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Leafs Confirm Smith, Hiller, Brewer, and Herring Hirings

View image | gettyimages.com The earlier information from Damien Cox has now been confirmed by the Leafs, and the team now has three new assistant coaches and a new Strength and Conditioning Coach.  The MapleLeafs have added Jim Hiller, D.J. Smith and Andrew Brewer as assistant coaches alongside head coach Mike Babcock #TMLtalk (1/3) —…

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Draft Numbers: CHL Forwards and the First Round

View image | gettyimages.com Last time I left you we had just wrapped up talking about the top CHL defensemen of this draft class and what sort of historic comparables they have based on their production, their size, and where they might be drafted.  Today we’re going to go through the same exercise, only this…

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Top-10 UFA Countdown: #6 Matt Beleskey

Photo Credit: Sergei Belski/USA TODAY Sports This is a series counting down the top-10 pending UFAs. It will be posted across the Nation Network over the next month! Enjoy!  Almost every postseason there arises an unlikely hero from the middle of a team’s roster to make headlines. And any time that player is a pending…

Mock Draft Roundup: The Leafs’ first round selections

View image | gettyimages.com The season’s over, and the draft is just eight business days away. We’ve been digging into the numbers, video, everything in the last month or so in order to get ourselves ready for it, but we know the actual selections won’t fall perfectly in line with our rankings or anyone else’s.  There…

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Leafs to Hire D.J. Smith

View image | gettyimages.com Yesterday there was a report circulating that the Leafs had offered D.J. Smith an assistant coaching gig with the Leafs. This morning Damien Cox is reporting that it’s all but certain that Smith will be accepting that role. Sure sounds like D.J. Smith will be an assistant coach along with Jim…

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Top 5 Former Mike Babcock players that the Leafs could target

Photo Credit: Jerome Miron/USA TODAY Sports In the three weeks since he became the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs – it still feels good, doesn’t it – we haven’t seen a single public action or comment (aside from the lengthy introductory press conference) from Mike Babcock, but undoubtedly he’s a big part of the discussions…