Why the Patrick Marleau signing makes sense for the Maple Leafs

As you’ve probably already seen, Patrick Marleau is a Toronto Maple Leaf. Yeah, we’re still getting used to the thought too; even if “swing for the fences while you can” was the goal, there’s still a difference between dreaming and doing, and while they didn’t get both the guys they wanted (maybe next year, Joe…


Marlies continue to bolster depth chart, sign Dupuy, Novak

After a season that saw several shallow areas of their depth chart tested, the Toronto Marlies have wasted no time this summer ensuring that they don’t run into the same problems again. After inking Colin Greening, Vincent Loverde, and Chris Mueller to NHL deals with assignments in mind, the team followed up with a couple…


Leafs re-sign Colin Greening, sign Loverde and Mueller

Following up on the signings of Dominic Moore and Ron Hainsey, the Toronto Maple Leafs have added a bit of depth to their top-down structure this evening. The club announced three signings; the return of Colin Greening and the additions of Vincent Loverde and Chris Mueller.


REPORT: Leafs could be on Kovalchuk’s preference list

If Toronto doesn’t make a splash on a forward in the unrestricted free agency pool, they may be able to look towards a player that’s unrestricted, with a catch. Ilya Kovalchuk’s name has been speculated about for a few months now across the league, and according to TSN insider¬†Pierre Lebrun, he has a few teams…


REPORT: Leafs linked to defenceman Ron Hainsey in free agency

Free Agent Frenzy officially kicks off today, and the Leafs finally have finally had their first direct connection afforded to them by a top-shelf insider. With that said, the player isn’t as big of a fish; Elliotte Friedman reports that the Leafs may be connected to Pittsburgh Penguins defenceman Ron Hainsey.


2016-17 Leafs Season In Review: Matt Hunwick

On the last day of our Season in Review series, we’ve decided to double dip and talk about everybody’s favourite third defensive pairing. I’ll be kicking us off this afternoon, with the perhaps needlessly polarizing Matt Hunwick.


Marlies re-sign Rich Clune, make changes in staff

In the calm before the NHL’s unrestricted free agency storm, the Toronto Maple Leafs organization seems to be more focused on their AHL affiliate. The Toronto Marlies have announced a bevvy of transactions today, both on the roster sheet and within the office.


Maple Leafs sign Adam Brooks to Entry-Level Contract

The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a big, multi-year signing in the centre position. No, no, relax, they haven’t cut the line and picked up Joe Thornton. But they did commit to one of their 2016 draft picks this afternoon, signing 21-year-old Adam “Prairie Jesus” Brooks to a standard three-year, entry-level contract.


McDavid’s raise unlikely to have serious impact on the big three

The best player in the world is about to get paid like one. Yesterday, we found out what the ballpark range is on Connor McDavid’s soon-to-be-signed second contract with the Edmonton Oilers. It’s a lot of money; $106 million over eight years. It’s the fifth $100 million contract in NHL history, the second to come…


Monday Mailbag: Tuesday Edition

We had a very jam-packed day on our humble website yesterday, and then I got distracted with things in the real world. So, this week, the Monday Mailbag is actually on Tuesday. Sorry for the delay, but let’s try to make up for it by making it a good one: