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Alec Brownscombe is the founder and editor of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He's published five magazines on the team entitled "The Maple Leafs Annual" with distribution in Chapters and newsstands across the country. He also co-hosts "The Battle of the Atlantic," a weekly show on TSN1200 that covers the Leafs and the NHL in-depth.Alec is a graduate of Trent University and Algonquin College with his diploma in Journalism. In 2014, he was awarded Canada's Best Hockey Blogger honours by Molson Canadian.You can contact him at [email protected]
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Game #1 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. Winnipeg Jets 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs were full value for a blowout win on the opening night of the 2017-18 regular season. Both sides of special...

Mike Babcock on Frederik Andersen: “He’s one of the most impressive stories over the...

Mike Babcock joined TSN Overdrive on Monday evening, discussing a wide range of topics ahead of the new season, including:Expectations for the 2017-18...

Preseason Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 2

The Maple Leafs have received hard-working, organized efforts out of their B squads in the last two back-to-back sets against Buffalo and Montreal. Despite falling...

Mike Babcock on keeping Zach Hyman with Auston Matthews, Connor Brown’s playing time, and...

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Thursday, discussing:Marleau's fit on the power play Zach Hyman's place on Matthews' line Connor...
Auston Matthews, right, celebrates a first period goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammate William Nylander

Preseason Game #1 Review: Ottawa Senators 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

It was exciting to have Leafs hockey back, but this was certainly preseason-calibre and not aided by the poor ice at the Canadian Tire...

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 Training Camp Roster Tracker – September 14

With training camp now officially open for the much-anticipated 2017-18 season, below is a full breakdown of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 training camp...

Brendan Shanahan: “We want this to be the kind of place where players want...

Brendan Shanahan joined Prime Time Sports on Tuesday evening to discuss the progress made to date, the next stage of the team's evolution, Lou...

Brendan Shanahan: “Players are seeing Toronto as a different destination than they did a...

Toronto Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan joined TSN Overdrive on Tuesday, discussing the team's new signings, heightened expectations for 2017-18, the captaincy situation, and...

Transcript: Lou Lamoriello’s in-depth interview with Bob McKenzie

Below is a full transcript of Bob McKenzie's in-depth pre-season interview with Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello. The video is available here.The Toronto...
Nikita Soshnikov

Nikita Soshnikov – Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 Player Preview

23-year-old winger Nikita Soshnikov enters the final year of his entry-level contract facing intense competition for regular NHL minutes.2016-17 Season Summary Coming into the 2016-17...

Connor Brown signed to three-year contract

Connor Brown has been signed to a three-year contract worth $2.1 million AAV, the club announced on Saturday. Brown will be an arbitration-eligible RFA at...

What’s left for the Toronto Maple Leafs to do this offseason?

The rumour mill has picked up in Toronto as we enter the final week of August, with the Toronto Maple Leafs linked to UFA...

Josh Leivo – Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 Player Preview

Josh Leivo enters his fifth professional season with the organization facing another tough battle for big-club opportunity and ice time. The 24-year-old's 2016-17 season was...

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/885232526285049856The 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,...

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