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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 annual 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 a diploma in journalism. In 2014, he was awarded Canada's Best Hockey Blogger honours by Molson Canadian.You can contact him at [email protected]

Mike Babcock on Alexey Marchenko, Josh Leivo, Jake Gardiner and more

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Wednesday, touching on Alexey Marchenko's upcoming debut, Josh Leivo's impact, Jake Gardiner's recent play, and...

Game #59 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Winnipeg Jets 4 (OT)

The Maple Leafs dominated the run of play from the puck drop but needed a third-period comeback on Tuesday night versus the Winnipeg Jets. They...

Mike Babcock on Matthews vs. Laine: “In fairness to Auston, we play him with...

Mike Babcock met with the media ahead of Tuesday's game against Winnipeg, touching on Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine, the growth in Nazem Kadri's...

Game #57 Review: Ottawa Senators 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

The Maple Leafs came back from 2-0 down only to forfeit a 3-2 lead in the third period versus the Ottawa Senators on Saturday...

Toronto Maple Leafs acquire Sergey Kalinin from the New Jersey Devils in exchange for...

The Maple Leafs have added to their center depth with the acquisition of 25-year-old Sergey Kalinin from the New Jersey Devils. Kalinin had recently been...

Battle of Ontario Episode 28 – A Rivalry Renewed

In Episode 28 of the Battle of Ontario, Callum and Alec get Saturday night's Leafs vs. Sens matchup tee'd up by dissecting the two...

Mike Babcock: “If anybody is looking for us to be the news on trade...

Mike Babcock joined Leafs Lunch on Friday afternoon, discussing Mitch Marner's status, Auston Matthews' development, Josh Leivo's recent play, the plan for William Nylander...

Mike Babcock on Nazem Kadri’s Selke Trophy goal: “He wants to win it and...

Mike Babcock joined Hockey Central at Noon on Friday, touching on Jake Gardiner's play this season, Nazem Kadri's goal of winning the Selke, Nikita...

Mike Babcock on Nikita Zaitsev: “Any time you can find a guy in the...

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Monday, discussing the team's recent dip in play, William Nylander as a center long-term, the...

Mike Babcock on the ACC’s “fluffy” shot clock, Mitch Marner driving a line, Alexey...

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Friday, discussing the busy schedule to finish the season, the game against Buffalo tomorrow, the...

Mike Babcock on team’s recent defensive play: “We get dancing around and life is...

Mike Babcock met with the media prior to the game against the Dallas Stars on Tuesday night, discussing the team's poor defensive play in...
Kadri/Marchand

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #50 Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Maple Leafs (23-17-9, 18th in NHL) vs. Boston Bruins (26-22-6, 14th in NHL) Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST Arena: TD Garden Watch: CBCGame Day Notes - Is this the...
Alexey Marchenko

Toronto Maple Leafs claim Alexey Marchenko off of waivers, waive Frank Corrado

The Toronto Maple Leafs have claimed former Detroit Red Wings defenceman Alexey Marchenko and placed Frank Corrado on waivers as of Noon on Saturday. Marchenko,...

Game #49 Review: St. Louis Blues 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

On the heels of an ugly 6-3 defeat in Dallas, the Maple Leafs suffered a second consecutive blowout loss on Thursday night in St....

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. St. Louis Blues – Game #49 Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Maple Leafs (23-16-9, 16th in NHL) vs. St. Louis Blues (24-21-5, 20th in NHL) Puck drop: 9:00 p.m. EST Arena: Scottrade Center Watch: TSN4Game Day Notes - The Maple Leafs will have the...

Mike Babcock on Mitch Marner’s ROM honours: “We expect him to be an elite,...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after practice on Wednesday, touching on the blowout loss to Dallas, the firing of Ken Hitchcock in St. Louis,...

Toronto Maple Leafs hire Jacques Caron as a special assignment coach

Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reported today that the Toronto Maple Leafs recently hired former New Jersey Devils goaltending coach Jacques Caron in a special assignment...

Game #48 Review: Dallas Stars 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs returned from the All-Star break with a whimper, suffering through their worst first period in eight years en route to...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Dallas Stars – Game #48 Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Maple Leafs (23-15-9, 15th in NHL) vs. Dallas Stars (20-20-10, 23rd in NHL) Puck drop: 8:30 p.m. EST Arena: American Airlines Center Watch: Sportsnet OntarioGame Day Notes - Starting tonight in Dallas, the...

Leafs Chats: Taking stock at the All-Star Break

Leafs Chats is a roundtable discussion between Alec Brownscombe, Anthony Petrielli and Declan Kerin that will feature throughout the season at Maple Leafs Hot Stove.Anthony...

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