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Alec Brownscombe

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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 2009-12 Maple Leafs Annuals. You can contact him at [email protected]

This game was an abject waste of everybody’s time. On top of being one of the poorer-played games we’ve ever seen out of two...

The Maple Leafs moved to 4-1-1 in preseason with a game that followed an awfully familiar script:The Leafs' first line was dangerous in both ends. The Leafs gave...
Morgan Rielly

The Sens' top line of Bobby Ryan, Kyle Turris and Clarke MacArthur could do whatever they wanted against a weaker Leaf lineup, but the Leafs...

Stiff competition is going to be the theme of this Maple Leafs training camp, more so than your typical September anyway.Up front, beyond the...
Brandon Pridham

The Maple Leafs have rounded out their front office by hiring a second assistant GM -- Brandon Pridham. Pridham has been working in the NHL...

In our interview with Steve Spott yesterday, we found out what the individual assignments of the new assistants on the coaching staff will be...
Steve Spott

MLHS' Alec Brownscombe chatted with newly-appointed Maple Leafs assistant coach Steve Spott this afternoon. There was lots to cover ahead of the new season.Alec...

 The Maple Leafs and Jake Gardiner have shaken hands on a 5-year contract worth $4.05 million a season.It's a similar deal to that of...
Jake Gardiner

With James Reimer's negotiations settling on Friday, only Jake Gardiner remains of the Leafs' outstanding contract situations, and this contract quietly might be most...

The Maple Leafs and James Reimer have followed the league-wide theme of arbitration avoidance by arriving at a 2-year contract agreement worth $2.3 million...

Domenic Galamini (@MimicoHero) is a good follow on Twitter for his daily insights and data visualizations, usually with a Leafs focus. Yesterday, he put...

The online hockey world reacted to news of the hiring of an assistant GM  like it was its own version of the LeBron sweepstakes...

Cody Franson and the Toronto Maple Leafs avoided salary arbitration yesterday by agreeing to a final-hour, one-year, $3.3 million pact. The question now is...

According to Steve Simmons, it looks like some combination of Steve Spott, Gord Dineen and Derek King is going to be among the Leafs'...

The Maple Leafs have brought back Trevor Smith on a one-year, one-way $550,000 contract. This is a no-brainer for the Leafs, as Smith is quality...
Mike Santorelli

The Maple Leafs have signed centerman Mike Santorelli to a 1-year, $1.5 million contract. It looks like the Maple Leafs have settled for two cheaper...

All in all, there weren't any miracles performed that we can be over the moon about yesterday, but the hope is that there was...
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NVUpytzCocgDave Nonis is set to address the media at 4:30 p.m (live stream above).The moves and news today:Jerry D'Amigo and a 7th round pick...

It's hard not to get excited about the return of a fan favorite like Leo Komarov. Whether it was perceived or real, fans certainly felt...

The Maple Leafs have dipped into the free agent pool to sign defenceman Stephane Robidas to a three-year, $9 million contract. Dave Nonis has added...