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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...
Nick Robertson, Bobby McMann, Maple Leafs

Why the Maple Leafs aren’t “Cup or bust” this spring — and how they’re...

Last week on our podcast and on Kyper and Bourne, I broached the subject of the Maple Leafs not going all-in this season and...
Nick Robertson, Maple Leafs vs. Hurricanes

Game in 10: Special teams struggles, untimely goals against lead to dropped point despite...

It’s not the result the Maple Leafs wanted, but if they play like this more often than not, they will beat a lot of...
Bobby McMann, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Bobby McMann signs a two-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs

On Wednesday, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced that pending UFA Bobby McMann has been signed to a two-year contract extension worth $1.35 million per...
Bobby McMann, Maple Leafs bench

Leafs Notebook: A critical time for Timothy Liljegren, lessons from the losses to Boston,...

The trade deadline is over, the clock sprung forward, the weather is improving, and we are officially in the stretch drive of the season...
Max Domi, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs overcome early deficit, eke out win over the Habs...

Entering this game, the home team had won 12 straight games in the Leafs vs. Habs rivalry. Well, that’s over now. With new players in...
Brad Treliving, Leafs GM

Evaluating the moves Brad Treliving did and didn’t make in his first trade deadline...

The trade deadline has come and gone. While it wasn’t earth-shaking, the Maple Leafs took a swing at addressing their two biggest needs: the...
John Tavares, Danton Heinen, Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Game in 10: Maple Leafs lose the special teams and goaltending battles, suffer season-series...

A special-teams deficit, a gift to the Bruins courtesy of William Nylander, and a bad goal on Joseph Woll sunk a tired Maple Leafs...
Ilya Samsonov, Leafs vs. Sabres

Game in 10: Maple Leafs emerge with two points from a sleepy night vs....

Auston Matthews put an end to one of the dullest Maple Leafs games of the season, capping a sleepy 2-1 OT win over the...
David Pastrnak vs Joseph Woll, Maple Leafs vs. Bruins

Game in 10: David Pastrnak outshines the Leafs’ stars, Toronto’s special teams falter in...

This was an opportunity for the Maple Leafs to close the gap in the race for home-ice advantage in the division. They came into...
Ryan Reaves, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Penalty kill progress, Reaves’ resurgence, Robertson sits, and the needs remaining after...

The Maple Leafs have won nine of their last 10 games with the opportunity to make up more ground in the divisional race with...
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs bench

Brad Treliving spoke of Sheldon Keefe returning as a “second job.” Now we’re seeing...

Throughout every Maple Leafs season, we discuss so many topics and themes about the team in this space that it behooves me to track...
Ryan Reaves, Maple Leafs vs. Rangers, Matt Rempe fight

Game in 10: Tavares line and Ilya Samsonov lead the way, Rempe injures Lyubushkin...

The Maple Leafs erased two one-goal deficits and overcame a late tying goal against to defeat the Rangers by a score of 4-3 in...
Ryan Reaves vs. O'Brien, Maple Leafs vs. Coyotes

Game in 10: On the Ilya Lyubushkin acquisition and the Maple Leafs’ ugly win...

The Ilya Lyubushkin acquisition quickly overshadowed a mostly forgettable and not particularly well-played 4-2 victory by the Maple Leafs over the Arizona Coyotes. Let's jump...

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