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Capitals To Play Leafs In Outdoor Game At Naval Academy

May 28, 2017 10:31 AM

The Washington Capitals will play the Toronto Maple Leafs during the 17-18 season at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland.

It's the first game at a service academy though the NHL has preliminary plans to host games at West Point and the Air Force Academy.

This is the third outdoor game for the Capitals and Maple Leafs and the first in the Washington area since the 2015 Winter Classic downtown at Nationals Park.

Capitals-Maple Leafs at the Naval Academy will be one of at least three outdoor games next season. The Ottawa Senators will host the Montreal Canadiens in the Heritage Classic on Dec. 19, and the New York Rangers and Buffalo Sabres will play in the Winter Classic on Jan. 1 at Citi Field in New York.


Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals

Leafs Sign Nikita Zaltsev To Seven-Year, $31.5M Deal

May 2, 2017 5:54 PM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenseman Nikita Zaitsev to a seven-year contract extension.

The deal, announced Tuesday, is for $4.5 million per season and extends through the 2023-24 season.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Misc Rumor, Signing, Terms Agreement

Auston Matthews Scores U.S. Rookie Record 39th Goal

Apr 4, 2017 1:19 AM

Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews scored his 39th goal of the season to set the record for goals by an American-born rookie.

Matthews set the mark by scoring 5:01 into the first period to put Toronto up 2-0 over the Sabres en route to a 4-2 victory Monday.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Buffalo Sabres, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Leafs' Matthews Scores Franchise Rookie Record 35th Goal

Mar 29, 2017 1:21 AM

Wendel Clark knew his record might be in jeopardy a little more than 20 minutes into Auston Matthews's first game with the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Matthews became the first player in NHL history to score four goals in a debut that October night against Ottawa and on Tuesday broke Clark's 31-year-old franchise rookie record with his 35th goal this season -- the opening goal in the Leafs' 3-2 win over Florida.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Florida Panthers, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Leafs Acquire Fehr, Olesky, Draft Pick From Pens For Corrado

Mar 2, 2017 2:21 PM

The Maple Leafs announced on Wednesday that the club has acquired forward Eric Fehr, defenceman Steven Oleksy and a fourth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft from the Penguins in exchange for defenceman Frank Corrado.

Fehr, 31, has appeared in 52 games with the Penguins in 2016-17, registering 11 points (six goals, five assists) and 14 penalty minutes. Fehr captured the Stanley Cup in 2016 as a member of the Penguins.

Oleksy, 31, has appeared in 11 games with the Penguins this season, recording one assist and 24 penalty minutes. Oleksy has appeared in 73 career NHL games between Washington and Pittsburgh, registering 20 points (three goals, 17 assists).

Corrado, 23, appeared in two games with the Maple Leafs this season. The Toronto native has also skated in 18 games for the Toronto Marlies (AHL), registering 12 points (1 goal, 11 assists) in 18 games.

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Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Leafs Trade Froese, Draft Pick To Lightning For Brian Boyle

Feb 27, 2017 5:24 PM

The Maple Leafs announced Monday that the club has acquired forward Brian Boyle from the Lightning in exchange for forward Byron Froese and a 2nd round draft pick in 2017.

Boyle, 32, has skated in 54 games with the Lightning this season, registering 22 points (13 goals, nine assists) and 48 penalty minutes. He has played in 603 career NHL regular season games, collecting 166 points (93 goals, 73 assists) and 470 penalty minutes. Boyle has also appeared in 100 NHL post-season games with the Lightning and Rangers, tallying 26 points (15 goals, 11 assists).

Froese, 25, skated in two games with the Maple Leafs this season. He also appeared in 48 games with the Toronto Marlies, registering 39 points (24 goals, 15 assists) and 18 penalty minutes.

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Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Tampa Bay Lightning, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Leafs Acquire Sergey Kalinin From Devils

Feb 18, 2017 5:31 PM

The Maple Leafs announced today that the club has acquired forward Sergey Kalinin from the Devils in exchange for defenceman Viktor Loov. Kalinin will report to the Toronto Marlies (AHL).

Kalinin, 25, has skated in 43 regular season games with the Devils this season, collecting four points (two goals, two assists). In 121 career NHL games over the last two seasons, he has registered 19 points (10 goals, nine assists) and 48 penalty minutes.

Loov, 24, appeared in 41 games with the Toronto Marlies this season, registering six points. Loov has skated in four career NHL games and is a former 7th round draft pick (2012) of the Maple Leafs.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, New Jersey Devils, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Leafs Claim Curtis McElhinney Off Waivers From Jackets

Jan 11, 2017 2:10 AM

The Maple Leafs claimed veteran backup goalie Curtis McElhinney off of waivers Tuesday from the Blue Jackets.

The Leafs had soured on backup Jhonas Enroth last month but hadn't found a real replacement to play behind starter Frederik Andersen who has started 33 of the team's 39 games this season, including three sets of back-to-backs.

The 27-year-old is on pace to start around 70 games, a substantial increase from his career high of 53 while with the Ducks.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Columbus Blue Jackets, Misc Rumor, Waiver

Leafs Trade Jhonas Enroth To Ducks For 2018 Draft Pick

Jan 11, 2017 2:01 AM

The Maple Leafs announced today that the club has traded goaltender Jhonas Enroth to the Ducks for a seventh-round draft pick in the 2018 NHL Entry Draft.

Enroth has split his season between the Leafs and Toronto’s AHL affiliate, the Marlies. In six games with the Maple Leafs, Enroth was 0-3-1 with a 3.94 goals-against-average. 

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Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Anaheim Ducks, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Coyotes Send 2018 Pick To Leafs For Peter Holland

Dec 10, 2016 2:33 AM

The Arizona Coyotes acquired center Peter Holland from the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday for a 2018 conditional draft choice.

The 25-year-old Holland had an assist in eight games with Toronto this season. He has 30 goals and 40 assists in 203 NHL games with Toronto and Anaheim.

Tags: Phoenix Coyotes, Toronto Maple Leafs, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Leafs' Auston Matthews Scores Four Goals In NHL Debut
The Senators defeated the Maple Leafs in the NHL season opener 5-4 in overtime.

Frederik Andersen Out 1-2 Weeks With Injured Shoulder
Frederik Andersen signed a five-year, $25 million contract with the Leafs after being acquired from the Ducks in June.

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Maple Leafs Sign Goaltender Jhonas Enroth To One-Year Deal
Jhonas Enoth posted a 7-5-1 record in 16 games with the Kings last season.

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Leafs Name Mark Hunter Assistant GM
Mark Hunter will oversee the the Maple Leafs' pro scouting, amateur scouting, and player evaluation departments.

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Agent: Jimmy Vesey Meets With Seven Teams
NHL prospect Jimmy Vesey is the reigning winner of the Hobey Baker Award, given to the top men's college hockey player.

Ryan O'Bryne Is Going Back To College
Ryan O'Bryne, 32, played in more than 300 games in the NHL, the last eight with the Maple Leafs.

Leafs Sign Martin Marincin To Two-Year Deal
Martin Marincin scored one goal and had six assists in 65 games with the Maple Leafs last season.

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Maple Leafs Sign Frank Corrado To One-Year Deal
Frank Corrado scored one goal and had five assists in 39 games in his first season with the Leafs.

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Leafs Sign No. 1 Overall Pick Auston Matthews
The Maple Leafs signed Auston Matthews to a three-year, entry-level deal on Thursday.

Leafs Trade Jonathan Bernier To Ducks For 2017 Draft Pick
Jonathan Bernier played in 38 games for the Maple Leafs during the 2015-16 season.

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Maple Leafs Sign Roman Polak To One-Year Deal
Roman Polak split last season between skating for the Maple Leafs and Sharks.

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Leafs Select Auston Matthews With Top Pick
Auston Matthews is the first player selected first overall born in the United States since Patrick Kane in 2007.

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Maple Leafs Acquire Frederik Andersen From Ducks For Two Draft Picks
Goaltender Frederik Andersen posted a 22-9-7 record last season for the Ducks.

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Leafs Sign Nikita Zaltsev To One-Year Deal
Defenseman Nikita Zaltsev scored eight goals in 46 regular season games with CSKA Moscow of the KHL this past season.

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Leafs Win NHL Draft Lottery
Auston Matthews is expected to be the top pick.

The Canadian Press

Leafs Sign Morgan Rielly, Nazem Kadri To New Deals
The Maple Leafs have signed Morgan Rielly and Nazem Kadri to six-year contract extensions.

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Leafs To Host Wings In Outdoor Game
The Maple Leafs will celebrate their 100-year anniversary with an outdoor game on January 1 at BMO Field.

Leafs Send Winnik To Caps For Carrick, Laich
Brooks Laich has played in 60 games for the Capitals this season, with one goal and six assists.

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Sharks Trade Stalock, Smith, Draft Pick To Leafs For Reimer, Morin
James Reimer was having a solid season for the Maple Leafs with a 2.19 goals-against average.

Leafs Lose van Riemsdyk, Lupul For The Rest Of The Season
James Riemsdyk has a broken foot, while Joffrey Lupul will have sports hernia surgery.