I either am too young to remember or I have a terrible memory or both because I don't remember Shane Doan's playing career. Luckily you millennials and older reminded me he was really dirty. Now he's a Leaf... special assistant to the regional general manager.

Report: Maple Leafs hiring Shane Doan
Kevin Weekes with the scoop today.
Shane Doan joining Leafs GM Brad Treliving as special assistant
Most thought Doan would be a Coyote for life but, as one NHL executive said, “Brad Treliving can be persuasive.”

Arizona's Eric Francis, Craig Morgan, shared the Coyotes perspective regarding Doan, who reportedly wanted to be more than just the team's mascot. He might get his wish in Toronto.

It's no secret that Doan was Auston Matthews' favourite player growing up. Could this help? Also, it appears this week the Leafs chose to focus on evaluating the coaching staff.

MAILBAG! Ask Seldo your questions and he will answer them! You can reply to his tweet, or I'm sure he'll happily take your questions in the comments if you organize them nicely. I am also available to answer any math, science, or Gen Z questions that Seldo skips.

Cathy took a look at the Leafs free agents.

Who has played their last game as a Maple Leaf in 2023
Usually this sort of thing is mostly obvious, but Kyle Dubas (clearly intentionally) left the team in a state where it can be radically altered this summer while not touching the core players. Now there’s a new GM at the helm, and we’re flying blind when it comes to guessing on his likely moves.

Brian's draft prospect odyssey continues! This one's about a tall winger who might also be an old book.

2023 NHL Draft Profile: Quentin Musty | PPP Leafs
Looking at the highly skilled power forward Quentin Musty, and why I would love him as a draft pick for the Maple Leafs at 28th overall.

With the Newfoundland Growlers season over, some players are announcing their departures. Add Tyler Boland to the list, as he goes to Germany.

The Florida Panthers won Game 3 at home against the Vegas Golden Knights, coming back from a 2-1 deficit in the third to win it 3-2 in overtime. Carter Verhaeghe with the winner. Matthew Tkachuk got blown up with a big hit in the second period, but returned in the third.

Golden Knights give up late goal, lose 3-2 in OT as Panthers take Game 3 of Stanley Cup Final
The Vegas Golden Knights were 2:13 away from taking a commanding 3-0 series lead over the Florida Panthers in the Stanley Cup Final. But five years and one day after losing Game 5 against Washington, the Golden Knights failed to take advantage of the moment and fell short, falling

Brandon Montour welcomed the birth of his first child ahead of Game 3.

Panthers’ Montour rushes to birth of his child
Panthers defenseman Brandon Montour barely made it to the birth of his first child.

The Coachella Valley Firebirds won the opening game of the Calder Cup Finals 5-0 over the Hershey Bears.

The Firebirds defeated the Hershey Bears in game one of the Calder Cup Finals by the final score of 5-0. Joey Daccord made 25 saves to record his second shutout of the postseason while Kole Lind and Ryker Evans each recorded three assists in the Firebirds victory.

The NHL is overdue for a salary cap boost, but you can't fault Bettman for lying in order to temper expectations. Unfortunately for him it's not working.

Mark Stone's knob is so big even Jamie Benn went down to go have a look!

Golden Knights’ Mark Stone’s Knob is Crazy… But Is It Legal?
Vegas Golden Knights’ forward Mark Stone has an unorthodox approach when it comes to taping the end of his stick.

Rasmus Dahlin is reportedly going to get an eight year, $10 million contract this summer.

We all saw what you did there, Kevin!

The Flames reportedly have a new/old/familiar head coach.