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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 2009-13 Maple Leafs Annual magazines. You can contact him at [email protected]
Auston Matthews

25 interesting facts about Auston Matthews

The Toronto Maple Leafs' presumptive first overall pick, Auston Matthews, has led an interesting career thus far. Get to know the Leafs' new franchise center below. 1 -...

Nazem Kadri signs six-year, $4.5 million AAV contract

Maple Leafs management has moved quickly to lock up Nazem Kadri as part of their core for the foreseeable future, inking the 25-year-old centerman to a six-year,...

Morgan Rielly signs six-year, $5 million AAV contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs have locked in a key piece of their blueline going forward, signing 22-year-old defenceman Morgan Rielly to a six-year contract worth...
Mark Hunter 2015 Draft

Maple Leafs guaranteed top-four pick, 20% odds of winning lottery after Game 82 loss...

Thanks go out to the New Jersey Devils, who started Cory Schneider – long overdue recompense for the Scott Clemmensen debacle on the final...
Auston Matthews

Maple Leafs guaranteed top-five pick after loss vs. Blue Jackets, take over lead in...

After a loss to the Columbus Blue Jackets on Wednesday night, the Maple Leafs are now guaranteed a top-five pick in the Entry Draft for the...

Jimmy Vesey Watch is on after Harvard’s 2015-16 season ends

Jimmy Vesey’s Harvard Crimson lost out in the ECAC Regional Final tonight, officially launching #VeseyWatch2016. Vesey could now join his draft team, the Nashville Predators, right...

Game #72 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Calgary Flames 2

10 thoughts on a great night at the ACC, highlighted by William Nylander's first career three-point night. 1 - Calling Nazem Kadri for embellishment on a play...
Daniel Winnik

Daniel Winnik traded to the Washington Capitals

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired Washington's second round pick in 2016, Connor Carrick and Brooks Laich in exchange for Daniel Winnik and Anaheim’s fifth round pick in...
James Reimer

Deadline Eve Notes: Reimer deal fallout, PA Parenteau’s status, Byron Froese’s injury, Brad Boyes’...

Yesterday, the Maple Leafs said goodbye to the longest-tenured member of the organization and all-around good guy, James Reimer, before losing decisively to the Montreal Canadiens a...

James Reimer traded to the San Jose Sharks

James Reimer and Jeremy Morin have been traded to the San Jose Sharks in exchange for Alex Stalock, Ben Smith and a conditional fourth-round...
Brendan Leipsic

‘Here Come the Marlies:’ Stuart Percy, Brendan Leipsic recalled… and there’s more to come

Among the many things the moves of the past few days, weeks and months have signified – in the overall sense, the stripping down of...

Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Raffi Torres, two 2nd round picks for Nick Spaling &...

The Toronto Maple Leafs are getting more of their firesale done ahead of the deadline, sending pending UFAs Nick Spaling and Roman Polak to...

Toronto Maple Leafs trade Shawn Matthias to Colorado Avalance for a fourth round pick...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have cashed in on their first rental chip of the deadline season, sending Shawn Matthias to Colorado for a fourth...

Game #56 Review: New York Rangers 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

"Morgan Rielly may not be a number-one defenceman we hoped for just yet, but he’s the number one defenceman we need now. So we’ll criticize...

Sunday Mashup: Leafs ’embarrass’ Canucks, Leipsic’s dazzling debut, Corrado speaks on Vancouver exit, Marlies...

Games like last night’s serve as a much-needed break in the clouds. It was a fun game, first of all -- feisty (Leo vs. a...
Dion Phaneuf

First Thoughts on the Dion Phaneuf trade

Being a hardcore hockey fan in the cap era can do funny things to one’s head. For one, I haven’t once caught myself caring about the...

Toronto Maple Leafs Unveil New Logo

The first Toronto Maple Leafs logo change in nearly 30 years has been unveiled. https://twitter.com/MapleLeafs/status/694721279564210176 https://twitter.com/mirtle/status/694722050594881540 The design, which becomes the official primary logo in time for...

Toronto Maple Leafs 2015-16 Prospect Tracker: February 1

  Mitch Marner had a ridiculous 21-game point streak snapped versus Guelph on January 13 but has been on an eight-game points streak since, with...

Game #48 Review: Tampa Bay Lightning 1 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Breaking news: A terrible start sunk the Toronto Maple Leafs. For the third consecutive game their first shot of the night was ten-plus minutes in...

Game #46 Review: Montreal Canadiens 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2 (SO)

Blame a delayed puck drop due to the pregame ceremony if you want, but slow starts have been a problem for this Maple Leafs team...
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