Joe Thornton plays in top line

KANATA, Ont. — Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe turned heads on the first day of training camp when he made it known that 41-year-old forward Joe Thornton would play on a top line with Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner. Keefe’s vision of their potential came to fruition in a 3-2 win over the […]

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Adding Maple Leafs top player on the team list is all out learning to be the best

TORONTO — In July, 2018, the Toronto Maple Leafs bolstered their goaltending depth by signing Calvin Pickard to a one-year deal worth $800,000. The year before that, they locked up goalies Curtis McElhinney and Garret Sparks to new contracts. With Frederik Andersen secured as the team’s starting goaltender, their depth at the position never seemed […]

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