Leafs defeat Hawks 4-2 at rookie tournament


The Maple Leafs defeated the Chicago Blackhawks 4-2 Saturday night in rookie tournament action at Budweiser Gardens in London, Ont. 2014 first-round draft pick William Nylander (pictured) had an assist in a strong showing, displaying flashes of speed and creativity.

Sing The Anthem


The Toronto Maple Leafs are hosting open auditions for national anthem singers to perform during the upcoming NHL season.   On Sunday, anthem hopefuls will audition for a panel of judges, including five members of the Toronto Maple Leafs Game Presentation

Leafs sign Spencer Abbott


On Tuesday the Leafs announced the signing of forward Spencer Abbott to a one-year contract. Abbott, 26, made his NHL debut last season on October 5 against the Ottawa Senators. In 2013-14, Abbott had 69 points (17 goals, 52 assists)

Sittler and Bower join Kennedy on Legends Row


On Saturday morning, Leafs legends Darryl Sittler and Johnny Bower were honoured along with the late Ted Kennedy on Legends Row at Air Canada Centre. The three Hall of Fame players each have a statue bearing their likeness along a

Legends Row: Who joins Teeder today?


The Air Canada Centre is all abuzz this weekend as fans flock towards 40 Bay Street for Leafs Nation Fan Fest. On Saturday morning, three statues will be unveiled outside of the arena on Legends Row, with one of them

NHL roundup – Young stars Ekblad and Hishon stave off concussions


(pictured: Aaron Ekblad talks to Toronto reporters, Aug. 23). Having Aaron Ekblad on the ice again was a welcome site for the Florida Panthers and their fans. The 2014 first-overall draft pick skated at Mattamy Athletic Centre in Toronto just

Weekend roundup – Leiweke, McKegg, and analytics


Everyone loves a parade. Everyone also loves making sarcastic “plan the parade” remarks, when it comes to Leafs transactions. Leafs fans still don’t know how long it will be before they can seriously consider the feasibility of now-outgoing Maple Leafs

Leafs hire assistant to GM

Leafs Dave Nonis

On Tuesday the Maple Leafs announced the appointment of Brandon Pridham as the assistant to the general manager, David Nonis (pictured). In his new role, Pridham will assist with salary cap analysis, contract negotiations and collective bargaining agreement interpretation for

Leafs announce 2014-15 broadcast schedule


The Leafs announced Monday that all the team’s games will be televised live on Sportsnet and Rogers affiliates (56 games), and TSN4 (26 games). Sportsnet 590 The FAN and TSN Radio 1050 Toronto will once again divide the games evenly

Nylander signed to entry-level deal


The Maple Leafs announced Monday that forward William Nylander has been signed to a three-year entry-level contract. Nylander was chosen with the eighth-overall pick in the first round of the 2014 NHL draft. “Not only does William Nylander bring a

Dubas hiring brings innovation to Leafs


The hiring of Kyle Dubas as Leafs assistant general manager represents a huge philosophical shift for a franchise that has been loath to embrace the concept of hockey analytics. Dubas, who at 28 years old is younger than eight players

Affiliation with Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL


The Leafs have extended its affiliation with the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL. The Leafs shared the affiliation with the Minnesota Wild in 2013-14 but Toronto will now be the Solar Bears’ sole NHL affiliate for the next two