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Kevin Papetti covers the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies, and the NHL Draft. He's been writing at MLHS since November of 2018 and is known for his prospect profiles, weekly features, and analysis pieces. You can contact him at papettikevin@gmail.com or find him on Twitter at @KPapetti.
Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Season Preview: A position-by-position breakdown of the 2022-23 Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs kick off their season this Wednesday against the Montreal Canadiens, and while John Tavares and Timothy Liljegren are expected to...
Justin Holl, Toronto Maple Leafs

With more moves still likely, how will the Maple Leafs complete their offseason?

The bulk of the NHL offseason is now over, but the Toronto Maple Leafs still have at least one more trade to complete. The team...
Victor Mete - Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs sign defenseman Victor Mete to one-year, $750k contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed free agent defenseman Victor Mete reports Luke Fox of Sportsnet. The Twitter account @RinkRatReport was first with the news: Per...
Ilya Samsonov, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs sign goaltender Ilya Samsonov for one year, $1.8 million

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 25-year old goaltender Ilya Samsonov to a one-year, $1.8 million contract according to Frank Seravalli of Daily Faceoff....
Matt Murray, Maple Leafs trade target

As trade talks intensify with Ottawa, does Matt Murray make sense for the Maple...

There's a good chance that Matt Murray plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. With the Ottawa Senators planning to go forward with a...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas Golden Knights

2022 NHL Offseason Preview: Breaking down the needs of each team in the Western...

With the 2022 NHL offseason officially underway, it seems like we could see a flurry of activity any day now.  This article will preview what...
Kyle Dubas, Maple Leafs

2022 NHL Offseason Preview: Breaking down the needs of each team in the Eastern...

The 2022 NHL Offseason has officially begun, with a couple of big names already on the move in Kevin Fiala and Ryan McDonagh. This article...
Anthony Stolarz, Anaheim Ducks

Exploring the Maple Leafs’ trade options in net: John Gibson, Semyon Varlamov, Antti Raanta,...

There is no doubt that the Toronto Maple Leafs are calling other teams about their goaltenders right now. Jack Campbell is about to hit the...
Darcy Kuemper, Colorado Avalanche

Exploring the Maple Leafs’ free agent goaltending options: Darcy Kuemper, Marc-Andre Fleury, Ville Husso...

The Maple Leafs are once again bound to add a goalie this offseason, whether through free agency or trade. After signing Petr Mrazek to a...
Mark Giordano, Timothy Liljegren, Toronto Maple Leafs

Mark Giordano re-signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs for a hometown discount: two years,...

Mark Giordano deserves a thunderous ovation from Leafs fans on opening night next season. The 38-year-old defenseman just took a massive hometown discount to return...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

The Leafs-Lightning playoff series through four games: What’s gone well, what hasn’t, and the...

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning will now play a best-of-three series to determine which team moves on to the second round. As...
Morgan RIelly, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Erik Källgren bounces back, Alex Kerfoot plays shootout hero as Maple...

No Tavares, no Liljegren, no Campbell, no Muzzin, no Bunting, no Kase, and no Sandin? No problem (sort of). The Leafs staged a two-goal comeback...
Colin Blackwell, Toronto Maple Leafs

Official trade details: Maple Leafs acquire winger Colin Blackwell, trade two seconds and a...

The official trade details are now known on the Maple Leafs' acquisition of Mark Giordano: They will also add winger Colin Blackwell to the...
Conor Garland, Vancouver Canucks

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Conor Garland

Conor Garland has always been incredibly underrated. He's listed at 5'10", which may be generous, but all he's ever done is produce. Given that he's...
Mark Giordano, Seattle Kraken

A comprehensive list of 2022 trade deadline targets for the Maple Leafs

At any NHL trade deadline, playoff teams tend to trade with non-playoff teams, and while we do see the odd exception, it's a safe...
Anton Forsberg, Ottawa Senators

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Anton Forsberg

The Maple Leafs may be in the market for a goaltender over the next two weeks. Jack Campbell, who has an .883 save percentage since...

Why the Maple Leafs may need more than just a defenseman

After losing to Buffalo and Vancouver this week by a combined score of 11-5, one thing is clear: The Maple Leafs have some serious...
Carson Soucy, Toronto Maple Leafs trade target

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Carson Soucy

My last article took a look at Jakob Chychrun of the Arizona Coyotes as a possible Leafs trade target. Chychrun is a great player on...
Jakob Chychrun, Toronto Maple Leafs trade target

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Jakob Chychrun

Jakob Chychrun is set to become the most valuable player traded at this year's deadline. The 23-year old is signed for the next three and...
Ryan Dzingel, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs acquire Ilya Lyubushkin and Ryan Dzingel from Arizona in exchange for...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin and forward Ryan Dzingel from the Arizona Coyotes. Nick Ritchie is headed to Arizona along...

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