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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]

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...

Nikita Soshnikov – 2016-17 Player Review

Nikita Soshnikov, a free agent signing out of the KHL in 2015, played his second season with the Maple Leafs organization in 2016-17. After crossing over...

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...

Josh Leivo – 2016-17 Player Review

Josh Leivo, a former third-round selection of the Maple Leafs in 2011, played his fourth professional season with the organization in 2016-17. After battling injury...

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...

Lou Lamoriello: “You have to be extremely careful when you have a year like...

General Manager Lou Lamoriello addressed the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Where is the priority for you...

Mike Babcock: “We’ve got to get much deeper as an organization”

Mike Babcock addressed the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Married with three kids. You’ve spent a lot...
Frederik Andersen

Frederik Andersen on his 2016-17 workload: “I definitely learned that I can handle it”

Frederik Andersen met the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Are you relatively satisfied with how the season...

Brian Boyle on Auston Matthews: “It was a treat to watch that kid play...

Brian Boyle met with the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Describe the miniature odyssey it was from...

James van Riemsdyk on his future in Toronto: “I love playing here and I’d...

James van Riemsdyk met with the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season, discussing the year that was,...

Nazem Kadri on Mike Babcock: “He’s made me a better player and a better...

Nazem Kadri met with the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Where did you see your line make...

Jake Gardiner: “I’m feeling really comfortable… I’m one of the leaders on the team...

Jake Gardiner met with the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Gardiner: There are definitely a lot of...

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