Leafs acquire Dave Bolland from Chicago

Hmm… Leafs have landed Dave Bolland. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) June 30, 2013 Toronto trades picks 51, 117 and a fourth rounder in 2014 for Bolland. — James Mirtle (@mirtle) June 30, 2013 Very difficult to gauge how I feel about this one. From one perspective, it’s nice to see that the Toronto Maple Leafs…

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With the 21st pick, the Maple Leafs select… Frederick Gauthier

Credit to Nations photo Dimitri Filopovic Somewhat expected, the Toronto Maple Leafs went with the big centreman Frederick Gauthier of the Rimouski Oceanic with the 21st overall pick. Gauthier had been given to the Leafs in several mock drafts—either him or Kerby Rychel—as the Maple Leafs continue the theme of drafting size rather than skill…

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Leafs Draft Preview: A Note on Goalers

Mississauga’s Spencer Martin (Photo: www.mississaugasteelheads.com) Ahead of this afternoon’s draft, we’ve been looking at some of the players that may be possible first round draft targets for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Not one of them a goaltender. There’s several good reasons for this. Most significantly, there’s only a goaltender or two expected to go in…

The Leafs will probably not move into the Top Five today

Plus ça change… Via @DarrenDreger on radio: strong chance that Leafs could move up into Top 5. Have had some discussion with Carolina Hurricanes. #Leafs — Mike Zeisberger (@Zeisberger) June 30, 2013 Be wary of unsourced information. There are so many rumours that are going to come up within the next week or so, and…

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A Year Of Vinny?

  The Toronto Maple Leafs appear to be hoping to make several moves over the course of this offseason, and rumours have been aplenty as a result. Think what you want about the Jonathan Bernier trade, and opinions really are all over the place (I’m still trying to convince myself to have a conclusive opinion),…