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Dave Feschuk: Players can bet on themselves when it comes to contracts, but it’s still a gamble they can’t be sure of. Just ask the Leafs’ Tyson Barrie.

Dave Feschuk: Players can bet on themselves when it comes to contracts, but it’s still a gamble they can’t be sure of. Just ask the Leafs’ Tyson Barrie.

The Leafs defenceman might still get the long-term deal he has been seeking, but it won’t come at the price he was once asking.
Apr 2, 2020
Dave Feschuk: Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly has had time for reflection, and he hasn’t always liked what he’s seen

Dave Feschuk: Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly has had time for reflection, and he hasn’t always liked what he’s seen

“If you look at the ups and the downs,” Rielly says, “that’s obviously not how you want to your year to be described.”
Apr 1, 2020
Defensive moves: Leafs add pair of blueliners to ranks

Defensive moves: Leafs add pair of blueliners to ranks

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed Filip Král to a three-year, entry-level contract and Kristians Rubins to a two-year, entry-level contract.
Mar 31, 2020
Did ex-Leaf Tomas Kaberle just deliver my food? The answer might be yes

Did ex-Leaf Tomas Kaberle just deliver my food? The answer might be yes

During the pandemic, the four-time NHL all-star is delivering meals for Toronto’s Quanto Basta, the Italian restaurant co-owned by his wife Julia and her sister Daniela: “Some people do a double take.”
Mar 31, 2020
Dave Feschuk: First things first, but the Maple Leafs are chasing a Russian forward — and making plans for a junior sensation

Dave Feschuk: First things first, but the Maple Leafs are chasing a Russian forward — and making plans for a junior sensation

GM Kyle Dubas acknowledged on a conference call the Leafs are interested in KHL free-agent Alexander Barabanov, and plan to give junior sensation Nick Robertson a full shot to make the roster next season, whenever that may be. For now, of course, the focus is on weathering the coronavirus crisis, Dave Feschuk writes.
Mar 26, 2020
Dave Feschuk: Shanahan’s Maple Leafs expect to play again this season — and play a role in the healing process

Dave Feschuk: Shanahan’s Maple Leafs expect to play again this season — and play a role in the healing process

The Leafs president — still the pen and paper type — has been taking notes during the pandemic shutdown and likes what he’s heard from players committed to using the interruption of the season as an opportunity for improvement, Dave Feschuk writes.
Mar 19, 2020
Damien Cox: Former Leafs defenceman Tom Kurvers understands the need for social distancing but the cancer patient misses hockey’s camaraderie

Damien Cox: Former Leafs defenceman Tom Kurvers understands the need for social distancing but the cancer patient misses hockey’s camaraderie

As he fights the cancer in his right lung, Kurvers is one of those people counting on the social conscience of others.
Mar 16, 2020
Development is on hold with hockey’s minor leagues pausing or cancelling seasons because of coronavirus

Development is on hold with hockey’s minor leagues pausing or cancelling seasons because of coronavirus

This is the time of the year that provides the most meaningful hockey for up-and-coming players.
Mar 15, 2020
The hockey world is fighting the good fight on the coronavirus in many ways

The hockey world is fighting the good fight on the coronavirus in many ways

Tweets of wisdom. Support for an ailing friend. Funds for those thrown out of work. Social media can be a force for good in a time of crisis.
Mar 12, 2020
NHL cancels morning skates amid speculation that season will be postponed because of coronavirus

NHL cancels morning skates amid speculation that season will be postponed because of coronavirus

The NHL on Thursday morning ordered all 31 teams to cancel their morning skates, practices and team meetings today.
Mar 11, 2020
Freddie Andersen’s back in the groove, and that’s music to the Maple Leafs’ ears

Freddie Andersen’s back in the groove, and that’s music to the Maple Leafs’ ears

The No. 1 goalie has been there for his teammates all season long, and a big win over the visiting Tampa Bay Lightning was a perfect example
Mar 10, 2020
Bruce Arthur: Hope and confidence in a time of crisis. The Leafs need more of what worked against the Lightning this time

Bruce Arthur: Hope and confidence in a time of crisis. The Leafs need more of what worked against the Lightning this time

Remember last week, when team president Brendan Shanahan refused to lower the Stanley Cup expectations for his maddening team? Games like this are why, Bruce Arthur writes.
Mar 10, 2020
Toronto topples Tampa Bay after disappointing road trip

Toronto topples Tampa Bay after disappointing road trip

Toronto came out with one of its best starts in recent memory Tuesday, and defeated Tampa Bay 2-1.
Mar 10, 2020
Keefe’s Leafs will stickhandle Sandin’s ice time the rest of the way — for his own good

Keefe’s Leafs will stickhandle Sandin’s ice time the rest of the way — for his own good

Morgan Rielly’s return from a broken foot, days after Cody Ceci got the green light, allows the Leafs to lean on experience over youth. Coach Sheldon Keefe is eager to see how rookie Rasmus Sandin handles it, while trying not to shatter his confidence.
Mar 10, 2020
Leafs will have Morgan Rielly back for crucial game against Lightning

Leafs will have Morgan Rielly back for crucial game against Lightning

Veteran defenceman will be paired with Cody Ceci against Tampa after missing 23 games with a broken foot.