LFR: Conference Final Recap/Stanley Cup Preview

Steve Dangle
June 01 2015 01:04PM

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The Lightning have arrived and the Blackhawks won't go away. Who will remain?

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The Steve Dangle Podcast - Jun 1, 2015 - Jason Alexander

Steve Dangle
June 01 2015 12:47PM

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On today's podcast, a Stanley Cup Final preview, the Memorial Cup, and Toronto Maple Leafs: The Movie.

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Let's Get Physical: Leafs Hire Dr. Jeremy Bettle

Jon Steitzer
June 01 2015 10:51AM


It’s go time! The Leafs are continuing on the path to spend any of Bell and Rogers money they can on bringing in the best of the best in areas that the salary cap can’t touch. Today the Leafs hired Dr. Jeremy Bettle for their newly created Director of Sports Science and Performance Role.

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Update: Leafs interview Kelly McCrimmon for front office

Ryan Fancey
June 01 2015 07:03AM

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A couple weeks ago we heard that the Leafs could be linked to Kelly McCrimmon of the WHL's Brandon Wheat Kings for a management role. Actually, upon hire, Mike Babcock name-dropped him specifically as one of the best hockey people in the country.

Toronto has now formally interviewed the former CHL Executive of the Year for a spot in their front office group, but they might not be the only NHL team looking to bring him aboard.

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Report: Toronto Interested in Acquiring NCAA Prospect Zach Hyman

Justin Fisher
May 31 2015 06:07PM

You can always count on at least one of Elliotte Friedman's 30 Thoughts to be a juicy rumour about the Toronto Maple Leafs.

In today's post, Friedman waited until his final thought to reveal that Toronto appears to be interested in the Florida Panthers' Zach Hyman...

30. Finally, circled back around Zach Hyman, the Michigan forward who informed Florida he will become an unrestricted free agent in August. Normally, teams don’t try to trade for this kind of player, knowing they can get him for free in a little more than two months. But there does appear to be some interest (maybe to wine-and-dine him in advance, who knows?) from the likes of Detroit, San Jose and Toronto, among others. No doubt the Panthers would love to get a pick out of it, if possible.

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