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So how does the Nylander situation end?

See title. We asked our staff: Wyatt Fremlin For the love of God, sign. Mike Stephens It doesn’t. It never does. Thomas Williams Signing a long-term deal while wearing a “MSM? More Like BSM” t-shirt. Scott Maxwell I’m still holding out faith that Nylander signs a deal, whether long or short term, but I think…

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Postgame: Chomped

That was fun, wasn’t it? The Leafs reigned triumphant over the San Jose Sharks tonight, putting up a five-spot in Auston Matthews’ first game back form injury. With the win, the Leafs improved to 18-8-0 on the season, launching them back to the top of the NHL standings in a points tie with the Buffalo…

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WATCH: Matthews snipes lethal power-play goal in return from injury

Auston Matthews has now scored in all four games he’s returned from injury during his NHL career. The superstar forward made his highly-anticipated return to the lineup Wednesday evening against the San Jose Sharks after missing the past 14 games with a shoulder injury. Matthews was hurt during a win over Winnipeg on October. 27…

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WWYDW: Who Is Nylander Going to Deliver to the Marlies?

The Leafs have activated Auston Matthews from the Injured Reserve today which has put the Leafs back at the maximum 23 roster spots and moves Freddie Gauthier up to the press box to hang with Martin Marincin and Justin Holl. All of this is fine and really and no one is going to shed a…

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William Nylander’s Practice With AIK Today Was His Last

We’ve got something! Sportbladet reporter Andreas Käck dropped an interesting tidbit on the seldom-seen William Nylander today. Nylander, who has been practicing this week with Swedish junior team AIK, was asked about this routine, as well as his contract situation, and had this to say: I spoke with him briefly after practice. He told me…

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Analyzing the Subtraction of Andrew Nielsen, Acquisition of Morgan Klimchuk

It’s no secret that the Toronto Maple Leafs AHL affiliate, the Toronto Marlies, has a surplus of defenceman. In an effort to un-clog the logjam on the blue-line, the organization traded defenceman Andrew Nielsen to the Calgary Flames in exchange for forward Morgan Klimchuk. Let’s address this right off the bat–this kind of deal doesn’t…

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Calvin Pickard hits waivers in potentially great move for Toronto

The Leafs took a massive hit in their goaltending depth chart this fall, when an attempt to sneak both their third and fourth NHL-quality goaltenders through waivers on the same day resulted in neither avoiding a claim. Curtis McElhinney was picked up by the Carolina Hurricanes to fill in for an injured Scott Darling, and…

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LGD: Jaws-ton Matthews.

Auston Matthews officially returns tonight, per Mike Babcock. He missed 14 games with a left shoulder injury. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) November 28, 2018 What a way to start the day! The Leafs welcome back Auston Matthews to the lineup tonight after a 14 game absence. They also welcome the San Jose Sharks to Scotiabank…

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Auston Matthews and the NHL’s trade value rankings

With Auston Matthews finally getting back into the Leafs’ lineup tonight, it’s a perfect time to look back at what a month it’s been since he was injured. Let’s take an opportunity to remind ourselves that, while Damien Cox can’t be taken seriously as a sports analyst, since we have to respond to every outrageous…