Toronto Maple Leafs New Faces Impress on Opening Night

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The Toronto Maple Leafs took on the Ottawa Senators in the opening night match-up of the 2019-20 season. Despite the disparity in talent of the two teams, the Senators have played the Leafs tough recently, winning three of the four games against the Leafs last season. Wednesday night’s match-up started on a similar note. Brady […] READ MORE


Ilya Mikheyev Off to an Impressive Start for Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs locked up their top-nine forwards for the foreseeable future when they inked Mitch Marner to a six-year contract extension. Past Marner, the Leafs also made new deals with Andreas Johnsson and Kasperi Kapanen. With those contracts done, the Leafs projected top-nine is all signed through at least the 2020-21 season. Such […] READ MORE


The Toronto Maple Leafs Can Play Andreas Johnsson Anywhere

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The Toronto Maple Leafs are stacked at forward already and there’s another one coming. Which line the Maple Leafs decide to play Andreas Johnsson on is the only question. This season, he led the Toronto Marlies to their first Calder Cup trophy in team history, won the Jack A. Butterfield Trophy for Calder Cup MVP, and lead the AHL […] READ MORE


Where Are They Now? The Last 10 No 1 NHL Draft Picks

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On June 22nd and 23rd the 2018 NHL Draft will take place, with the majority of experts agreeing that Rasmus Dahlin will be the No.1 pick. The Swedish defenceman, who looks like he will be headed to Buffalo, is rated as the most talented player available. He will, of course, join some illustrious company as […] READ MORE


The Importance of Patrik Laine

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by Rachel Halliwell It’s no secret that the Calder race is closer than ever. Who will it be? Auston Matthews or Patrik Laine? Maybe, Mitch Marner, Zach Werenski or Matt Murray will come through and sweep the rug out from underneath the top two. This year’s rookie class is full of high-end talent that are already making […] READ MORE


Auston Matthews Calder Trophy Frontrunner for Toronto Maple Leafs

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by  Kenneth Stapon When the NHL season started, not many people could have predicted the production which this talented rookie class would put forward, perhaps most impressively Auston Matthews.  With his historic season, Matthews has a chance to accomplish what no Maple Leaf has done since Brit Selby in the 1965-1966 season:  win the Calder Trophy. Lets go […] READ MORE


William Nylander Proving his Worth in the Bigs

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via Last Word on Hockey, by Matthew Rodrigopulle The Toronto Maple Leafs are eight games into the 2016-17 NHL season, and there have been quite a few stories already. The most evident, being the number one overall pick, Auston Matthews, dazzling the league by putting up 10 points (six goals and four assists) already. But let’s not forget about the […] READ MORE


Patrik Laine, Winnipeg Jets Win First Battle of 2016 Draft Picks

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Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine will forever be seen as rivals. As the top two rated prospects, and top two picks in the 2016 NHL Draft they will always be linked. The debate leading up to the draft was fierce, and their games at the World Juniors, World Championships, and World Cup must see events for hockey […] READ MORE



NHL Teams in the Nolan Patrick Sweepstakes

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via Last Word on Hockey, By Chris Lizza There are a few hockey organizations where one of the biggest nights of the 2016-17 season will be the NHL draft lottery. Currently, the number one prize of the 2017 NHL Draft is two-way center Nolan Patrick. Patrick has been called the “complete NHL package”. What better way to […] READ MORE