Where will young, puck-moving defenceman Timothy Liljegren get played?

As you probably saw yesterday, Timothy Liljegren, Toronto’s first-round pick in the 2017 Draft, signed his entry-level contract with the team. It’s a pretty standard deal; the maximum $925,000 in base salary, the maximum $92,500 in signing bonuses, and $400,000 in Schedule A bonuses. That’s a little more than what Lou Lamoriello is used to…


Toronto Marlies sign Michael Paliotta to AHL contract

The Toronto Marlies are on a mission to ensure that they don’t fall behind in defensive depth at any point in the upcoming 2017/18 season, and this morning, they’ve continued to chip away at their goal. The club announced on Friday that they’ve agreed to terms with defenceman Michael Paliotta, signing him to a one-year…


2014 re-draft: Could William Nylander go 1st overall?

Could the 2014 NHL draft be remembered as the William Nylander draft? No, this is not a case of a Leafs fan overvaluing his team’s player or a case of homerism – both of which I fully expect to be accused of. There is a legitimate case to be made that William Nylander was the…


The Roundup

Exploring Jason Demers and the Canucks, Toronto as a win now destination, Jets being undisciplined, are Ken Holland’s days numbered, how much have the Flames improved, McDavid and Draisaitl is a dream, a Jordan Eberle interview and more in this week’s Nation Roundup brought to you by Violent Gentlemen