Author: Katie McMillan

Maple Leafs Star Auston Matthews Celebrates Goal With Teammates

LEAFS NATION: Fans who travel to support their team

One of the best things about being part of Leafs Nation is meeting new people via social media channels who share the same interests. Fans who support the Maple Leafs spread across the world, literally. I have been lucky enough to have made plenty of friends this way. Together we have created an entire community […]

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Player Profile: Ryan O’Reilly

Mid -February was among us, and crickets could be heard around Leafs nation. Everyone was waiting for trade news. On February 17th, 2023, general manager Kyle Dubas gave us just what we were waiting for. The trade splash began when the Maple Leafs received Ryan O’Reilly from the Saint Louis Blues. Another hometown hero was […]

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Jake McCabe

Player Profile: Jake McCabe

The NHL trade deadline brought Jake McCabe to the Toronto Maple Leafs. He and Blackhawks teammate Sam Lafferty were traded together in exchange for Toronto’s conditional first-round pick in 2025, Toronto’s second-round pick in 2026, Joey Anderson, and Pavel Gogolev. Who Is Jake McCabe? Jake McCabe was born on October 12th, 1993, in Eau Claire, […]

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Player Profile: Luke Schenn

In the days before the trade deadline, the Maple Leafs would also complete a deal with the Vancouver Canucks, which would see Luke Schenn return to Toronto, where it all began for him. The Canucks received a third-round 2023 draft pick in exchange for the veteran defenceman. The trade was confirmed on February 28th, 2023. […]

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Player Profile: Erik Gustafsson

The end of February was busy for the Toronto Maple Leafs. They added a handful of new teammates to their roster during that time. On February 28th, 2023, the Maple Leafs announced a trade deal with the Washington Capitals. From the Capitals, the Maple Leafs would receive Boston’s first-round pick in the 2023 NHL draft […]

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Player Profile: Sam Lafferty

The Maple Leafs picked up six new players before the March 3rd deadline this season. One of those six was Sam Lafferty from the Chicago Blackhawks. Lafferty was in a trade deal that also included Jake McCabe. In exchange for these two players, Chicago would receive A 2025 first-round pick, a 2026 second-round pick, and […]

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Player Profile: Noel Acciari

On February 17th, 2023, the Toronto Maple Leafs acquired Ryan O’Reilly and Noel Acciari From the St. Louis Blues, In a three-way trade, including the Minnesota Wild. In exchange, the Blues received a 2023 first and third round pick and a 2024 second round pick, as well as players Mikhail Abramov and Adam Gaudette. In […]

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Leafs Home Stand Preview & Predictions

After a triumphant win in New Jersey, without captain John Tavares, newly acquired Ryan O’Reilly, and Luke Schenn, who is awaiting the birth of his third child in Vancouver, it is now time for the Maple Leafs to head homeward for a four-game homestand. Edmonton Oilers It all starts off on Saturday, March 11th, when […]

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Maple Leafs Canadian West Coast Road Trip: Preview & Predictions

Boys in blue started off the weekend with a win at home. After defeating the Minnesota Wild in overtime, thanks to William Nylander, they headed to Seattle for a battle with the Kraken. Seattle prepared a warm welcome for their former Captain, Mark Giordano, with a video acknowledging Giordano as the first Captain in Kraken […]

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The Leafs Fan Experience: Ticket Pricing, Accessibility, and Free Alternatives

What is most important to most fans when planning to attend a Leafs game? The cost. Let’s take a closer look at seat pricing at Scotiabank Arena. Why so expensive? High ticket pricing can be due to many factors, such as increased demand and popularity, who the opponent may be on any given day, special […]

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