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Kyle Dubas: Morgan Rielly volunteered to move to PP #2 to help Tyson Barrie...

In today's Leafs Links, General Manager Kyle Dubas shines light on the decision to move Morgan Rielly to the second power-play unit last season...

[Leafs Links] Brendan Shanahan on his views on hitting and fighting in hockey: “How...

In today's Leafs Links, Brendan Shanahan discusses his views on hitting and fighting, Darryl Belfry shares an anecdote about John Tavares changing his approach...
Michael Hutchinson of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Michael Hutchinson signs with the Toronto Maple Leafs: two years, $725k AAV

With the likelihood of a condensed 2020-21 season on the horizon, the Toronto Maple Leafs have further shored up their goalie depth this offseason. Today,...
Zach Bogosian, new Toronto Maple Leaf

[Leafs Links] Dreger: Zach Bogosian took less to play for the Leafs; NHL 2020-21...

In today's links, Travis Dermott discusses the heightened competition level on the blue line in training camp, his preference for playing the right side,...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas on the Leafs’ offseason moves: “We wanted to add guys to the...

Toronto Maple Leafs General Manager Kyle Dubas joined NHL Tonight this week to discuss the addition of Joe Thornton, the team's cluttered depth chart,...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Kyle Dubas on the addition of Joe Thornton: “We have guys that can really...

In his media address on Sunday, General Manager Kyle Dubas discussed the addition of Joe Thornton to the roster, his current cap situation, whether...
Joe Thornton of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Joe Thornton on joining the Leafs: “Having a chance to win the Stanley Cup...

Joe Thornton addressed the media on Sunday to discuss joining the Toronto Maple Leafs at age 41 to pursue a Stanley Cup. What was the...
Joe Thornton, Toronto Maple Leafs

[Leafs Links] Friedman: The Joe Thornton recruitment effort is on for the Leafs; LeBrun:...

In today's Leafs Links, the insiders provide the latest on the Maple Leafs' active pursuit of 41-year-old center Joe Thornton and the other offseason...
Wayne Simmonds now Toronto Maple Leaf

Wayne Simmonds Leafs’ jersey number revealed

New Leaf Wayne Simmonds' new number has been revealed via Real Sports' jersey catalog: He'll be taking over #24 from the recently departed Kasperi...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Kyle Dubas addresses the TJ Brodie signing: “He fits the needs we have on...

Kyle Dubas addressed the media after completing his second UFA signing of the day -- TJ Brodie at 4x$5 million -- to discuss his...
New Toronto Maple Leaf Wayne Simmonds

Wayne Simmonds signs a one-year, $1.5 million contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs

Linked to the Maple Leafs in the rumour mill for the majority of his NHL career, 32-year-old Scarborough native Wayne Simmonds is coming home...
Wayne Simmonds linked to Toronto Maple Leafs

Wayne Simmonds on joining the Leafs: “I can play the game, but at the...

Wayne Simmonds met the media via Zoom on Friday afternoon,  discussing his decision to come home and sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs on...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Key Takeaways: Kyle Dubas addresses 2020 draft picks & plans for free agency

In his media address after the conclusion of the 2020 NHL Draft, General Manager Kyle Dubas discussed his decision not to qualify Frederik Gauthier...
Ryan Tverberg, Toronto Maple Leafs seventh-round pick

Toronto Maple Leafs select Ryan Tverberg with the 213th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 213th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'11, 174-pound Canadian centerman Ryan Tverberg of the...
Wyatt Schingoethe, Toronto Maple Leafs seventh-round pick

Toronto Maple Leafs select Wyatt Schingoethe with the 195th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 195th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'11, 201-pound American center Wyatt Schingoethe of the Waterloo...
John Fusco, Toronto Maple Leafs seventh-round pick

Toronto Maple Leafs select John Fusco with the 189th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 189th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'11, 181-pound American right-shot defenseman John Fusco out...
Joe Miller, Toronto Maple Leafs seventh-round pick

Toronto Maple Leafs select Joe Miller with the 180th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 180th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'9, 146-pound American forward Joe Miller out of...
Axel Rindell, Toronto Maple Leafs' sixth round draft choice

Toronto Maple Leafs select Axel Rindell with the 177th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 177th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 20-year old Finnish right-shot defenseman Axel Rindell of...
Veeti Miettinen, Toronto Maple Leafs' sixth round draft choice

Toronto Maple Leafs select Veeti Miettinen with the 168th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 168th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'9, 159-pound Finnish right winger Veeti Miettinen of...
Dmitriy Ovchinnikov, Toronto Maple Leafs' fifth round draft choice

Toronto Maple Leafs select Dmitriy Ovchinnikov with the 137th overall selection in the 2020...

With the 137th overall selection in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 5'11, 183-pound left-shot forward Dmitriy Ovchinnikov of Sibir...

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