REPORT: Leafs and Marner agree to an extension

After what seemed like centuries, the Mitch Marner saga appears to be over. Marner 6 years in TOR. Done — Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 13, 2019 This comes after a long, and I mean long, period where we saw Mitch’s camp and the Leafs go back and forth, with what seemed like very little middle…


Mitch Marner is Not (and Has Never Been) Disrespected

Throughout his first three seasons as a Toronto Maple Leaf, Mitch Marner accrued a level of goodwill amongst the fanbase that has rarely ever been seen. This Marner praise was practically universal in its scope, too. And why wouldn’t it be? The kid was so easy to love. Within a city so acutely well-versed on…


Trying to understand Marner’s point of view

It feels like I’ve spent a good chunk of the past couple of weeks roasting Mitch Marner on this website. I’m not saying I was wrong. My interpretation of his contract demands are that he is seriously disconnected from reality, and outside the money thrown at Auston Matthews, he doesn’t particularly have a leg to…


Leafs Training Camp Roster Announced

It’s here, it’s here! The training camp roster is here! They can hit the ice tomorrow, and here are the 75 players the wonderful folks of Newfoundland will get to see… Let’s start with the notable absences. Most notable: Mitch Marner Hurt: Dermott, Hyman, and Woll are all out hurt, which is unfortunate across the…


My annual plea for a 3 forward/1 defenseman penalty kill

I’m going to start off by admitting I know I’m fighting a losing battle here. Ultimately I hope I will win the war but I’m pretty that’s years away from happening. Last year I took my long held beliefs about the penalty kill public with this post (most of which I will be regurgitating in…


Mitch Marner and his Primary Assist Magic

You may have heard by now that Mitch Marner remains unsigned by the Toronto Maple Leafs as we begin to approach the opening of training camps for the 2019-20 NHL season. There seems to be a gap between how the Marner camp views his value compared to how the Leafs think he should be paid….