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

A Tale Of Two Simmonds

First off, I’d like to welcome back the Wayne Train!! I’d also like to explain the title of this (very short) article. Briefly. You all know what it means anyway, I assume. The Wayne Simmonds that start this season with the Toronto Maple Leafs would be a STEAL of a player at 900K per season. … Read more

Hello, Bruce? This is Toronto Calling

Bruce Boudreau, former Toronto Maple Leaf player, former head coach of the Washington Capitals, Anaheim Ducks and Minnesota Wild and long time Leaf fan, is still on the open market. Just sitting there. Waiting. With the news today that Dave Hakstol, also a former head coach in the NHL, having spent parts of 4 seasons … Read more

Where Do The Leafs Go From Here?

The dust has sort of settled on another disappointing playoff performance by the Toronto Maple Leafs. But, there is certainly plenty of anger, bitterness and sadness still out there over this stinging playoff defeat at the hands of the Montreal Canadiens. However, there isn’t much that can be done about it now. The team lost, in … Read more

A Way-Too-Early Look at Bargain Free Agents

For the sake of passing some time and not having to hear about the playoffs, I thought I’d throw out some free agent names that might interest the Leafs this offseason. I won’t preface this with anything. We all know that simply signing bargarin free agents and running into next season won’t change much, but … Read more