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Editor In Leaf May 20, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Reflecting on Pending Free Agents

Three Toronto Maple Leafs are going to lose some players July 1st. Tyler Bozak, Leo Komarov and James Van Riemsdyk will most likely become free agents this summer due to salary cap reasons, and internal competition making them unnecessary. During their tenure in Toronto, they have been fan favourites. The Leafs are  Bozak and Komarov’s only […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Reflecting on Pending Free Agents - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Last Word on Hockey May 12, 2018
The Toronto Maple Leafs May Not Want A New Jake Gardiner Contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs May Not Want A New Jake Gardiner Contract

There are options available to the Toronto Maple Leafs when they consider a new Jake Gardiner contract. They could offer him a long-term deal. They could try to convince him to take a cheaper deal, selling the idea that they can contend for a Stanley Cup. Or they could just move on. Moving on could mean waiting for his contract to expire like they did James van Riemsdyk and Tyler Bozak. It could mean trading him at some point this season. A New Jake Gardiner Contract Could Hurt The Toronto Maple Leafs There's no doubt that Gardiner is a good defenseman. Sure he put in a real stinker in Game...
Pension Plan Puppets May 1, 2018
Tuesday’s FTB: We all know who the Leafs’ next GM will be

Tuesday’s FTB: We all know who the Leafs’ next GM will be

His name rhymes with Mile Schnubas. As soon as the playoffs ended for the Leafs, the debates as far as the outlook of the roster heated up. Is there a chance that one of Leo Komarov, Tyler Bozak, or James van Riemsdyk, are brought back for next season? Do the Leafs decide to move on from Jake Gardiner? Was this the end of the Roman Polak-Mike Babcock legendary companionship? However, yesterday’s news put a new ticket into the universe as far as who will be the team’s next general manager. In case you’re living under a rock, or put down your phone for the entirety of the day, Lou...
The Hockey Writers Apr 30, 2018

Should Oilers Go for James van Riemsdyk?

Over the course of May and June, we’ll be taking a look at some of the names out there on the trade and free agent market. The idea will be to examine their potential with the Edmonton Oilers, how they might help, where it might cause concern and if each player is worth a closer […] The post Should Oilers Go for James van Riemsdyk? appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Toronto Sun Apr 27, 2018

‘Definitely a weird feeling’: Van Riemsdyk, Bozak likely done with Leafs

TORONTO — James van Riemsdyk and Tyler Bozak wore black baseball caps Friday, as if mourning their last day as Maple Leafs. The unrestricted free agents have a combined 1,000-plus games for the franchise, yet van Riemsdyk is all but gone — due a raise that would upset the salary structure soon to be in […]
Sportsnet.ca Apr 27, 2018
Off-season changes could see multiple Leafs leave as free agents

Off-season changes could see multiple Leafs leave as free agents

James van Riemsdyk has seen both ends of the spectrum during his time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. That’s why it would so difficult to say goodbye now that the Leafs are at their best since he arrived – and seemingly only getting better. The post Off-season changes could see multiple Leafs leave as free agents appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Star Apr 27, 2018
Van Riemsdyk knows he’s likely done as a Leaf: ‘It’s a weird feeling’

Van Riemsdyk knows he’s likely done as a Leaf: ‘It’s a weird feeling’

Team’s top goal scorer heads into off-season as an unrestricted free agent.
Toronto Star Apr 23, 2018
Van Riemsdyk knows his days in Toronto likely numbered

Van Riemsdyk knows his days in Toronto likely numbered

‘There will be a proper time to reflect on it. This isn’t it,’ says winger who becomes free agent July 1.
Last Word on Hockey Apr 22, 2018
Toronto Maple Leafs Win Game Five, Exorcise Demons

Toronto Maple Leafs Win Game Five, Exorcise Demons

Twitter was abuzz with excitement and nervousness. James van Riemsdyk had just given the Toronto Maple Leafs the dreaded 4-1 lead with 8:05 left in the second period. Normally a 4-1 lead would calm nerves and allow fans to sit back with full confidence that a win was pending. Most fans enjoy 4-1 leads. That's not how it works for the Maple Leafs, not at TD Garden in Boston. In the end, it was almost another lost opportunity, but the Maple Leafs win Game Five 4-3 and live to play another game at home. Toronto Maple Leafs Win Game Five, Force Game Six It was one of the franchise's worst...
Tampa Bay Times Apr 21, 2018
Maple Leafs force Game 6 with Bruins

Maple Leafs force Game 6 with Bruins

BOSTON - Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk scored 1:19 apart in the second period, and then the Maple Leafs killed off a 5-on-3 and three more power plays in a row to beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 on Saturday night and avoid playoff elimination.Connor Brown and Andreas Johnsson
CBC News Apr 21, 2018
Leafs take 4-1 lead, hang on against Bruins to force Game 6

Leafs take 4-1 lead, hang on against Bruins to force Game 6

Tyler Bozak and James van Riemsdyk each had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen made 42 saves, and the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Saturday to force a sixth game in their first-round playoff series.

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