Shanny Speaks: The Trade, New Leafs, and What's Next

Justin Fisher
July 01 2015 02:40PM

Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan just met with the media at the Air Canada to discuss today's festivities... Here are the highlights...

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PCS Numbers for Scott Harrington and Kasperi Kapanen

Shawn Reis
July 01 2015 01:56PM

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The Leafs made as significant a trade as you could imagine today, shipping star winger Phil Kessel off to the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for a collection of draft picks and prospects. To be more specific, the two prospects the Leafs got in this trade are defenseman Scott Harrington and forward Kasperi Kapanen.  You know what that means, right?  It's time to break out our favorite new tool and see how these players fare using PCS% metrics, which measures a prospect's historical likelihood of reaching 200 NHL games played.  Let's begin:

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Toronto Re-signs Panik to One-Year Deal

Justin Fisher
July 01 2015 01:31PM

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Ok, so not quite the same big news item that we're now accustomed to, but Richard Panik will be back with the Leafs next season.

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Phil Kessel Traded to Pittsburgh Penguins for Kapanen, Harrington, Spaling and Picks (UPDATED AGAIN)

Justin Fisher
July 01 2015 10:57AM

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There it is - the big one. According to Bob McKenzie on TSN, the Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Phil Kessel to the Pittsburgh Penguins in a multi-player trade.

The full details... 

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Leafs sign P.A. Parenteau to one-year, 1.5M contract (Updated)

Ryan Fancey
July 01 2015 10:56AM

The Leafs have reportedly reached an agreement with the recently bought-out P.A. Parenteau on a one-year deal worth 1.5-million dollars. TSN's Bob McKenzie was the first to break news of the signing, via twitter.

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