Toronto Maple Leafs Best and Worst Free Agent Signings

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Welcome to Last Word on Hockey’s 2022 summer series, exploring the best and worst free agent signings for each NHL team of the post-lockout, salary cap era. With this past offseason seeing some big splashes (and potential gambles) like Johnny Gaudreau, Claude Giroux, John Klingberg, and others, it’s time to take a look at how teams have boosted […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Captain Could Have a New Look This Season

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John Tavares, the Toronto Maple Leafs captain, could have a new look when the team returns to the ice this season, thanks largely to his off-season training regimen. A New-Look Toronto Maple Leafs Captain John Tavares has been an exceptional player since signing a seven-year, $11 million AAV contract back in the summer of 2018. During […] READ MORE



Toronto Maple Leafs Winger Seeking A Raise On His New Deal

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The Tampa Bay Lightning and Colorado Avalanche are still fighting for the holy grail. As we inch closer and closer to the seasons end, the offseason grows and grows. While a lot of it is speculation, some things come to life and paint a picture of what is to come. Being one of the biggest […] READ MORE


Stability Is Key to Future Success for the Toronto Maple Leafs

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The dubious number of first-round exits for the Toronto Maple Leafs now stands at seven since 2004. This year, it came after the best regular season in franchise history. Reaching the number six in the series comes for a variety of reasons. As a young, plucky underdog against the Washington Capitals. As a favourite against the […] READ MORE



The Toronto Maple Leafs Can Change Their Playoff Narrative

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Fans of the Toronto Maple Leags have to be feeling a little deja vu at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday night. The Leafs were hosting the Tampa Bay Lightning n an all-important Game 5. It was not yet the midpoint of the first period and the home team was trailing 2-0. Much-maligned winger William Nylander had […] READ MORE



NHL Predictions: Jan. 22 with Edmonton Oilers vs Calgary Flames

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […] READ MORE


NHL Predictions: January 12 with Boston Bruins vs Montreal Canadiens

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Welcome back to another day of NHL Predictions. Each day, Last Word on Hockey takes a look at the games that are happening and gives our predictions for each one, breaking down head-to-head and other factors that may play in. We also have a featured game of the day, which is considered must-watch TV. Today’s […] READ MORE