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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...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Jake Gardiner

Analysis: Mitch Marner saga approaches its next “deadline”, Jake Gardiner signs with Carolina Hurricanes

Earlier this week, reports from Pierre LeBrun and Elliotte Friedman suggested a small glimmer of hope in the form of possible common ground between...
Alex Kerfoot of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Musings: The Mitch Marner Negotiation, Scouting Jeremy Bracco, and Early Thoughts on Alexander...

With just over a week remaining until 2019 training camp gets underway, it's time for a new chapter of Leafs Musings. This week, we'll cover...
Mitch Marner of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: A Big-Picture Look at the Mitch Marner situation and other thoughts ahead...

On July 1, 2018, we announced that the Toronto Maple Leafs were signing John Tavares. For a young and upcoming team that had multiple...
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...
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...
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,...
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...
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...
Nazem Kadri, Tyson Barrie

Analysis: Kyle Dubas aggressively addresses roster-balance issue with addition of Tyson Barrie, Alex Kerfoot

There was something that occurred to me as I was taking stock of all of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ moves over the last week. I...
Cody Ceci, a Toronto Maple Leaf

Nikita Zaitsev waives for Ottawa, Connor Brown part of the trade to Senators; Leafs...

The Nikita Zaitsev trade is now all but official, with Zaitsev confirmed to have waived his no-trade clause for Ottawa. Another piece of the...
Nick Robertson of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Musings: Evaluating Toronto’s 2019 Draft Class and Early Thoughts on the Offseason

It's the busiest time of the year for NHL front offices just 48 hours away from unrestricted free agency. There are plenty of topics to...
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As the RFA interview period opens, the Toronto Maple Leafs are right to call...

The RFA interview window has now opened, and after a few weeks of reported intentions to hear from other teams, the question becomes just...

Draft Weekend Thoughts: The Marleau Deal, Marner Saga, PK Subban on the move again,...

This is the perfect summation of Kyle Dubas’ weekend: https://twitter.com/russianmachine/status/1142525004791406592 A picture says a thousand words. On that note, let’s get into a few post-draft weekend...
2019 NHL Draft Rankings

Kevin Papetti’s 2019 NHL Draft Rankings (1-62)

Welcome to my 2019 NHL Draft Rankings. This will be a top 62, but my list excludes goalies, simply because I would have no...

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Review, Part Two: Nazem Kadri, William Nylander and the latest...

Leading up to the NHL Draft, I will be reviewing all aspects of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2018-19 season. Part Two will take a...
Colin Miller, Toronto Maple Leafs trade rumours

Leafs Musings: Offseason trade ideas and a look at what’s coming on the Marlies

In the latest Leafs Musings, I'll take a look at some individual performances on the Toronto Marlies as they continue their strong playoff run...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock

Toronto Maple Leafs Season Review, Part One: Reflecting on 2018-19, Mike Babcock’s performance, and...

First, let’s start with a thank you. Thank you for following along with us all season, reading, commenting, sending us your emails, posting comments...
Toronto Maple Leafs' bench

Mike Babcock to return as Toronto Maple Leafs head coach, per Kyle Dubas

After a few weeks of rampant media speculation, Kyle Dubas said on Monday what he wouldn't say directly in his end-of-season media availability: Mike...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 6

Playoff Notebook: Special teams adjustments needed as Leafs approach another Game 7 in Boston

Over the last few games, the commentary and the gameplan have been pretty straightforward: If they can start the game well and kill penalties,...

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