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CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

CHL Import Draft: who is coming over?

thehockeynews.com Updated 1 hour ago
The CHL’s Import Draft was held today, giving every major junior team on the continent a chance to pick up some prime European talent. Franchises are allowed to play two Euros on their roster, but no goaltenders. Teams that have a European player taken …
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  • Would Maple Leafs retain salary to trade Phil Kessel?

    Would Maple Leafs retain salary to trade Phil Kessel?

    yahoo.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    According to Andy Strickland, the Toronto Maple Leafs have told at least one team that they will retain up to $2 million of Phil Kessel’s salary annually in order to trade him this summer. Kessel has an $8 million cap hit through 2022, which makes findi…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Blues’ Shattenkirk among surprising names in rum…

    Rumor Roundup: Blues’ Shattenkirk among surprising names in rumor mill

    thehockeynews.com Jun 29 (yesterday)
    Among the interesting rumors to emerge prior to the start of the 2015 NHL Draft weekend was the suggestion St. Louis Blues defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk could be available. The Edmonton Journal’s Jim Matheson noted the high payroll being taken up by Blue…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    Rumor Roundup: Kessel, Skinner, Sharp & Bieksa trade buzz

    thehockeynews.com Jun 28 (2 days ago)
    The 2015 NHL draft saw its share of trade activity involving established NHL players. Among the notables to change teams were Dougie Hamilton (Boston to Calgary), Milan Lucic (Boston to Los Angeles), Ryan O’Reilly (Colorado to Buffalo) and Carl Hagelin …
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  • Defenceman Travis Dermott is Maple Leafs first pick on Day 2 of…

    Defenceman Travis Dermott is Maple Leafs first pick on Day 2 of NHL Draft

    NHL.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Defenceman Travis Dermott was the first of eight players the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Saturday in second day of the NHL draft. Toronto's draft began Friday with high-scoring centre Mitch Marner taken fourth overall. A s...
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  • Oilers get D-man Gryba from Senators, trade Marincin

    Oilers get D-man Gryba from Senators, trade Marincin

    NHL.com Jun 27 (3 days ago)
    The Edmonton Oilers traded defenseman Martin Marincin to the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday for the 107th pick in the 2015 NHL Draft and forward Brad Ross, then sent the 107th pick and forward Travis Ewanyk to the Ottawa Senators for defenseman E...
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  • Rapid Reaction: What's next for Toronto Maple Leafs pick Mitch …

    Rapid Reaction: What's next for Toronto Maple Leafs pick Mitch Marner?

    ESPN.com thehockeynews.com NHL.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    Rapid Reaction: What's next for Toronto Maple Leafs pick Mitch Marner?
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  • Maple Leafs select forward Mitch Marner fourth overall at the N…

    Maple Leafs select forward Mitch Marner fourth overall at the NHL Draft

    NHL.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    SUNRISE, Fla. - Mitch Marner was selected fourth overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday at the NHL Draft. The five-foot-11 forward played for the Ontario Hockey League's London Knights in major junior. He was second in OHL scoring wi...
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  • Rumor Roundup: Lucic trade talk heating up

    Rumor Roundup: Lucic trade talk heating up

    thehockeynews.com Jun 26 (4 days ago)
    Considering the increased trade speculation entering the 2015 draft, it’s only fitting Boston Bruins left winger Milan Lucic and defenseman Dougie Hamilton should resurface in the rumor mill. The Ottawa Sun’s Bruce Garrioch claims the Bruins are listeni…
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  • 2015 Draft: Europeans ready to make an impact

    2015 Draft: Europeans ready to make an impact

    thehockeynews.com Jun 25 (5 days ago)
    The 2015 draft has largely focused on North America, what with twin terrors Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel dominating headlines, with Dylan Strome, Noah Hanifin and Mitch Marner not far behind. But there were some excellent prospects plying their trades…
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  • Rumor Roundup: It’s official – Matt Beleskey done with the Duck…

    Rumor Roundup: It’s official – Matt Beleskey done with the Ducks

    thehockeynews.com Jun 24 (6 days ago)
    The Anaheim Ducks’ efforts to re-sign pending UFA winger Matt Beleskey ended in failure. Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston reports the 27-year-old rejected the club’s best offer and is headed to unrestricted free agency on July first. Murray told media members…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Would the Capitals, Penguins or Islanders trade …

    Rumor Roundup: Would the Capitals, Penguins or Islanders trade for Patrick Sharp?

    While the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate their latest Stanley Cup championship, GM Stan Bowman will begin the difficult task of determining which of his players become salary-cap casualties. The Blackhawks have more than $64 million invested in cap payrol…
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  • Maple Leafs acquire rights to highly-touted college prospect Za…

    Maple Leafs acquire rights to highly-touted college prospect Zach Hyman

    yahoo.com Jun 19
    Zach Hyman wanted to play immediately in the NHL if he was to sign with the Florida Panthers. The team didn’t want that and contract negotiations went nowhere. On Friday, GM Dale Tallon finally decided to move on from the 2010 fifth-round pick. The Toro…
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  • Is the Maple Leafs’ asking price for Phil Kessel too high? Don’…

    Is the Maple Leafs’ asking price for Phil Kessel too high? Don’t be so sure

    We knew Phil Kessel trade rumors would swirl like a hurricane leading up to next week’s NHL draft. We also knew it would be complicated for the Leafs to pull off a deal. Kessel, after all, carries an $8-million cap hit, a reputation for questionable fit…
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  • Why No. 3 overall is the “swing pick” of the 2015 draft

    Why No. 3 overall is the “swing pick” of the 2015 draft

    Connor McDavid and Jack Eichel know precisely which sweaters they will don next Friday at the NHL draft in Miami. We all know. McDavid is an Edmonton Oiler to be, Eichel a Buffalo Sabre to be. We’re so confident, we superimposed the respective jerseys o…
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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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