Maple Leafs’ Free Agent Targets

The 2017 NHL Draft has come and gone, which means the next stop on the NHL calendar is free agency. Now the Toronto Maple Leafs are in “win now” mode while Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and William Nylander are still on their entry-level deals. That gives the Leafs two years in the cases of Matthews and Marner. After that, the Leafs’ cap situation will get a little more interesting...
Via The Hockey Writers
19 hours ago

Timothy Liljegren – Maple Leafs Draft Steal at 17th Overall

The Toronto Maple Leafs couldn’t believe that Timothy Liljegren fell to 17th overall in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft. Last season, the Swedish defenseman was projected to be a top-5 selection, however, he came down with mononucleosis midway through the season. Once his health improved, he decided to return to the lineup. Liljegren thinks he may have returned too soon, which ultimately...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

The Leafs get bigger on second day of NHL draft

We break down the six selections the Maple Leafs made Saturday.
Via Toronto Star
3 days ago

WATCH: Lamoriello happy to add size and strength with draft

Lou Lamoriello takes questions from the media after the completion of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.
Via SportsNetCanada
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Matthews on PTS: NHL has opportunity with Golden Knight’s

Auston Matthews joined PTS to discuss his first experience at the NHL Awards Show, his opinion on hockey in Arizona and Las Vegas, and what head coach Mike Babcock asked him to work on this off season.
Via SportsNetCanada
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs Lose Leipsic in Expansion Draft

The 2017 NHL Expansion Draft is finally over and each team comes away with one less player. For teams like the Nashville Predators and the Pittsburgh Penguins, they lost a key part of their lineup in James Neal and Marc-Andre Fleury. Other teams had to trade draft picks to the Vegas Golden Knights so that they could sway Vegas’ choice. The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of the few...
Via The Hockey Writers
4 days ago

Maple Leafs draft night crystal ball gazing

Five names to watch for when Leafs pick 17th on Friday night in Chicago.
Via Toronto Star
5 days ago

WATCH: Maple Leafs’ Matthews wins Calder Trophy

Watch as Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews wins the Calder Trophy.
Via SportsNetCanada
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Bieber defends himself for supporting so many different sports teams

Justin Bieber has long been mocked by some for having the appearance of a bandwagon sports fan and now he’s responding.Over the past several years, the famous singer has worn jerseys or other sports gear showing his support for some teams. Recently, he has donned Cleveland Cavaliers and Pittsburgh Penguins gear, showing support for teams that reached the NBA and NHL finals this...
Via Larry Brown Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Bleached-hair Justin Bieber seen at Capitals-Leafs playoff game

The Maple Leafs ran into a force that was too strong to overcome during Game 6 of their Western Conference series with the Capitals.It was none other than Justin Bieber.Bieber was shown on TV during the game, and was seen rocking bleached hair.Here he is with his first beer, ever. Or so it looked. In case you’re wondering why the Caps emerged with a 2-1 victory in the game and...
Via The Sports Daily
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

New NHL record set as 18 first round games require overtime

The 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs have already been a wild ride and things are just getting started. If you haven’t been closely following all of the action, you may only know that some of the biggest teams have already been eliminated (Chicago Blackhawks, Minnesota Wild) and that a couple series ended in a hurry as there were two sweeps and two series which only needed five games...
Via The Comeback
April 23, 2017  |  Discuss

Mike Babcock has bold quote after Game 5 defeat

The Toronto Maple Leafs are facing elimination in their NHL Playoff first-round series against the Washington Capitals, but coach Mike Babcock is convinced his squad isn’t done just yet.The Maple Leafs lost to the Washington Capitals 2-1 in overtime at the Verizon Center Friday, which sends them back to Toronto’s Air Canada Centre for a do-or-die Game 6 on Sunday. Babcock made...
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 22, 2017  |  Discuss

Kevin Shattenkirk says the Capitals are getting too horny against the Maple Leafs

What is it about hockey that makes it so loaded with sexual innuendo? If you haven’t checked out the #HockeyPorn hashtag on Twitter (it’s safe for work unless you’re offended by lots of plays on words), you’ll see it’s loaded with references from broadcasters, coaches and even players which transform hockey commentary into something a bit dirtier.Kevin Shattenkirk’s recent...
Via The Comeback
April 19, 2017  |  Discuss

Capitals’ Braden Holtby successfully poke checks Leafs’ Mitch Marner at blue line on breakaway

Facing talented Maple Leafs rookie Mitch Marner on a breakaway, Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby attempted one of the riskiest plays in hockey: a sprawling poke check at the blue line. Toronto caught the Capitals on their feet when Marner and Brian Boyle exited the penalty box after a 5-on-3 power play. A quick, smart outlet pass from defenseman Nikita Zaitsev sprung...
Via The Comeback
April 17, 2017  |  Discuss

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