Hurricanes and Nylander Rumors Persist

The ongoing saga involving Toronto Maple Leafs center William Nylander has been widely discussed. He is at an impasse with the Leafs regarding his contract and there are no signs that the two sides will reach an agreement any time soon. Nylander is home in Sweden while his team is doing fairly well without him. […]

Maple Leafs News & Notes: Marleau, Bowen and the Hall of Fame Game

It was a Hall-of-Fame type week for the Toronto Maple Leafs as they hosted the Hall of Fame game and added a number of special moments to what has been an already impressive start to the season – now sitting at 11-5-0 through their first 16 games. While the class of 2018 was honoured prior […]

NHL Rumors: Penguins, Maple Leafs, Sabres, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Pittsburgh Penguins are starting to realize they might need to shake things up to boost the team, the Buffalo Sabres understand that one of their free agent forwards is getting more expensive by the day and there are some teams taking stock of what it might take to land William […]

NHL Rumors: Oilers, Hurricanes, Rangers, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there are a couple teams that might be looking at Alain Vigneault as their next head coach, the Carolina Hurricanes are doing well but happy to talk trade with teams, the New York Rangers are getting calls about Kevin Hayes and the Edmonton Oilers have given one of their depth forwards […]

A Steady Par: Lindholm Impressing Maple Leafs

There’s beauty in simplicity. It’s clear, it’s soothing, and it’s reassuring – three words that also describe Toronto Maple Leafs’ Par Lindholm and NHL newcomer. Lindholm isn’t your traditional NHL rookie: he’s 25 years old. In May, after 20 of 31 NHL teams reportedly expressed interest in Lindholm, the Swedish centre signed a one-year entry-level […]

NHL News & Notes: Ziegler Jr, Bouchard Makes History & More

In today’s News & Notes, John Ziegler Jr. passed away at the age of 84, Evan Bouchard made history Thursday night and the Toronto Maple Leafs dodged a bullet on the injury front. Related: NHL News & Notes: Schmidt Extension, Wilson Suspension & More John A. Ziegler Jr. Passes Away John Ziegler Jr, the NHL’s […]

NHL Rumors: Blashill, Nylander, Marijuana in Hockey, More

In today’s rumor rundown the Detroit Red Wings are struggling but not ready to make changes yet, the Toronto Maple Leafs have once again met with Nylander’s agent, the Bruins are talking extension with a young defenseman and there are specific groups in hockey looking into the idea of using marijuana as pain relief for […]

Kapanen Taking Advantage of Nylander’s Absence

There’s an opportunity here for the Toronto Maple Leafs, a ‘proposal’ if you will. It’s not the only route Maple Leafs management could consider but one that’s worth exploring. That is, trading William Nylander for a defenceman of comparable talent. Without Nylander, the Leafs have been able to generate serious offensive opportunities and capitalize on […]