Welcome to the opening of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2016-2017 season, otherwise known as Auston Matthews’ NHL liftoff. With a brand new logo and jersey in its centennial season, the Maple Leafs will finally introduce their new superstar in the making on Wednesday night when they visit the Ottawa Senators. 1,474 more words
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By: Geoffrey Martlin
James Van Riemsdyk is a 30 goal scorer with a cap hit of $4.25 million over the next 2 years. He was on pace for 59 points and a 30 goal year last season on a consistently bad team before getting injured and he could garner an attractive price this offseason from cap crunching teams who want to win now. 1,334 more words
TORONTO — The already goal-starved Maple Leafs suffered another big hit Thursday: both James van Riemsdyk and Joffrey Lupul are done for the season.
A team official confirmed the status of the two veterans prior to Thursday’s game against the Carolina Hurricanes at the Air Canada Centre. 165 more words
TORONTO – Halfway through the Toronto Maple Leafs’ first season under a team rebuild, the outlook for the remaining half is shaping up to be equally mixed as the first half. 692 more words
TORONTO – It could get really rough for the Toronto Maple Leafs offensively.
It was Dec. 3 when Leafs forward Shawn Matthias last played with regular linemates Tyler Bozak and P.A. 654 more words
Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock looking for someone to step up in James van Riemsdyk's absence
TORONTO – There’s a good reason Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock doesn’t appear to be too concerned about where his team’s offence will come from now that his top-scorer is sidelined for the next six-to-eight weeks. 644 more words