August 22nd, 2016 In News, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Unrestricted free agent Brandon Prust has signed a professional tryout (PTO) contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs, general manager Lou Lamoriello said on Monday. Lamoriello confirmed the news during an interview on Sportsnet 590's Prime Time Sports radio show. Lamoriello confirms to #PTS that Brandon Prust has been signed to a PTO with the...

August 22nd, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Over the past week, there have been some interesting bits of news coming from the Toronto Maple Leafs. In the midst of a full-scale rebuild, the Maple Leafs know that upgrading their front office and the coaching staff is essential if they want to succeed in the NHL today. In this edition of Maple Leafs News, we'll discuss two recent hirings...

August 22nd, 2016 In Maple Leafs Management, News, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The Toronto Maple Leafs named Mark Hunter assistant general manager on Monday. "Mark's new title is essentially a formality as these are duties he's already been performing," said Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello. “Brendan and I have been discussing this change of title since last season – as it’s a more appropriate recognition of...

August 21st, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Maple Leafs History, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

From time to time The Hockey Writers' editors look back on old articles that generated some buzz. As we head towards a new NHL season and the introduction of the newest Toronto Maple Leaf Auston Matthews, we re-publish this great piece by Andrew Forbes recounting the best centres in Leafs history. - originally published on Aug. 31,...

August 21st, 2016 In International Hockey, News, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The group stage of the Champions Hockey League opened up Tuesday, and there is already a candidate for blooper of the year that might be tough to top. 2016 Toronto Maple Leafs draft pick Carl Grundstrom, playing for the defending CHL champion Frolunda Gothenburg Indians, missed a gaping open net in Friday's game. With Frolunda up 2-1 over...

August 17th, 2016 In Editor's Choice, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

What do the Carolina Hurricanes, Edmonton Oilers, Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators, St. Louis Blues, Winnipeg Jets and Toronto Maple Leafs all have in common? If you guessed a vacant captaincy, you were right on the money. The Maple Leafs haven't had a captain since they traded defenseman Dion Phaneuf to the division-rival Ottawa Senators...

August 15th, 2016 In Free Agents, News, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Every team is looking for a competitive edge to lure Jimmy Vesey to their franchise. In the case of the Toronto Maple Leafs, their biggest advantage seems to be the fact that both Vesey's father and brother are already affiliated with the Leafs. Another edge that Toronto holds, however, is 2016 1st overall draft pick, Auston...

August 15th, 2016 In Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

Being mid-August, there isn't much big time hockey news going on. That being said, there is always something happening with the Toronto Maple Leafs and their players or staff. This edition of Maple Leafs News will focus on Morgan Rielly and Auston Matthews as they prepare for the World Cup of Hockey and on the looming decision of Jimmy Vesey and...

August 15th, 2016 In Maple Leafs Prospects, Top Stories, Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

A Google search on Mitch Marner tells us he’s one of the Toronto Maple Leafs most talked about assets. Among the sea of conversations regarding where he's going to be playing in September, there’s some pretty convincing evidence he'll be playing with the Leafs. At the 2016 National Junior Evaluation Camp (NJEC) in Plymouth, Michigan last...

August 12th, 2016 In Toronto Maple Leafs 0 comments

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be celebrating a huge milestone for the 2016-17 season. It's the club's 100th campaign, and the organization has a ton of plans, both on and off the ice. The Maple Leafs will be hosting the 2016 Centennial Classic, an outdoor game that will take place Jan. 1 at BMO Field. The Leafs will host the rival Detroit Red...

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