July 31st, 2015 In Maple Leafs Goaltending, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

On Wednesday the Toronto Maple Leafs asked an arbitrator to award Jonathan Bernier the absolute minimum amount money they possibly could (85% of his salary the previous season, coming out to $2.89 million). In return Bernier asked for $5.1 million. The difference is substantial, to say the least. The question then is how much is Bernier...

July 29th, 2015 In Maple Leafs Management, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

If I were newly-minted Leaf GM Lou Lamoriello, I would seriously consider pursuing Steven Stamkos when and if he becomes an unrestricted free agent (UFA) on July 1, 2016. Speculations on the Stamkos Home Coming Have Been Heating Up for Quite Some Time: To this date, we have already seen waves of debates surrounding three major issues pertaining...

July 28th, 2015 In Maple Leafs Prospects, Toronto Maple Leafs, Uncategorized 0 comments

A couple weeks back I updated my list of the Leafs top five prospects (you can read it here) and it was crazy how much interaction it prompted between myself and the people who read it. Between the comments section here, Twitter and Facebook, none of my other articles have ever inspired so much conversation. So, taking the reasoning from many...

July 28th, 2015 In Buffalo Sabres, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

It was a season of heartbreak and tough times for a couple of Atlantic division teams. The Toronto Maple Leafs and Buffalo Sabres, who have been regular rivals for years, fell on tough times this past season. Whether it was prolonged losing streaks, the trading of key players or, in the Leafs case, numerous controversies, seemingly nothing went...

July 28th, 2015 In Maple Leafs Prospects, Maple Leafs Transactions, News, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed 2015 Draft Pick (4th overall) Mitch Marner to a three-year, entry-level deal, the team announced on Tuesday. The deal carries an AAV of 925,000 with signing bonuses. Elliotte Friedman notes that the contract comes with "Level A" bonuses and that the use of those bonuses runs contrary to new GM Lou...

July 27th, 2015 In Philadelphia Flyers, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

If I've learned anything in the last few weeks, it's that there is an incredible and surprising appetite for Leafs news in the middle of the summer. Were the Leafs a good team, this wouldn't be so shocking, but the Leafs have had one Playoff appearance in the last ten years. For most teams, this would be a disaster and drastic moves would be...

July 25th, 2015 In Maple Leafs Goaltending, Maple Leafs History, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

If there is one National Hockey League team whose goaltending tandem for 1965-66 is etched in stone, it's the Toronto Maple Leafs.  At least that is the case after the NHL's June meetings, but leading up to the league's annual conclave, there was heavy speculation that Toronto would shed one of its two veteran goalkeepers. Most every hockey...

July 23rd, 2015 In Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals 0 comments

Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan has had a busy offseason so far. His team has acquired the talented T.J. Oshie in a trade deal with the St. Louis Blues involving Troy Brouwer and also picked up Justin Williams during free agency. But, the rumor mill currently states that MacLellan isn’t done yet. According to some, the...

July 23rd, 2015 In Maple Leafs Management, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Well that came out of nowhere. After weeks of hearing names like Sean Burke, Mike Futa and many others, it is Lou Lamoriello that is the new General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. So what does this do for the Leafs? Lamoriello instantly brings more experience to the Maple Leafs front office. How much experience you ask? Well, he was...

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