Maple Leafs acquire Morgam Klimchuk

The Toronto Maple Leafs have traded defenceman Andrew Nielsen to the Calgary Flames in exchange for forward Morgan Klimchuk, the team announced Tuesday. Klimchuk was a first-round pick of the Flames back in 2013. He hasn’t been able to find a foothold in the lineup for Calgary – he’s only played one NHL game in…

Dermott, Holl to play vs. Stars

Following a tough loss at the hands of the Calgary Flames on Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs will have a new look on Thursday when they take on the Dallas Stars. Defencemen Travis Dermott and Justin Holl will make their way into the lineup, according to Sportsnet’s Chris Johnston. As a result, Martin Marincin and…

Matthews’ absence a much-needed test for young Leafs

It’s been just a few short days since Toronto Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews was ruled out for at least four weeks due to a shoulder injury suffered against the Winnipeg Jets on the weekend. The Leafs managed to find a way to win against their Western Canadian rivals, erasing a 2-0 deficit in the…

The state of the Maple Leafs’ goaltending

Goaltenders are an anomaly in the NHL. Their career projection is a question mark, and their respective arrivals to hockey’s top flight usually take much longer than any other position in hockey. When the Toronto Maple Leafs put both Curtis McElhinney and Calvin Pickard on waivers prior to the start of the 2018-19 campaign, they…