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Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

For the Leafs to beat the Habs, it starts with stopping the rush

For the first time since 1979, the Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs will face off in the Stanley Cup playoffs. At the beginning...
Frederik Andersen, Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators

Leafs Report Cards: Top power-play unit continues to struggle in overtime loss to Ottawa

We're almost there, folks. It's becoming tougher and tougher to derive meaning out of these meaningless regular-season games as the season winds down here, but we'll...
Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews

Leafs Notebook: Revisiting season predictions, playoff lineup decisions, and another “0-for” week on the...

The 2020-21 Toronto Maple Leafs are officially division winners — with two games to spare, no less. It’s a good stepping stone, but the job...
Pierre Engvall, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: The Swedes spark the comeback as the Leafs clinch the North...

The Toronto Maple Leafs didn't appear to be too engaged to start things off in this game. As good teams are able to do, they...
John Tavares, Alex Galchenyuk, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Leafs Report Cards: Auston Matthews notches 40th, Toronto one point away from clinching North...

Scoring chances galore in a dominant win for Toronto I'm a big fan of using "scoring chances" to measure how well a team played. These...
kirill semyonov oronto maple leafs

Getting to know new Leaf Kirill Semyonov: Player Analysis, Video & Scouting Report

On Wednesday morning, the Toronto Maple Leafs inked undrafted KHL free agent Kirill Semyonov to a one-year entry-level contract. The 6'1, 176lb center is coming...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Leafs Report Cards: Special teams fail Toronto in overtime loss to Montreal

The Toronto Maple Leafs couldn't quite hold on down the stretch. After leading for the entire game, the Leafs gave up the game-tying goal with...
Mitch Marner & Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Auston Matthews cementing best-goal-scorer-in-the-world status, John Tavares’ 200-foot play, Wayne Simmonds’ response...

With five games remaining in the regular season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are on a five-game winning streak and sit nine points clear of...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks

Leafs Report Cards: Auston Matthews closes in on 40, fourth line stays hot as...

Are the playoffs here yet? As much as I love spending my Saturday nights watching the Vancouver Canucks, I'm sure most of us are looking...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks

Leafs Report Cards: Rasmus Sandin impresses again, Toronto sets franchise record with 69 points...

Let the load management begin! After locking up a playoff spot, the Leafs have started to rest some of their key players. Healthy scratches included...
Joe Thornton, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto jumps on Habs early, clinches playoff spot in Montreal

X marks the spot. We can officially put an "X" next to the Toronto Maple Leafs now that they've clinched a playoff spot with their...
Dave Hakstol, Toronto Maple Leafs assistant coach

What’s ailing the Toronto Maple Leafs’ penalty kill this season? – MLHS Podcast

On the latest MLHS Podcast, Anthony Petrielli and Gus Katsaros discussed their concern level with the Maple Leafs' 26th-ranked penalty kill and the areas...
Nick Foligno, Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Leafs Notebook: Veterans step up in Winnipeg, Rasmus Sandin emerging, Nick Foligno’s adjustment &...

After the Toronto Maple Leafs emphatically declared that they are going for it this season at the trade deadline (rightfully so), the attention turned...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets, Nick Foligno & Mitch Marner

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto increases divisional lead to eight points with convincing 4-1 win...

For whatever reason, these teams don't seem to like each other. When we think of Canadian rivalries, I'm not sure how far down the list...
Nick Foligno, Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Leafs Report Cards: Nick Foligno picks up assist in debut, Jack Campbell & the...

After getting goalie'd in Vancouver, the Toronto Maple Leafs did some goalie-ing of their own tonight in Winnipeg. It's not every night you see Connor...
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...

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