NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Red Wings, KHL Contracts, More

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2020-05-30

In today’s NHL rumor rundown, there are updates on the status of KHL stars Ilya Sorokin and Kirill Kaprizov, there is buzz about which nine players will make up the Toronto Maple Leafs’ taxi squad, and the Detroit Red Wings talks offseason plans. Sorokin and Kaprizov Won’t be Staying in the KHL With reports that the NHL was going to deny the right for NHL clubs to let signed players from the KHL play in this year’s postseason, there was speculation names like Ilya Sorokin and Kir

Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Free Agent Defensemen Targets

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-05-30

Since the ongoing pause to the NHL season started in March, the Toronto Maple Leafs season has been in question for a while. With the news coming out this week that the NHL will be resuming with the playoffs, it’s time to start thinking about this Toronto Maple Leafs team again. Other than the playoffs, one […] Toronto Maple Leafs: 5 Free Agent Defensemen Targets - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Best of #AskBurkie: Brian Burke’s most rewarding moment with the Leafs

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2020-05-30

While Brian Burke’s time with the Toronto Maple Leafs was a disappointment overall — as he failed to lead the club to the post-season in four-plus years as president and general manager — he still remains proud of what he accomplished in Leafland. The Luke Schenn for James van Riemsdyk trade and Jake Gardiner acquisition are highlights that come to mind, but chief among them for the front-office veteran turned Sportsnet broadcaster is the drafting of two players — one of whom was dealt

How does the Maple Leafs blueline stack up against the Blue Jackets blueline?

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2020-05-30

On Tuesday, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announced the league’s Return to Play plan. Our very own Scott Maxwell wrote more about the plan here. This plan confirmed that the Toronto Maple Leafs will play a best-of-five series against the Columbus Blue Jackets in the Play-In round. In today’s article, I wanted to take a look at the Maple Leafs and Blue Jackets defense and see how they stack up against one another in a five-game playoff series. The Defense Below is the defensive depth chart

Breaking Down Toronto Maple Leafs Extended Roster Options

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-05-30

The Toronto Maple Leafs may be getting some extra help when play resumes. On May 26th, Gary Bettman announced when the NHL season resumes, rosters will be expanded to 28 skaters and as many goalies as wanted. It has long been cited the Toronto Maple Leafs spend more resources and capital on developing their farm […] Breaking Down Toronto Maple Leafs Extended Roster Options - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

2 Players the Toronto Maple Leafs Should Definitely Not Trade

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-05-30

The Toronto Maple Leafs are in a pretty good position for next season. Though the NHL’s salary cap might not rise as expected, the Toronto Maple Leafs should still be in good shape next season. The Leafs have signed Alex Barabanov and Mikko Lehtenon on the cheap, and those players, along with over ten million […] 2 Players the Toronto Maple Leafs Should Definitely Not Trade - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Weekend FTB: The NHL’s return to play plan might just save the CHL

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2020-05-30

Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images Or maybe the author couldn’t think of something else to write about The NHL’s return to play plan might have inadvertently (or advertently) saved the CHL season. Many CHL teams only stay afloat thanks to gate revenue in their communities, and with the current pandemic making attendance for sporting events impossible... they’re facing a real problem of how to prevent teams from going under. They never made any real money from broadcasting, because t

NHL History: Pat Burns hired as 31st coach in Toronto Maple Leafs history

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2020-05-29

It was today in 1992 that the Toronto Maple Leafs hired their 31st coach in franchise history: Pat Burns. He stepped in replaced Tom Watt, who spent two years prior behind the bench. Burns, however, had much more success behind the bench. In fact, he ended up winning the third-most games in franchise history at the time he finished his tenure. Only Punch Imlach, Hap Day and Dick Irvin had won more. Over 281 games behind the bench, Burns went 133-107-41 making the playoffs in three of four seas

Toronto Maple Leafs: Freddie Andersen Faces Huge Playoff Pressure

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-05-29

When the NHL resumes, the Toronto Maple Leafs will be facing the Columbus Blue Jackets in a play-in series and the pressure will all be on Frederick Andersen. It’s starting to get stinking hot in Toronto this week and the starting goaltender for the Toronto Maple Leafs should be feeling that heat. Andersen is the […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Freddie Andersen Faces Huge Playoff Pressure - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Toronto Maple Leafs: Fixing NHL’s Future Travel Issues

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2020-05-29

When the Toronto Maple Leafs return to play, they won’t be doing it at Scotiabank Arena, but instead at a hub city with the rest of the Eastern Conference. As unfortunate as it is that the Toronto Maple Leafs won’t be getting a home playoff game this year, it’s the only logical way for the […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Fixing NHL’s Future Travel Issues - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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