Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation

As almost everyone knows, Joe Thornton has signed with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Leafs announced their new hire Friday. Thornton signed a one-year contract for the league minimum salary of $700,000. There are no bonuses involved in the contract, so what you see is what you get. The 41-year-old is currently skating with HCContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Thornton Signing a Win/Win Situation”

Maple Leafs: Toronto Trades Kapanen to Pittsburgh

Kasperi Kapanen is a Pittsburgh Penguin again. The Toronto Maple Leafs traded the forward to Pittsburgh as part of a six-player deal Tuesday, with defenceman Jesper Lindgren and forward Pontus Aberg also heading to the Penguins. In exchange, the Maple Leafs received Pittsburgh’s first round pick for the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, forwards Evan RodriguesContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto Trades Kapanen to Pittsburgh”

Maple Leafs: After Another Tough Exit, What Comes Next?

The 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs are rolling on, but the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t playing which means much of the talk in hockey is about why the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t playing. If you’ve been anywhere near the various media outlets over the last few days, you know much toner has been leaked in post-mortems,Continue reading “Maple Leafs: After Another Tough Exit, What Comes Next?”

Blue Jackets: Dubois Bounces Back, Scores Hat Trick as Columbus Takes Lead

When Columbus Blue Jackets head coach John Tortorella appeared to tear a strip off Pierre-Luc Dubois during Game Two of their series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the motivational aftermath was not yet known. But when Dubois scored a hat trick in Game Three and gave his club a 2-1 series lead thanks to aContinue reading “Blue Jackets: Dubois Bounces Back, Scores Hat Trick as Columbus Takes Lead”

Maple Leafs: Muzzin’s Out for Remainder of Columbus Series, Marincin’s In

So, we know that the Toronto Maple Leafs will be without defenceman Jake Muzzin for the remainder of their series against the Columbus Blue Jackets, but what happens next? Muzzin collided with Oliver Bjorkstrand in Game Two of his team’s series against the Blue Jackets. On Wednesday, the organization announced he was discharged from hospitalContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Muzzin’s Out for Remainder of Columbus Series, Marincin’s In”