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The state of the Toronto Maple Leafs: GM Lou Lamoriello encouraged by play of electrifying youngsters

MONTREAL — Lou Lamoriello’s plans have encountered an unforeseen roadblock.

It is a sun-splashed Saturday in downtown Montreal and the Maple Leafs general manager is in a cab heading back to the team hotel from the Bell Centre, where his team has just completed its morning skate. 1,443 more words

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Toronto Maple Leafs accept 'Lou's Rules,' forgo long hair and ZZ Top beards: 'It’s about team unity'

TORONTO — They negotiated term and they negotiated salary. But when Matt Martin sat down to sign his contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs on July 1, the free agent forward was told that length was non-negotiable. 881 more words

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Clark thinks Leafs finally on right track

The Chicago Cubs are World Series champions after waiting since 1908, and you can almost hear Wendel Clark’s eyebrows raise on the other end of the telephone as he anticipates the incoming question. 669 more words

Toronto Maple Leafs

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