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John Tavares joins hometown Maple Leafs on 7-year deal

Star forward John Tavares celebrated Canada Day on Sunday by announcing he’s coming home to realize a boyhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The crown jewel of this summer’s free-agent class, the Mississauga, Ont., native has agreed to a seven-year contract worth $ 77 million US, with an average annual value of $ 11 million against the salary cap. ...

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Maple Leafs announce Newfoundland Growlers as new ECHL affiliate

The Toronto Maple Leafs have announced the Newfoundland Growlers will be their new ECHL affiliate for the upcoming season. The Growlers, who will play at Mile One Centre in St. John’s, replace the Orlando Solar Bears as the Maple Leafs’ secondary affiliate and the primary affiliate of the American Hockey League’s Toronto Marlies. Maple Leafs general manager Kyle Dubas said ...

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Maple Leafs broadcaster Joe Bowen to be honoured by Hockey Hall of Fame

Toronto Maple Leafs broadcaster Joe Bowen and longtime hockey writer Larry Brooks will be honoured by the Hockey Hall of Fame later this year. Bowen will receive the Foster Hewitt Memorial Award for outstanding contributions as a hockey broadcaster while Brooks will receive the Elmer Ferguson Award for excellence in hockey journalism. Mark Spector, President of th… CBC | NHL ...

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Maple Leafs hire Laurence Gilman as 2nd assistant GM

The Toronto Maple Leafs haven’t wasted any time filling their executive offices. For the second time in as many days, the Leafs added an assistant general manager on Thursday, hiring Laurence Gilman from the National Hockey League’s head office. He has the same title as Brandon Pridham, who was promoted to assistant GM on Wednesday by first-year GM Kyle Dubas. ...

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