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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]

Weighing up the Toronto Maple Leafs’ trade options: Sami Vatanen, Tyler Bozak, JVR

Bob McKenzie joined Leafs Lunch on Friday afternoon to discuss the Leafs' options on defence, the expansion draft situation in Anaheim, and James van...

Nicolas Hague – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

Nicolas Hague could wind up being the first OHL defenceman taken in the 2017 NHL draft. He’ll definitely be the biggest. A 6’6, 215-pound left-shot...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Report: Kyle Dubas given permission to speak with the Colorado Avalanche

Elliotte Friedman broke the news on the HNIC broadcast on Tuesday night that Assistant General Manager Kyle Dubas has been given permission by the...

Kyle Dubas on player development, Travis Dermott, Frederik Gauthier, Andreas Johnsson and more

Kyle Dubas met with the media on locker clean out day to discuss the season that was for the Toronto Marlies. How do you feel about...

Sheldon Keefe on Brendan Leipsic, Dmytro Timashov, Trevor Moore, Kasimir Kaskisuo, Andreas Johnsson and...

Sheldon Keefe met with the media on locker clean out day to discuss the season that was for the Toronto Marlies. Your thoughts about this club, being...

Andreas Borgman: Scouting report, Video

Bob McKenzie joined TSN Overdrive to discuss the Leafs' additions of Swedish defencemen Andreas Borgman and Calle Rosen on Tuesday. McKenzie on the scouting reports...

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Calle Rosen, Andreas Borgman to two-year entry-level contracts

The Maple Leafs made official the long-rumoured signing of Calle Rosen on Tuesday while announcing the acquisition of a second Swedish defenceman in 21-year-old...

What are Connor Brown and Zach Hyman going to make on their next contracts?

With defenceman Nikita Zaitsev locked up long term, Connor Brown and Zach Hyman are the two remaining restricted free agents on the Maple Leafs' NHL...

Report: Maple Leafs to sign Swedish defenceman Philip Holm?

A report out of Sweden suggests that 25-year-old Swedish defenceman Philip Holm is “rumoured” to be signing with the Maple Leafs after the World...

Mike Babcock on Matthews, Marner, Nylander, Zaitsev, and upcoming signings

Mike Babcock joined TSN's Darren Dreger to discuss the growth of the Leafs' rookies, scouting the World Championships, and expectations for the team next...

Matt Martin – 2016-17 Player Review

Matt Martin, a free agent signing in the 2016 offseason, played his first season with the Maple Leafs in 2016-17. Signed to a four-year, $2.5...

Lou Lamoriello addresses the Nikita Zaitsev contract

A roundup of Lamoriello's media hits with TSN Overdrive, Prime Time Sports, and his conference call following the announcement of Nikita Zaitsev's seven-year contract...

Official: Nikita Zaitsev signs seven-year contract extension

The Maple Leafs have made it official: Nikita Zaitsev has signed a seven-year extension worth $4.5 million AAV. A seven-year contract buys five years worth of...

Ben Smith signed to one-year contract

The Maple Leafs are all set for the expansion draft after signing Ben Smith to a one-year contract worth $650,000 on Tuesday. After getting claimed...

William Nylander to compete for Team Sweden at 2017 World Championships

William Nylander will compete for his country at the upcoming World Championships, Team Sweden officials have confirmed. It is the first time that Nylander, who...

A scouting report on Calle Rosén

A quick update on defenceman Calle Rosén, who is set to sign an entry-level contract with the Maple Leafs in the coming weeks according...

Report: Calle Rosén to sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs after World Championships

Swedish outlet The Expressen is reporting that 23-year-old Swedish defenceman Calle Rosén will sign with the Maple Leafs after the conclusion of the World...

Carl Grundstrom signed to three-year entry-level contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed former 57th overall draft selection in 2016, Carl Grundstrom, to a three-year entry-level contract on Friday. The 19-year-old winger finished...

2016-17 Toronto Maple Leafs Goal of the Year Poll

The thrill ride that was the 2016-17 Maple Leafs season is now over and it's time to decide on the goal of the year. We could've...
Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock on Auston Matthews: “I’ve never seen a young guy do it this...

Mike Babcock joined TSN Overdive and Prime Time Sports on Tuesday to discuss the 2016-17 season that was, the progress of Auston Matthews, William Nylander and Mitch...

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