Maple Leafs Rumors & News

  • 16h
    Jameson C. Olive @JamesonCoop

    Phil Kessel: "I think the way the media treats Dion Phaneuf in this city is embarrassing." #TMLtalk #Leafs

  • TSN airs inappropriate Tweet: Lupul, Phaneuf, Cuthbert hire legal team

    CBSSports.com "During their coverage of the NHL trade deadline on Monday, Canadian sports network TSN was featuring a running stream of viewer Tweets that took an ugly turn early in the day. And now they have a legal fight on their hands because of it. Toronto Maple Leafs teammates Joffrey Lupul and Dion..." March 03

  • Kessel: Media's treatment of Phaneuf is 'embarrassing'

    The Score "Toronto Maple Leafs forward Phil Kessel stood up for captain Dion Phaneuf on Tuesday, telling reporters the defenseman is not to blame for the team's struggles. "It's not his fault," Kessel said Tuesday. "Why he does he get the blame?" Phaneuf and Kessel were not dealt by the club prior to..." March 03

  • Maple Leafs wanted Mantha as part of Phaneuf deal

    Sportsnet.ca "One reason Dion Phaneuf was not traded to the Detroit Red Wings on Monday was because the Toronto Maple Leafs’ asking price was too high. According to Sportsnet’s Nick Kypreos, the only team Phaneuf – who has a modified no-trade clause – had on his list that was a realistic trade partner with..." March 03

  • Bruins, Leafs eased back at deadline

    ESPN.com "Well, it certainly wasn't for a lack of trying on the part of Boston Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli. When you talk to other teams around the league, what they say is that nobody was on the phone more than Chiarelli in the two weeks leading up to Monday's deadline, trying all he could to get the..." March 03

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks also get D Korbinian Holzer from Toronto for a draft pick and player along with C Michael Sgarbossa from Colorado for D Mat Clark.

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    Lance Hornby @sunhornby

    Korbinian Holzer (suspected concussion from last night) is up and about at Leaf hotel. Has been subject of recent rumours.

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    Pierre LeBrun @Real_ESPNLeBrun

    Leafs trade Olli Jokinen to St. Louis Blues for a late pick

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Teams are telling me the Maple Leafs are working hard to trade Phil Kessel and Dion Phaneuf today. #tvasports

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    The #leafs acquire Eric Brewer and a fifth-rounder from #NHLDucks for Korbinian Holzer. Trade call pending.

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    Hockey Central @SNHockeyCentral

    Leafs also got Joakim Lindstrom from Blues in Jokinen deal. #NHLTrade

  • Leafs' Jokinen to Blues for Lindstrom, pick

    TSN.ca "The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded centre Olli Jokinen to the St. Louis Blues in exchange for a late-round pick. Jokinen, 36, has appeared in 54 combined games with the Maple Leafs and Nashville Predators this season, scoring three goals and four assists. The Maple Leafs acquired him on Feb...." March 02

  • Leafs ‘working hard’ to trade Kessel

    Sportsnet.ca "Monday could end up being one of the busiest days in Toronto Maple Leafs history. With trade rumours swirling around team captain Dion Phaneuf, Renaud Levoie of TVA Sports reports the Maple Leafs are also “working hard” to trade Phil Kessel prior to the 3 p.m. ET deadline. The Maple Leafs..." March 02

  • Inflammatory Leafs tweet appears live on TSN TradeCentre

    Toronto Sun "One of Canada’s top broadcasters is backpedaling after airing an inflammatory tweet during Monday morning’s NHL trade deadline coverage. The inappropriate tweet appeared live on TSN and referenced Toronto Maple Leafs winger Joffrey Lupul, defenceman Dion Phaneuf and Phaneuf’s wife, actress..." March 02

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    Craig Custance @CraigCustance

    Unless something changes dramatically, Red Wings completely out on Dion Phaneuf. Different philosophies on what the trade would look like.

  • Maple Leafs want Brendan Smith in Dion Phaneuf deal with Red Wings

    The Hockey News "The Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings continue to negotiate a deal which would see captain Dion Phaneuf going to Detroit today, but the sticking point now appears to be Red Wings defenseman Brendan Smith. The possible deal would see the Leafs get Smith and forward Stephen Weiss in a deal..." March 02

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    #mapleleafs Dion Phaneuf has a list of 12 teams where he would agreed to be traded. #transaction2015

  • Maple Leafs could dominate 2015 NHL trade deadline: Five players who could be moved

    National Post "There were 22 Toronto Maple Leafs, including recently acquired defenceman Tim Erixon, who made the trip to Florida following Sunday night’s 4-0 loss to the Capitals. How many will actually play in Tuesday night’s game against the Panthers will be determined by what happens before 3 p.m...." March 02

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    Renaud Lavoie @renlavoietva

    Concerning Phil Kessel, his contract stipulates that he has a list of 8 teams where he would agree to be traded. #transaction2015

  • Canadiens vs Maple Leafs Top Six Minutes: Price Shuts 'Em Down Again

    Habs Eyes On The Prize "The Leafs come into Montreal flying high and Carey Price reminds them how much fun hockey is not sometimes. For our new readers and members, Top Six Minutes is a brief overview of the Habs game, and a continuation of the discussion threads usually happens in the comments. We try to keep it..." March 01

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    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Leafs definitely listening to offers for G Jonathan Bernier. They'd want a lot.

  • Sens’ Murray on Clarkson: ‘I didn’t think he was worth quite the contract that he got’

    Ottawa Sun "The Senators kicked tires on David Clarkson at the urging of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Bryan Murray confirmed an ESPN report Friday he spoke to the Leafs about Clarkson, who was dealt to the Blue Jackets Thursday for injured forward Nathan Horton, however, the Ottawa GM noted it was Toronto..." February 28

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    Joe Haggerty @HackswithHaggs

    One name I've heard pop up in last few days as RW trade possibility for the Bruins? Joffrey Lupul. Useful offensive player when he's healthy

  • Senators had talks with Leafs about obtaining Clarkson

    ESPN.com "Turns out the Columbus Blue Jackets weren't the only team intrigued by the idea of giving David Clarkson a change of scenery. Sources tell ESPN.com that the Ottawa Senators had a few conversations with the Toronto Maple Leafs about a Clarkson trade, the idea behind it that perhaps the right..." February 27

  • Maple Leafs trade David Clarkson to Blue Jackets

    Sportsnet.ca "The Toronto Maple Leafs traded forward David Clarkson to the Columbus Blue Jackets for forward Nathan Horton. Clarkson, 30, has struggled since signing a seven-year, $36.75 million contract with Toronto in the summer of 2013. In 118 games over two seasons, Clarkson recorded 15 goals, 11..." February 27

  • Dion Phaneuf to return from injury against Flyers

    Toronto Star "Leafs captain Dion Phaneuf is essentially a certainty to return to the lineup against Philadelphia Thursday night. “He’s had three good practices so I’m hoping everything is good,” Leafs coach Peter Horachek said Wednesday as the Leafs wrapped up three straight days of practice in preparation..." February 26

  • Steve Staios making impact on young Leafs defencemen

    Toronto Star "Steve Staios played 1,001 games for six teams over 16 seasons in the NHL. Some of them were very good — he went to the Stanley Cup final in 2006. Some of them were bad. He was in the playoffs just three times, he was waived, he was traded, he was claimed in an expansion draft and he was..." February 25

  • Penguins Acquire Forward Daniel Winnik

    NHL.com "The Pittsburgh Penguins have acquired forward Daniel Winnik from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Zach Sill, a 2015 fourth-round draft pick and a 2016 second-round draft pick, it was announced by general manager Jim Rutherford. Winnik, 29, has seven goals and 25 points in 58 games with..." February 25

  • Bettman: Salary Cap Won’t ‘Fall Off A Cliff’ Because Of Canadian Dollar

    NESN "The March 2 NHL trade deadline is fast approaching and a lot of general managers around the league will be wary of acquiring players with term on their contract beyond this season because of the uncertainty of next year’s salary cap. The salary cap ceiling for the 2014-15 campaign is $69..." February 25

  • 'You can feel it in the dressing room': Leafs' Phaneuf on trade talk

    Toronto Sun "The captain is back on deck. But Dion Phaneuf is likely to hear the cry of “man overboard!” once or twice in the next few days as the nervous Maple Leafs navigate the stormy weather and upheaval that go with the NHL trade deadline. The blue-and-white crew is very uneasy with the red-letter..." February 25

  • Maple Leafs shopping Joffrey Lupul

    Sportsnet.ca "One week before the NHL trade deadline, Joffrey Lupul is actively being shopped by the Toronto Maple Leafs, reports Sportsnet 590 The Fan host Andrew Walker. But the talented yet injury-prone winger is no rental. Lupul, 31, has three more seasons after this one on a contract that carries an..." February 24

  • Agent: No extension talks between Leafs, Bernier

    Pro Hockey Talk "Contract talks between the Toronto Maple Leafs and pending restricted free agent Jonathan Bernier have yet to begin. Pat Brisson, the agent for Bernier, tells PHT there’s nothing to report regarding negotiations on a contract extension for the goaltender. “Nothing is going on with Jon..." February 24

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    David Alter @dalter

    Brandon Kozun reassigned to Marlies #TMLtalk pic.twitter.com/CsWSKL4ly1

  • Leafs defenceman Morgan Rielly apologizes for comment

    Toronto Sun "Morgan Rielly can’t turn around as a 20-year-old defenceman with the Maple Leafs, it seems, without some sort of learning experience. Rielly has been trying to keep his chin up during the Leafs’ latest collapse, and was discussing as much on Friday morning when he unintentionally ruffled some..." February 22

  • Lupul in, Kozun out for Leafs vs. Jets

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Toronto Maple Leafs will have Joffrey Lupul back in the lineup tonight when they play host to the Winnipeg Jets. The forward has missed four games due to a lower body injury. As for who comes out of the lineup, coach Peter Horachek says it’s a tough decision. “Most likely it’ll be..." February 21

  • Tear-down won't be so easy, Lupul warns

    TSN.ca "Joffrey Lupul was a 23-year-old on an Edmonton Oilers team that lost 18 of 19 games during the 2006-07 season. It was a dreadful experience and for Lupul, a cautionary tale of just how badly a rebuild can go. Now 31 and a veteran of more than 600 NHL games, Lupul has heard all the 'blow it up'..." February 20

  • Panthers starts Canadian portion of latest roadtrip with a 3-2 win in Leafs

    Litter Box Cats "The Panthers invaded Air Canada Centre to take on the Toronto Maple Leafs and try and break their three game skid. They ended up putting just 17 shots on goal, but it was enough as they came out on top, 3-2. Roberto Luongo had 27 saves in the win. The first period would see the Leafs capitalize..." February 18

  • Sizing up which Maple Leafs could be traded in fire sale

    USA Today "With the Toronto Maple Leafs conducting the NHL’s version of a blowout sale, here is a look at the trade potential for some of their key players before the March 2 deadline: Center Daniel Winnik A valuable role player who can chip in offensively, Winnik is the most likely to be traded. The..." February 18

  • Odds are getting better for Leafs to land McDavid

    Toronto Sun "News and views after the Toronto chapter of Tank Nation gleefully took to the frigid Hogtown streets after another Leafs loss, this one a 3-2 setback to the Florida Panthers at the Air Canada Centre. TANKS FOR THE MEMORIES If the season ended Wednesday morning, the Leafs would find..." February 18

  • ‘Negative energy’ surrounds Leafs, says newcomer Jokinen

    Pro Hockey Talk "The losing continues for the Toronto Maple Leafs. Change has already started with player personnel and it appears there will be more on the way. Toronto’s struggles, which now include a 3-2 loss to the Florida Panthers on Tuesday, left newcomer Olli Jokinen, acquired in a deal with the..." February 18

  • Plenty of Phil Kessel trade talk in Toronto today

    Pro Hockey Talk "Following yesterday’s deal of Cody Franson and Mike Santorelli to Nashville — which some saw as the first in potentially long series of moves — Toronto turned its collective focus today to an even bigger piece of trade bait: Phil Kessel. First, GM Dave Nonis appeared on Sportsnet’s Hockey..." February 17

  • Leafs trade Santorelli, Franson to Predators

    TSN.ca "Nashville Predators President of Hockey Operations/General Manager David Poile announced Sunday that the team has acquired defenceman Cody Franson and forward Mike Santorelli from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for Nashville’s first-round selection in the 2015 Draft, and forwards Brendan..." February 16

  • Habs’ Subban stands up for Phil Kessel

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Canadiens and Maple Leafs are fierce rivals, but Montreal defenseman P.K. Subban put that aside to support Toronto forward Phil Kessel following the Habs’ 2-1 shootout victory over them tonight. “I don’t think Phil (Kessel) gets enough credit for his personality,” Subban told Montreal..." February 16

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    Brooks Bratten @brooksbratten

    TRADE: #Preds acquire Cody Franson & Mike Santorelli from #Leafs for Jokinen, Leipsic & a 2015 1st Rd pick --> http://t.co/F6NoaD1Z1S

  • 17d
    Damien Cox @DamoSpin

    Leafs would have to take back Mike Richards from Kings in a Phaneuf deal. TOR would want one of LA's better prospects.

  • Leafs willing to move Bozak

    Pro Hockey Talk "Add Tyler Bozak to the list of players the Toronto Maple Leafs are willing to part with. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, the Leafs are actively trying to move the center. He has three years remaining on his deal with a cap hit of $4.2 million. The Globe and Mail reported this..." February 15

  • Islanders rack up another ugly win over a bottom feeder Leafs

    New York Post "For the past two weeks, the Islanders haven’t looked much like a first-place team, but the standings remain on their side. Even after a recent stretch of four losses in five games, the Islanders remain in control of the Metropolitan Division after grinding out their third straight one-goal win..." February 13

  • Report: Shanahan authorized to rebuild Maple Leafs; Kessel, Phaneuf not in plans

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs appear set to join the ranks of the rebuilding. Team president Brendan Shanahan, who is believed to endorse the idea of a major overhaul of the roster, received approval from the Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment board to initiate such a process in a recent meeting,..." February 12

  • Phil Kessel has never been a good fit in Toronto

    USA Today "Flashy Guy Lafleur was born to play for the Montreal Canadiens. Steely-eyed Mark Messier had the ideal temperament to lead the New York Rangers. Unflappable Mats Sundin had the right stuff to be a Toronto Maple Leafs captain. Jonathan Toews and Patrick Kane seem perfect for the Chicago..." February 12

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