7 Cool Things About Auston Matthews

report this ad The Toronto Maple Leafs inked 21-year-old center and cornerstone Auston Matthews to a new contract on Feb. 5, a five-year, signing bonus-laden deal for $58.17 million that comes with an average annual cap hit of $11.634 million. Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette) Being the second-highest paid NHL […]

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Red Kelly, Matthews, KHL News, Babcock

report this ad It’s been a busy week for the Toronto Maple Leafs in terms of news and rumors. There’s also been some sad news, as former Maple Leafs coach and Hall of Famer Red Kelly died. Here are some of the other news items and rumors that have been around the team. Item One: […]

THW Podcast – Ep 10: Matthews News & One-on-One w/ Guest Lowetide

On the tenth episode of The Hockey Writers Podcast, we’ll visit again with Brandon Share-Cohen to cover the news around the NHL including the big signing by the Toronto Maple Leafs who locked in their star center for another five seasons in Auston Matthews. Then, we make a call to our neighbour in Edmonton and chat […]

NHL News & Notes: Matthews, Edler & More

In today’s News & Notes, Auston Matthews has signed a new contract, Alex Edler was taken off the ice in a stretcher and Oscar Klefbom has been activated off of the injured reserve. Related: NHL News & Notes: Copley, Rask & More Matthews Signs Contract Extension Matthews has signed a five-year contract extension with the […]

NHL Rumors: Kovalchuk, Matthews, Oilers, Panthers, More

In our second installment of the rumor rundown for Tuesday, there are rumors about Ilya Kovalchuk’s willingness to accept a trade out of LA and the Jets unwillingness to move one of their better prospects. The Panthers may be making a move for one of the best goaltenders in the NHL and the Oilers are […]

NHL Rumors: Seabrook, Hall, Matthews, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there is a ton of news out of the Headlines Segment from Hockey Night in Canada on Saturday. The panel covered everything from Brent Seabrook being asked to consider a trade to the specifics on an Auston Matthews deal to Taylor Hall potentially being traded by this year’s deadline. Seabrook Asked […]

NHL Rumors: Oilers Audit, Matthews, Ferland, More

In today’s rumor rundown, there are updates on the Edmonton Oilers and their need to do an organization audit, news on the status of the Toronto Maple Leafs negotiations with Auston Matthews, the Chicago Blackhawks and Dallas Stars might have some players moving, and are the Vancouver Canucks looking at Micheal Ferland? Oilers Need an Audit […]

NHL News & Notes: Matthews, Krug & More

In today’s News & Notes, Auston Matthews has been placed on the injured reserve, the NHL has announced a new partnership and Torey Krug is likely to make his season debut. Matthews Placed on Injured Reserve The Toronto Maple Leafs will be without Matthews for at least four weeks as the 21-year-old is suffering from […]

NHL Rumors: Matthews, Bobrovsky, Kotkaniemi, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Sportsnet Headline’s panel brought up some interesting topics during a full plate of Saturday games. They discussed what the Maple Leafs might be thinking with both Auston Matthews and William Nylander, that the Edmonton Oilers were put on notice by Daryl Katz and that the Montreal Canadiens might keep Jesperi […]