Category Archives: Toronto Maple Leafs

The Future of Leafs Phil Kessel

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On October 1st, 2013, the Toronto Maple Leafs reached a deal with team star, Phil Kessel on a contract extension made for 8 years worth over $60-million. (more…)

Five teams set to benefit from the rising NHL salary cap

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On June 23rd, 2015, the NHL announced the salary cap will rise for the 2015-16 season from $69-million to $71.4-million. Here are five teams in particular who stand to benefit from the increase and why.

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Maple Leafs hire Mike Babcock as Head Coach

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After spending 10 seasons behind the Detroit Red Wings bench, Mike Babcock is on the move! (more…)

What does Mike Babcock bring to the Toronto Maple Leafs?

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After weeks of speculation, it has been revealed that free agent coach Mike Babcock will be taking his talents to the Toronto Maple Leafs after signing an eight-year, $50 million contract. But is it the right move? (more…)

Maple Leafs fall 2-1 to the Bruins in a shootout

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For the past few months, Leaf fans have wanted their team to lose, or rather ”tank the season” to get the best pick possible in the June 2015 NHL entry draft. The idea of tanking seemed to changed on Saturday night when the Leafs faced the Bruins. After Boston beat the Blue and White in game 7 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs 2 seasons ago and scarred the Nation, no fan wants to see their beloved team lose against the Bruins again. Fans were finally cheering for the Leafs again, even though a loss would potentially lead them to an even greater draft pick. (more…)

Should the Toronto Maple Leafs trade Phil Kessel?

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Back in September of 2009, the Boston Bruins shocked the hockey world when they traded Phil Kessel to the Toronto Maple Leafs. Shortly after, the Leafs signed Kessel to a five-year $27 million contract. With Toronto seemingly in the early stages of a rebuild, should they trade the hot –commodity Kessel, or keep him around as the centerpiece to build a new team around? (more…)

Leafs Trade David Clarkson For Nathan Horton

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On July 5th, 2013, Leaf fans were happy and excited to hear that the team had signed free agent David Clarkson to a seven year, $36.75 million dollar contract. On February 26th, 2015, close to 2 seasons later, Clarkson was traded to the Blue Jackets in exchange for Nathan Horton. Again, most Leaf fans seem happy and excited to hear this news. (more…)