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Leafs FA target Alex Pietrangelo to pursue free agency

In an unexpected turn of events, it appears that the “Alex Pietrangelo to Toronto rumours have become more probable than ever. On Friday night, Darren Dreger of TSN reported that contract talks between Pietrangelo and the St. Louis Blues have ended. Meaning the 31-year-old defenceman will become a UFA on October 9th. Just spoke with…

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Do the Leafs have the 4th best young talent pipeline in the NHL?

Over the past few weeks Corey Pronman, The Athletic’s NHL scouting guru, has been counting down the top organizations in the NHL when it comes to organizational depth. The criteria being that players are under the age of 22 as of September 15th, 2020, and it will not include skaters older than 22 as of…

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The NHL and NHLPA announce anti-racism and inclusion efforts

The NHL has announced plans to tackle racism and increase inclusion and diversity across the league.  The @NHL has announced initiatives to combat racism and accelerate its inclusion efforts. The League will work with the NHLPA and Clubs to adopt additional measures. Details: https://t.co/TocAhqPOtM pic.twitter.com/pBZXpJrta3 — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) September 3, 2020   The…

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Bruce Boudreau claims his father cursed the Toronto Maple Leafs

During an interview on Leafs Lunch earlier today, Bruce Boudreau confirmed that his father once cursed the Toronto Maple Leafs to never win another Stanley Cup. After being drafted by the Leafs in 1975, Bruce Boudreau bounced between the NHL franchise and its affiliates for the better part of a decade before being let go…

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NHLPA Announces Postponements of Playoff Games

The NHLPA announced the postponement of playoff games originally scheduled for today and tomorrow. Statement from the National Hockey League Players’ Association and National Hockey League. https://t.co/uV1F5iDeUS pic.twitter.com/JS2t0MvUij — NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) August 27, 2020 The announcement comes on the heels of similar action taken by NBA and MLB players, to show solidarity and…

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The Longer the Walk, the Farther you Kral

Toronto Maple Leafs 2018 5th round pick Filip Kral is headed to the Czech Republic’s 2nd pro league for the beginning of the 2020-21 season: The @MapleLeafs have loaned defenceman Filip Kral to HC Prerov (Czech) and defenceman Jesper Lindgren to Modo (SHL). — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) August 12, 2020 Kral is a 6’1″ LD…

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John Tortorella Defends Sheldon Keefe Following Leafs’ Elimination

John Tortorella is a coach who always finds a way to make his media availability interesting, and today’s session following the Blue Jackets ousting the Leafs from playoff contention was no different. Full quote from #CBJ coach John Tortorella, who felt the need to come to #LeafsForever coach Sheldon Keefe today at the start of…

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Eurotrip: Jesper Lindgren to MODO

It probably goes without saying that the Leafs are now looking at any and all options for finding European clubs for their players, and yesterday they found a landing spot for Jesper Lindgren with MODO. From the MODO team site: MODO Hockey can today announce that defender Jesper Lindgren has been contracted as a loan…

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#Intrigue Could Johnsson or Muzzin play in Game 5?

The Leafs picked a historic win in Game Four, and hockey history says don’t mess with a winning lineup. That being said, there were 56 minutes of hockey that weren’t going great before things took a positive turn for the Leafs, and perhaps they could use some help tonight. The @MapleLeafs have activated forward Andreas…