Maple Leafs Pregame #62: 5 Things to watch in the Pittsburgh rematch

After getting destroyed by Pittsburgh on Tuesday, aren’t you thrilled the next game the Leafs are playing is against Pittsburgh? YAAYYYYYYY!!! You could go into this hoping the Leafs are going to make a statement. You could go into this game hoping the Leafs will continue to fight to stay on the right side of…


The Senators… really like Aaron Luchuk and Darren Archibald

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators made a couple of deals this evening, exchanging players on both NHL and AHL deals. The first deal saw the Leafs send Aaron Luchuk and a conditional 2021 sixth round pick to Ottawa for Max Veronneau. The @MapleLeafs have acquired forward Max Veronneau from Ottawa in exchange for…


TRADE!!! Leafs acquire Denis Malgin. WTF is Denis Malgin?

After another crushing loss, GM Kyle Dubas couldn’t sit idly by, and that’s why he immediately sprung to action and pulled the trigger on a significant deal… The @MapleLeafs have acquired forward Denis Malgin from Florida in exchange for Mason Marchment. Details: https://t.co/6VqzlOLgdc#LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/b8g3llXAVB — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) February 19, 2020 Okay, well, we’ll…


How I learned to love the (rumoured) Muzzin contract

By now we know a couple of things. The Leafs have a contract ready to go for Jake Muzzin, but do to the collective agreement the Leafs can’t announce it until March 1st. The contract is likely in the $5.5M range, it’s for four years, and it’s believed to be front loaded. Via Darren Dreger:…


Show me decent goaltending and I’ll show you a good Leafs team

The trade deadline is next week and can anyone honestly come up with a proper assessment of what the Leafs might need to really improve their team? I can’t. It’s almost impossible to zone in on a target to fill the “weaknesses” in Toronto’s lineup because, frankly, this godawful goaltending recently has sent everything off-kilter….


How do these trades affect the Leafs?

A lot has happened in the trade market over the past few days. None of it involved the Leafs. That doesn’t mean that it’s greatest impact wasn’t on the Leafs and it’s important we dissect these moves to determine how they impacted Toronto. Let’s go through these four trades in the order in which they…


Mason Marchment returned to the Marlies

It’s a week until the trade deadline and there is a lot of excitement whenever @LeafsPR pops up in your twitter timeline. The @MapleLeafs have loaned forward Mason Marchment to the @TorontoMarlies (AHL).#LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) February 18, 2020 This is one of those times when the excitement went away pretty quickly. For the…


Maple Leafs Pregame #61: 5 things to watch for in Pittsburgh

The Panthers closed the gap last night. The Leafs aren’t looking good and have a much tougher schedule over the next six weeks. It will be interesting. As for Pittsburgh they are 7-2-1 in their last 10, and have generally been good beyond those 10 games as well. Joy. Lineups LW C RW Forwards AUSTON…


Maple Leafs at Penguins 02/18/20 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post The Toronto Maple Leafs drag some road woes into a matchup against a surging opponent who has been tough to score against of late. The Maple Leafs are +120 underdogs on the road while the Pittsburgh Penguins are -140 home favourites with a 6.5-goal total on the NHL odds…