Nazem Kadri RUMORS & NEWS

  • Leafs’ Lamoriello loves Kadri but ‘he’s not a first-line centre’

    Sportsnet "The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a number of significant roster changes since the end of last season, most notably trading Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf and James Reimer. Nazem Kadri’s name had often come up as another player the team might consider dealing at some point if he was not in..." April 14

  • Leafs Sign Rielly, Kadri To Six-Year Contract Extensions "The Toronto Maple Leafs announced Wednesday that the team has signed defenceman Morgan Rielly and forward Nazem Kadri to new six-year contracts. Rielly, 22, led all Maple Leafs defencemen with a career-high 36 points (nine goals, 27 assists) while skating in all 82 games this year. The native..." April 13

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Toronto’s Nazem Kadri suspended four games for cross-checking Detroit’s Luke Glendening. Video:

  • Maple Leafs' Kadri suspended four games "Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been suspended for four games, without pay, for cross-checking Detroit Red Wings forward Luke Glendening during NHL Game No. 1170 in Toronto on Saturday, April 2, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today. The incident..." April 04

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    NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety

    Toronto's Nazem Kadri will have a hearing tomorrow for cross-checking Detroit's Luke Glendening.

  • Maple Leafs' Kadri doesn't agree with $5K diving fine

    The Score "One day after the league cited Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri for three diving/embellishment offences from the past two months, earning him a $5,000 fine, the 25-year-old shared his frustration with reporters Saturday. "I didn't agree with it nor did I like it," Kadri said, according..." April 02

  • Maple Leafs centre Nazem Kadri fined $5,000 by NHL for diving

    Toronto Star "Maple Leafs centre Nazem Kadri has been credited the past two weeks for leading the NHL in drawing penalties. The NHL has been keeping tabs on Kadri’s behaviour with regards to drawing penalties, and has found several incidents they say are worthy of a fine. On Friday, it came time for Kadri..." April 01

  • Babcock says refs must have been told to let infractions against Kadri slide

    The Score "Mike Babcock doesn't get it. The Toronto Maple Leafs head coach was incensed after his club dropped a 3-1 decision to the Boston Bruins on Saturday, wondering why there was no penalty called for an apparent cross-check on Nazem Kadri late in the third period. Toronto was down 2-1 at the..." March 27

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    Mark Spector @SportsnetSpec

    Kadri (lower body) out tonight, Babcock says. Cowen won't play either.

  • Leafs' Nazem Kadri fined $5,000 for throat-slash gesture

    Toronto Sun "Nazem Kadri won’t serve time, but he will be a little lighter in the wallet for Tuesday night’s tantrum in Calgary that included a throat slash gesture to Flames captain Mark Giordano. The NHL announced Thursday morning that Kadri would be fined $5,000 US, the maximum allowed by the Collective..." February 11

  • NHL reviews apparent throat-slashing gesture made by Nazem Kadri

    SB Nation "There's no doubt that Nazem Kadri was getting roughed up a bit on Tuesday night, but his reaction could land the talented young Toronto Maple Leafs center in a lot of hot water with the league. Early in the second period against the Calgary Flames, Kadri was the victim of a hard hit in the..." February 10

  • Report: Maple Leafs telling teams Van Riemsdyk not available, Kadri's price 'extremely high'

    The Score "James van Riemsdyk is apparently part of the solution in Toronto. Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman discussed the Maple Leafs winger's future on Sportsnet 590 The Fan radio Friday morning. I think (the Maple Leafs) are a seller, but I wonder if that just means, you know, the unrestricted guys,..." January 15

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    Jonas Siegel @jonasTSN1050

    Mike Babcock believes Nazem Kadri has been the Leafs best forward this year.

  • Nazem Kadri on playing in Toronto: 'Sometimes it's hard on young players'

    The Score "Nazem Kadri is ready to take the next, big step with the Toronto Maple Leafs. The forward, who will turn 25 the day before the 2015-16 regular season begins, signed a one-year, $4.1-million deal with the club earlier this summer, and is expected to assert himself as a top-flight center moving..." September 01

  • Dubas: Kadri has chance to ‘take us to the bank’

    Sportsnet "It’s no secret that Nazem Kadri’s career with the Toronto Maple Leafs hasn’t exactly been smooth sailing, but general manager Kyle Dubas thinks that’s all going to change. Dubas was a guest Friday on Sportsnet 590 The Fan’s Jeff Blair Show from the Leafs’ development camp in Collingwood,..." July 11

  • Maple Leafs' Babcock wants Kadri to be elite: report "The Toronto Maple Leafs are in the midst of reshaping their roster, but center Nazem Kadri is expected to be one of their top six forwards. If they're going to win more games than most expect next season, Kadri is going to have to provide offense consistently. New coach Mike Babcock believes..." July 08

  • Maple Leafs sign Nazem Kadri to one-year extension

    Toronto Sun "The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed forward Nazem Kadri to a one-year contract extension, the team announced Sunday." July 05

  • Maple Leafs' Kadri on suspension: 'I'm not going to sit here and whine about it'

    The Score "Nazem Kadri isn't going to dwell on his latest circumstance after learning he will miss the Toronto Maple Leafs' next four games for hitting Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Fraser in the head. "It's obviously hard to deal with," Kadri told David Alter of "I'm not going to sit here..." March 18

  • Kadri delivers concussion, suspended four games

    Sportsnet "A week after Nazem Kadri was suspended by his own team for three games, the Toronto Maple Leafs forward was dealt a ban of another kind. Kadri was suspended four games by NHL’s department of player safety Wednesday for delivering an illegal check to the head of Edmonton Oilers forward Matt..." March 18

  • Oilers' Matt Fraser injured after hit to head by Nazem Kadri

    CBS Sports "Scary moment for Edmonton Oilers forward Matt Fraser on Monday night when he was hit in the head by Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri midway through the third period. Fraser immediately dropped to the ice and struggled to skate off under the assistance of two teammates. Kadri was given..." March 17

  • Kadri to have hearing for Fraser headshot

    Pro Hockey Talk "Toronto forward Nazem Kadri‘s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad month continues. Having already served a team-issued suspension for behavioral issues, Kadri now faces discipline from the league after catching Edmonton’s Matt Fraser with an elbow on Monday night. The NHL’s Department of..." March 17

  • Maple Leafs need Nazem Kadri to clean up his act

    Toronto Sun "There is a laundry list of issues that Maple Leafs have with Nazem Kadri. And if they didn’t believe he was a player worth fighting for, worth keeping through the rebuild, they would have ignored his perceived indiscretions and looked to trade him in June. But the Leafs — in particular..." March 16

  • ‘Humiliated’ Nazem Kadri looks to the future

    Toronto Star "He’s sorry. He’s embarrassed. And he’s a wiser young man than five days ago. Feels almost like a lifetime for Nazem Kadri, in less than a week endured under the glare of massive media speculation, sharp coach criticism and astonishing frankness from Maple Leaf hockey czar Brendan..." March 14

  • Leafs will sit Kadri two more games as Shanahan says ‘grow up’

    Pro Hockey Talk "While a health scratch seemingly serves as a wake-up call for Nazem Kadri, it sounds like the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t quite finished sending him a message. Brendan Shanahan approached the media with some stern comments and a stunning announcement on Wednesday: Kadri will sit two more games,..." March 11

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    Chris Johnston @reporterchris

    Nazem Kadri is scratched tonight. "It's brutal."

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    Leafs and Kadri have discussed range of $, but not term. No offer has been made yet...and doesn't sound like Tor is in a rush.

  • Maple Leafs, Kadri begin negotiating long-term deal

    The Score "The Toronto Maple Leafs have reportedly taken a step toward ensuring forward Nazem Kadri remains with the organization for the foreseeable future. The Maple Leafs have opened negotiations with Kadri on a potential long-term contract, Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet reports. The team opened talks..." January 22

  • Dreger expects Leafs to trade Kadri

    Nichols on Hockey "On how difficult the assessment of Nazem Kadri becomes, given the fact that he’ll be an RFA this summer, and he’s going to want dough: “He’s going to want it. Yeah. I would still be surprised if Nazem Kadri makes it to the trade deadline as a Toronto Maple Leaf.” They just don’t want to deal..." December 02

  • Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri expects more out of himself this season

    Toronto Star "Nazem Kadri will be at the Air Canada Centre Wednesday to join in the latest episode of the Ice Bucket Challenge craze taking the NHL by storm. But in about three weeks, he hopes to be making a different kind of splash — at Maple Leafs training camp. And he says he’s been working harder than..." August 21

  • Should the Edmonton Oilers push to acquire Nazem Kadri or Jake Gardiner of the Toronto Maple Leafs?

    Edmonton Journal "This just in from Eric Duhatschek of the Globe & Mail, more talk that Toronto Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis would be willing to trade Nazem Kadri or Jake Gardiner. “You have the sense that Maple Leafs GM David Nonis would happily move two of his youngsters, Nazem Kadri and Jake Gardiner, in the..." June 10

  • Leafs GM: 'We'd be willing to trade Nazem Kadri'

    CBS Sports "Somewhat curiously, the name of Toronto Maple Leafs center Nazem Kadri made its way into the rumor mill earlier this season when it was suggested the Leafs would be willing to trade him. That portion of the mill isn't going to stop spinning after Maple Leafs GM Dave Nonis made an appearance on..." January 16

  • Is Trading for Nazem Kadri Anything More Than a Pipe Dream for New York Rangers?

    Bleacher Report "Nazem Kadri is a talented forward with tremendous upside, and it is rather interesting that the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to deal a potential No. 1 center. Nick Kypreos of Sportsnet broke the news on Monday that two NHL teams confirmed that Kadri is available for trade. There have been..." January 01

  • Nazem Kadri rumoured to be available in a trade

    Toronto Star "Are the Maple Leafs shopping Nazem Kadri on the trade market? A report out of the New York Post and Sportsnet suggested that the Leafs would be open to trade offers for the struggling centre. “Boy oh boy, would the Maple Leafs love to find a taker for Nazem Kadri,” read a report in the Post on..." January 01

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    Nick Kypreos @RealKyper

    In wake of Carlyle rant this morning 2 #NHL clubs have confirmed for me #Leafs have made Kadri available in any trade discussion.

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    Jonas Siegel @jonasTSN1050

    Nazem Kadri back at practice today centering top line. Cody Franson also practicing once more.

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    David Alter @DavidAlter590

    Carlyle confirms death in the family for Kadri. Will not play tonight.

  • Kadri back between Kessel and Van Riemsdyk

    Toronto Star "Nazem Kadri was on the Toronto Maple Leafs top line in practice Wednesday as he prepares to return from his three-game suspension. Kadri says he won’t change the way he bodychecks other players now that he is returning from a suspension. Kadri ran over Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom,..." November 21

  • Maple Leafs forward Kadri suspended for three games

    TSN "Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri has been suspended three games for his hit to Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom during Minnesota's 2-1 shootout win on Wednesday according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. Kadri ran over Backstrom seven minutes into the game, and his elbow..." November 15

  • Kadri knocks Wild’s Backstrom out of game

    Pro Hockey Talk "Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri drew ire and plenty of criticism for a collision with Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom on Wednesday. Backstrom, 35, tried to play through the pain but eventually made way for Josh Harding. That might sound like a blessing in disguise for Minnesota..." November 14

  • Leafs' Nazem Kadri's controversial hit will be reviewed

    Toronto Sun "With the gaping hole they have up the middle right now, the Maple Leafs can ill afford to lose another centre. Yet, that's the position Nazem Kadri might have put his team into after he ploughed into Minnesota Wild goalie Niklas Backstrom in the first period of Toronto's 2-1 shootout defeat at..." November 14

  • Leafs' Nazem Kadri to have disciplinary hearing on Thursday

    TSN "Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri will have a disciplinary hearing at 1pm et Thursday for his hit to Minnesota Wild goaltender Niklas Backstrom during Minnesota's 2-1 shootout win on Wednesday. Kardi ran over Backstrom seven minutes into the game. Kadri's elbow appeared to hit Backstrom..." November 14

  • Kadri’s chance apparent with Bozak out

    Toronto Star "This is Nazem Kadri's opportunity. With Tyler Bozak expected to miss at least a week because of a lower-body injury, the Toronto Maple Leafs are counting on Kadri to fill his spot as the first-line centre between James van Riemsdyk and Phil Kessel. If Saturday night's showing against the..." October 28

  • Leafs' Nazem Kadri already in Carlyle’s doghouse

    Toronto Star "With another workday nearly done at Wednesday’s Leafs practice Nazem Kadri made like a short-order cook. Using the blade of his stick like a spatula he picked up a puck and repeatedly heaved it high into the air. The disc went up. The disc came down. And Kadri though he attempted to catch it..." October 10

  • Maple Leafs' Kadri careful with his tweets

    Toronto Sun "At last count Nazem Kadri had more than 111000 followers for his Twitter handle @43_Kadri. So he would be disappointed if coach Randy Carlyle emulated Vancouver’s John Tortorella and restricted use of the social media tool among players. Even though Kadri took something of a public beating..." September 14

  • Nazem Kadri agrees to two-year deal with Maple Leafs

    TSN "The Toronto Maple Leafs have agreed to terms with restricted free-agent forward Nazem Kadri on a two-year $5.8 million deal. The agreement ends an off-season of contract talks that at times according to reports had the two sides very far apart in both demands and expectations. "Congrats to..." September 11

  • Report: Maple Leafs closing in on deal with Nazem Kadri

    SI "They’re not there yet but it sounds like the Toronto Maple Leafs and RFA forward Nazem Kadri are finally speaking the same language in their long-running and combative contract talks. According to Bob MacKenzie who was speaking on TSN Radio in Toronto this afternoon the two sides are finally..." September 10

  • Maple Leafs and Nazem Kadri still miles apart

    Toronto Star "Dion Phaneuf jetted off to New York Wednesday morning to attend an NHL media event. Joffrey Lupul checked back in to Toronto after a summer spent travelling. Tyler Bozak let reporters in on a friendly bet he lost to a friend from his college hockey days. And Nazem Kadri? Well the..." September 05

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    Darren Dreger @DarrenDreger

    No change in negotiations between Kadri and the Leafs. Obviously his participation in training camp is in question. Still time for a deal.

  • Leafs' Nazem Kadri growing frustrated with status

    Toronto Sun "Nazem Kadri was ready to tee it up here on Tuesday but will he able to suit up when Maple Leafs training camp starts next week? Still without a contract eight days before the team is due to report for medical testing that prospect is very much in doubt. And the longer his status lingers the..." September 03

  • Report: Leafs, Kadri remain far apart in negotiations

    Pro Hockey Talk "Nazem Kadri said that “it’s not his job” to worry about the Toronto Maple Leafs’ salary cap situation on Tuesday. Saturday provides more evidence of that thought because if Sportsnet’s David Alter’s report is correct Kadri wants more than the Buds currently have. Kadri’s camp reportedly began..." August 24

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