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Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

I can’t believe it happened again. I mean, I can, but really, I can’t. I am not entirely sure what to say here. Brayden Point...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 3

Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Game 6 Analysis: Good but not quite good enough

One of the main storylines entering Game 6 was whether the Toronto Maple Leafs would show up to another potential series-clinching game flat and...
Brayden Point, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game in 10: Maple Leafs lose overtime heartbreaker as series vs. Lightning — to...

In your heart, did you really expect anything other than a Game 7? The Leafs never do anything the easy way, and they weren’t about...
Auston Matthews, Leafs legend

Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Game 5 Analysis: Toronto’s stars shine brightest

When a team finds itself in a playoff pickle -- in need of a few big plays to turn things around and regain momentum...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game in 10: Maple Leafs push Lightning to the brink of elimination as core...

We can sit here and debate who should be the Leafs' sixth defenseman or who should play on their fourth line, but let’s never...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

The Leafs-Lightning playoff series through four games: What’s gone well, what hasn’t, and the...

The Toronto Maple Leafs and Tampa Bay Lightning will now play a best-of-three series to determine which team moves on to the second round. As...
Justin Holl, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Game 4 Analysis: Burn the Tape

With a chance to put this first-round series in a stranglehold, the Toronto Maple Leafs were instead run out of the building 7-3 by...
Colin Blackwell, Nikita Kucherov, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game in 10: Maple Leafs outclassed in Game 4 as Lightning exert dominance at...

I don’t want to sit here and say this game was simply a case of everything that could have gone wrong going wrong. That would...
Ilya Mikheyev, Pierre Engvall, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Game 3 Analysis: Depth contributions and superb goaltending put Toronto...

It's not easy to win in the Stanley Cup playoffs, especially when you face the back-to-back defending champs. And winning ugly is always better...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 3

Game in 10: Jack Campbell comes up huge as Maple Leafs survive late Lightning...

Before the game, Jon Cooper noted, “Usually, these odd-numbered games — Games 3 and 5 — in series are pretty pivotal games. This one...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Game 2 Analysis: Toronto makes the bigger mistakes but reasons...

Whenever you get two great teams together for a playoff series, it often comes down to a few plays here or there. The Maple Leafs...
Tampa Bay Lightning at Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs undone by special teams in Game 2 loss, encouraging...

If Game 1 was all about a special-teams battle won by the Maple Leafs, Game 2 was all about a special-teams battle won by...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs vs. Lightning Game 1 Analysis: A Best Case Scenario

It had been 11 months since the Toronto Maple Leafs last played a postseason hockey game when the team took the ice last night...
Auston Matthews, Leafs legend

Game in 10: Maple Leafs get off to dream start as Marner & Matthews,...

For the first time in this core’s playoff history, the Maple Leafs started at home with fans in the building. Boy, was it awesome. The...
Auston Matthews is king, Toronto Maple Leafs

The key matchups that will determine the Maple Leafs vs. Lightning series winner

It almost seems a little surreal to finally be writing about the playoffs. After last season’s first-round exit, Leafs fans have waited a full...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Michael Bunting

Better Know the 2021-22 Tampa Bay Lightning: Playoff series storylines to follow

The Tampa Bay Lightning last season accomplished something special becoming the third different team in 30 years to capture consecutive Stanley Cup titles. This season,...
Auston Matthews scores 60th goal of 2021-22 season

Game in 10: Mission accomplished — Matthews hits 60, Soupy posts shutout, and Maple...

Auston Matthews stole the show by becoming the 21st player in NHL history to hit 60 goals in a season as the Toronto Maple...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Leafs Notebook: Weighing up a Bruins vs. Lightning round-one matchup, the recent special teams...

It could be purely academic at this point, but with three games remaining for each of Boston and Tampa Bay, the Bruins still have...
Morgan RIelly, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Erik Källgren bounces back, Alex Kerfoot plays shootout hero as Maple...

No Tavares, no Liljegren, no Campbell, no Muzzin, no Bunting, no Kase, and no Sandin? No problem (sort of). The Leafs staged a two-goal comeback...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs earn hard-fought point in Florida, lose Michael Bunting to...

The Toronto Maple Leafs got Auston Matthews back in the lineup tonight, but they were unable to snap the Florida Panthers' (now) 13-game winning...

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