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Marlies load up, but lose last school day game of the year

Photo Credit: Christian Bonin/TSGPhoto.com The Toronto Maple Leafs’ season is over, and with it goes the rotation of first looks for players who started their season at Ricoh Coliseum. The group has been sent back, the roster has ballooned to a whopping 47 players, and the team set its sight on rebuilding chemistry before the…

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TLN DRAFT PROSPECT WATCH: Jesse Puljujärvi

Embed from Getty Images Before the hockey world outside of Scottsdale, Arizona knew the name Auston Matthews, Jesse Puljujarvi was being discussed as a future top pick in the NHL Entry Draft. The young Finnish winger became known on the international scene after a dominating performance at the U17 tournament two years ago and was…

WWYDW: Leafs Other RFAs

Embed from Getty Images In case this is the first Leafs thing you’ve looked at today, you’ve probably noticed that Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri have been re-signed to very reasonable six year deals.  I’m sorry, I didn’t mean to say very reasonable. I meant to say freaking fantastic. The Leafs have taken care of…

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Exit Interviews: Bozak, Soshnikov, Hunwick

Embed from Getty Images Last place finishes normally mean that somewhere along the way, a hockey club’s season went horribly wrong – fans grow frustrated, coaches and executives are let go, and players are sent packing. The Leafs, though? Despite a 30th overall finish, this season really couldn’t have gone any better. Mike Babcock got…

Fedorov: Zaitsev, Leafs have agreement in place

Embed from Getty Images As if there was any doubt, CSKA GM Sergei Fedorov has pretty much confirmed that Russian defenceman Nikita Zaitsev will be moving on from the KHL and joining the Toronto Maple Leafs this offseason. GM of #CSKA Sergei Fedorov to @rsportru: ‘Right from the start of the season we knew Nikita…