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Editor In Leaf Sep 22, 2020

Toronto Maple Leafs: Auston Matthews Finishes 2nd in Lady Byng Voting

The NHL announced it’s 2019-20 awards yesterday and unfortunately no player on the Toronto Maple Leafs won anything. Despite having some of the most expensive contracts in the NHL, the Toronto Maple Leafs did not win any individual awards. As players like Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander age, expect their names to come […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Auston Matthews Finishes 2nd in Lady Byng Voting - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 21, 2020
No one wants a John Tavares style contract this season

No one wants a John Tavares style contract this season

Photo by Claus Andersen/ The rich teams win by giving big signing bonuses concept is about to meet a whole new contract reality. For the last couple of offseasons, an easy story heading into July 1 was to goggle at how much the Leafs were going to pay out in signing bonuses. The Leafs flexed their rich-team muscles by signing John Tavares, Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander to contracts with huge signing bonuses and very low base salaries in every year of the deal. Those deals were all front-loaded as well, so that the player would have a high percentage of the total...
The Hockey Writers Sep 17, 2020

7 Cool Things About Auston Matthews

The Toronto Maple Leafs have their 22-year-old center and cornerstone Auston Matthews locked in for four more years on a five-year, signing bonus-laden contract for $58.17 million that comes with an average annual cap hit of $11.634 million. Being the second-highest paid NHL player, behind his teammate Mitch Marner and tied with teammate John Tavares, […] The post 7 Cool Things About Auston Matthews appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Editor In Leaf Sep 5, 2020

Toronto Maple Leafs: How Matthews Stacks Up Against Former 1st Overall Picks

After being drafted first overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews wasted no time making his mark. He scored 40 in his rookie year and continues to elevate his play. As the 2016 NHL Entry Draft started to come into focus, it was clear that Auston Matthews was undoubtedly going to be chosen with […] Toronto Maple Leafs: How Matthews Stacks Up Against Former 1st Overall Picks - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 1, 2020
Maple Leafs hire Sam Kim as video and coaching coordinator

Maple Leafs hire Sam Kim as video and coaching coordinator

TORONTO, ON - MARCH 10: General view of Scotiabank Arena as Tampa Bay Lightning Center Brayden Point (21) and Toronto Maple Leafs Center Auston Matthews (34) get ready for the opening face-off before the NHL regular season game between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 10, 2020, at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, ON, Canada. | Photo by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via Jordan Bean also moved into video and stats role. The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that they have hired Samuel Kim to be their new video and coaching coordinator. Meanwhile, Jordan Bean has...
Pension Plan Puppets Aug 31, 2020
The Case for (and against) trading Frederik Andersen

The Case for (and against) trading Frederik Andersen

Photo by Andre Ringuette/Freestyle Photo/ Someday Andersen will move on from the Leafs. Should that be now? Just after the Leafs were eliminated by Columbus, Chris Johnston wrote a column where he said the Leafs were likely to trade one of the core, and he meant someone below Auston Matthews and above Kasperi Kapanen on the depth chart. Or maybe on the list of cap hits is a better descriptor. I made a poll of the players he named, and you responded this way: I was very struck then by how low everyone rated the idea of trading Frederik Andersen, and yet to me, out of all...

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