Monday headlines: Eakins gets extension; Vokoun off market

For a Monday in early June, it was actually a pretty busy day for hockey news, with a couple of stories relating to the Toronto Maple Leafs. First, obviously, is the announcement from MLSE that the Toronto Marlies have come to terms with head coach Dallas Eakins and his two assistants for a three-year extension…


On the goaltender radar: Roberto Luongo

So the talk in this town for the last week or so has been about Roberto Luongo, or more specifically, Roberto Luongo joining the Toronto Maple Leafs. While Luongo is a very good goaltender who was one of the best in the league last season, it’s a move that doesn’t make a lot of sense…


Leafs Nation Podcast: I Hear Leafs News!

  Usually, as the NHL playoffs wind down, Leafs-related news tends to dry up. Fortunately for us, the Toronto Marlies have stepped up to fill the void, and are now in the finals for the Calder Cup, giving us several storylines to follow. Follow me over the jump for Marlies chatter and more.


Q & A with Leafs prospect Greg McKegg

During the 2012 MasterCard Memorial Cup, Leafs Nation’s Andrey Osadchenko was able to catch up with Leafs prospect Greg McKegg of the London Knights. McKegg was selected in the 3rd round of the 2010 draft as a member of the Erie Otters. He was traded to London in the middle of the 2012 season and…


Nation Radio – June 2, 2012

Mikhail Grigorenko at the NHL Draft Combine late last week. Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press The NHL Draft is rapidly approaching, and with the top-prospects in Toronto for the Draft Combine last week, excitement about the event is beginning to crest (especially in Edmonton). Between the upcoming draft, the hiring of Bob Hartley in Calgary, and…


Pre-offseason assessments: Leafs team needs

(Via ThickSkinnedAlive at PPP) Over the next few weeks heading into the draft and free agency, The Leafs Nation will be updating readers daily on potential shortterm and longterm solutions to some of the problems facing the Toronto Maple Leafs. Obviously, the Leafs are afflicted in certain areas. They couldn’t score without their top players…