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RFAs, the sequel: Seth Griffith and Sergey Kalinin

In the last episode of this series, we took a look at Connor Brown and his contractual future with the Maple Leafs. Today’s post is another combination post, looking at two of the Leafs’ depth forwards: Seth Griffith and Sergey Kalinin.

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2017 Draft Lottery shows just how lucky the Leafs were last year

I don’t think too many people saw the outcome of last night’s draft lottery outcome coming. New Jersey, Philadelphia, and Dallas had combined odds of 51.4% of individually making it into the top three of the results; let alone as a group. That was just 3.3% more than the Colorado Avalanche had individually, as a…

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Top 34 Auston Matthews moments from year one

Auston Matthews has officially been unofficially a Leaf for a year now. On April 30, 2016, the Leafs won the draft lottery and the right to select him first overall. Though there were a small minority who wished the Leafs would select Patrik Laine, it was pretty clear the Leafs were going to call up…

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3 Marlies playoff storylines that came to a head last night

If you read this site on a daily basis, you probably spent more time worrying about when you’d be able to go to bed last night than you did worrying about who would be the victor of the Toronto Marlies’ triple-overtime thriller last night. After all, we told you exactly how this would go nine…

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RFAs, the sequel: Connor Brown

So far in this series has kicked off with Nikita Zaitsev, and then covered the two Marlies goaltenders Antoine Bibeau and Garret Sparks. Today it’s time to look at hometown boy Connor Brown. The Player This season was Connor Brown’s first real look at an NHL role, and it was abundantly clear that he’s a player…

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REPORT: Toronto Maple Leafs expected to sign Swedish defenseman Calle Rosen

It was revealed today in a translated Swedish interview that Växjö Lakers defenseman Calle Rosen will sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs. This report from Expressen announces that he’ll sign with with the Maple Leafs. A rough Google translate: 23-year-old is undrafted, which means he can signal which NHL team at any time. So now is the case,…

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Leafs sign Carl Gründstrom to 3-year ELC

  Screenshot courtesy NHL.com Today, the Leafs had some more news! Forward Carl Gründstrom, a 2016 2nd round draft pick by the Toronto Maple Leafs, signed his first ever North American professional hockey contract. The @MapleLeafs have signed forward Carl Grundstrom to a three-year entry level contract. #TMLtalk — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) April 28, 2017…

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RFAs, the sequel: Garret Sparks and Antoine Bibeau

Oct 2, 2016; Toronto, Ontario, CAN; Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Garret Sparks (40) covers up on a loose puck against the Montreal Canadiens during a preseason hockey game at Air Canada Centre. The Maple Leafs beat the Canadiens 3-2 in overtime. Mandatory Credit: Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY SportsYesterday, this year’s RFA series kicked off with an…

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The Roundup

Edmonton Mayor makes bet with Nation beer, where is Kovalchuk going, Leafs can’t fall too in love with their season, Canucks new bench boss, the Datsyuk contract dump was actually a bad move, have the Jets improved, who do the Flames qualify, 2nd round previews, free agency and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent…