I noted in my post yesterday that, for the first time since early October, the Toronto Maple Leafs roster seems to be set for the upcoming season. Actually, from my perspective, it’s a pretty solid lineup.
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Notes, I’ll report on the signing of Maple Leafs defenseman Travis Dermott. I’ll also report how the team’s recent signee and current KHL defenseman Mikko Lehtonen is doing this season.
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I’ll share recent insight about the Ilya Mikheyev contract signing. I’ll also share thoughts from an interview yesterday with Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas who spoke about some of his team’s problems he was trying to overcome by signing the specific players he did this offseason.
The Toronto Maple Leafs took care of one of their final pieces of necessary business on Friday when general manager Kyle Dubas got restricted free agent defenseman Travis Dermott inked to a one-year contract extension.
A lot was said about the Toronto Maple Leafs and Joe Thornton before and after Thornton became a member of the team. One of the big questions worth asking now that he’s here is how he changes the roles for players the organization has relied upon.
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I’ll look at the Maple Leafs final player to be signed – Travis Dermott. I’ll also share some insights TSN’s Frank Seravalli outlined for how the team might use their unique player situation to manipulate the salary cap.
Apparently, the Toronto Maple Leafs owe recently-signed Ilya Mikheyev a thank you. As per a report by Luke Fox of Sportsnet, Mikheyev’s agent Dan Milstein says that the recent contract his client signed, one that will see the Maple Leafs pay Mikheyev $1.645 million over the next two seasons, was done to help the team.
All the prospects are playing. This is the first European Report post-draft and with all the players’ seasons actually underway. There are some leagues in Europe that have been delayed — the DEL, for example, isn’t willing to begin without fans.
In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & Rumors, I’ll share news about the settling of the team’s final 2020-21 season’s roster. I’ll also share Joe Thornton’s insights about the Maple Leafs’ goalie situation, and I’ll offer some projections about what the 2020-21 team’s depth chart might look like.