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Edmonton Oilers GM Peter Chiarelli has long been Kris Russell fan

Peter Chiarelli says moving Nail Yakupov’s $2.5 million salary to St. Louis wasn’t the impetus to free up money to sign defenceman Kris Russell.

“It didn’t have anything to do with the cap. 319 more words

Edmonton Oilers

Auston Matthews is what the Leafs needed

TORONTO- With the first pick of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected their new potential face of the franchise, Auston Matthews. After many months of speculation, the Maple Leafs put all of the hype aside and selected the big American product. 355 more words

Trevor Fujioka

Draft, schmaft: The Leafs look ahead to the Auston Matthews era

At the NHL draft Friday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs surprised absolutely nobody by choosing Auston Matthews with the first pick. Matthews gives the Leafs something they haven’t had since captain Mats Sundin left town after the 2007-08 season: a big #1 center who (theoretically) can dominate. 546 more words

Cold As Ice

2016 Toronto Maple Leafs Draft Preview

TORONTO- The Toronto Maple Leafs are on the clock. The team will enter the 2016 NHL Draft with 11 draft picks, including the first overall selection. 700 more words

Trevor Fujioka

GM Lou Lamoriello on the Toronto Maple Leafs: 'Everything is about going forward'

This is how Postmedia views the Leafs organizational depth. Note: positions of forwards, especially wingers, can be changed at the whim of coach Mike Babcock. 1,494 more words


Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire Frederik Andersen from Anaheim Ducks for Draft Picks

The Toronto Maple Leafs acquired goaltender Frederik Andersen from the Anaheim Ducks in exchange for the 30th pick in the 2016 National Hockey League Draft and a second round pick in the 2017. 14 more words

Hockey, NHL

Bye Bye Claude? More...

As we await the Boston Bruins press conference in a mere 9 hours, I wanted to address one more thing.  Wanted to get it out before Don Sweeney announces he is tacking two more years onto Claude’s contract tomorrow.   1,217 more words