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Alec Brownscombe is the founder of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He was also the editor of the 2009-13 Maple Leafs Annual magazines. You can contact him at [email protected]

On The Big Three, high-performing NHL rookies, and sophomore slumps

When discussing the addition of Patrick Marleau earlier this month, GM Lou Lamoriello provided an interesting quote on Leafs management’s concern about the difficulty...

Timothy Liljegren signed to three-year entry-level contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 2017 17th overall pick Timothy Liljegren to a three-year entry-level contract, the club announced on Wednesday. https://twitter.com/kevin_mcgran/status/885232526285049856 The Leafs, as...

Zach Hyman signed to four-year, $2.25 million AAV contract extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced a four-year contract extension for winger Zach Hyman worth $2.25 million AAV on Wednesday. Hyman will become a UFA at...

What will Patrick Marleau’s role be on the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Now that we've had a few days to digest the acquisition of future Hall of Famer Patrick Marleau, let's take a look at the...

Lou Lamoriello on the Toronto Maple Leafs’ offseason additions: “I want to reassure everybody...

Lou Lamoriello joined Prime Time Sports with Bob McCown on Tuesday to discuss the signing of Patrick Marleau, how he fits into the plan,...

Lou Lamoriello on the Patrick Marleau signing: “We wouldn’t be able to do this...

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Lou Lamoriello joined Overdrive on TSN1050 to discuss the additions of Patrick Marleau, Ron Hainsey, the team's cap situation,...

2017 NHL Free Agency: Next-day thoughts on the Patrick Marleau signing

Some thoughts in note form as we digest a wild couple of days for the Toronto Maple Leafs. - Whatever you think about the contract,...

Dominic Moore signed to one-year contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs

As first reported by Maple Leafs Hot Stove's Anthony Petrielli, the Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 36-year-old centerman Dominic Moore to a one-year contract...

Ron Hainsey signed to two-year contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed veteran defenceman Ron Hainsey to a two-year contract worth $3 million AAV, Pierre Lebrun is reporting. The 36-year-old played...

Curtis McElhinney re-signed by the Toronto Maple Leafs

Goaltender Curtis McElhinney has re-signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs on a two-year contract with a $850,000 AAV. While he's a career .905, the London...

NHL Free Agency Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

We're 12 hours away from the opening of unrestricted free agency, so let's quickly run through the latest scuttlebutt surrounding the Toronto Maple Leafs...
Adam Brooks

Adam Brooks signed to entry-level contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 21-year-old centerman Adam Brooks to a three-year entry-level contract, the club has announced. The Leafs drafted Brooks in the...
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Toronto Maple Leafs slapped with $5.37 million bonus overage penalty for 2017-18

Nobody in the league received more bang for their buck from entry-level players this past season than the Toronto Maple Leafs – or in...

Defence Shopping: What’s left for the Toronto Maple Leafs?

With Travis Hamonic – the big fish available in terms of a right-handed defenceman who can play shutdown minutes competently -- now a Calgary...

Who’s Qualified: Garret Sparks, Zach Hyman, Connor Brown and Justin Holl receive offers; Antoine...

The RFA qualifying deadline came and went on Monday with the following news from the Toronto Maple Leafs: https://twitter.com/LeafsPR/status/879465851459686400 Absent from the list: Sergey Kalinin, Antoine Bibeau,...

Fedor Gordeev: An interview with Flint Firebirds head coach Ryan Oulahen

In the fifth round of the 2017 draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected their second manatee-sized defenceman of the day in the six-foot-six Fedor...

Ryan O’Connell selected 203rd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With their final pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected left-shot defenceman Ryan O'Connell of St. Andrew's College. The 6'1,...

Ryan McGregor selected 172nd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 172nd overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected winger Ryan McGregor of the Sarnia Sting. The...

Fedor Gordeev selected 141st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 142nd overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected hulking left-shot defenceman Fedor Gordeev of the OHL's...

Ian Scott selected 110th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 110th overall draft pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected goaltender Ian Scott of the WHL's Prince...

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