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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...
Alex Kerfoot, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto enjoys long-overdue offensive outburst, lays beatdown on LA

When shots become goals: the story of puck luck I talk about shooting percentage a lot in these post-game columns, especially this season with the...
Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly, William Nylander celebrate a Toronto Maple Leafs goal

Leafs Notebook: Ice-time allocation at the 20-game mark, Kyle Clifford’s callup, the need at...

The Toronto Maple Leafs are 8-2-0 in their last 10 and continue to march along, led by Jack Campbell in net. American Thanksgiving is now...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Mitch Marner scores shorthanded game winner, Toronto shuts out Islanders in...

A Joseph Woll shutout, just like we all expected! The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the New York Islanders by a final score of 3-0 on...
Jake Muzzin, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Pittsburgh Penguins

Leafs Report Cards: Jack Campbell keeps Toronto in the game but offense dries up...

Will the Toronto Maple Leafs Ever Score Again? Sorry, that's my clickbaity headline. Toronto lost to Pittsburgh 2-0 on Saturday night, which brings up a funny...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs, New York Rangers

Leafs Report Cards: Rielly double dips, Campbell remains lights-out in win over Rangers

This team has been playing some excellent hockey lately. With another win against the New York Rangers, that makes 10 out of their last 11...
Ritchie, Matthews, Nylander, Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: A promising start to Dean Chynoweth’s tenure, TJ Brodie finding his form,...

After a slow start to the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are finally hitting their stride, currently on a three-game winning streak and 8-2...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Morgan Rielly plays hero, Toronto scrapes out an undeserved win

That was such a weird game. The Leafs didn't deserve the two points tonight, but they'll certainly take them. Given the goaltending matchup and lineups,...
Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly, William Nylander celebrate a Toronto Maple Leafs goal

Leafs Report Cards: Big Four keeps rolling, Toronto shows stick-to-itiveness in come from-behind OT...

That was not Darryl Sutter hockey. When you heard the Leafs were going up against this team, the last thing you'd expect was a fun hockey game...
Ritchie, Matthews, Nylander, Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: William Nylander stays hot, Toronto wins low-event game in Philadelphia

Well, that was boring... until it wasn't! There weren't too many scoring chances in this game for either side, but the Leafs were eventually able...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Los Angeles Kings

Leafs Report Cards: Bad start sinks Toronto, Danault continues to haunt the SBA as...

Let's dispel some myths real quick. Whenever you see a final score of 5-1, your assumption is that the losing team got their teeth kicked...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Calgary Flames, Jack Campbell

Leafs Notebook: Should Toronto wait it out or rush to sign Jack Campbell?

With Morgan Rielly locked in long-term, attention in the Toronto market has naturally shifted to pending unrestricted free agent Jack Campbell. There were conflicting reports...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

Leafs Report Cards: Most complete effort of the season extends Toronto’s winning streak to...

If you don't love that, you don't love NHL hockey. Games like these are why I still romanticize this sport, even though recent events have...

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