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LOU LAMORIELLO RUMORS

Matthews bonus-laden contract proves Lamoriello is flexible, but firm

To hear Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello tell it, Auston Matthews was always going to get signed, always going to get the bonuses that were coming to him. Nothing to see here, folks. Move along. Yes, it took a little longer than usual, but an entry-level contract with Matthews was announced Tuesday, 27 days after he was selected first overall. There had been an enormous amount...
Via The Hockey News
3 days ago

Ex-Devils GM Lou Lamoriello won't act 'New Jersey way' with Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello, former GM of the Devils, said he won't act the "New Jersey way" while negotiating with top picks. The Toronto Maples Leafs and Auston Matthews, the first overall pick of the 2016 NHL Draft reached an entry-level deal Thursday, where Matthews will receive the max salary and bonuses allowed under...
Via NJ.com
3 days ago

Toronto Maple Leafs looking to upgrade everywhere, including in goal

Toronto Maple Leafs general manager Lou Lamoriello is keen on improving his squad. The 63-year-old talked with ESPN.com’s Pierre LeBrun, where he was asked about improving the Leafs’ mediocre goaltending. While Lamoriello responded with a standard, “everything can be upgraded” answer, he mentioned that he’s not going to rush making a move, but that everything, goaltending...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Why Toronto winning the first pick in the NHL draft is so important

As the NHL playoffs move through the second round, the absence of the seven Canadian teams has been palpable. Sure, it’s exciting to watch Ovi and Sid the Kid square off against each other, and seeing John Tavares carry the New York Islanders to their first playoff series victory in 23 years was nothing short of astounding. But, in the background, there are 14 general managers...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello hopes the Leafs never get the first pick again

The Toronto Maple Leafs got the best news in a long time when it was revealed they won the draft lottery and will select first overall in the upcoming NHL draft. The pick means the Leafs will likely get franchise player Auston Matthews and start on an upward trend in their rebuild. While getting the first pick was a franchise-changing event, Toronto general manager Lou Lamoriello...
Via Puck Drunk Love
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Lamoriello on Maple Leafs defence, Kadri, and finishing last

Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello spoke about the Maple Leafs finishing last in the league, what he sees in the current roster, and how he plans on moving forward.
Via SportsNetCanada
April 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello joins Leafs, but success far from guaranteed

By John Coppinger Lou Lamoriello sent shockwaves throughout the hockey world on Thursday when it was announced that he had resigned from the cushy confines of New Jersey with the Devils as their president to become the general manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs. If there was ever a move that went against everything you thought you knew about hockey, this was it. The Maple Leafs...
Via Puck Drunk Love
July 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello Leaves Devils, Joins Maple Leafs As General Manager

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs have hired longtime NHL executive Lou Lamoriello as general manager. Lamoriello resigned as New Jersey Devils president to take the job. Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan said Thursday he wanted NHL experience, and he got almost three decades of it in Lamoriello. The 72-year-old Lamoriello stepped down as Devils general manager this summer...
Via NESN.com
July 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lou Lamoriello will likely remain GM of the Devils

The New Jersey Devils appear to be well on their way to missing the playoffs this season. Barring some sort of late miracle push, the Devils will miss the playoffs for the third consecutive seasons and for the fourth time in five seasons. Normally a stretch of poor play results in changes in the front office, but the Devils appear to be content with GM Lou Lamoriello running the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New Jersey Devils trade deadline recap

New Jersey Devils trade deadline recapIt was not the trade deadline that many New Jersey Devils fans had hoped for, but it was a typical deadline day for General Manager Lou Lamoriello. The Devils did not acquire the top tier scoring forward that they needed to bolster their offense, but they did make a deal that provides depth to the team’s group of forwards.  They traded with...
Via isportsweb.com
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss
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