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Editor In Leaf May 17, 2022

The Next Michael Bunting: Group 6 UFA’s for the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs made the NHL’s best discount free agent signing last offseason by signing Michael Bunting to a two year deal worth an average of $950,000 per season as Bunting became the NHL’s best point-per-dollar player this season (excluding entry level contracts). Michael Bunting (who has one more year on the contract he […] The Next Michael Bunting: Group 6 UFA’s for the Toronto Maple Leafs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf May 15, 2022

Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Names That Will Prevent a Bunting Calder Win

The Toronto Maple Leafs have another Calder Trophy nominee in their midst in Michael Bunting. However, he won’t be another winner like Auston Matthews. Unfortunately for Michael Bunting and the Toronto Maple Leafs, there are two many reasons why the Calder Trophy goes to either Trevor Zegras or Mortiz Seider instead of Bunting. All of […] Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Names That Will Prevent a Bunting Calder Win - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca May 11, 2022
Michael Bunting on his season and being nominated for the 2022 Calder Trophy

Michael Bunting on his season and being nominated for the 2022 Calder Trophy

Toronto Maple Leafs’ rookie Michael Bunting speaks on his mindset throughout the season earning his stripes with the team and discusses Jason Spezza’s speech during the first intermission. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
CBC News May 11, 2022
Maple Leafs' Michael Bunting named among NHL's Calder Trophy finalists

Maple Leafs' Michael Bunting named among NHL's Calder Trophy finalists

Toronto Maple Leafs left-winger Michael Bunting is one of the finalists of the Calder Trophy. Detroit Red Wings defenceman Moritz Seider and Anaheim Ducks centre Trevor Zegras are the other finalists for the award "to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition."
Toronto Star May 11, 2022
Maple Leafs winger Michael Bunting nominated for Calder Trophy as NHL’s rookie of the year

Maple Leafs winger Michael Bunting nominated for Calder Trophy as NHL’s rookie of the year

The 26-year-old Bunting led all rookies with 23 goals, 40 assists for 63 points in 79 games.
Toronto Star May 7, 2022
Leafs not taking anything for granted as Sheldon Keefe juggles the lines again

Leafs not taking anything for granted as Sheldon Keefe juggles the lines again

Alex Kerfoot practises with the top line before Game 4 while Michael Bunting heads to the fourth unit.
Editor In Leaf May 4, 2022

Toronto Maple Leafs: Projected Lines for Game 2 Are Rather Alarming

The Toronto Maple Leafs projected lines for Game 2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning look a little alarming, to be quite honest. Of course, the Toronto Maple Leafs are lucky enough to welcome back a 63-point regular season player that looks built for playoff hockey in Michael Bunting. Lucky enough, the decision of who he […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Projected Lines for Game 2 Are Rather Alarming - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf May 4, 2022

Toronto Maple Leafs: Michael Bunting Back in the Lineup for Game 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been without Michael Bunting – out due to a leg injury – but he will return tonight. The Toronto Maple Leafs didn’t miss a beat without Bunting in game one against the Tampa Bay Lightning in a 5-0 win, but Alex Kerfoot simply isn’t Michael Bunting. Although it is great […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Michael Bunting Back in the Lineup for Game 2 - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca May 4, 2022
Michael Bunting will return to Maple Leafs lineup for Game 2 against Lightning

Michael Bunting will return to Maple Leafs lineup for Game 2 against Lightning

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Michael Bunting will make his return to the Toronto Maple Leafs lineup for Game 2 against the Tampa Bay Lightning, bolstering the team’s offence after a commanding Game 1 win. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets May 4, 2022
FTB: The Leafs lineup will change for game #2

FTB: The Leafs lineup will change for game #2

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Kyle Clifford is out, but will Michael Bunting be back in? The Maple Leafs are back tonight for a follow up to Monday’s blowout win over the Lightning. The energy in the city seems to be perking up around game #2 after the first win. I think even the most cynical of Leafs Playoffs fans were pretty stoked by that huge win. The weather will be turning this afternoon too, with the rain ending by noon, so expect a huge crowd to turn out at York and Bremner tonight, and the road closures to start early. The Leafs don’t even need a repeat of...
Toronto Star May 3, 2022
Michael Bunting nears return as Maple Leafs get ready for Game 2

Michael Bunting nears return as Maple Leafs get ready for Game 2

Hometown winger missed time with an undisclosed injury, but looks ready to jump back onto top line for Wednesday’s matchup against Lightning, while bruising forward Clifford set to sit one game due to suspension.
Sportsnet.ca May 3, 2022
Michael Bunting idolized Darcy Tucker. Now, he’s ready to make a similar playoff impact

Michael Bunting idolized Darcy Tucker. Now, he’s ready to make a similar playoff impact

Michael Bunting grew up idolizing Darcy Tucker. He cheered for Tie Domi. The springtime battles of Daniel Alfredsson and Mats Sundin enraptured him. Soon, he’ll get his own chance to make a mark on a Maple Leafs playoff series. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Editor In Leaf May 3, 2022

The Toronto Maple Leafs Secret Weapon in the Playoffs

The Toronto Maple Leafs Auston Matthews won the Calder Trophy as the league’s top rookie in 2017, and Michael Bunting may win it this season. But even if Michael Bunting is the rookie of the year, he isn’t the Toronto Maple Leafs most important rookie. That distinction belongs to Timothy Liljegren. Timothy Liljegren, someone who […] The Toronto Maple Leafs Secret Weapon in the Playoffs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets May 1, 2022
Maple Leafs Pre-Playoff Practice Report

Maple Leafs Pre-Playoff Practice Report

Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via Bunting is unlikely, Kaše is a maybe, but someone is playing in the top six, and it’s not Nylander. The Maple Leafs had their last pre-playoffs practice on Sunday afternoon ahead of their home game against Tampa Bay Monday night. There are still some questions around the opening night lineup, but from various reports, Michael Bunting is unlikely to play — he did not participate fully in practice — but Ondřej Kaše did do the full workout for the first time out of a no-contact jersey. He might draw in, but is a game-time decision....

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