How The Leafs Fought The Salary Cap (and Won)

Jeff Veillette
February 26 2015 06:12PM

You know, when Dave Nonis said he wasn't "worried about year six or seven right now", in reference it looked like a quote that was going to haunt him for the rest of his front office career. Granted, he was totally wrong about getting a "very good player" in year one of the deal, but today, he confirmed that he had nothing to worry about, with management perhaps performing Maple Leaf Sports & Entertainments financial magnum opus.

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Leafs Trade David Clarkson for Nathan Horton

Jeff Veillette
February 26 2015 04:25PM

Look at your calendar all you want, but it's not April 1st. David Clarkson has been traded to the Columbus Blue Jackets for Nathan Horton.

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Leafs trade Spencer Abbott to Chicago for TJ Brennan

Jeff Veillette
February 26 2015 02:37PM


Last year, the Toronto Marlies were carried to a third consecutive division title by point-per game seasons from TJ Brennan and Spencer Abbott. Eventually, the Leafs organization decided to part ways with Brennan and re-sign Abbott.

Fast forward to nearly a year later, and they've been traded straight up for each other.

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LGD - Leafs Look To Extend Winning Streak to Two Against Flyers

Justin Fisher
February 26 2015 11:34AM

Welcome to the Zach Sill era, Toronto. 

It will be defined by a lot of losses (no more than 22), a couple points, and a lot of penalty minutes.

It's a good time to be alive.

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Maple Leafs Trade Deadline 2015: 3 Prospects/ Picks to Target

Adam Laskaris
February 26 2015 07:00AM

Draft picks and prospects are a tricky target at trade deadline deals. There's always rumors flying around, and it's never really clear exactly who's on the market and how much they'll garner. Often seen as a "throw-in" to a deal, the right pick or a properly developed prospect can make ultimately a major impact on an NHL roster.

For example, Jake Gardiner was mostly an afterthought in the Lupul-Beauchemin trade, but is now one of the key players on the Leafs moving forward.

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