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Report: Defenseman Timothy Liljegren staying with the Toronto Marlies

How Swede it is. It appears that defenseman Timothy Liljegren will be staying in North America, at least for now. Liljegren was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs with the 17th selection in the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft. I’m hearing #Leafs 2017 first-rounder Timothy Liljegren will stay with the #Marlies — Dhiren Mahiban…

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Maple Leafs brass show interest in Russian defenseman Igor Ozhiganov

The Toronto Maple Leafs pipeline into Russia may continue if the team’s front office has anything to say about it. Lamorello and Babcock were in Moscow recently to talk to CSKA d-man Igor Ozhiganov. 24 years old, contract expires in April #Leafs #KHL — Andrey Osadchenko (@AOsadchenko) August 23, 2017 Maple Leafs head coach Mike…

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Report: Toronto Maple Leafs Among Teams That Are Courting Jordan Weal

A fourth-line center that only scored 12 points on the year is one of the biggest free agent names available on July 1. It appears that the Toronto Maple Leafs are in the running to land Jordan Weal when free agency begins. According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, Weal is meeting with many clubs including the…

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2016-17 Leafs’ Season In Review: Curtis McElhinney

The idiom goes “you can’t teach an old dog new tricks” but time and time again it is proven false. It remains unclear if goaltender Curtis McElhinney has really changed his stripes and became a completely different player. It looks like he does have new tricks up his sleeve though. His past year compared to…

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2016-17 Leafs’ Season In Review: Brian Boyle

Joining a team halfway through a year is never the ideal situation for a player or a team. As the trade deadline comes and goes, it is important for teams to add pieces that fill holes on the roster. Brian Boyle joined the Toronto Maple Leafs at the trade deadline when the team needed him…

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2016-17 Leafs’ Season in Review: Connor Brown

Day 3 of our TLN year in review series has Connor Brown on the docket. Brown is an achievement in drafting. He played on a poor Erie Otters team that was historically bad but Brown was able to stand out despite being a -72 (!!). Plainly, he scores wherever he goes and it is a…

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2016-17 Leafs’ Season in Review: Connor Carrick

Every weekday for the next few weeks, we’ll be looking back at a different regular member of the Leafs’ season that was. Today, we kick things off with Connor Carrick. Potential is a funny, funny beast. You want every player to be chock full of it but when they fall short of a preconceived mark,…

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Maple Leafs sign Ben Smith to one-year extension, worth $650k

The offseason is already in full swing as the Toronto Maple Leafs have made a couple of moves today. One of the most intriguing is the extension of Ben Smith. Smith, a centerman has been given a one-year extension worth $650k. In 36 games this past season, he scored two goals and two assists for…

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LISTEN: Jeff Veillette talks Leafs on TSN 1260

Leafs Nation Managing Editor Jeff Veillette was on TSN 1260 in Edmonton to discuss the Leafs. The Leafs season is going well and the discussion over whether or not the Leafs are actually good is heating up. Connor McDavid vs. Auston Matthews is discussed. As well as the absurdity surrounding William Nylander trade talk. Get…