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Ilya Samsonov, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs’ injury scares, ugly first period make for suboptimal final...

Auston Matthews scored #69, but Maple the Leafs fell 5-4 in overtime to the Red Wings in a game that saw plenty of goals...
Easton Cowan, Maple Leafs prospect, London Knights

How has a remarkable draft+1 junior season changed Easton Cowan’s NHL projection with the...

I want to take you back to the draft floor of the 2023 NHL Draft in Nashville, where I was standing with my wonderful...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Special teams struggle in sloppy loss to New Jersey as Maple...

A lot was going on in this game. Auston Matthews scored goals #67 and #68. The special teams were all-around awful. Ilya Samsonov allowed...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

Game in 10: Maple Leafs overcome penalty disparity in overtime win over Pittsburgh

The Maple Leafs took on a desperate Penguins team, and while they didn’t quite take care of business before overtime, they took a piece...
Simon Benoit, Maple Leafs vs. Islanders

Leafs Notebook: The looming playoff lineup decisions on defense

The Maple Leafs have officially clinched a playoff spot and are getting healthy at the right time. Another busy week lies ahead with four...
Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Is returning to Matthews-Marner really the best way to optimize the Maple Leafs’ forward...

Mitch Marner is officially out of the Leafs gray practice jersey (reserved for players out of the lineup), indicating an imminent return from injury. In...
Ryan Reaves, Maple Leafs vs. Lightning

Game in 10: Lightning gain ground on Maple Leafs as Andrei Vasilevskiy wins the...

Led by Andrei Vasilevskiy, the Lightning's star players outdueled the Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. The Leafs will not play Tampa Bay in the first...
Auston Matthews

Game in 10: Maple Leafs’ balanced offense continues to roll in high-scoring win over...

Despite taking a 5-1 lead into the third period, Maple Leafs fans needed to hold their breath until the final buzzer as Toronto narrowly...

Leafs Notebook: The recent adjustments on the PK, Pontus Holmberg at center, Ilya Samsonov’s...

A big week for the Maple Leafs starts with a much-anticipated matchup against the Florida Panthers. Earlier today, I examined the issues plaguing the Leafs'...
Sheldon Keefe, Maple Leafs bench

Why did the Maple Leafs’ power play fall off a cliff in March? A...

In February, the Maple Leafs posted the best power-play percentage in the NHL, tying a league record with a 50% success rate. In March,...
Ilya Samsonov, Maple Leafs vs. Sabres

Game in 10: Auston Matthews notches #60, Ilya Samsonov earns spectacular shutout as Maple...

100 days after they lost 9-3 to the Sabres at the KeyBank Center, the Maple Leafs walked into Buffalo, Ilya Samsonov pitched a shutout,...
Simon Benoit, Maple Leafs

Instant Analysis: Maple Leafs lock up Simon Benoit for three more years

The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Good Friday that they have signed pending restricted free agent defenseman Simon Benoit to a three-year, $1.35 million...
Tyler Bertuzzi, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: All four lines contribute offensively, Maple Leafs clean it up defensively...

The Maple Leafs got the response they needed after a leaky home loss to New Jersey as a no-stress 5-1 win over the Capitals...
Tyler Bertuzzi, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs turn in an “immature” performance in sloppy loss to...

The Maple Leafs lost 6-3 to New Jersey in arguably their worst defensive performance of calendar 2024. William Nylander and Auston Matthews both tallied for...
David Kampf, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: David Kampf’s fit, Pontus Holmberg’s future, playoff toughness, sorting out the defense...

Since the NHL All-Star break, the Toronto Maple Leafs are tied with the Dallas Stars for seventh in the league with a .674 points...
Joseph Woll, Maple Leafs vs. Hurricanes

Game in 10: Maple Leafs hang around but fall just short in schedule-loss situation...

Facing a 2-0 deficit in a tired situation on the road against a top opponent, the Maple Leafs didn't go away, hanging around long...
Auston Matthews vs. Connor McDavid, Maple Leafs vs. Oilers

Game in 10: Edmundson, McMann, and Holmberg impress in Maple Leafs’ big win over...

The shorthanded Maple Leafs impressively built a 5-0 lead against a red-hot Oilers team before making life a lot more interesting than it needed...
Auston Matthews fist bumps Max Domi, Maple Leafs vs. Capitals

Game in 10: Matthews’ five points, Domi’s four assists highlight Maple Leafs’ big offensive...

The Toronto Maple Leafs buried the Washington Capitals in a 7-3 win powered by a dominant effort from the Auston Matthews and Max Domi-led...
Timothy Liljegren, Maple Leafs vs. Flyers

Game in 10: Late push falls short for the Maple Leafs in Philadelphia

A 3-0 deficit proved too much to fully overcome for a Maple Leafs team that couldn't buy a goal for the first 40 minutes...
Nick Robertson, Maple Leafs vs. Kings

Leafs Notebook: Lineup experimentation, Nick Robertson’s frustration, and special teams adjustments

It was a week light on games for the Maple Leafs, but injuries and illnesses are keeping the lineup in constant flux heading into...

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