Mitch Marner was on the tip of every Leafs and NHL fan around the continent throughout the summer. Leading the media circus for all of the Restricted Free Agents that needed new contracts, the Leafs winger seemed to be the only topic to talk about.
Just three games into the 2019-20 regular season and there is already a sense of urgency and importance with every single period for this Leafs season. There has not been this level of significance when it comes to the Leafs in what feels like a very long time.
The Maple Leafs are 2-0-1 to start the season and with that, star centre Auston Matthews has earned himself the Third Star of the Week title with his performances during those three games.
Just 48 hours away from the first day of the regular season, the Toronto Maple Leafs have cemented their roster to begin the season.
All four skaters that were put on waivers yesterday have cleared and been assigned to the Toronto Marlies.
The final whistle of the pre-season has been blown. For the next several months, it’s only games that matter in the standings and trying to win a playoff series. The Toronto Maple Leafs demolished the Detroit Red Wings in their last exhibition game, 5-0.
The roster is taking form and some exciting names are still a part of the Toronto Maple Leafs just days away from the opening to the 2019-20 regular season on Oct. 2.
With a roster full of players that hope to sniff a couple games with the Toronto Maple Leafs, the team headed to Detroit to face a more complete Red Wings lineup. Of course they came away with a victory, it’s Detroit.
After about a month off to rejuvenate for the season, the podcast is back and full of that good hockey juice. On this episode, they’re joined by The Athletic’s Ian Tulloch.
Beyond the hottest news around town, the captaincy of the Toronto Maple Leafs has been discussed at length. Questions regarding which member of the current core will have the “C” placed on their jersey before the puck drops on Oct. 2 against the Ottawa Senators have been at the core of every media scrum.
Rasmus Sandin has been one of the most impressive young Leafs this preseason. The 19-year-old defenceman has done everything to surprise and excite fans and front office personnel. But should the Leafs really burn a year of his Entry-Level Contract, just to have a young blueliner start his NHL career?
It’s the fifth game of the preseason and the Toronto Maple Leafs — made up of essentially players that are going to be playing as Marlies this season — are in Montreal. Surprisingly, Toronto was able to win 3-0 and Michael Hutchinson earned the shutout.