Interviews

Interviews

Maple Leafs Hot Stove's renowned, exclusive interviews with front office staff provide Leaf insight you won't find anywhere else. From the GM, to the Director of Scouting, to the Goalie Coach—MLHS has the in-depth analysis no other media outlet offers.

Mike Babcock: “We have way more than I expected… we’re further ahead than I...

Mike Babcock joined The Andrew Walker Show to talk about the end of his first season in Toronto, reflections on the year, the youth,...

Mike Babcock: “The core of our group now is 26 and under”

Mike Babcock joined TSN Overdrive to discuss the end of the season, the youth, managing expectations for next year, Nazem Kadri, and Jonathan Bernier....
Kasimir Kaskisuo

Kasimir Kaskisuo Profile: A Q&A with Justin Goldman of The Goalie Guild

Maple Leafs Hot Stove caught up with Justin Goldman -- Founder and President of The Goalie Guild, Director of Goalie Development at the CAHA, and...
Lou Lamoriello

Lou Lamoriello on TSN1050: “It is a good draft year”

Lou Lamoriello joined Jim Tatti on TSN1050 before the game against the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Full transcript below.I think Leafs fans want...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas on player development, Tobias Lindberg, Frederik Gauthier

Toronto Marlies GM Kyle Dubas joined the Dean Blundell and Co show to discuss the recent call ups to the Leafs, potential recalls during the rest...

Lou Lamoriello on Dion Phaneuf trade: “If this was going to happen, it had...

Lou Lamoriello joined Prime Time Sports moments ago to discuss the Dion Phaneuf trade. Transcription below.Both you and your head coach had praise for Dion...

Brendan Shanahan on PTS: “I’m really pleased with Nazem Kadri so far”

Brendan Shanahan stopped by Prime Time Sports to discuss the Leafs' logo change, Nazem Kadri's progress since his team-issued suspension a year ago, the conundrum...

Lou Lamoriello on TSN Drive: “I admire Mark Hunter”

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello joined TSN Drive to discuss the All-Star Game, the return of William Nylander to the Marlies lineup, trade...

Toronto Maple Leafs’ GM, Lou Lamoriello, on PTS: “The foundation has been laid”

Toronto Maple Leafs' General Manager, Lou Lamoriello, was on Prime Time Sports talking about the team and the progress of the rebuild.How have the first...

Mike Babcock: “We’re going to have a model franchise”

Mike Babcock appeared on Hockey Central at Noon on Thursday to discuss the Leafs the halfway point, the goaltending situation, whether Morgan Rielly can become a...

Mike Babcock: “If you’ve been a Leafs fan a long time, you’ve got to...

Mike Babcock joined Leafs Lunch Thursday afternoon to discuss the first half of the Leafs' season, the progress of their young players, the importance...

Kyle Dubas: “Everything with William Nylander right now is just placed on hold”

Kyle Dubas joined Leafs Lunch on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the status of William Nylander, Kasperi Kapanen's World Junior golden goal, Josh Leivo's call...

Kyle Dubas on Mike Babcock: “I think it’s a matter of time before he...

Toronto Marlies GM and Toronto Maple Leafs assistant GM, Kyle Dubas, stopped by the Dean Blundell & Co Show to discuss the World Juniors...
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Sheldon Keefe on William Nylander: “He’s among the scoring leaders, among much older, more...

Head coach Sheldon Keefe stopped by the Bryan Hayes Show yesterday as his Toronto Marlies prepared for a Wednesday night game in Rochester. Bryan Hayes: When...

Brendan Shanahan: “I’ve been proud of this team”

We know last season was a really tough one for the Maple Leafs. And yet, in the win-loss column this year, this one has...
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Lou Lamoriello on Friisdahl hire, Rich Clune signing, Jeremy Bracco joining Kitchener, more

Lou, I want to ask you about the new chief executive officer there at MLSE; the President that was hired earlier today. Michael Friisdahl...
Kyle Dubas

Kyle Dubas Interview with Norman James – Transcript

Norman James: We know the impact on the city, the province, the country, internationally. What do you think this sort of success from...

Mike Babcock’s sit down with Darren Dreger – Transcript

Mike Babcock sat down with TSN's Darren Dreger for an in-depth interview in advance of his first regular season game in Toronto. For the full...
Pierre Lebrun

Pierre Lebrun on Mike Babcock: “I think he’s leaving”

Pierre Lebrun weighed in on the Mike Babcock situation today on Leafs Lunch. Latest update: I’ve talked to Mike Babcock in the last hour here. Mike...

A Quick Morgan Rielly Interview

Passing along a quick conversation with Morgan Rielly from later on this past season: On your personal development: This was your sophomore season; a bit...