Toronto Maple Leafs News and Rumors

  • Don Cherry unhappy with Leafs picks, says Stamkos will sign if …

    Don Cherry unhappy with Leafs picks, says Stamkos will sign if Leafs breaks bank

    NHL.com Updated Jun 26 (yesterday)
    Don Cherry has an issue with the lack of Ontario-born hockey players selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs at this weekend's NHL draft. Cherry voiced his concerns with a post on his verified Twitter account on Sunday. Toronto drafted 11 players...
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  • Historic draft weekend helps Leafs inch closer to goal of 'uppe…

    Historic draft weekend helps Leafs inch closer to goal of 'upper echelon' status

    NHL.com Jun 25 (3 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Taking part in his second draft as the head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Mike Babcock couldn't help but notice where his team was forced to sit on the draft floor in Buffalo: up near the front with all the worst teams from t...
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  • Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for Harrington

    Blue Jackets trade Rychel to Maple Leafs for Harrington

    NHL.com Jun 25 (3 days ago)
    COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenceman Scott Harrington and a conditional pick in the 2017 draft from the Toronto Maple Leafs for left wing Kerby Rychel. Harrington, 23, has played 25 NHL games for the Pittsburgh ...
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  • The 10 biggest stories from 2016 NHL Draft’s first round

    The 10 biggest stories from 2016 NHL Draft’s first round

    yahoo.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO, NY – The first round of the 2016 NHL Draft is over, the cheers of Toronto Maple Leafs fans and the jeers of everyone else having finally died down. What were the biggest moments and surprises in the first round? Here’s a look: 10. Jakob Chychru…
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  • Maple Leafs take Matthews with No. 1 overall pick; rebuild gets…

    Maple Leafs take Matthews with No. 1 overall pick; rebuild gets huge boost

    NHL.com Jun 25 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. - Auston Matthews is a Toronto Maple Leaf. The American centre became the first No. 1 overall pick of the franchise in 31 years and instantly the most significant piece of an ascending rebuild in Toronto. Hailing from the unl...
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  • Auston Matthews reacts to putting on the (new) Leafs jersey for…

    Auston Matthews reacts to putting on the (new) Leafs jersey for first time

    thehockeynews.com NHL.com yahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO –– The moment was surreal. Especially considering where the Toronto Maple Leafs franchise was even two years ago. Lou Lamoriello and Mike Babcock, standing on the stage, handing a sweater to the first overall pick in the 2016 draft, representing…
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  • Capitals fill third line need with Lars Eller trade

    Capitals fill third line need with Lars Eller trade

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Moments after the Toronto Maple Leafs selected Auston Matthews with the first overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Montreal Canadiens added to the excitement by making a pair of deals. Along with acquiring Andrew Shaw from the Chicag…
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  • Puck Daddy's Unofficial 2016 NHL Draft Drinking Game

    Puck Daddy's Unofficial 2016 NHL Draft Drinking Game

    yahoo.com Jun 24 (4 days ago)
    There is little drama surrounding the top three picks as the NHL Draft opens up Friday with Round 1. Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Jesse Puljujarvi are expected to go to the Toronto Maple Leafs, Winnipeg Jets and Columbus Blues Jackets, respectively…
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  • THN Versus: Was now the right time for the Maple Leafs to acqui…

    THN Versus: Was now the right time for the Maple Leafs to acquire Frederik Andersen?

    thehockeynews.com Jun 22 (6 days ago)
    No. What ever happened to that Maple Leafs rebuild? By Ken Campbell One of the first things that came out of Mike Babcock’s mouth after he was hired to coach the Toronto Maple Leafs last summer was, “If you think there’s no pain coming, there’s pain com…
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  • Snoop Dogg vs. MLSE; Tony X at NHL Awards; signing Vesey (Puck …

    Snoop Dogg vs. MLSE; Tony X at NHL Awards; signing Vesey (Puck Headlines)

    yahoo.com Jun 22 (6 days ago)
    Here are your Puck Headlines: A glorious collection of news and views collected from the greatest blogosphere in sports and the few, the proud, the mainstream hockey media. Have a link you want to submit? Email us at . • Here’s what the brand spanking n…
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  • Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Sha…

    Rumor Roundup: Latest on Campbell, Stamkos, Malkin, Fleury, Shattenkirk and more

    thehockeynews.com Jun 22 (6 days ago)
    As the 2016 NHL draft draws near, trade activity is picking up. On Monday, the Anaheim Ducks shipped goaltender Frederik Andersen to the Toronto Maple Leafs for two draft picks, the New York Rangers dealt defenseman Keith Yandle‘s rights to the Florida …
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  • NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor game…

    NHL schedule: Stanley Cup rematch on Oct. 20, four outdoor games and other notable dates

    thehockeynews.com Jun 21 (7 days ago)
    The NHL released the 2016-17 regular season schedule, and the four-game opening night is set for Oct. 12. The season will kick off with the Toronto Maple Leafs visiting the Ottawa Senators, which will be followed by a pair of first-round playoff rematch…
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  • NHL 2016-17 schedule is totally unfair to your team, probably

    NHL 2016-17 schedule is totally unfair to your team, probably

    yahoo.com Jun 21
    The NHL released its 2016-17 schedule on Tuesday, sending millions of fans to scour their team’s calendar to find the outrages and inequities contained there within. (“The Toronto Maple Leafs play 18 back-to-back games!”) Here is the schedule for all 30…
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  • Top prospect Matthews says Swiss league helped him elevate his …

    Top prospect Matthews says Swiss league helped him elevate his game

    Auston Matthews is less than half a week away from arguably the biggest day of his young life. Come Friday, the 18-year-old center is expected to become the first-overall pick in the 2016 draft and a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs. He’s already seen …
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  • Maple Leafs and Frederik Andersen: Good investment or bad gambl…

    Maple Leafs and Frederik Andersen: Good investment or bad gamble?

    yahoo.com Jun 21
    It’s entirely possible that the Toronto Maple Leafs made a hell of an investment in Fredrick Andersen, the 26-year-old Dane who was acquired on Monday for the 30th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft and a second-rounder next season. But it’s understanda…
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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.