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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks

Leafs Report Cards: Goaltending lets Toronto down in third period en route to fifth...

Goaltenders: can't win with them, can't win without them. Sometimes I wonder why we pour so many hours into this stupid sport when all that...
Toronto Maple Leafs bench, Manny Malhotra & Sheldon Keefe

Leafs Notebook: Breaking down the struggling power play

The post-trade deadline stretch run to the playoffs is finally here, but it hasn’t started the way the Toronto Maple Leafs would have drawn...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks

Leafs Report Cards: Braden Holtby stands on his head, Canucks return from Covid layoff...

What a crazy set of circumstances. In the same week Ontario couldn't decide how to handle their COVID regulations, the Vancouver Canucks were coming off...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Leafs Report Cards: Moribund power play, odd-man rushes against sink Auston Matthews-less Maple Leafs...

It turns out the Leafs might need Auston Matthews, William Nylander, and Nick Foligno. With a few of their key players out of the lineup,...

Leafs Notebook: With additions of Foligno, Nash & co., Kyle Dubas pushes Leafs into...

In 2015, as Kyle Dubas and the Maple Leafs were preparing for the entry draft, the Toronto market was obsessing over the question of...
David Rittich, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Calgary Flames

Leafs Report Cards: David Rittich solid in debut, Leafs claw out a point in...

If you wanted a glimpse of "playoff-style hockey," you got it. The Calgary Flames probably aren't going to make the playoffs, but they played that...
Nick Foligno celebrates joining the Toronto Maple Leafs

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Deadline Thoughts: On Nick Foligno, Riley Nash, David Rittich, and...

The dust has now settled on the busiest trade deadline for the Toronto Maple Leafs in recent franchise history. In came Nick Foligno, Riley Nash,...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto lays an egg in Montreal, suffers first regulation loss in...

Well, I hope everyone enjoyed The Masters this weekend. The Maple Leafs certainly looked like they did. Monday night was one of their worst performances...
Nick Foligno is a Toronto Maple Leaf

Did Kyle Dubas make the right call on the Nick Foligno vs. Taylor Hall...

The final tally is now known on the Taylor Hall acquisition cost: The Boston Bruins have acquired the talented but struggling winger, alongside Curtis...
Mitch Marner & Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto outscores pesky Sens on the back of four-point nights from...

And God said, "Let there be goals," and there were goals. Did I get that quote right? The red light went off 10 separate times...
Jack Campbell & Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Jack Campbell clinches franchise record, Toronto dominates two of three periods...

Only one half of the rink needed to be flooded. This was one of the weirder games I've graded. At even strength, the Toronto Maple...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Calgary Flames, Jack Campbell

Leafs Report Cards: Jack Campbell stays perfect, Auston Matthews scores twice as Toronto sweeps...

What a weird game. Monday night's rematch between Toronto and Calgary started off really slow, which we should've expected considering it was the second half...
Toronto Maple Leafs, John Tavares, William Nylander

Leafs Notebook: Signs of John Tavares turning a corner, diagnosing the power play, and...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have built a six-point cushion over the Jets and Oilers at the top of the division as the NHL trade...
Toronto Maple Leafs at Calgary Flames, Michael Hutchinson

Leafs Report Cards: Hutchinson holds Toronto in it, offensive leaders take over third period...

Michael Hutchinson stole the Leafs two points on the road. That wasn't a typo. Toronto was outplayed by Calgary for two periods, but the game...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Leafs Report Cards: Jack Campbell spectacular again, Jason Spezza the shootout hero in second...

It was a Good Friday for some Leafs hockey. My apologies for the awful pun. Five minutes of 3-on-3 overtime weren't enough for the Winnipeg...
Auston Matthews celebration, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Leafs Report Cards: Top line leads the way offensively, Jack Campbell rock solid again...

Another strong showing from Toronto's top forwards. Despite some less than stellar puck-moving from their defensemen, the Toronto Maple Leafs were able to control the...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers, Michael Hutchinson

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto concludes successful season series vs. Edmonton with overtime loss

Good process, bad result. Despite controlling 62 percent of the scoring chances at 5v5, the Toronto Maple Leafs ended up losing in overtime to the...
Toronto Maple Leafs celebration, Alex Galchenyuk

Leafs Notebook: Zach Hyman’s spot in the lineup and how it affects the team’s...

We are officially two weeks away from the trade deadline. Almost two weeks ago, General Manager Kyle Dubas held his midseason press conference and pretty...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers

Leafs Report Cards: John Tavares & William Nylander lead comeback, Auston Matthews busts slump...

He's back. Auston Matthews scored the game-winning goal in overtime to help the Toronto Maple Leafs secure a 4-3 comeback victory in overtime against the Edmonton...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators

Leafs Report Cards: Justin Holl uncorks game winner, Toronto prevails over Ottawa in OT

What a weird game. The Toronto Maple Leafs significantly outplayed the Ottawa Senators at even strength, although two puck-handling blunders from Jack Campbell certainly made...

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