If you’re a fan of video tributes, rest assured, you’ll get your money’s worth in 2023-24. Even though next season’s schedule was officially released two weeks ago, with all the recent roster turnover, there’s a plethora of new dates to consider circling on your Maple Leafs calendar.
Imagine being a kid growing up in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, the son of a beloved Toronto Maple Leaf, and getting the chance to play for that team. It sounds surreal, almost like something out of a movie.
Let’s generously say that the significant news part of the summer has passed for the NHL. There will be signings, arbitrations, and the Red Wings proved that there will still be trades as well, but we can no longer plan our lives around the NHL news cycle.
When the Toronto Maple Leafs drafted Easton Cowan with the 28th overall pick, it produced a mixed reaction. For the most part, I think people were somewhat confused or uncertain because Cowan was not someone who had been mentioned as a potential first round puck by any public scouts and media outlets.
Braeden Kressler is ready for the next step in his hockey career, and everything that comes with it. Signing a three-year entry-level contract in 2021 following a spectacular development camp and prospect tournament, Kressler is about to make the jump to pro.
Despite a bunch of free agents already finding new homes for next season and the Toronto Maple Leafs doing the majority of their free agency business on the first two days, there are still some quality depth pieces and veteran players on the market.
Will the Toronto Maple Leafs’ young forward Matthew Knies be a Calder Trophy contender this season? That’s the topic of this post. Although young talent is constantly emerging in the NHL, some young players somehow simply captivate fans with their skill and potential.
Contrary to popular belief, the number Alex DeBrincat signed for should have little to no bearing on the terms of William Nylander’s next contract. Unsurprisingly, the first thing many people did, especially in this market, was try their darnedest to draw similarities to the two situations.
We’ve reached the point of the offseason where most of the big signings have been made already, so the only things to look forward to news-wise are depth signings, contract extensions, and the occasional trade here and there.
The moment that Ilya Samsonov filed for salary arbitration, the Leafs knew that had a limited amount of time to get a new contract sorted out. With the NHLPA now releasing the dates, it turns out they will only have a week and a half left to sort it out.
We are all aware of the Toronto Maple Leafs’ record of futility in the playoffs. No other team in the history of the NHL has made the playoffs five seasons in a row and lost all five first-round series.
The Toronto Maple Leafs development camp is over and Easton Cowan showed well throughout the week. In this post, I’ll take a look at what makes the team’s 2023 first-round draft choice such a promising prospect.
NHL Tonight: Elliotte Friedman on what else the Toronto Maple Leafs could be working on this offseason. ** NHLRumors.com transcription Jamison Coyle: “We talked about the Leafs and all their additions recently to their already jammed up roster.