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ROMAN POLAK IS BACK??? Leafs training camp news

Maple Leafs training camp starts today and important things have already happened.

Roman Polak is in Leafs camp on a professional tryout. A few weeks ago, there was a video showing Polak on the ice and skating so maybe he is in good enough condition to play next season. 103 more words

Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock preaches need for quality training camp and successful start to season

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs begin the franchise’s 101st season with a course in Reality 101.

Mike Babcock and Lou Lamoriello were at the lectern Thursday, both Stanley Cup winners who know that the team’s 95 points last season, a 26-point jump forward, was still just one point better than the Lightning and the Islanders, who both missed the playoffs. 845 more words


The Kovalchuk debacle

One of the biggest stories of the 2017 NHL offseason is that of the long running status of Ilya Kovalchuk and his desire to return to the league. 1,220 more words

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Toronto Maple Leafs fulfill their free-agent shopping list with short-term bargains

By Lance Hornby

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs got a bit bigger and better defensively, but definitely older on the first day of NHL free agent shopping. 783 more words


After year spent developing young talent, Toronto Maple Leafs shift focus to filling holes

By Steve Simmons

CHICAGO — It is easy to do. Take a look at the two-time Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins and do the math and begin to compare the rosters. 890 more words


Maple Leafs' Season a Credit to Management

The Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff spot on Saturday. Nobody expected them to reach the playoffs this season despite an influx of good young players led by their number one pick, Auston Matthews.  404 more words


Toronto Maple Leafs’ pretender-to-contender season echoes Brendan Shanahan, Lou Lamoriello’s early New Jersey Devils days

In Lou Lamoriello’s first season in the NHL he took over the worst team in hockey.

By June, the New Jersey Devils, who had never been in the playoffs before, were one win away from playing for the Stanley Cup. 884 more words