs after Game 1 shutout loss...

It's tough to win a game if you don't score. The Columbus Blue Jackets successfully played their brand of hockey on Sunday night, and...

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