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Toronto Sun

Maple Leafs ink four Europeans to begin Dubas era

The answer to the Maple Leafs’ need depth on defence might ultimately be the trade or free agency route, but the club is not giving up on the homegrown formula. Two blueliners were among four players signed to entry-level contracts on Thursday — the first pieces of business for new general manager Kyle Dubas — […]

The Hockey Writers

5 UFA Depth Defensemen for Maple Leafs

After the National Hockey League’s seventh-best regular-season team crashed out of the playoffs in spectacular fashion, one thing is clear: the Toronto Maple Leafs desperately need to upgrade their defense corps. With the draft and free agency less than two months away, now’s the time to start thinking about who might fill those roles. Morgan […] The post 5 UFA Depth Defensemen for Maple Leafs appeared first on The Hockey Writers.

Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs: No Longer the Air Canada Centre

Next season, the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ home ice surface will no longer be named the Air Canada Centre. On July 1, 2018, coincidentally the same day as the beginning of free agency, the Air Canada Centre will be renamed the Scotiabank Arena. It was announced back in August of last year that Maple Leaf Sports […] Toronto Maple Leafs: No Longer the Air Canada Centre - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Last Word on Hockey

The Toronto Maple Leafs Should Re-Sign Tyler Bozak

The Toronto Maple Leafs are entering the off-season with six unrestricted free agents, and a few holes to fill. Right-handed defense will get most of the coverage, but they also need to shore up their center depth behind Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri. Very few options are going to be available in free agency, so today let's look at why the Leafs should simply re-sign Tyler Bozak. What Tyler Bozak Brings After eight seasons with the Leafs, Bozak is a known commodity in Toronto. An efficient point producer, but a terrible defensive player, Bozak can be a tough player to evaluate. Which...

Editor In Leaf

The Odds on the Toronto Maple Leafs Free-Agents Returning

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a number of pending free agents, and with the free agency window opening up in less than two months, they have tough decisions to make. The Toronto Marlies also house a number of pending free agents as they continue to march through the Calder Cup Playoffs. Because their season hasn’t […] The Odds on the Toronto Maple Leafs Free-Agents Returning - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs: Avoid John Carlson, Mike Green in Free Agency

The Toronto Maple Leafs need to avoid upgrading their defense with Free Agents. Free-agency is not a viable source for the Toronto Maple Leafs to address their issues on defense. Using Cap Friendly, it gives the names of defensemen, particularly right-handed, who are hitting the open market this summer. The two names that will garner […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Avoid John Carlson, Mike Green in Free Agency - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs Prospect Signs New Deal in the KHL

After a solid 2017-18 campaign, Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Nikolai Chebykin is on to his fourth KHL team in three years. It’s been a tumultuous ride for Nikolai Chebykin since being selected in the seventh round back in 2016 by the Toronto Maple Leafs. With KHL free agency open, the big winger has signed a […] Toronto Maple Leafs Prospect Signs New Deal in the KHL - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Editor In Leaf

Toronto Maple Leafs: Stop Saying ‘Stats Guy’ + Hire Female Executives

The Toronto Maple Leafs need a new G.M. Considering it’s the off-season and there’s a draft, free agency and an entire summer until we get hockey again, this at least makes the off-season somewhat interesting.  But what’s with all the bad ideas? Everyone’s got their opinion on who the GM should be – and most […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Stop Saying ‘Stats Guy’ + Hire Female Executives - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Pension Plan Puppets

Maple Leafs have some decisions to make

It might seem like the off-season is months away, but the clock is ticking on some decisions. While the NHL season doesn’t end until June 30, there are some things the Leafs need to look at before that date and the beginning of free agency. The first one is on April 30, when KHL contracts expire. The Leafs have been rumoured to be interested in depth defence signing Igor Ozhiganov, but they may have their eyes on other players. That conversation runs into the whole month of May, as the World Championships showcase who is hot and who isn’t. But the other thing the Leafs need to deal...

Tip of the Tower

Toronto Maple Leafs: Myriad of takeaways from Locker Cleanout Day

A rift between coach and star, free agency, new line combinations, and questions about a new GM were all on the agenda as the Toronto Maple Leafs cleaned out their lockers. It’s one of the hardest days of the season for an NHL team to face. On Friday, the Toronto Maple Leafs met with the […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Myriad of takeaways from Locker Cleanout Day - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts

Maple Leafs dip into free agency, nab Moore plus Hainsey

David Amber, John Shannon and Chris Johnston discuss the Toronto Maple Leafs taking a dip into NHL free agency.

Lamoriello “extremely satisfied” with Maple Leafs’ free agency day

Lou Lamoriello talked about the Maple Leafs signing Ron Hainsey and Dominic Moore and what that means to the team going forward.