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William Nylander might finally be getting the respect he deserves

For the first time in probably his entire career, William Nylander isn’t the poster boy for trade talks. Sure, you still have the occasional uncle that still thinks he’s overpaid, but for the most part, people seem to think it’s crazy to see him go. Now, he partially has Mitch Marner to thank for that,…

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Leafs bring in Ryan Hardy to run the minor league teams

Generally Friday afternoons are a time for firings, but the Leafs flipped the narrative today, and announced a hiring, Ryan Hardy, who will have the dual role of GMing the Marlies as well as the Newfoundland Growlers. We’ve hired Ryan Hardy as Senior Director of Minor League Operations. #LeafsForever — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) June…

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Bruce Boudreau should come home to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Yesterday morning news broke that the Seattle Kraken were set to announce their first head coach in franchise history. Elliotte Friedman, along with other NHL insiders tweeted out on Twitter that one of the candidates to take the head coaching job in Seattle was Toronto Maple Leafs’ assistant coach, Dave Hakstol. It was honestly shocking…

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Alex Kerfoot is still searching for his place in the Leafs’ lineup

Much like a free agent who signs a burdensome contract will always be tied to his cap hit, Alex Kerfoot’s contributions to the Leafs will always be viewed through the lens of the deal that brought him to Toronto. Acquired in a trade that sent fan favorite Nazem Kadri to Colorado, the versatile forward has…

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Angela James joins Toronto Six as new Assistant Coach

On June 24, 2021, the Toronto Six officially announced Angela James as their new assistant coach. James, a Canadian hockey legend, takes over from season 6 Assistant Coach Lisa Haley. Haley was named NWHL Senior Vice President of Hockey Operations in April. James is the second in this position in franchise history. From Toronto Six…

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TJ Brodie was everything he was asked to be

In the not-so-distant past, the Toronto Maple Leafs had garnered the reputation of being something of a, to put it bluntly, complete dumpster fire defensively. Be it the ever looming narratives surround the likes of Jake Gardiner, or just the complete lack of defensive prowess that came with the likes of Cody Ceci, Tyson Barrie,…