Back in April of this year the Maple Leafs announced they had signed highly sought after Russian forward Alexander Barabonov to a $925,000 entry level deal for the 2020-2021 season. Most hadn’t heard of him, but if his results playing in Russia at the junior and pro levels are any indication, the Maple Leafs may... Continue Reading →
Alex Kerfoot has been nothing short of a pleasant surprise for the Toronto Maple Leafs thus far and maybe this is something that Leaf fans should have seen coming. Kerfoot was selected in the 5th round of the 2012 NHL Entry Draft, by the New Jersey Devils (150th overall). Following the draft, he decided to... Continue Reading →
There are a lot of raw emotions and differing opinions on the current contract dispute between the Maple Leafs and William Nylander. During this difficult contract situation, there were some in Leafs Nation ready to cast Nylander aside. Trade him! Came the calls from all corners across social media. There is nothing like stats to... Continue Reading →
Ever since Jake Gardiner arrived in Toronto on February 9th, 2011, He has been a puzzle wrapped in an enigma. Gardiner can provide flashes of out of this world talent and speed as he skates up the ice with the puck leaving opposing players in his dust. On the other hand, he can force plays... Continue Reading →
Auston Matthews’ introduction to the NHL came at the NHL Draft 2016. The excitement surrounding his rookie season reached feverish levels when he recorded 4 goals in his debut game, becoming the first player in the NHL’s modern era to do so. This was just a glimpse of things to come as he finished the... Continue Reading →
Zach Hyman has come a long way in such a short period of time, a relative unknown to the Toronto hockey market when he was acquired from the Florida Panthers on June 19th, 2015 in exchange for centre Greg McKegg; four days later was signed to a two-year entry level contract with the Maple Leafs. Florida had drafted Hyman 123rd overall in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.