Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded Kasperi Kapanen back to the team that drafted him, the Pittsburgh Penguins. Heading to Pittsburgh are Kasperi Kapanen, Pontus Aberg, and Jesper Lindgren. Coming back to Toronto is pending RFA Evan Rodrigues, minor league defenceman David Warsofsky, prospect Filip Hållander, and the Penguins 1st round pick in the 2020 … Continue reading Maple Leafs trade Kapanen to Penguins

What getting Alexis Lafrenière means for the New York Rangers

The New York Rangers were one of eight teams to be eliminated from the NHL's qualifying round thanks to losing three straight games at the hands of the Carolina Hurricanes. It marked the end of what should be considered a strong year for the franchise. After finishing with the 5th worst record in the Eastern … Continue reading What getting Alexis Lafrenière means for the New York Rangers

Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Defenceman Mikko Lehtonen

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Monday that the team has signed defenceman Mikko Lehtonen to a one year entry level contract worth $925,000. Lehtonen is a 26-year-old defenceman from Finland who spent this season playing for Jokerit in the KHL where he registered 17 goals and 32 assists in 60 games. After he and Jokerit … Continue reading Toronto Maple Leafs Sign Defenceman Mikko Lehtonen

Maple Leafs Fire Mike Babcock, Hire Keefe as New Coach

The Mike Babcock era has officially ended in Toronto. Babcock lead this team to a 173-133-45 record during his time as head coach. As much as this decision doesn't come as a surprise out of left field given their current record of 9-10-4, many believed he would be given some more time to help work … Continue reading Maple Leafs Fire Mike Babcock, Hire Keefe as New Coach