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Mitch Marner, Sheldon Keefe

Leafs Notebook: Why it’s high time to split up the stars across separate lines

You couldn’t find a single Leafs observer that would've argued the loss of Zach Hyman wouldn’t negatively impact the team. He’s one of the best...

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto gets blown out by shorthanded Penguins team

Pretty much everything that could have gone wrong went wrong tonight. The Leafs picked up their third consecutive loss tonight, falling to a team that...
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs bench

Early Thoughts on the 2021-22 Maple Leafs: Early under-performance among the Big Four, set...

The 2021-22 Toronto Maple Leafs certainly have a lot to prove. The team has lost all five of their playoff series during the Matthews-Marner era,...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks, Adin Hill

Leafs Report Cards: Power play, top line, and Hutchinson struggle in 5-3 loss to...

Is it time to hit the panic button!? Obviously not, but I can understand why the average Leafs fan would be upset after watching their...
Wayne Simmonds, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto can’t solve Shesterkin in OT loss to Rangers

Sometimes you get goalie'd in this sport. The Leafs absolutely dominated the run of play tonight -- and ran into a hot goaltender. It's happened...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Michael Bunting fast becoming a fan favourite, Jason Spezza picking up where...

I have to start by stating the obvious: Boy, is it nice to have fans in the stands again. In the season opener, the Leafs...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Michael Bunting scores his first as a Leaf in bounce-back win...

Hockey Night In Canada is officially back, baby! We've obviously had some Saturday night Leafs games over the past 16 months, but something just feels different...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators

Leafs Report Cards: Spezza provides a spark but the comeback falls short in Ottawa

Well, that was certainly a hockey game. I'm still trying to process what on earth I just watched. Let's walk through it period by period...
Pierre Engvall, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Engvall and Nylander lead the way offensively, new checking line makes...

We're officially back! How great did it feel to hear a packed Scotiabank Arena again? Sure, it was just Game 1 of the regular season for...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Five bold predictions for the 2021-22 season, Mike Amadio makes the team,...

A new Maple Leafs season is finally upon us. There was a lot of anger after the conclusion of the last one -- which was...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators, preseason, William Nylander

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto loses Mikheyev to injury in dominant win over Senators to...

Onto the regular season, folks! In Toronto's last preseason game of 2021, they did us all a favour and iced a lineup consisting of 20...
Nick Ritchie, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Nick Ritchie makes his mark on preseason, Toronto’s power play shows...

Call me crazy, but I'm having fun with some of these games. I know how hard it's going to be to convince the average Leafs...
Pierre Engvall, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Rasmus Sandin and Pierre Engvall share the game puck as ‘B’...

Let's see what we can take out of this one. I doubt you'll be telling your future grandkids about this game, but hey, it's the...

Leafs Notebook: Amazon Prime All-or-Nothing takeaways, David Kampf, Ondrej Kase, & Michael Bunting’s roles,...

A new season is upon us, and in typical Leafs fashion, it's started by making everyone re-live the nightmare from the previous season. This, of...
Sheldon Keefe, Leafs

Sheldon Keefe signed to two-year contract extension entering make-or-break season

It doesn’t feel like Sheldon Keefe has been head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs for two seasons on account of the fact that...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game Review: Michael Bunting nets hat trick as Maple Leafs’ new forward additions impress...

Some of these guys look pretty good! Only three games into the preseason, it's already tough not to get excited about a few of these...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens preseason

Game Review: Kase and Kampf make strong preseason debuts in Maple Leafs’ special teams-laden...

Anyone else miss Leafs hockey as much as I did? I'm well aware that it's the preseason following yet another disappointing Round 1 exit in...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game Review: Bunting & Ho-Sang make positive impressions, Nylander, Muzzin & Tavares lead the...

Who's ready for some Leafs preseason hockey!? The honest answer might be: not too many people. Heck, it's going to be hard trying to convince myself...
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs practice

Seven burning questions entering the Maple Leafs’ 2021-22 training camp

Welcome back! I hope everyone had a nice summer and was able to get outside and enjoy some fresh air after what felt like...
Nikita Gusev, Maple Leafs

Can the Maple Leafs unlock Nikita Gusev?

On Friday, the Maple Leafs invited Russian winger Nikita Gusev to training camp on a Professional Tryout Agreement. The 28-year-old will likely battle alongside...

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