It’s a hot and sunny Friday in the summer. The perfect day for hockey! The World Junior Summer Showcase starts today and two new Maple Leafs prospects are in the tournament: Nicholas Robertson and Miko Kokkonen. Robertson will be playing today in a USA White vs. USA Blue game, and he’ll be on the White roster.
Meanwhile, Kyle Dubas continues to surprise us with trades out of the blue this week. Yesterday, Andreas Borgman was reassigned to a different Unimatrix yesterday and in return the Leafs received Jordan Schmaltz.
Maple Leafs trade Andreas Borgman for Jordan Schmaltz
What will Kyle Dubas surprise us with today? Who knows! Maybe he will sign Mitch Ma... hahahaha no.
Top 25 Under 25
T25U25: The Case for Semyon Kizimov - Katya
Katya voted for one of the least well-understood Leafs prospects. Here’s why.
It was Dominic Moore’s Smashfest last night in Toronto and new Leaf Alexander Kerfoot was there.
Game, set, match 🏓— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) July 26, 2019
Team @Kerfy14 are your #SmashfestVIII Pro-Am champs! pic.twitter.com/iIDBmCP5ra
He met one of his new teammates too!
Ready to take the tables at #SmashfestVIII 🏓— Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) July 25, 2019
The annual tournament raises funds for concussion and rare cancer research. pic.twitter.com/GitUTxUH6k
Andersen also commented on whether #Leafs playoff loss still stings at this stage: “You still think about it sometimes, but it’s not a focus of mine. It’s something to look back on and try to use as an experience and motivation for what you do in the summer.”— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) July 26, 2019
The Penguins need to make a trade to solve their salary cap crunch - PensBurgh
With young Marcus Pettersson still to sign and a team pushed to the cap limit, Pittsburgh needs to find a way to trim salary in a trade.
Calgary councillors fight to extend arena consultation period - CBC News
The city announced Monday evening that it had struck a deal with the Calgary Flames on a new arena, and that council would vote to finalize the agreement in one week. But public feedback is being accepted only until noon Friday.