Maple Leafs Rumors & News

  • Andersen, Maple Leafs topple Bruins

    The Sports Xchange "BOSTON -- Frederik Andersen has to be happy he now plays in the Eastern Conference. It gives him more chances to play the Boston Bruins. Andersen, traded from the Anaheim Ducks to Toronto back in June, made it 6-0 lifetime against the Bruins, and 2-0 this season, with a 32-save..." December 10

  • Sticking to the ‘Shanaplan’: Leafs won’t sacrifice future on trade market

    Sportsnet "There is an inherent contradiction baked into a rebuild that is known as the Shanaplan. The man behind that moniker, Brendan Shanahan, has no desire to be front and centre with the Toronto Maple Leafs. When there’s something to be said, he’ll say it, but otherwise the..." December 09

  • Maple Leafs trade Peter Holland to Coyotes for conditional pick

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded forward Peter Holland to the Arizona Coyotes for a conditional draft pick, according to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman. Holland had recently become frustrated by frequently being listed as a healthy scratch. Holland and his agent, Joe Resnick, met with general..." December 09

  • Maple Leafs prospect to miss two months with broken leg

    Sportsnet "Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Yegor Korshkov is expected to miss two months after suffering a broken leg in the KHL, his agent Stas Romanov tells Sportsnet. Korshkov suffered the injury on Dec. 2 while playing for Lokomotiv Yaroslavl. The six-foot-four, 180-pound winger scored a first-period..." December 07

  • Wild hold off Leafs' surge

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- It was a matter of hanging on desperately for the Minnesota Wild -- gutting it out as they put it -- in the third period against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Despite feeling the effects of a five-game road trip, they were able to survive the third period with the help of goaltender..." December 07

  • McDavid, Crosby, Price and Kane lead All-Star voting through first week

    Pro Hockey Talk "Voting for the 2017 NHL All-Star game has been underway for more than a week now, and on Tuesday afternoon the league announced the early leaders from each division. The game, which will take place in Los Angeles on Jan. 26, will feature the same format as last year’s game with the four..." December 06

  • Van Riemsdyk shakes off trade talk as he hits milestone

    Toronto Star "Leafs winger James van Riemsdyk understands the nuances of being an NHL player in Toronto. One of those nuances? Take only a moment or two to savour a milestone, which is what van Riemsdyk allowed himself after reaching his 100th goal as a Leaf Saturday in Vancouver. Just a few days later,..." December 06

  • Leafs’ Jhonas Enroth clears waivers; Marlies sign Karri Ramo to PTO

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs‘ AHL affiliate Toronto Marlies signed veteran goaltender Karri Ramo to a Professional Try Out (PTO) Tuesday. The move comes one day after the Maple Leafs placed Jhonas Enroth on waivers. Enroth subsequently cleared waivers Tuesday. Ramo spent the last three seasons..." December 06

  • Leafs waive G Jonas Enroth

    TSN "Goalie Jhonas Enroth was waived by the Toronto Maple Leafs Monday. Enroth was in his first season with the team after coming over from the Los Angeles Kings in the off-season. The sixth-year veteran played in six games for the Maple Leafs (four starts) posting a record of 0-3-1 accompanied by a..." December 05

  • Sparks back with Leafs' farm team, with lessons learned

    TSN "More than a week after being sent home from a Toronto Marlies’ road trip for violating team policy, goaltender Garret Sparks has returned to the starter’s net. The 23-year old was suspended by the Toronto Maple Leafs organization when an online conversation in which he directed violent and..." December 04

  • Granlund, Horvat lift Canucks past Maple Leafs

    The Sports Xchange "VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Goaltender Ryan Miller felt he had let his Vancouver teammates down earlier this week in a loss to Anaheim. Miller made amends Saturday in a 3-2 shootout win over the Toronto Maple Leafs. He made 38 saves during regulation and overtime, then added a couple more..." December 03

  • 'Dead man' Matt Martin not worried about Canuck threats

    Toronto Sun "Matt Martin looked fine for someone under a death threat. But most of the principal Maple Leafs involved in last month’s brouhaha with the Canucks in Toronto weren’t expecting a carry-over here Saturday evening. Not with so many people keeping a close eye on any extra curriculars, including the..." December 03

  • Gudbranson downplays sincerity of threat to Leafs' Martin

    Vancouver Sun "It is not true that the National Hockey League is unconcerned about player safety. After the Vancouver Canucks’ nasty game against the Toronto Maple Leafs four weeks ago, the NHL took a stance on homicide. Apparently, the league is against it. “Matt Martin is dead!” Canuck defencemen Erik..." December 03

  • NHLPA expected to reject offer to extend CBA for Olympic participation

    The Hockey News "The NHL’s verbal offer of a three-year extension to the collective bargaining agreement in exchange for Olympic participation has been rejected by the NHLPA. If NHL players are going to participate in the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, it’s not likely to come by way of extending the collective..." December 02

  • NHL Eyeing Exhibition Game In China; Continues History Of International Play

    Pro Hockey Rumors "According to TSN’s NHL Insider Darren Dreger, the NHL is expected to play an exhibition game in China next season. While the NHL is easily the most nationally diverse of the “Big Four” North American sports leagues and has a history of playing international games, this would be their first foray..." December 02

  • Rangers remain NHL’s most valuable team, according to Forbes

    Pro Hockey Talk "The New York Rangers have widened the gap atop the annual list of the NHL’s most valuable teams. According to Forbes, the Rangers’ franchise value has risen four percent in the last year to $1.25 billion. Meanwhile, the NHL’s second-most valuable team, the Montreal Canadiens, fell five percent..." December 01

  • Dougie Hamilton just might be on Toronto’s radar

    Toronto Star "This being Calgary, the first question should probably be, what’s going wrong out here? The Flames had the worst goal differential in the league going into Wednesday night’s game against the Toronto Maple Leafs (who sat at a respectably mediocre minus-1 on the season, 19 goals ahead of the Johnny..." December 01

  • Maple Leafs manhandle Oilers

    The Sports Xchange "EDMONTON, Alberta -- The Toronto Maple Leafs might be the worst road team in the NHL, but they began their trip through Western Canada in convincing fashion Tuesday, dumping the Edmonton Oilers 4-2 at Rogers Place. "We went out there and it probably wasn't our prettiest win, but we're very..." November 30

  • Leafs' Holland skips road trip; on trade block

    TSN "Peter Holland and the Toronto Maple Leafs appear to be headed for a split. The 25-year-old did not accompany the Maple Leafs on their current road trip and the club will now try to trade the centre, who has been a healthy scratch for 13 games this season. "Peter and (Leafs general manager) Lou..." November 29

  • Maple Leafs organization suspends Garret Sparks indefinitely for remarks

    Toronto Star "Marlies goalie Garret Sparks has been suspended indefinitely for a violation of team policy, the Maple Leafs confirmed Saturday. According to a TSN report, Sparks took offence to crude comments about a disabled person by users of a Facebook group for goalies and replied to one member: “I want..." November 27

  • Maple Leafs rack up 4-2 win over Capitals

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs came out of the gate sprinting. The Washington Capitals did not and never could catch up. With one goal each from Matt Martin, James van Riemsdyk, Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri, the Maple Leafs defeated the Capitals 4-2 on Saturday night. In..." November 26

  • Frederik Andersen reflects on early-season struggles

    Sportsnet "After landing in the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ crease on a five-year, $25-million contract over the summer, Frederik Andersen felt like a golfer striding on to the first tee. He had a big gallery. And he wanted to make a big impression. “When you play golf and you want to hit a long bomb down..." November 26

  • Welcome to the grind, Maple Leafs rookies

    Toronto Sun "Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock is a big supporter of the rookies in his lineup, utilizing more first-year players than pretty much at any time in his NHL career. With seven in Leafs uniforms most nights, more than a third of the team’s skaters are freshmen in the league, which could lead..." November 25

  • Official NHL expansion draft exempt list contains surprises

    Sportsnet "The Vegas Golden Knights officially have a name and they’re starting to get a better sense of who will be off limits when the expansion draft is conducted in June. Sportsnet has obtained a memo distributed from the NHL to its 30 teams on Tuesday night, which outlines the 66 players currently..." November 24

  • Leafs get scoring monkeys off backs

    Toronto Sun "Veteran Leafs forward Matt Martin has seen it before. A team gets out to a big early lead on the road against a tired opponent and suddenly the mindset drifts to thinking about padding personal and team stats. Of course, it rarely works that way in the NHL, as evidenced by the Leafs blowing..." November 24

  • Brandon Prust Appears Heading to Germany

    The Leafs Nation "For those who were waiting to see if Brandon Prust would swoop in, sign a contract, and steal somebody's roster spot, well, you can either hang your head low our breathe a sigh of relief today, depending on what side of the coin your opinions lie. From the looks of it, the veteran forward is off..." November 24

  • Cammalleri assists Devils in 5-4 shootout win

    The Sports Xchange "NEWARK, N.J. -- Michael Cammalleri returned to the New Jersey Devils at precisely the right time. With the team struggling to score goals and coming off a shutout loss for the first time this season, Cammalleri provided a spark on Wednesday night, accounting for four goals in a 5-4 New..." November 23

  • Vegas Golden Knights introduced as NHL's 31st franchise

    TSN "These Knights will be Golden. As gold confetti blasted into Sin City’s neon-drenched night sky, owner Bill Foley dubbed the NHL’s 31st franchise the Golden Knights, finally giving the first major professional sports team to call Las Vegas home a name and identity. The Vegas Golden Knights..." November 23

  • Hurricanes defeat Leafs for fifth straight victory

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The Carolina Hurricanes started their streak four consecutive home wins. Just how well their act plays on the road will determine how long the run will continue. It was just fine Tuesday night when Viktor Stalberg scored a short-handed goal in the second period to break a..." November 22

  • The Post-Burns Free Agent Market

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Unlike the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Steven Stamkos saga of this past summer, the San Jose Sharks have spared hockey fans the drama and re-signed the top free agent on the market well before the trade rumors or free agency speculation could begin. Brent Burns inked an eight-year, $64MM extension..." November 22

  • Vegas NHL team finally unveils name tonight

    TSN "The NHL’s 31st franchise will unveil its name tonight with all the glitz and glitter you’d expect in Sin City. Owner Bill Foley will pull back the curtain on a tightly-kept secret with help from Cirque Du Soleil performers in a posh party outside T-Mobile Arena, just steps off the famous Las..." November 22

  • NHL team nicknames explained

    NHL.com "Five months after being awarded an expansion franchise, Las Vegas owner Bill Foley will announce the name of his team Tuesday. There has been plenty of speculation around what the team will be called, but that will end Tuesday when Foley not only reveals the team name, but likely explains what..." November 22

  • Maple Leafs recall forward Josh Leivo

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs have recalled forward Josh Leivo from the AHL’s Toronto Marlies. Leivo, who missed time earlier this season with a lower-body injury, saw his conditioning stint come to an end after the Marlies’ loss to the St. John’s Ice Caps Saturday. The 23-year-old has yet to play..." November 21

  • Maple Leafs impressing despite Auston Matthews’ struggles

    Fanrag Sports "The new face of the Toronto Maple Leafs franchise starts the season by becoming the first player in history to score four games in his NHL debut. Expectations rise. Hopes skyrocket. Then the face of the franchise goes cold, tallying just two assists and a minus-five in an 11-game stretch. Sounds..." November 19

  • Canadiens claim 2-1 victory over Maple Leafs

    The Sports Xchange "MONTREAL -- Alex Radulov spent the week at home, recovering from an illness. He returned Saturday night and didn't miss a beat. The skilled winger picked up a pair of assists to help the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Bell Centre. The two..." November 19

  • McKenzie outlines critical issues in NHL-NHLPA escrow battle

    Fanrag Sports "Escrow. CBA. Lawyers. Ugh. No thanks. Anybody want to talk about politics instead? There may not be a more mind-numbingly awful subject to discuss for hockey fans than escrow. Truly. We’d generally rather devour a tasty dessert of trade rumors, but escrow and the CBA are the vegetables..." November 19

  • Marner working magic for Leafs

    TSN "Auston Matthews is going to be the centreman the Toronto Maple Leafs need him to be — a top-line guy with size, speed and elite skill. He will torment opposing defenders with that skill set and vows to develop his defensive game into star-centre quality. The Leafs believe that, and there's no..." November 18

  • Brown's 4-point game guides Leafs past Panthers

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- Connor Brown ruined the homecoming of goaltender James Reimer almost by himself. The Toronto Maple Leafs right winger scored two first-period goals and added two assists in a 6-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Thursday night. "It was one of those games where we feel..." November 17

  • Mullet of Florida Panthers star Jaromir Jagr is older than half of the Toronto Maple Leafs

    ESPN "Jaromir Jagr's mullet is older than half of the players on the Toronto Maple Leafs. No, seriously. Jagr, now with the Florida Panthers, played his first NHL game on Oct. 5, 1990. Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri was born the very next day. And at 26, he's one of Toronto's veterans these days...." November 17

  • NHL, Stakeholders Discuss Possible Change To Draft Age

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Could the NHL change the draft age from 18 to 19? TSN’s Bob McKenzie spoke about the possibility on Tuesday night’s edition of Insider Trading. Former third-overall-pick Pat LaFontaine is leading a group of stakeholders that includes the NHL, NHLPA, CHL, USHL, Hockey Canada, USA Hockey, and..." November 16

  • NHL has new meetings to discuss participation in 2018 Olympics

    Chicago Tribune "NHL meetings are set for this week to discuss whether the league will participate in the 2018 Olympics in South Korea. League officials will meet with the International Ice Hockey Federation in New York on Wednesday. Deputy commissioner Bill Daly said the NHL hopes to learn if any traction has..." November 16

  • Van Riemsdyk's hat trick lifts Maple Leafs

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- James van Riemsdyk had the antidote to the Nashville Predators three-game winning streak on Tuesday night. It came in the form of three goals. The second career hat trick by the Toronto Maple Leafs left winger helped defeat the Predators 6-2. "It felt pretty good," van..." November 15

  • NHL Will Not Market Individual Rivalries or Players Because It's a Team Sport

    The Comeback "The NHL is done marketing individual rivalries. Speaking to Chris Johnston of Sportsnet.ca, NHL Deputy Commissioner said the league is not marketing individual rivalries among players because “our sport is the ultimate team sport.” That’s a crock of BS for multiple reasons. First of all,..." November 15

  • Is NHL participation in 2018 Olympics really what’s best for hockey?

    Sportsnet "Wednesday’s meeting in New York City involving the NHL, its players and the IIHF to discuss involvement in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games will resolve nothing. There will be no grandiose statements, fireworks and the singing of “We are the World”. What we will hear is that the nearly 20 million..." November 15

  • Leafs, Red Wings announce rosters for outdoor alumni game

    Sportsnet "The NHL’s Centennial Classic outdoor festivities, to be hosted at Toronto’s BMO Field at the end of this year, will feature the Toronto Maple Leafs and Detroit Red Wings. The regular season NHL game will take place on Jan. 1, and the alumni game is set to go on Dec. 31 at 12:30 pm ET. And now..." November 15

  • Leafs’ Frank Corrado likely to make season debut Saturday

    Sportsnet "Frank Corrado will be free at last, probably. Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock told reporters that the young defenceman is likely to make his season debut Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Penguins. Corrado’s lack of usage has been the source of much angst from fans, media,..." November 12

  • Maple Leafs F Seth Griffith claimed off waivers by Panthers

    Sportsnet "Seth Griffith was claimed off waivers by the Florida Panthers on Saturday and should find himself with more of an opportunity there than he received during a month-long stint with the Maple Leafs. Griffith only dressed for three games with Toronto after being claimed off waivers from Boston on..." November 12

  • Maple Leafs' four-goal flurry sinks Flyers

    The Sports Xchange "TORONTO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs started fast on Friday night, then let the Philadelphia Flyers make their run. The Maple Leafs, however, showed again that it's how you finish that counts and they finished strong with four unanswered goals in the third period to earn a 6-3 victory over the..." November 11

  • Maple Leafs place forward Seth Griffith on waivers

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs placed Seth Griffith on waivers on Friday, according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. As per Johnston, the club is clearing some roster place in order to accommodate the return of Josh Leivo and Matt Hunwick. Griffith, 23, joined the Maple Leafs just prior to the..." November 11

  • NHL, PA among groups meeting about Olympics

    TSN "The NHL and NHLPA are just two of the groups set to meet next week to discuss the NHL's involvement at the 2018 Olympics in South Korea, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. THe IIHF as well as USA Hockey and Hockey Canada will also meet in New York City next week. The..." November 10

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