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It’s a bit of a running joke in our twitter mentions at this point. Every aged, underperforming free agent that comes available there seems to be a TLN article asking if the Leafs should be in on them. I get it, you’ve seen that story before. It’s also less...
The Leafs’ salary cap situation is going to be tight for the foreseeable future, and there probably isn’t going to be much money to go around for the bottom half of the lineup. Being able to identify cost effective options, including players on entry level contracts will be paramount...
The Toronto Maple Leafs have inked center Denis Malgin to a one-year, $700,000 contract extension. The 23-year-old native of Olten, Switzerland, was drafted by the Florida Panthers in the 4th round of the 2015 draft. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below He was acquired by the Leafs in Feb. 2020 in a deal...
Welcome to the first installment of TLN’s newest feature, Prospect Roundup, where we will be keeping tabs on Leafs prospects throughout the year. With the NHL draft just around the corner, the Leafs are set to add a fresh new crop of prospects to their system but there are...
In every NHL draft, there is always one player that is ranked fairly high but ends up getting picked much later on due either teams going in other directions or scouts getting scared heading into the first round. When the team that finally snags him up in the first...
Welcome back to another edition of Throwback Thursday! This week in 1997 (Sept. 30), the Toronto Maple Leafs made Mats Sundin their first European captain and the 16th in franchise history. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below Sundin, who becomes captain of a franchise whose previous owner, Harold Ballard, tried to prevent...
Could the end of one era in New York be the start of a new one for Toronto? Yesterday morning, the New York Rangers announced that they would be buying out the final year of Henrik Lundqvist’s contract, bringing an end to his 15 year tenure with the boys on...
Signing bonuses. The Leafs have them. Free agents want them. It’s a beautiful situation to be in for the Leafs, minus the fact that the Leafs have about $8M to spend on 5 positions at the moment. That is decidedly less ideal, but of course there is the 10%...
As we approach NHL Free Agency we will see a new type of contracts, those signed under the new CBA. They will be the first signed with the knowledge of what the salary cap will look like multiple years down the road. Teams would very much enjoy this insight...
Earlier today, I wrote about how it was reported that Cody Ceci was expected to enter the free-agent market on October 9th. Barely two hours after that post came out, Pierre LeBrun of The Athletic doubled down on the report and also dropped this terrifying tidbit of information: Cody Ceci...