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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]
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Conor Timmins – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

Soo Greyhounds defenceman Conor Timmins is one of the fastest risers in the 2017 NHL Draft class. With a September 18 birthdate, Timmins missed the...

Henri Jokiharju – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

One of four Finnish defencemen who could be selected inside the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft, Henri Jokiharju possesses many of the qualities associated with the "modern defenceman"...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have some decisions to make on unsigned prospects

The eve of June 1st is just the right time to take a look at the current contract situations of some of the prospects...

Lou Lamoriello on the draft combine, best player available vs. positional need, the backup...

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello sat down with TSN's Pierre Lebrun during draft combine week.The draft combine and the evolution of this event...

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...

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