McCann and Hyman are Leafs heading West

While we were all discussing our displeasure with the Seattle Kraken taking Jared McCann in the NHL Expansion Draft, there was more news for the Leafs. And no, it’s not good news.
According to Elliotte Friedman, who was on Sportsnet Central after Seattle’s draft, Zach Hyman is likely going to be traded to the Edmonton Oilers so he can sign an eight-year deal. He didn’t say when it would come, but Friedman said it could be on Friday.
I discuss that, and why it’s okay to lose McCann in the Expansion Draft. I hope you enjoy the video.

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Author: Nick Barden / The Leafs Nation

Bruce Boudreau should come home to the Toronto Maple Leafs

Yesterday morning news broke that the Seattle Kraken were set to announce their first head coach in franchise history. Elliotte Friedman, along with other NHL insiders tweeted out on Twitter that one of the candidates to take the head coaching job in Seattle was Toronto Maple Leafs’ assistant coach, Dave Hakstol. It was honestly shocking news to me and I’m sure it was to others as well as we never really heard his name in any rumours as a potential candidate to become a head coach again, especially in Seattle.
With Hakstol off to Seattle next season, there is now a hole on the Maple Leafs bench and they need to fill it ahead of next season. The first man that popped in my head when this news broke yesterday was the same man that was rumoured to have talked to Sheldon Keefe and Kyle Dubas to join the coaching staff for this season, Bruce Boudreau. I know I’m not the only person that would be more than willing to bring Boudreau on board and be a part of this coaching staff next season as a lot of Leaf fans have made it clear that they’ve been …

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Author: Joseph Zita / The Leafs Nation