Everyone's having an NHL Summer

Jeff Veillette
August 04 2016 03:06PM

Leo Komarov has been having NHL summers since they were KHL summers.

Possibly the biggest PR Buzzword for the Leafs organization this season, after the tank wrapped up and they were able to throw away "pain", was "NHL summer". Tobias Lindberg wants to make the NHL? He needs to have an NHL summer. William Nylander and Mitch Marner want to secure their spots for next year? They need NHL summers. Nazem Kadri wants to be a first line player? You better believe he needs an NHL summer.

Apparently, the team is listening.

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WWYDW: Assigning a role to Young Matt

Jeff Veillette
August 03 2016 09:03PM


I wrote a deep dive about the Leafs' July efforts and while most people got the core point, there were a few debates over specific nuances. Eventually, that derailed into an argument about Matt Martin.

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July Deep Dive: An imperfect, but acceptable month

Jeff Veillette
August 02 2016 04:15PM

Photo Credit: John E. Sokolowski/USA TODAY SPORTS

I don't think this was the summer that many people expected. Some expected massive, foundation-shaking moves, while others expected radio silence. What we got was somewhere in between, and it left a lot of questions to be asked. But looking strictly at July, how did the Leafs do?

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You can now buy the new Leafs jerseys

Jeff Veillette
August 02 2016 09:53AM


Let the great rise of hockey-related revenue begin! The Toronto Maple Leafs have officially put their 2016/17 home and away jerseys on sale on their RealSports Apparel website, giving fans their first chance to wear the faux-back logo in the way that the players will on the ice. Here are a few things to note about the whole thing.

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Somebody might have broken Mats Sundin('s statue)

Jeff Veillette
August 01 2016 03:32PM

Photo Credit: Avry Lewis-McDougall / @Avry

It's August 1st, and outside of us looking at salary data and calling it a borderline captastrophe (I'll see myself out), there isn't exactly really a lot to talk about today. I wouldn't blame you if, instead of surfing the internet, you went outside and explored the world, or at least played Pokemon or something.

Friend of the blog Avry Lewis-McDougall did just that, cruising by the Air Canada Centre and noticed something... what the hell happened to Mats Sundin?

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