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7 NHL teams staring into the infernos of salary cap hell

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-05-21

Winning comes at a cost. “When we’re not dealing with cap issues, we’re probably rebuilding,” Toronto Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan recently explained on Prime Time Sports. “The better you become, the less peaceful it is, the more anxiety there is, because each decision means more and so you still have problems. “They’re just better problems.” Embrace the rebuild and watch your salary cap concerns tumble to the floor. But t

Toronto Maple Leafs Could Start Year With Just 2 Returning Defensemen

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-05-21

The Toronto Maple Leafs may not be bringing back very many of their incumbent defensemen. The Toronto Maple Leafs finished the season with Morgan Rielly, Ron Hainsey (Inexplicably), Nikita Zaitsev, Jake Muzzin, Travis Dermott and Jake Gardiner in the lineup. Due to injuries to Dermott and Gardiner, and the disgustingly terrible decision to constantly roll […] Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs: Marlies Mid-Terms – Kasimir Kaskisuo

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-05-20

There are many uncertain aspects of the Toronto Maple Leafs these days, but their prospect pipeline is not one of them. The Toronto Marlies are currently seven wins away from their second consecutive Calder Cup Championship. Pretty impressive, right? This is a surge that few saw coming prior to the end of the regular season […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Marlies Mid-Terms – Kasimir Kaskisu

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Miller, Marner, Kapanen, Gardiner, Kadri

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-05-20

Although the Toronto Maple Leafs have not played in almost a month (their last game was Apr. 23), injuries are impacting the team: Travis Dermott is recovering from a separated shoulder; Zach Hyman has a torn ACL; and, John Tavares came home from the World Championships with an oblique injury. In light of all the injuries the Leafs were playing through during their first round Stanley Cup series with the Boston Bruins, doesn’t it make you wonder if this might have been the Maple

Toronto Maple Leafs: How William Nylander May Have Salvaged His Season

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-05-20

One slight alteration in the timeline might have saved William Nylander from his rough campaign with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Stop me if you have heard this before: William Nylander had a disappointing 2018-19 season with the Toronto Maple Leafs. Due to a combination of his prolonged contract dispute, a slow start to his season, […] Toronto Maple Leafs: How William Nylander May Have Sal

Toronto Maple Leafs Cannot Afford to Make Rumored Error

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-05-20

The Toronto Maple Leafs did one of the dumbest things any team did last season: The Toronto Maple Leafs played Ron Hainsey on the top pairing. In a move that defied all logic, common sense, statistical analysis and eye-testery, the stubborn mule known as Mike Babcock never deviated from what was easily the worst player […] Toronto Maple Leafs Cannot Afford to Make Rumored Error -

Back to Excited Episode 63: Why We’re Optimistic

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2019-05-20

Discussing reasons why Leafs fans should be happy Welcome back to another episode of Back to Excited. Today, we discuss: [2:42] Fulemin rants about how people react to ‘playoff injuries’ [14:53] Our trust in Kyle Dubas [31:23] The Leafs are very young and very good [36:

The Toronto Maple Leafs Need Patrick Marleau

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-05-20

Recently, some young and inexperienced Toronto Maple Leafs commentators have suggested that the Maple Leafs should act quickly to discard 39-year-old Patrick Marleau, dumping his years of experience and depth of leadership, before the final year of his contract begins. Simply stated, this position is incredibly short-sighted and is a narrow-minded approach to

Do the Islanders Really Make Good Trade Partners for the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-05-20

The Toronto Maple Leafs began their offseason by re-committing to coach Mike Babcock. The next thing the Toronto Maple Leafs need to do is sign Mitch Marner, and we know that the team and player have met.  We hope this doesn’t drag on, and my guess is it won’t. But what else will the Leafs […] Do the Islanders Really Make Good Trade Partners for the Toronto Maple Leafs? -

Toronto Maple Leafs: EIL Content Roundup – May 19th

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-05-19

The season is officially over for the Toronto Maple Leafs. But that doesn’t mean the content must stop. Yes, although the Maple Leafs may not be playing actual hockey games anymore, the Editor in Leaf staff have been working around the clock to ensure that every angle from every offseason topic has been covered. With […] Toronto Maple Leafs: EIL Content Roundup – May 19th -

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