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Pension Plan Puppets 56 mins ago
European Report Glossary

European Report Glossary

Photo by RvS.Media/Monika Majer/ Understanding Jukurit, Jokerit, KHL and Liiga. The European report is now so full of Leafs prospects and players in Europe that it’s hard to explain the structure of European hockey within the text of a very short blurb on each player. It’s been two years since I wrote an overview of the leagues and the teams structure, so it might help us all to revisit this. This is a huge topic, and we aren’t here to become experts on the full scope of hockey in dozens of countries, we just need to understand the leagues the Maple Leafs’ prospects are playing...
Editor In Leaf 2 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs: Current Salary Cap Outlook

How Close to the Limit are the Toronto Maple Leafs? As everyone across the league knows, the Toronto Maple Leafs are tight against the salary cap. But, even with minimal amounts of money to spend, they were still able to make multiple moves during free agency. They were able to re-sign Jason Spezza to a […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Current Salary Cap Outlook - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets 3 hours ago
Wednesday’s FTB: It’s Dubas vs. Mikheyev on Arbitration Day

Wednesday’s FTB: It’s Dubas vs. Mikheyev on Arbitration Day

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via The Leafs have two more RFA’s to sign and Travis Dermott is next. Kyle Dubas cleared out his calendar today by signing Ilya Mikheyev to a new two-year contract last night. Mikheyev requested salary arbitration with the Maple Leafs to settle his contract, and the hearing was scheduled for today, but the two sides managed to come together and strike a deal last night before the arbiter got involved. Mikheyev was in an unusual position with only one season of NHL experience, much of that a write-off from a major injury, but he is 26 years-old and has five...
Editor In Leaf 11 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Ilya Mikheyev

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed one of their two remaining restricted free-agents. Instead of going to arbitration, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Ilya Mikheyev have agreed to terms on a two-year contact extension. The Leafs signed Mikheyev out of the KHL last summer as an unrestricted free-agent, and he was a revelation in the […] Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Ilya Mikheyev - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Star 12 hours ago
Ilya Mikheyev signs two-year deal with Leafs, avoids arbitration hearing

Ilya Mikheyev signs two-year deal with Leafs, avoids arbitration hearing

Leafs forward, who had been asking for a one-year, $2.7-million (U.S.) contract, agrees to two years at an average of $1.645 million.