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Notes and quotes from Day 1 of Leafs development camp

One day down, three more to go. With medicals finished up Thursday, the Toronto Maple Leafs development camp group hit the ice for the first time on Friday for an “on-ice development” session. Firstly, four players were not in attendance for various reasons. From David Alter, Joseph Duszak (foot) and Riley McCourt (shoulder) were unavailable…

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Breaking down the Toronto Maple Leafs development camp roster

We’re finally here. After a shorter than usual offseason, the Toronto Maple Leafs finally announced their development camp roster earlier today. It was a fascinating group, one featuring numerous invites but also some intriguing names within the system that we didn’t anticipate to be attending. The 2021 Development Camp roster has been announced. Details »…

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The 2021 Top 20 Leafs Prospects: #9 Mikhail Abramov

After a couple of seasons where the Toronto Maple Leafs have struggled to graduate prospects on entry-level contracts to the NHL lineup, their 2019 draft class will be looking to change that narrative. Four of Toronto’s selections in that draft feature inside our top 10 and fourth-round pick Mikhail Abramov is a big part of…

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The 2021 Top 20 Leafs Prospects: #11 Joey Anderson

Joey Anderson is a strange player in the Toronto Maple Leafs prospect pool. Usually, players that have 53 games of NHL experience aren’t put into the “prospect” category. Anderson is somewhat of an exception, though, having played most of the past two seasons in the AHL and still being only 23 years of age. The…

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Leafs development camp and rookie tournament: What we know so far

It’s been two years since the Toronto Maple Leafs were able to get a bulk of their prospects together on one rink for what is usually their annual development camp and rookie tournament. With COVID restrictions preventing both offseason fixtures a year ago, next month will be the first time selections across two entry drafts…

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The 2021 Top 20 Leafs Prospects: #16 Semyon Der-Arguchintsev

Coming into the 2020/21 season, Semyon Der-Arguchintsev had a lot to prove in regards to his legitimacy as an NHL prospect. His Draft+1 season in 2018/19 was disappointing as he stagnated offensively but found his groove again the following year. Questions were yet to be answered about his skillset and whether he would be able…

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The 2021 Top 20 Leafs Prospects: #17 Pontus Holmberg

Pontus Holmberg burst into the consciousness of Leafs Nation during the SHL playoffs in May, playing his way to a league championship, playoffs MVP, and earning an entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Despite this fantastic run to end the season in which he won multiple accolades and a vote of confidence from Leafs…

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Toronto Six Re-Sign Forward Brooke Boquist

The Toronto Six have re-signed forward Brooke Boquist for Season 7 of the NWHL. Boquist, 25, made her NWHL debut last season with the Six after two seasons in the Swedish professional league. In the press release, Boquist shared her excitement in returning to Toronto and a full-length schedule. “I’m just ready to play another…

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Checking in on the Toronto Maple Leafs depth chart

We’re officially into the dead of the offseason. Just about every notable free agent has signed for next season and the last trade was almost three weeks ago. Any news coming across the timeline is incredibly minor with maybe the exception of arbitration settlements, of which the Toronto Maple Leafs have none to deal with….

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Leafs name their new Directors of Amateur and Pro Scouting

The Toronto Maple Leafs have named their new Directors of Amateur and Pro Scouting following the losses of John Lilley and Troy Bodie this offseason. Wes Clark, the Assistant Director of Player Personnel for the Maple Leafs, will take over as Lilley’s replacement as Director of Amateur Scouting. Eric Joyce, the Director of Hockey Strategy…

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Toronto Six Sign Goaltender Tera Hofmann

The Toronto Six have signed goaltender and Toronto native Tera Hofmann for Season 7 of the NWHL. Hofmann, 22, was drafted in the third round of the 2020 NWHL Draft by the Metropolitan Riveters, appearing in one game last season. In the Six’s press release, Hofmann shared her excitement in returning to Toronto to play…

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The Toronto Maple Leafs Bet on Matthew Knies and His Tale of Two Seasons

Scouting the past year and a half has been strange, to say the least. No OHL games were played, resulting in numerous prospects heading overseas to play in random European leagues. The QMJHL started…then stopped for five weeks. WHL prospects played minimal games but were limited to in-division opponents only. And biggest of all, at…