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Mitch Marner & Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Anthony Petrielli breaks down the Maple Leafs’ offseason moves and the question marks entering...

MLHS' Anthony Petrielli joined Sportsnet Today to discuss the Maple Leafs' offseason additions, whether the team is better than last season, and the challenges...
Nick Ritchie, new Toronto Maple Leaf

Nick Ritchie: “Being a Maple Leaf and playing in your home city is extra...

After signing with the Maple Leafs on a two-year deal, Nick Ritchie discussed the decision to come home to Toronto. How long has this been...
Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan, Toronto Maple Leafs

Reflections on the Maple Leafs’ first day of free agency w/ Justin Bourne –...

On the latest MLHS Podcast, Justin Bourne of Sportsnet joined Ian Tulloch and Anthony Petrielli to discuss the first day of unrestricted free agency...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Michael Bunting on his style of play: “When I am playing my best, I...

After signing a two-year contract, Michael Bunting discussed his decision to return home to play for his hometown Maple Leaf, his style of play,...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Kyle Dubas: “In signing David Kampf, it allows us to be more flexible… You...

On TSN Overdrive, GM Kyle Dubas discussed the departure of Nick Foligno, Frederik Andersen, and Zach Hyman, moving ahead with a goaltending tandem of...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas breaks down the signings of Petr Mrazek, Michael Bunting, and David Kampf,...

After the first day of unrestricted free agency, Kyle Dubas discussed the signings of Petr Mrazek, Michael Bunting, David Kampf, Kurtis Gabriel, Alex Biega,...
Alex Biega, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs add defensive depth with RD Alex Biega and LD Carl Dahlström

The Maple Leafs have made two depth additions on their blue line, signing RHD Alex Biega and LHD Carl Dahlström to matching one-year, two-way...
Mike Amadio, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs add center and right defense depth with additions of Brennan Mennell and...

The Maple Leafs have added some right-handed blue line depth via the trade route, acquiring 24-year-old right-shot defenseman Brennan Mennell from the Minnesota Wild...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas: “Once we see what the market bears as it continues to develop,...

After the conclusion of the 2021 NHL Draft, GM Kyle Dubas discussed the team's draft selections, the challenge of scouting players during the pandemic,...
Vyacheslav Peksa

Toronto Maple Leafs select Vyacheslav Peksa with the 185th overall selection in the 2021...

With the 185th overall selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected goaltender Vyacheslav Peksa of Irbis Kazan in the...
Ty Voit, Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick

Toronto Maple Leafs select Ty Voit with the 153rd overall selection in the 2021...

With the 153rd overall selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'9, 161-pound right winger Ty Voit of the...
Matthew Knies, Toronto Maple Leafs prospect

Toronto Maple Leafs select Matthew Knies with the 57th overall selection in the 2021...

With the 57th overall selection in the 2021 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 6'3, 210-pound left winger Matthew Knies of the...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas: “Everybody is going to roll their eyes when they hear this, but...

In an interview with the NHL Network from the Maple Leafs' draft war room, Kyle Dubas discussed the selection of Matthew Knies at 57th...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadies

Maple Leafs’ 2021-22 schedule released: Returning to the Atlantic Division for an 82-game regular...

Returning to the Atlantic Division for a regularly scheduled 82-game season, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2021-22 schedule has officially been released. The Leafs’ Atlantic Division...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Kyle Dubas: “We have to be able to really excel in the depth areas…...

GM Kyle Dubas joined TSN Overdrive to discuss the difficulty of potentially losing Zach Hyman, the viability of the team's top-heavy cap structure, its...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas: “For better or worse, I believe in this group… I believe that...

A day before the 2021 NHL Draft, Kyle Dubas discussed his abiding belief in the team's core players, the probable loss of Zach Hyman,...
Zach Hyman, Toronto Maple Leafs

Friedman: Maple Leafs, Oilers talking sign-and-trade agreement for Zach Hyman

Appearing on Sportsnet Central after the conclusion of the 2021 expansion draft, Elliotte Friedman provided a recap on the Leafs' expansion draft decisions and...
Kyle Dubas, Brendan Shanahan, Toronto Maple Leafs

Debating Kyle Dubas’ process in protecting Holl over McCann, defense handedness, ice time allocation,...

In Episode 23 of the MLHS Podcast, Anthony Petrielli and Ian Tulloch debate Kyle Dubas' decision to protect Justin Holl in the expansion draft,...

[Leafs Links] Toronto expecting to lose Alex Kerfoot in expansion draft, likelihood not strong...

The rumour mill is heating up just five days away from the expansion draft, a week away from the NHL entry draft, and 12...
Darcy Kuemper, Arizona Coyotes

Quick Hits: Zach Hyman given permission to speak to other NHL teams, Darcy Kuemper...

A report from Darren Dreger suggests Zach Hyman has been given permission to speak to other NHL teams, while a report from Frank Seravalli...

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