The Leafs’ Organizational Depth Chart, as of today

Embed from Getty Images The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a lot of moves over the past few days, weeks, months… okay, this organization has been in constant churn since sometime last season. With that considered, I figured that it would make sense to organize the mess into something a bit easier to consume. Note…

There won’t be a backup plan if Leafs miss on Stamkos

Embed from Getty Images In three days, we’ll likely see the whole Stamkos Saga (or #StamkosWatch, or whatever you want to call it) come to an end. The window for teams to talk to the one-time 60-goal-scorer got underway just hours after Toronto drafted Auston Matthews this past weekend, and you can bet that by now he has a…

Why the “Stamkos Tax” may actually be in Toronto’s favour

Embed from Getty Images Today is June 28th. Steven Stamkos is just 73 hours away from being able to sign with another NHL team, which, if the gossip holds, may very well be the Toronto Maple Leafs. But the debates continue to rage about where else he could head. Will he take the Buffalo Sabres’…

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How Should We Expect Frederik Andersen To Age?

Embed from Getty Images When the Toronto Maple Leafs signed Frederik Andersen to a five-year contract with a $5 million cap hit, they made a pretty bold statement.  It’s clear that they see Andersen as a goalie who will backstop the franchise to success over a long period of time, not as merely a stop-gap. …