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Editor In Leaf Feb 23, 2021

Maple Leafs: Kyle Dubas Gets Full Credit as Injuries Aren’t Too Concerning

If there is one thing the Toronto Maple Leafs proved last night, it’s that they are in fact the NHL’s deepest team. They iced a lineup that was absent Joe Thornton, Zach Hyman, Wayne Simmonds, Jake Muzzin and their starting goalie, Freddie Andersen.  The Toronto Maple Leafs responded with one of their best games of […] Maple Leafs: Kyle Dubas Gets Full Credit as Injuries Aren’t Too Concerning - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Editor In Leaf Feb 10, 2021

Toronto Maple Leafs: Travis Boyd Is Quietly Excellent

An often forgotten sixth-round pick who signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs this offseason is the surprise name that is filling the extremely large shoes created by the absence of Wayne Simmonds due to injury. That player, drafted 177th overall who is quietly playing his way into un-droppable status, is Travis Boyd. The right-hand-shot 27-year-old […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Travis Boyd Is Quietly Excellent - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets Feb 9, 2021
Updates on Maple Leafs cap space, injuries and the AHL

Updates on Maple Leafs cap space, injuries and the AHL

Photo by Kevin Sousa/NHLI via A few bites of news on an off day. Cap Space #Leafs placed both Wayne Simmonds (retro to Feb 6) and Jack Campbell (retro to Jan 24) on Long Term injured Reserve today.The two placements upped Toronto's total LTI Salary Pool to $4,671,667.https://t.co/BPt2vFET34 https://t.co/xoq0tFGmdX— CapFriendly (@CapFriendly) February 9, 2021 Prior to now, Campbell wasn’t even on IR. Now with him and Simmonds on LTIR, that seems like a lot of LTIR pool to hold replacement players, but it’s amazing how fast you can spend almost $5 million. As...
Editor In Leaf Feb 9, 2021

Wayne Simmonds Is Proving His Worth With the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs finally found a physical forward who can pitch in offensively. When was the last time the Toronto Maple Leafs had a tough forward that can put up points? The only recent forwards to put up 30+ points while playing a physical role are Leo Komarov and Nazem Kadri. Over the years, […] Wayne Simmonds Is Proving His Worth With the Toronto Maple Leafs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Sun Feb 8, 2021

KOSHAN: Confirmed injury prognosis for Simmonds a shot of bad news for Maple Leafs

The Wayne Train has been derailed. Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe confirmed some bad news for the club regarding the health of Wayne Simmonds, revealing the winger suffered a broken wrist against the Vancouver Canucks on Saturday and will be out of the lineup for at least six weeks. “Simmer is a big loss for us,” Keefe said on Monday. “He has been playing well. Not just with his play, but he brings a...
Toronto Sun Feb 8, 2021

Leafs show up late but sweep Canucks

Mitch Marner said the key to success in this first three-game series the Maple Leafs have had against the same team in regular season was to “stay hungry”. After two days at the buffet, the Leafs spent the first 50 minutes Monday night against Vancouver expecting dessert was free. Minus Wayne Simmonds and with a new look lineup not taking advantage of their extra ice, the Leafs looked...
Toronto Star Feb 8, 2021
Cold Souperman gets prime ice time after Leafs lose Wayne Simmonds with broken wrist

Cold Souperman gets prime ice time after Leafs lose Wayne Simmonds with broken wrist

Despite his lack of luck on the scoresheet, the Leafs did not hesitate in placing goal-less Ilya Mikheyev in Simmonds’ spot on the power play. His speed, size and stick reach make him a solid candidate.
Puck Prose Feb 8, 2021

Toronto Maple Leafs: Wayne Simmonds loss a huge blow for player and team

Wayne Simmonds is going to be a huge loss for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Now, I bet you didn’t think you would be reading that sentence but that is just how big an impact Wayne Simmonds has had on this Toronto Maple Leafs team, who have been red hot to start the 2020-21 NHL season […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Wayne Simmonds loss a huge blow for player and team - Puck Prose - Puck Prose - NHL
The Hockey Writers Feb 8, 2021

Mathews & Marner Are Going to Miss Wayne Simmonds

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ Wayne Simmonds left Saturday’s game against the Vancouver Canucks early when the puck hit his hand on a clearing attempt. He wasn’t able to finish the ... Read moreMathews & Marner Are Going to Miss Wayne Simmonds The post Mathews & Marner Are Going to Miss Wayne Simmonds appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
CBC News Feb 8, 2021
Wayne Simmonds breaks wrist, out 6 weeks for North Division-leading Leafs

Wayne Simmonds breaks wrist, out 6 weeks for North Division-leading Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Wayne Simmonds is expected to be sidelined six weeks with a broken wrist, head coach Sheldon Keefe announced before Monday evening's series finale against the visiting Vancouver Canucks.
Toronto Sun Feb 8, 2021

'A BIG LOSS': Maple Leafs scramble roster with Simmonds out due to broken wrist

Wayne Simmonds will be lost six weeks with a broken wrist, leaving a lot of Maple Leaf lineup changes in his wake. “A big loss, he’s been playing well for us,” lamented coach Sheldon Keefe Monday morning after a game-day skate for the match against Vancouver that had several moving parts. “He brings a lot to our room and to a lot of other areas, but it’s opportunities for other people. That process begins today.” ...
Pension Plan Puppets Feb 8, 2021
Maple Leafs Injury Report: it’s a good news/bad news situation

Maple Leafs Injury Report: it’s a good news/bad news situation

Photo by Claus Andersen/ Some players look ready to return, but can they rejoin the roster? While we await official word on how bad Wayne Simmonds is after taking a puck off the hand in Saturday’s game, some other players are making an appearance at practice ahead of tonight’s game. Nick Robertson, Joe Thornton and Travis Dermott all appeared for the skills portion of morning skate. Then Thornton joined line rushes: #Leafs lines at morning...
Editor In Leaf Feb 8, 2021

Maple Leafs: Simmonds Injury Unfortunate, but Won’t Impact Team Much

The Toronto Maple Leafs destroyed what was supposedly the Vancouver Canucks yet again on Saturday, but bad news on the injury front came right after. Wayne Simmonds has become one of the fastest players in Toronto Maple Leafs history to achieve the status of Fan Favorite, and unfortunately he is now out for the next […] Maple Leafs: Simmonds Injury Unfortunate, but Won’t Impact Team Much - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Sun Feb 7, 2021

Leafs forward Simmonds could be out of lineup six weeks

Saturday’s win over the Canucks was Wayne Simmonds at his best, but it might have been the last the Maple Leafs and their stirred-up fans see of him for awhile. After scoring twice, the winger departed the game in the third period after getting hit in the hand with a shot. While coach Sheldon Keefe said there wouldn’t be an update until Monday morning, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman tweeted Sunday that early indications are Simmonds could miss six weeks. That would mean...
Pension Plan Puppets Feb 7, 2021
Wayne Simmonds could be out six weeks

Wayne Simmonds could be out six weeks

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via The ‘Wayne Train’ was full speed ahead after last night, now it could be parked in the sheds. After last night’s 5-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, the Toronto Maple Leafs are waking up to some bad news: Not liking what I’m hearing on Wayne Simmonds. Could be six weeks...just brutal, was having such a strong season in return home.— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) February 7, 2021 Wayne Simmonds got hit in the hand with a clearing attempt from Canucks defender Alexander Edler late in the game: Close up of it. Went...

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