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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 7video

Mike Babcock Post Game, Bruins 5 vs. Leafs 1: “I thought our series this...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after the Toronto Maple Leafs' 5-1 Game 7 loss to the Boston Bruins. On the team's inability to get the result despite arguably out-playing Boston in the first 40 minutes: I...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 7

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #7 Preview, Analysis & Projected Lines

A third Game 7 in Boston in the last six years will decide whether or not the Toronto Maple Leafs can end their 15-year drought without a playoff series victory tonight at TD Garden...
Toronto Maple Leafs' head coach Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock on Game 7: “Something is going to give… Make sure it goes...

Mike Babcock addressed the media on Monday ahead of Game 7, discussing the do-or-die series finale in Boston, Mitch Marner's quiet three games, Jake Gardiner's ability to contribute, and John Tavares' play in the...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 6

ECQF Game #6 Review: Boston Bruins 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

We're shipping up to Boston for another Game 7 after special teams cost the Toronto Maple Leafs a golden opportunity to close out the Bruins on home ice. Your game in ten: 1.  This game really...
Mike Babcock after Game 6 loss to the Boston Bruins

Mike Babcock Post Game, Bruins 4 vs. Leafs 2: “I thought this was their...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after his team's 4-2 loss to the Boston Bruins in Game 6, extending the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal matchup to a series-deciding Game 7 on Tuesday. On the level of concern...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 6

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #6 Preview, Analysis & Projected Lines

Entering a rare Easter Sunday matinee game (3 p.m, CBC), the Toronto Maple Leafs also have a rare opportunity in front of them today, one they haven't encountered in a very long time: They...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock: “We know the formula for us to win tomorrow… Now we’ve got...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after practice on Saturday, discussing Auston Matthews' growth as a player, the chance to close out the series versus Boston tomorrow in Game 6, and Ron Hainsey's continued plus-play...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Leafs Musings: Toronto’s Defensive Effort, A Look at the Line Combinations, Addressing the Power...

The winner of Game 5 was the team that best capitalized on the breaks that the Hockey Gods gave them. The Bruins were handed the game's first three power plays, with two caused by questionable...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 5

ECQF Game #5 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Boston Bruins 1

Three down, one to go. Your game in ten: 1. Having reached the point in the series where both teams are now totally dialed into their own game/structure and the other team’s tendencies, this was the...
Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Mike Babcock Post Game, Leafs 2 vs. Bruins 1: “I was impressed with [Auston...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after his team's 2-1 Game 5 win over the Boston Bruins to take a 3-2 series lead back to Toronto. On the team coming to play in a huge Game...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 5

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #5 Preview, Analysis & Projected Lines

All square at 2-2, the series now shifts back to Boston for Game 5 tonight (7 p.m, CBC), with one team able to put themselves in the driver's seat for an elimination Game 6...

Mike Babcock: “We’ve liked three of the four of the games we’ve played”

Mike Babcock addressed the media via conference call on Thursday, discussing the Game 4 loss to Boston, the team's fourth line, William Nylander's play at third-line center, and the challenge ahead in Game 5. Quick...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 4

ECQF Game #4 Review: Boston Bruins 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4

All square. Your game in ten: 1.  This game was lost in the details for the Leafs. Their energy wasn’t the issue, and they generated enough quality scoring chances and possessed the puck enough to win...
Mike Babcock after Game 6 loss to the Boston Bruins

Mike Babcock Post Game, Bruins 6 vs. Leafs 4: “We had real good energy...

Mike Babcock addressed the media after his team's 6-4 loss to the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night, leveling the series at 2-2. On the team's performance: I thought we had real good energy tonight. I didn't...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins, Game 4

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #4 Preview, Analysis & Projected Lines

After what was the competitive game of the series so far in Game 3, the Toronto Maple Leafs will try to take a stranglehold on the series in Game 4 at Scotiabank Arena tonight...