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Leafs Trade Morgan Klimchuk To Sens For Gabriel Gagne

Jan 11, 2019 3:05 PM

The Maple Leafs announced today that the club has acquired forward Gabriel Gagne from Ottawa in exchange for forward Morgan Klimchuk. 

Gagne, 22, has appeared in 33 games with the Belleville Senators (AHL) during the 2018-19 season and has recorded four goals and five assists for nine points. In 142 career AHL games, the Laval, Quebec native has registered 40 points (26 goals, 14 assists) and 62 penalty minutes. Prior to playing in the AHL, Gagne skated in 177 games in the QMJHL split between Victoriaville (143 games) and Shawinigan (34 games), where he recorded 68 goals and 64 assists for 132 points.

Gagne was originally selected by the Senators in the second round (36th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.


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Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Ottawa Senators, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Ducks Acquire Adam Cracknell From Leafs

Dec 11, 2018 2:46 AM

The Ducks announced today that the club has acquired right wing Adam Cracknell from the Maple Leafs in exchange for defenseman Steven Oleksy.

Cracknell, 33, has earned 21-22=43 points with a +4 rating in 208 career NHL games with St. Louis (2010-14), Columbus (2014-15), Vancouver (2015-16), Edmonton (2015-16), Dallas (2016-18) and the New York Rangers (2017-18). 

Oleksy, 32, collected two assists with 36 PIM in 15 AHL games with the San Diego Gulls (AHL) this season. Signed as a free agent on July 1, 2017, Oleksy owns 20-89=109 points in 388 career AHL games. 


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

Maple Leafs, William Nylander Agree To Six-Year Deal

Dec 3, 2018 1:34 AM

Forward William Nylander and the Toronto Maple Leafs ended their contract stalemate with a six-year deal that was made public minutes before Saturday's 5 p.m. ET deadline that would determine his eligibility for this season.

Nylander, 22, was a restricted free agent. His new deal pays him $41.77 million over six seasons and carries an annual average value of $6.9 million against the salary cap.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

Maple Leafs Acquire Morgan Klimchuk From Flames

Nov 28, 2018 2:15 AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced today that the hockey club has acquired forward Morgan Klimchuk from the Calgary Flames in exchange for defenceman Andrew Nielsen. 

Klimchuk, 23, has appeared in 16 games with the Stockton Heat (AHL) during the 2018-19 season and recorded three goals and five assists. He has appeared in one career NHL game, with Calgary, playing 7:25 in his NHL debut on February 19 vs. Boston. In 204 career AHL games, all with the Heat franchise, Klimchuk has registered 100 points (44 goals, 56 assists).

Klimchuk was originally selected by the Flames in the first round (28th overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.


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Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Calgary Flames, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Auston Matthews Scores 10th Goal In Leafs Sixth Game

Oct 14, 2018 12:41 AM

Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews scored his 10th goal in Toronto's sixth game of the season, thanks to a late-third-period tally Saturday night in a 4-2 win over the Capitals.

Matthews joins Mario Lemieux (11 goals in 1988-89) as the only players in the past 30 years with at least 10 goals in their teams' first six games.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals, Game Recap, Misc Rumor, Personal Award

Austin Matthews Ties NHL Five-Game Goal Record

Oct 12, 2018 1:08 AM

Auston Matthews scored twice for a league-leading nine goals -- tying an NHL record after five games -- and helped the Toronto Maple Leafs beat Detroit Red Wings 5-3 Thursday night.

Matthews joined Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy as the only players in the league's modern era to score nine times in their teams' first five games, according to Elias Sports Bureau research. He is one of just 16 players to pull off the feat in NHL history overall.

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

Maple Leafs Send Connor Carrick To Stars For Draft Pick

Oct 1, 2018 6:38 PM

The Dallas Stars have acquired defenseman Connor Carrick from the Toronto Maple Leafs for a conditional draft pick next year.

Toronto made the deal Monday, sending Carrick to Dallas for a seventh-round pick in the 2019 draft. That will become a sixth-round selection if Carrick plays in 50 NHL games this season.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Dallas Stars, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Tyler Ennis Signs With Maple Leafs

Jul 6, 2018 3:03 PM

Free-agent forward Tyler Ennis has signed a one-year, $650,000 deal with the Maple Leafs a week after having the final year of his contract bought out by the Wild.

Ennis signed on Friday and returns to the Atlantic Division, where he spent his first eight seasons playing for the Sabres.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, Minnesota Wild, Buffalo Sabres, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

Maple Leafs Trade Matt Martin To Islanders

Jul 4, 2018 1:11 AM

Matt Martin is going back to the New York Islanders.

The Toronto Maple Leafs have dealt the feisty forward to the Islanders, who drafted him in 2008. The Leafs get minor-league goalie Eamon McAdam in the deal.

Tags: Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Islanders, Misc Rumor, Official Trade

Islanders, Leo Komarov Agree To Four-Year, $12M Deal

Jul 1, 2018 6:13 PM

After losing John Tavares to Toronto, the New York Islanders have agreed to a four-year, $12 million deal with former Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov, according to multiple reports.

The 31-year-old Komarov had seven goals and 12 assists in 74 games last season.

Tags: New York Islanders, Toronto Maple Leafs, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Terms Agreement

John Tavares Agrees To Sign With Maple Leafs On Seven-Year Deal
John Tavares has agreed to sign with the Leafs on a seven-year deal.

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James van Riemsdyk To Sign With Flyers
James van Riemsdyk scored a career-high 36 goals in 81 games for the Maple Leafs this past season.

Maple Leafs Sign Connor Carrick To One-Year, $1.3M Deal
Connor Carrick collected a single-season career-high 12 points in 47 games with the Maple Leafs last season.

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Marlies Win AHL's Calder Cup
The Toronto Marlies beat the Texas Stars by the score of 6-1 in Game 7 on Thursday night to win the Calder Cup.

Maple Leafs, Assistant GM Mark Hunter Mutually Part Ways
Mark Hunter had worked in the Maple Leafs' front office for the past four years.

Maple Leafs Promote Kyle Dubas To GM
Kyle Dubas has served as assistant GM with the Maple Leafs since 2014.

Maple Leafs Will Not Retain Lou Lamoriello As GM
Lou Lamoriello will transition to a senior adviser role with the Maple Leafs.

Mike Babcock, Auston Matthews Deny Rift
The Maple Leafs lost a seven-game-series to the Bruins in the first round of the playoffs.

Auston Matthews Has Top-Selling Jersey For 2017-18
Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews was fourth in jersey sales in 2016-17.

NHL GMs Consider Change To Goalie Interference Review Process
The league's goalie interference process has become a hot issue at the NHL GM meetings.

Maple Leafs Acquire Tomas Plekanec From Canadiens
The Maple Leafs also acquire forward prospect Kyle Baun from Montreal.

Auston Matthews Dealing With Concussion Symptoms
Leafs star center Auston Matthews practiced for the first time in two weeks on Friday.

Auston Matthews Will Miss Fourth Straight Game
Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews continues to deal with an upper-body injury.

Maple Leafs, Roman Polak Agree To One-Year Deal
Roman Polak scored four goals in 75 regular season games with the Maple Leafs last season.

Maple Leafs Acquire Calvin Pickard From Golden Knights
The Maple Leafs sent Tobias Lindberg and a 2018 sixth-round draft pick to the Golden Knights.

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Leafs Sign Conner Brown To Three-Year Extension
Connor Brown's deal has an average salary of $2.1M per season.

Leafs Sign Timothy Liljegren To Entry-Level Deal
The Maple Leafs selected Timothy Liljegren with the 17th overall pick in last month's NHL Draft.

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Leafs Sign Zach Hyman To Four-Year, $10M Extension
Forward Zach Hyman was to become a unrestricted free-agent after the upcoming NHL season.

Patrick Marleau Joins Maple Leafs
Patrick Marleau signed a three-year, $18.75M deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday.

Maple Leafs Sign Ron Hainsey To Two-Year Deal
Defenseman Ron Hainsey split last season between the Hurricanes and Penguins, collecting 17 points.

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