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Leafs Top 25 Prospects: #5 – Pierre Engvall

September 1, 2019 - 6:17 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL, but with players like Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson and Travis Dermott on their roster, the next step for the c...

Leafs Top 25 Prospects: #4 – Trevor Moore

September 2, 2019 - 2:56 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL, but with players like Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson and Travis Dermott on their roster, the next step for the c...

Leafs Top 25 Prospects: #3 – Timothy Liljegren

September 3, 2019 - 6:02 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL, but with players like Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson and Travis Dermott on their roster, the next step for the c...

Leafs Top 25 Prospects: #2 – Jeremy Bracco

September 4, 2019 - 2:21 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL, but with players like Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson and Travis Dermott on their roster, the next step for the c...

Woll out of Traverse City Tournament with broken finger

September 5, 2019 - 5:05 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter With prospects Rasmus Sandin, Jeremy Bracco and Timothy Liljegren not on the Toronto Maple Leafs roster, one of the main attractions for this weekend's rookie tournament in Traverse City, MI was seeing young goalies Joseph Woll and...

Leafs Top 25 Prospects: #1 – Rasmus Sandin

September 6, 2019 - 1:29 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL, but with players like Kasperi Kapanen, Andreas Johnsson and Travis Dermott on their roster, the next step for the...

Gardiner gone to Canes; Robertson, Kivihalme impress at Prospects Challenge

September 7, 2019 - 5:03 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The hopes of some and the fears of others were put to rest on Friday, as former Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Gardiner signed a four-year, $16.2 Million contract with the Carolina Hurricanes. The deal was for the same AAV($4....

Leafs Q & A - September 8, 2019

September 8, 2019 - 9:10 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter With a bit of a chill in the air, the NFL season underway, Toronto Maple Leafs rookies on the ice in Traverse City, MI this weekend, and the start of training camp just four days away, it is a good time to field some questions from...

Werenski breaks the RFA logjam; Leafs news and notes

September 9, 2019 - 12:43 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter In the days leading up to NHL training camps opening later this week, the pressure is increasing on players without contracts and teams to get something done. On Monday, we saw the first break in the restricted free agent logjam,...

Will the Leafs captaincy question be answered??

September 10, 2019 - 5:37 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter With the start of training camp a couple days away, one of the first questions that GM Kyle Dubas will face from the media after the obligatory inquiry on the state of negotiations with Mitch Marner will be whether the Toronto Maple...

Marner, Leafs nowhere close on new deal

September 11, 2019 - 7:34 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The news regarding negotiations between the Toronto Maple Leafs and representatives for restricted free agent Mitch Marner do not inspire much confidence that the two sides will reach an accommodation in the next few weeks. Spor...

Leafs open training camp without Marner

September 12, 2019 - 5:52 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs opened training camp at the Ford Performance Centre in Etobicoke, ON on Thursday with 75 players listed on their roster, but GM Kyle Dubas, head coach Mike Babcock, and every player was asked about the playe...

Marner signed for six years, Leafs Convo discusses; notes from Newfoundland

September 13, 2019 - 5:26 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter UPDATE - Per Elliotte Friedman, the Leafs have signed Mitch Marner to a six-year deal, at an AAV of $10.893 Million. [email protected] Player Alert: The @MapleLeafs have agreed to terms with Mitch Marner on a six-year contract ext...

Babcock happy to have all hands on deck

September 14, 2019 - 7:50 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter While the news of Mitch Marner was greeted with a sigh of relief from most of the Toronto fan base and GM Kyle Dubas, the person with the biggest grin on his face in Newfoundland on Saturday was Leafs head coach Mike Babcock....

Leafs trim roster to 54 players; new Convo discusses roster battles

September 15, 2019 - 4:52 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter As they have done the last few seasons, the Toronto Maple Leafs trimmed their roster following the opening weekend of training camp. The Maple Leafs started camp with 71 active players and four on the injured list and have now cut...

Marner, Tavares and new Leafs debut in St, John’s; The offer sheet bluff

September 16, 2019 - 5:50 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs will open their preseason schedule in St. John’s Newfoundland against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday and it will mark the debut of a number of new Leafs, new dad John Tavares and newly signed winger Mitch M...

Game 1 - Leafs vs. Sens, Bruins continue to master cap management

September 17, 2019 - 5:43 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs open their preseason schedule in St. John’s Newfoundland against the Ottawa Senators on Tuesday, marking the debut of a number of new Leafs and highlighting some key roster battles. Wingers Egor Korshko...

Game 2 - Leafs vs. Sens, some things change and some stay the same

September 18, 2019 - 5:24 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs began their exhibition schedule with a 3-1 loss to the Ottawa Senators in St. John’s, Newfoundland on Tuesday, as a number of players made their Leafs debut and others began making their case for earning a...

Leafs sign Robertson to entry-level deal, Convo discusses roster battles

September 19, 2019 - 5:06 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs under GM Kyle Dubas have been proactive in getting their prospects signed soon after drafting them and continued that trend on Thursday with the signing of 2019 second rounder Nicholas Robertson to a three-ye...

Game 3 - Leafs vs. Sabres, Neuvirth to see action in Buffalo

September 20, 2019 - 6:55 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The battle for roster spots will become a little clearer after this weekend, as the Toronto Maple Leafs play the Buffalo Sabres at Scotiabank Arena on Friday and at the Key Bank Center on Saturday. The Leafs are 0-2 in the exhibiti...

Game 4 – Leafs vs. Sabres; Roster picture clearer after win over Buffalo

September 21, 2019 - 2:53 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs earned a 3-0 victory over the Buffalo Sabres at Scotiabank Arena on Friday, as Kenny Agostino, Auston Matthews and Matt Read scored for Toronto and Frederik Andersen and Michael Hutchinson combined for a 31-s...