A Few Soft Stick Checks

The Marlies signed Keith Petruzzelli and people seem to be pretty pumped about it. Keith was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, has a stereotypical goalies build (6’5″, 185lbs), is 22 years old and had great numbers last season at Quinnipiac University, where he played in 29 games and posted a 1.89GAA, to go … Read more

Leafs Sign Nick Ritchie + Ondrej Kase.

It appears that the Leafs are once again up against the 81.5M salary cap after signing long time teammates Nick Ritchie (2 years @ 2.5M) and Ondrej Kase (1 year @ 1.25M). This gives the team more depth down the wings, adds elements of size, grit (Ritchie), skill and scoring (Kase), but also opens up … Read more

Free Agency Opening Day Recap

This was a free agency day that came with little expectations. Most knew going into today that GM Kyle Dubas had little money to spend with too many spots to fill. He did manage to secure a good goalie to form a tandem with Jack Campbell and some solid depth pieces though, so let’s go … Read more

NHL Free Agent Frenzy

Free agency opens tomorrow and it will prove to be a big day for the Leafs. After a boring NHL Entry Draft, where the team selected just 3 players and stayed away from the trading game (of which there were many) due to lack of trade capital, they are now in a situation where they … Read more

NHL Entry Draft

There’s really very little to say about this year’s NHL Entry Draft. The Leafs hold just 3 picks this year and none are very high on the board. With picks #57, 153 and 185, even if they decide to pull off a patented Dubas-trade-back to recoup more picks, we still shouldn’t expect much action. For … Read more

Seattle Kraken Expansion Draft

Just going to drop a little news here on the day of the expansion draft: Leafs Nation erupted after seeing this video leak from Seattle that appears to show them recording the teams selection of Alex Kerfoot: However, word grew that they were recording multiple takes for different players, one of those players being newly … Read more

Leafs Trade For Jared McCann

Just prior to today‚Äôs 3pm trade freeze, GM Kyle Dubas arranged a trade that sees the Leafs acquiring C/LW Jared McCann from Pittsburgh. In return the Penguins receive Filip Hallander and a 2023 7th round pick. Hallander was a former Penguins draft pick, taken in the 2nd round of the 2018 draft and was part … Read more

Welcome Back Travis Dermott!!

What do you even say about Travis Dermott? With good mobility, not much offensive flare, some questionable defensive instincts and not much else, he isn’t exactly lighting the NHL on fire. With this said, he does serve as good depth. The question is if you should pay $1.5M per season for good depth? According to … Read more