Around the NHL: Makar makes history, Hall of Fame class set and Sweeney staying in Boston

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2022-06-29

We are now through the 2021-22 NHL season and the Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions. While their players celebrate a well-deserved victory, the rest of the league is preparing to challenge for the cup in 2023. The 2022 Hockey Hall of Fame class has been chosen, the Boston Bruins have re-signed their general manager and the Chicago Blackhawks have a new head coach. Makar and Bednar make history Cale Makar is the youngest defenceman to win the Conn Smythe trophy since Bobby Orr in 1972

Husso, Holtby Could Be A Fit In Maple Leafs` Net Next Season

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2022-06-29

Could the Toronto Maple Leafs turn to either Ville Husso or Braden Holtby be the answer between the pipes for the 2022-23 NHL season? As the NHL’s free agency period draws closer, concern among Toronto Maple Leafs fans is growing in regard to their goaltending situation.

Have your say: Should the Maple Leafs stay patient with their roster?

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2022-06-29

It appears to have worked for the Avalanche.

Should the Toronto Maple Leafs Pursue Darcy Kuemper?

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2022-06-28

There’s a few Stanley Cup winning goalies available for free this summer; should the Toronto Maple Leafs pursue one of the newest members of the club? Of course, with Marc-Andre Fleury and Braden Holtby also free agents, there’s plenty of options for the Toronto Maple Leafs, but maybe they should renew their interest in newly-crowned […] Should the Toronto Maple Leafs Pursue Darcy Kuemper? - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Maple Leafs’ Forwards Ranked for Overall Play – 2021-22 Season

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2022-06-28

We recently posted two articles rating the Maple Leafs’ forwards for offensive play and defensive play using six different five on five categories tracked by the website Naturalstattrick.com.

Maple Leafs’ Forwards Ranked for Overall Play – 2021-22 Season

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2022-06-28

We recently posted two articles rating the Maple Leafs’ forwards for offensive play and defensive play using six different five on five categories tracked by the website Naturalstattrick.com. Those categories…

Risk vs. Reward: The Ville Husso question

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2022-06-28

This year’s crop of pending free agents features roughly five goaltenders who have managed a starter’s workload in recent years. The youngest and perhaps most intriguing option is St. Louis’ Ville Husso. NHL general managers have a notoriously short memory when signing free agents. This seems especially true when looking at goaltending. Look at Sergei Bobrovsky for instance. His career has alternated between near-Vezina quality play and borderline unplayable on almost a yearly basis, and

Updated 2023 Stanley Cup odds: Avalanche, Maple Leafs lead the pack

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2022-06-28

As Colorado Avalanche players, staff and the fan base continue celebrating the team’s impressive Stanley Cup-winning campaign, oddsmakers have begun looking ahead to next season. The betting market has already updated the futures odds for the 2022-23 NHL season and to little surprise the Avalanche are the odds-on favourites to become the league’s newest back-to-back champs. Jared Bednar’s club put a halt to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s modern dynasty with a six-game series win to cap off a

Timothy Liljegren Is the Toronto Maple Leafs Best Defenseman

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2022-06-28

The Toronto Maple Leafs took a major step towards being a top team again next season when they signed Timothy Liljegren to a two-year contract with a $1.4 million dollar cap hit. Liljegren might one day be a star (more on that shortly) but he is already worth more than $1.4 million dollars, and therefore […] Timothy Liljegren Is the Toronto Maple Leafs Best Defenseman - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Ex-Maple Leafs’ Nazem Kadri Wins Stanley Cup: What’s Next?

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2022-06-28

I can’t say I’m always happy with the way Nazem Kadri plays, but I respect him a lot for what he does. Ironically, I recall that, when Kadri was traded…

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