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RENAUD LAVOIE REPORTING THAT TORONTO AND EDMONTON ARE THE HUB CITIES

IT’S NOT AN OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT BUT IT’S SOMETHING… Really looks like Edmonton and Toronto for hubs cities. No big issues with the safety protocol, but you know how it is, the devil is in the detail. If the NHL and NHLPA have a CBA extension, we’ll have some hockey this summer. If not, it will…

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Are Lehtonen and Barabanov eligible for the NHL’s return to play?

Are Lehtonen and Barabanov eligible for the NHL’s return to play? The quick answer, probably not. Alexander Barabanov and Mikko Lehtonen weren’t on the Leafs reserve list, let alone roster at the time of the trade deadline and were signed to contracts set to begin with the 2020-21 season. Odds are they won’t be playing,…

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Around the NHL: Collective Bargaining Updates

Yesterday was a wall of news from Bob McKenzie. He provided an update on the non-announcement of Hub Cities, which we could see today. (Hopefully, please). And he also gave a ton of new information on what is going on in regards to the NHL vs. NHLPA labour discussions. Below is a breakdown of some…

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Leafs prospect changes KHL teams

Okay, so it’s not exactly big news, but it’s something that happened to a Leafs prospect, so here it is if you are interested… Confirmed: Semyon Kizimov (F) | Lada Togliatti -> Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod | https://t.co/okirlmzAhx #KHL — EP Transfers (@ep_transfers) June 29, 2020 Official Announcement translated via google: Hockey club “Lada” made an…

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What In The What? A look back at this week in Leafs Nation.

Welcome to a new segment, where we collect bad takes, dismantle arguments and dispel myths being circulated in sports publications and social media about the Toronto Maple Leafs. #3. ‘The fix is in! The draft lottery is definitely rigged for Toronto.’ The outcome of the NHL’s draft lottery was chaotic hilarity or unmitigated disaster depending…

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Which current Leafs could end up in the Hall of Fame?

Earlier this week, we saw a bunch of people not named Alexander Mogilny get inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame, and it got me thinking. This current era of the Toronto Maple Leafs have seen a surplus of extremely talented players play for this team, some so talented that one day they could find…