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Alec Brownscombe is the founder and editor of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He's published five magazines on the team entitled "The Maple Leafs Annual" with distribution in Chapters and newsstands across the country. He also co-hosts "The Battle of the Atlantic," a weekly show on TSN1200 that covers the Leafs and the NHL in-depth. Alec is a graduate of Trent University and Algonquin College with his diploma in Journalism. In 2014, he was awarded Canada's Best Hockey Blogger honours by Molson Canadian. You can contact him at alec.brownscombe@mapleleafshotstove.com.

Fedor Gordeev: An interview with Flint Firebirds head coach Ryan Oulahen

In the fifth round of the 2017 draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected their second manatee-sized defenceman of the day in the six-foot-six Fedor...

Ryan O’Connell selected 203rd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With their final pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected left-shot defenceman Ryan O'Connell of St. Andrew's College. The 6'1,...

Ryan McGregor selected 172nd overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 172nd overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected winger Ryan McGregor of the Sarnia Sting. The...

Fedor Gordeev selected 141st overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 142nd overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected hulking left-shot defenceman Fedor Gordeev of the OHL's...

Ian Scott selected 110th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 110th overall draft pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected goaltender Ian Scott of the WHL's Prince...

Eemeli Rasanen selected 59th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 59th overall draft pick in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected 6'7, 209-pound right-shot defenceman Eemeli Rasanen of...

Mark Hunter on Toronto Maple Leafs’ selection of Timothy Liljegren: “He’ll bring people out...

Maple Leafs Director of Player Personnel Mark Hunter met with the media after the selection of defenceman Timothy Liljegren in the first round of...

Timothy Liljegren selected 17th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs

With the 17th overall draft selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs have selected right-shot defenceman Timothy Liljegren. Originally considered a surefire...

2017 NHL Draft: On Mark Hunter, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ needs, and Best Player...

As we approach the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Toronto Maple Leafs fan base has its sights set on the Liljegrens, Brannstroms, Footes and Hagues...
Auston Matthews

Toronto Maple Leafs release 2017-18 schedule

The Toronto Maple Leafs will open the 2017-18 regular season with a Patrik Laine vs. Auston Matthews showdown in Winnipeg on Wednesday, October 4...
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Auston Matthews is the 2017 Calder Trophy winner

After a 40-goal, 69-point season that ranked first among NHL rookies in both categories and second in the entire NHL in goals, Auston Matthews...

Examining Colin Miller as a potential trade target for the Toronto Maple Leafs

The protection lists have been revealed and Vegas GM George McPhee has issued a notice to the other 30 front offices that he’s open...
Conor Timmins

Conor Timmins – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

Soo Greyhounds defenceman Conor Timmins is one of the fastest risers in the 2017 NHL Draft class. With a September 18 birthdate, Timmins missed the...

Henri Jokiharju – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

One of four Finnish defencemen who could be selected inside the first round of the 2017 NHL Draft, Henri Jokiharju possesses many of the qualities associated with the "modern defenceman"...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have some decisions to make on unsigned prospects

The eve of June 1st is just the right time to take a look at the current contract situations of some of the prospects...

Lou Lamoriello on the draft combine, best player available vs. positional need, the backup...

Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello sat down with TSN's Pierre Lebrun during draft combine week.The draft combine and the evolution of this event...

Weighing up the Toronto Maple Leafs’ trade options: Sami Vatanen, Tyler Bozak, JVR

Bob McKenzie joined Leafs Lunch on Friday afternoon to discuss the Leafs' options on defence, the expansion draft situation in Anaheim, and James van...

Nicolas Hague – 2017 NHL Draft Profile

Nicolas Hague could wind up being the first OHL defenceman taken in the 2017 NHL draft. He’ll definitely be the biggest. A 6’6, 215-pound left-shot...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs

Report: Kyle Dubas given permission to speak with the Colorado Avalanche

Elliotte Friedman broke the news on the HNIC broadcast on Tuesday night that Assistant General Manager Kyle Dubas has been given permission by the...

Kyle Dubas on player development, Travis Dermott, Frederik Gauthier, Andreas Johnsson and more

Kyle Dubas met with the media on locker clean out day to discuss the season that was for the Toronto Marlies.How do you feel about...

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