The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced that they have hired Brad Treliving to be the team's 18th general manager.

Statement from President Brendan Shanahan:

"I'm very pleased to welcome Brad into the Maple Leafs organization," said Brendan Shanahan. "Brad brings a wealth of knowledge from his years of experience as a General Manager and hockey executive in Calgary, Arizona and beyond. He has earned tremendous respect amongst his peers throughout his years in the NHL and has built excellent relationships at all levels within the game. We are confident that Brad's leadership and strategic vision will elevate the Maple Leafs in our continued pursuit of a championship."

Statement from Brad Treliving:

"I am very excited and honoured to join the Toronto Maple Leafs as General Manager," said Brad Treliving. "I would like to thank Brendan, MLSE and its Board for their support throughout this process. I'm thrilled to join an Original Six team and recognize how much the Maple Leafs mean to this community. This is a very exciting day for my family and I."

Treliving will address the media at a press conference tomorrow, according to Elliotte Friedman. This news was first reported by Darren Dreger.

We have articles breaking down Treliving's resume and draft history from this morning.

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Analyzing Brad Treliving’s Draft History | PPP Leafs
Analyzing the draft history of Brad Treliving with the Calgary Flames and seeing how he stacks up against Kyle Dubas and the Maple Leafs. No reason, why do you ask?