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Rumor Roundup: Babcock’s hiring could impact future for Kessel,…

Rumor Roundup: Babcock’s hiring could impact future for Kessel, Phaneuf, Franson

thehockeynews.com Updated 10 hours ago
The Toronto Maple Leafs’ recent hiring of former Detroit Red Wings’ coach Mike Babcock continues to raise questions over the impact his arrival will have upon their off-season plans. Of particular interest is how it could affect the future of captain Di…
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  • Hitchcock almost certain to be back for another season with the…

    Hitchcock almost certain to be back for another season with the Blues

    thehockeynews.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    There’s a good chance the St. Louis Blues and Ken Hitchcock will agree on a one-year contract, perhaps as early as sometime this week. This is a situation that might rankle a lot of coaches, given that Mike Babcock just received an eight-year deal to co…
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  • Cody Franson wants to be a Leaf again. Should they want him, th…

    Cody Franson wants to be a Leaf again. Should they want him, though?

    thehockeynews.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    Cody Franson’s life changed when the Toronto Maple Leafs dealt him to the Nashville Predators Feb. 15, a couple weeks before the 2014-15 trade deadline. Who knew so much more would change in less than three months after that? Franson’s new (old) team, t…
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  • Maple Leafs sign forward Carrick to one-year contract

    Maple Leafs sign forward Carrick to one-year contract

    NHL.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Monday that the hockey club has signed forward Sam Carrick to a one-year contract. Carrick, 23, collected two points (one goal, one assist) and nine penalty minutes in 16 regular season games with the Maple Lea...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Stamkos’ next contract could impact Lightning’s …

    Rumor Roundup: Stamkos’ next contract could impact Lightning’s future

    thehockeynews.com May 25 (2 days ago)
    While superstar Steven Stamkos tries to help the Tampa Bay Lightning reach the 2015 Stanley Cup Final, speculation is brewing over his long-term future with the club. Stamkos’ eligibility next summer for unrestricted free agency and the Lightning’s effo…
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  • Babcock will attract free agents to Toronto: Franson

    Babcock will attract free agents to Toronto: Franson

    NHL.com May 23 (4 days ago)
    Defenseman Cody Franson, who played almost four seasons for the Toronto Maple Leafs before being traded in March, said Saturday that free agents, like himself, will find the team more attractive now that it's coached by Mike Babcock. "I definit...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future

    Rumor Roundup: Sweeney’s decisions could shape Bruins’ future

    thehockeynews.com May 23 (4 days ago)
    Lost amid news of the Toronto Maple Leafs hiring Mike Babcock were reports of the Boston Bruins hiring a new GM. Over a month after firing Peter Chiarelli, the Bruins promoted assistant GM Don Sweeney. The Boston media wasted little time dreaming up “to…
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  • Bowman not surprised Babcock left Red Wings

    Bowman not surprised Babcock left Red Wings

    NHL.com thehockeynews.com yahoo.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    Former Detroit Red Wings coach Scotty Bowman said Friday he can see why Mike Babcock is now coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. "I wasn't surprised Mike left Detroit," Bowman told the Edmonton Journal. "The offers were high in Buffalo (and Toront...
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  • What Mike Babcock can actually do for Maple Leafs (Trending Top…

    What Mike Babcock can actually do for Maple Leafs (Trending Topics)

    yahoo.com thehockeynews.com NHL.com May 22 (5 days ago)
    You can be 100 percent sure of two things with Mike Babcock going to Toronto: 1) The amount of money he's being paid literally doesn't matter at all to the club. 2) The Leafs' management did more due diligence from a statistical point of view than most …
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  • Video - Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs 00:56

    Sharks Skate Past Maple Leafs

    Mar 19
    The Sharks beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 to snap their two-game losing streak.
  • Video - Elevated Plays Of The Week 01:57

    Elevated Plays Of The Week

    Mar 13
    Check out some of the best goals, hits and saves from this week in the NHL, including Hurricanes Alexander Semin's diving goal.
  • Video - Maple Leafs Win In Shootout 01:10

    Maple Leafs Win In Shootout

    Mar 11
    Tyler Bozak scored in the third period and in the shootout to lift the Maple Leafs past the Sabres 4-3.
  • Video - Tavares, Islanders Rally Past Leafs 00:57

    Tavares, Islanders Rally Past Leafs

    Mar 9
    John Tavares' 33rd goal of the season lifted the Islanders to a 4-3 overtime win over the Maple Leafs.

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