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More trade proposals from around Leaf Land

A couple of days ago we put out a call for trade proposals. We took a look at some of them in the post below… Taking a look at the trades you want the Leafs to make Given the number of trade proposals we received we’ve decided to do a follow up post a few…

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Two Leafs make their way onto the TSN Trade Bait Board

Welcome to Speculatember. All speculation, all the time. Okay, that will be a little much and get old quick, but in reality there is going to be a lot of noise around the Leafs over the next month, given that the Kapanen trade has already happened. To kick things off, TSN has unveiled their Trade…

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Taking a look at the trades you want the Leafs to make

Here at TLN we’re all about keeping it fresh, and that’s why we thought we’d mix things up a little and rather than look for questions, we decided to ask for some trade proposals for us to evaluate this week. We received so many trade proposals that we’ll likely be splitting the mailbag in two,…

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RUMOURS: A landing spot for Andersen and the asking price for Nylander

Another week, another 31 Thoughts laced with our Leafs fix. Awww sweet rumours, you’ll make us forget about the fact that most meaningful hockey of the year is being played without the Maple Leafs. Well, that’s not completely true, but we’ll take what we can get. The Panthers have talked to a ton of people,…

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The NHL and its players need to care

If you haven’t already read the open letter to the NHL by Matthew Henriques, I strongly encourage you start there before reading my post.  One of things that repeatedly gets said around the hockey world is that we’ve got the best sport, but we’ve got the worst league. Sometimes it would be nice if the…

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Breaking down the Kapanen trade

To say the Kasperi Kapanen trade came as a shock is a bit of an understatement. In a normal year NHL teams generally treat the playoffs as an off limits time to pull off significant movements, and instead we are left waiting until after the Stanley Cup is presented before any real changes are made….

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UPDATED: Kasperi Kapanen has been traded to Pittsburgh for a 1st Round Pick

Previous versions of the post can be found below, but here is the final deal… Details for Penguins:RW Kasperi KapanenD Jesper LindgrenLW Pontus Aberg Maples Leafs getting:2020 Rd 1 pick (15 overall)LW Evan RodriguesC Filip HallanderD David Warsofsky#Pens | @TheAthleticPGH | @TheAthleticNHL please forgive any type — Rob Rossi (@Real_RobRossi) August 25, 2020 We will…

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The case for trading Nylander is entirely based around one thing

Here at TLN we’re still very much pissed off following the outcome of the qualifying round. And while there is a strong case to be made about the Leafs having an incredibly talented roster, and a forward group that should make Toronto one of the top teams in the league, the fact that they were…

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Leafs players make a delicious word salad

John Tavares: "It's been a pretty miserable couple of days."#Leafs end-of-season media availability is underway. Players first, Dubas/Shanahan/Keefe this afternoon. — Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) August 12, 2020 If you are looking to seek comfort in anything said today you are heading down a path to disappointment. There’s hope that Keefe, Dubas, and Shanahan might provide…

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MAIL CALL: Let’s assign some blame and start fixing things

Welcome to the off-season. Nothing says “Welcome to the Offseason” quite like a blog mailbag, so here we are, doing just that. We’ve decided to change up our mailbag format a little. Instead of getting answers from just one writer, you will now here from a few different TLN contributors in each mailbag. Now when…