NHL History: Mats Sundin sets NHL goal record for Swedish-born players

It was on this day in 2002 that Toronto Maple Leafs captain, Mats Sundin, set a new record for Swedish-born players with his 395th career goal. On this day in 2002, Mats Sundin scored his 395th career NHL goal, becoming the leading goal-scorer among Sweden-born NHL players #Hockey365 #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/DXHXidD6ae — Mike Commito (@mikecommito) April…


John Tavares issues message urging fans to “play inside and play for each other”

Toronto Maple Leafs captain, John Tavares, issued a message through his Twitter account this past week, encouraging hockey fans to remain indoors as much as possible while also thanking the healthcare and frontline workers for their incredible sacrifice during this strange time. #BEATTHEVIRUS pic.twitter.com/4Dm0JqGT5r — John Tavares (@91Tavares) March 25, 2020 Like many NHLers, John…


Kyle Dubas joins long list of NHLers preaching social distancing

We’ve already seen Morgan Rielly and Zach Hyman spreading the word of social distancing as a means of flattening the curve on COVID-19, and Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas joined in with a similar message from his own home. "We can't stress enough how important it is for everybody to stay home" Practice social…


The CHL season has been cancelled

Unsurprisingly, all three leagues in the CHL (OHL, WHL, and QMJHL) have announced over the past couple of days that they’ll be pulling the plug on the 2019-20 regular season. Whether the playoffs and Memorial Cup end up also being cancelled is up in the air.


Morgan Rielly offers messages to fans

This morning, Morgan Rielly, issued a short video to Leafs fans from his home on Wednesday, preaching the importance of social distancing and how we all need to watch out for each other during the trying times caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. "We have to do our part to take care of one another"@TOPublicHealth encourages…


TRADE!!! Leafs pick up a 5th round pick for money

This has to be the latest we’re still hearing about trades. Apparently the Iowa Democratic Committee runs the NHL trade hotline. Anyhow, here’s the trade from the Leafs official press release: The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the club has acquired Vegas’ fifth-round selection in the 2020 NHL Draft in exchange for forward Martins…


TRADE!!! Jordan Schmaltz is off to Long Island

Okay, so this isn’t the deal anyone hoped for, but it’s a trade nonetheless… Minor-league transaction: NYI trades Matt Lorito to TOR for Jordan Schmaltz. — Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) February 24, 2020 I’m sorry very tired and don’t want to break this down. They’re AHLers, the impact is minimal, but I at least went through…


Leafs recall Kevin Gravel from Marlies

I know, I know, the trade deadline move you were waiting anxiously for has finally happened; Kevin Gravel has been recalled by the Leafs. #Leafs have recalled Kevin Gravel from the Marlies. Practice about to start here shortly. — Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) February 24, 2020 Seriously though, ahead of practice this could mean one of…


Egor Korshkov returned to the Marlies

He was playing at a goal per game pace, but Egor Korshkov has been returned to the Marlies after a short stint up with the Leafs. The @MapleLeafs have loaned forward Egor Korshkov to the @TorontoMarlies (AHL).#LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) February 21, 2020 Korshkov was recalled last weekend along with Mason Marchment ahead of…


The Senators… really like Aaron Luchuk and Darren Archibald

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Ottawa Senators made a couple of deals this evening, exchanging players on both NHL and AHL deals. The first deal saw the Leafs send Aaron Luchuk and a conditional 2021 sixth round pick to Ottawa for Max Veronneau. The @MapleLeafs have acquired forward Max Veronneau from Ottawa in exchange for…