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Travis Dermott, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes

Leafs Report Cards: Goalie’d in Glendale

What a weird sport! Hockey can be a cruel and unforgiving game. You can follow a good process, make significantly more high-value plays than your...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas Golden Knights

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto escapes with two points after dominant first period, subpar final...

Did you stay up for this one? You may have some regrets this morning. Toronto came out of the gates on fire, spending nearly 10 minutes...
Auston Matthews, goal celebration Maple Leafs bench

Leafs Notebook: Arguments for/against splitting up Matthews-Marner, Simmonds’ resurgence, and Nylander’s growth as an...

Both of the following statements can be true: - Auston Matthews is elite and will show it regardless of who he plays with - Auston Matthews...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Colorado Avalanche

Game in 10: Shorthanded Maple Leafs run out of gas, get a point in...

Tonight’s Hockey Night in Canada pitted two of the best teams in the league against each other. The game did not disappoint. At one point,...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Mikheyev, Nylander, and Kerfoot stay hot as Leafs win ugly over...

Given the state of the world around us, you don’t want to complain in any capacity about having hockey to watch. It’s certainly better than...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Offense from the defense, Ilya Mikheyev’s special-teams goals propel Toronto to...

It's been 84 years... Well, it's actually only been 18 days since the Leafs last played, but you're forgiven if it's felt longer. Much like...
Auston Matthews hat trick, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: A holiday wishlist, Rielly-Brodie’s continued excellence, Matthews’ mind-boggling numbers

With the season on pause at the moment and the holiday season quickly approaching, what better time to roll out a holiday wishlist? At the...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto clinical offensively, tidies up defensive game in 5-1 win over...

Quality over quantity In the sport of hockey, it's typically a better outcome to generate more shots than your opponent, since we know it's historically...
Maple Leafs celebration, David Kampf, Kyle Clifford, Wayne Simmonds, TJ Brodie

Leafs Notebook: Ondrej Kase’s expanding role, Ilya Mikheyev’s nearing return, and could Justin Holl’s...

As the Maple Leafs head into a four-game western road trip, I thought this would be a good time for an extended notes edition...
Petr Mrazek, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game Review: Maple Leafs flirt with disaster, escape with the two points in ugly...

How are you feeling about your team's 5-4 win tonight, Kyle Dubas? https://twitter.com/LeafsNews/status/1469858293480841221 That about sums it up, but we'll try to fill in the details...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Ondrej Kase & Victor Hedman

Leafs Report Cards: Turnovers prove costly as Toronto drops 5-3 game to Tampa Bay

Sometimes, you outshoot the other team but a couple of notably bad mistakes aren’t bailed out by your goaltender and prove to be the...
Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate goal, Auston Matthews & John Tavares

Maple Leafs Musings: Toronto’s biggest over-performers, early trade deadline thoughts, and other early-season reflections

Life is pretty good in Leafs land right now. After winning 16 of their last 20, the team now sits in the top ten in...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets, Michael Bunting

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto’s fast start just enough to coast over the finish line...

"It is not a good game for us, but it is a good result" Sheldon Keefe put it well in his post-game press conference. The Toronto...
Jake Muzzin, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Leafs Notebook: Why it’s worth staying patient with Muzzin-Holl, adjusting to Rasmus Sandin and...

As the Maple Leafs have rounded into form, there has been one outstanding caveat preventing anyone from suggesting they are completely clicking on all...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Odd-man rushes against, shocking officiating combine for ugly loss in Winnipeg

What the hell did we just watch? This is my reaction -- to all of it. The countless 2v1s Toronto gave up in the second period;...
Jason Spezza, Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Jason Spezza’s heroics lead valiant comeback as Toronto scrapes out a...

Welcome to Minnesota Wild hockey! This was a great example of the kind of tight-checking game the Leafs will need to break through in come...
Auston Matthews hat trick, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto passes measuring-stick test with flying colours in statement win over...

This is the best I've ever seen the Maple Leafs play. Over this stretch of 15 wins in 17 games, we've seen Toronto decisively outplay...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Leafs Notebook: How does Toronto measure up against the rest of the Atlantic Division...

With American Thanksgiving now in the rearview mirror, the first official checkpoint of the NHL has come and gone. Elliotte Friedman of Sportsnet, who has...
Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews

Leafs Report Cards: The “machine” keeps rolling, Toronto sweeps through California

"Right now, they look like a machine!" That was Ray Ferraro's first thought after the final buzzer, and I can't help but agree. Toronto has...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto’s ‘B’ game more than good enough in another business-like road...

Toronto's puck luck continues to turn around Last night's game was one where Toronto didn't completely dominate the run of play. The shots and scoring...

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