August 22 2016 01:03PM
Toronto Furies' 1st round pick Renata Fast accepts her jersey & hat from Furies GM, Rebecca Michael. (Photo Credit: Chris Tanouye / CWHL
The CWHL Draft took place on August 21 at the D.K. "Doc" Seaman Resource Centre, in the MasterCard Centre for Hockey Excellence. The draft class this year was a deep one, 81 players from five countries as opposed to last year, which had 55 players from 3 countries.
August 22 2016 11:39AM
Photo Credit: Candice Ward/USA TODAY SPORTS
We all knew it was coming, but it was just a matter of when. Nearly a month after reports originally surfaced, Jhonas Enroth and the Toronto Maple Leafs have finally agreed to terms on a one-year deal worth $750,000.
August 22 2016 10:08AM
The Toronto Maple Leafs have shuffled up the nametags in the war room today, promoting Director of Player of Personnel Mark Hunter to Assistant General Manager.
August 22 2016 07:49AM
In March of 2015, not very many North American hockey fans recognized the name Nikita Soshnikov. Only one year later, Soshnikov has become one of the most well-known prospects in the Leafs organization. Though his first North American season was not magnificent (points wise), Soshnikov certainly impressed upper management last season. His skill set makes him an exciting player to watch, and he became a fan favourite in his brief 11-game NHL stint last season. So, what exactly should we be expecting from 22-year-old Soshnikov in the upcoming season? What is he capable of producing, and what is his ceiling?
Coming in at number 10 in our TLN Top 20 feature is our very own Russian rocket, Nikita Soshnikov.
August 21 2016 11:32AM
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The sky isn't falling because the Toronto Maple Leafs didn't sign Jimmy Vesey. We've been saying here for weeks that Toronto weren't a particularly great fit for him, and as we outlined literally seconds after he signed (I was prepared), he wasn't a particularly necessary piece in the Leafs' perspective puzzle.
But there are two ways to look at the situation. There's not getting Jimmy Vesey, and there's not getting Jimmy Vesey. With that in mind, I went to Twitter after his announcement and floated this thought.