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This is your guide to the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2012 off-season, jam-packed with news, rumours, opinions, previews, recaps and more…
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Sunday that they have cut 14 players from the team’s training camp roster.
Some people are considering this years’ defence group to be the best in recent history for the Toronto Maple Leafs. It is young, big, and powerful, yet much of it is still developing
On Monday, the Florida Panthers acquired the negotiating rights of soon-to-be unrestricted free agent Tomas Kopecky from the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for a conditional draft pick. By Wednesday, the Panthers had signed Kopecky to a four-year, $12 million deal paying the left-winger $3 million annually after his career year of 15 goals and 42 points (with a -13!) in 2010-11 with Chicago. Don’t laugh just yet—it gets better.
Late Wednesday night, the rights of Steve Montador, another upcoming UFA, were traded to Chicago from the Buffalo Sabres in exchange for a 2012 seventh round draft pick. What kind of a bizarro world have we entered where Montador is actually a hot commodity prior to free agency frenzy that comes on July 1?