Which Freddie Andersen will show up this summer*?

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2020-06-01

*assuming hockey is played this summer. When we last saw Freddie Andersen things weren’t exactly going great for him. Following his spectacular .938% save percentage in November which earned him an All-Star spot this year, he followed it up with a .904 in December, an .893 in January, and an .884 in February, and winning only 9 of his last 21 starts. Of course I could also mention that March was off to a better start with only allowing one goal in the two games he played, but that doesn’t c

Toronto Maple Leafs Decades of Failure Have Ruined the Fun of This Team

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-06-01

The Toronto Maple Leafs last won a Stanley Cup in 1967. Saying that it’s been 53 years since the Toronto Maple Leafs won doesn’t do justice to just how badly they have failed over the last five decades.  Just saying the number is an insult to the spectacular ways in which they failed. They have […] Toronto Maple Leafs Decades of Failure Have Ruined the Fun of This Team - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

The advantages and disadvantages of including Nick Robertson in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 28-man playoff roster

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2020-06-01

As the NHL announced its return-to-play plan last week, we learned that each team will be able to carry 28 skaters on its playoff roster. Just one day later, Maple Leafs General Manager Kyle Dubas confirmed that 18-year old forward prospect Nick Robertson will have every chance to be included in this group once training […] The post The advantages and disadvantages of including Nick Robertson in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 28-man playoff roster appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.

Call for mailbag questions

Source: Down Goes Brown
Date: 2020-06-01

Hey folks... The first mailbag a few weeks ago was fun, and I'm going to try to do another this week. Please send over some questions we can have some fun with, via email at dgbmailbag@gmail.com. Thanks,Sean

Maple Leafs Mailbag: Surprises in store for Toronto’s playoff lineup?

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-06-01

The NHL’s return-to-play plans have rejuvenated our Maple Leafs Mailbag with questions about taxi squad hopefuls, the value of fringe forwards like Denis Malgin and Frederik Gauthier, and Frederik Andersen’s problem with slow starts after months of no hockey. Plus, a close look at pinged posts and cranked crossbars adds to Auston Matthews’ lack of luck when it comes to missing out on a Rocket Richard Trophy. Let’s dig right in. Q: With Nick Robertson getting his shot to make the club, w

4 Defenseman the Toronto Maple Leafs May Target in Trade

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-06-01

The Toronto Maple Leafs would enjoy an upgrade to their defense corps. When the NHL announced their season has been paused back on March 12, many Toronto Maple Leaf fans were left wondering what it meant for the salary cap for the 2020 – 21 season and how it would affect their team. With a […] 4 Defenseman the Toronto Maple Leafs May Target in Trade - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Sports isn’t in a bubble: racism, police violence and protests impact everyone

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2020-06-01

Almost exactly one year ago today Masai Ujiri speaks to the media about happier subjects. | Photo by Mark Blinch/NBAE via Getty Images Athletes in Canada and the United states speak the truth about racism and police brutality. Masai Ujiri, president of the Toronto Raptors in the Globe and Mail (non paywalled at time of writing) Opinion: Masai Ujiri: To overcome racism, we need to be more than merely good. We must raise our voices - The Globe and MailThe video was sent to me without explan

Monday’s FTB: Four expiring draftees the Leafs/Marlies should sign

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2020-06-01

LAVAL, QC - SEPTEMBER 09: Look on Montreal Canadiens prospect Allan McShane (94) and Toronto Maple Leafs prospect Mac Hollowell (81) during the Montreal Canadiens versus the Toronto Maple Leafs Rookie Showdown game on September 9, 2018, at Place Bell in Laval, QC | Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images Signing rights expire for some prospects today at 5pm. In a normal year, the deadline to sign certain draft prospects with expiring rights is June 1st, at 5pm EST. This year

Don’t Expect the Toronto Maple Leafs to Re-Sign Ilya Mikheyev

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-06-01

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed Russian forward Ilya Mikheyev last summer. As a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mikheyev had a very successful season. Not only did he acquit himself well, but he was able to move up the lineup when necessary, and endured himself the fans with his play style and hilarious post-game […] Don’t Expect the Toronto Maple Leafs to Re-Sign Ilya Mikheyev - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Leafs, Matthews make voices known in stand against racism

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2020-06-01

The Maple Leafs on Sunday night added the organization’s voice to the stand against racism in a strongly worded statement released by the club on Twitter. Read More

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