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Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly, William Nylander celebrate a Toronto Maple Leafs goal

Leafs Notebook: The ice-time breakdown on defense, Tyler Bertuzzi heating up, and what’s the...

Putting aside the William Nylander contract extension (my analysis can be found here), there is a lot to discuss around the Maple Leafs' three-game...
William Nylander, John Tavares, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs complete the California road sweep in San Jose

Unlike in Anaheim, the Maple Leafs were able to break through in the first period and play with the lead in San Jose. Against a...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs vs. Kings

As the contract extension nears, how did we ever get to the (reported) ~$11.5...

As of Saturday night, Elliotte Friedman has reported terms of $11.5 million AAV over an eight-year contract extension for William Nylander, with an announcement...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs refuse to take “goalie’d” for an answer, get late...

On the verge of getting goalie’d by Lukas Dostal, the Maple Leafs kept ramming the door until it burst open on their 50th shot...
Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly, Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: A model game vs. LA, Mitch Marner’s ice time, power-play tweaks, David...

First and foremost, Happy New Year to the MLHS community! I hope the holidays treated you all nicely. For the Leafs, the holiday break was...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs vs. Kings

Game in 10: Tyler Bertuzzi provides the spark offensively, Maple Leafs dig in defensively...

Facing the best defensive team in the league statistically, the Maple Leafs played a tighter game with fewer mistakes than the Kings and were...
Sheldon Keefe, Maple Leafs bench

Game in 10: Sheldon Keefe’s pre-game “accountability” message becomes a major talking point as...

One could argue that the healthy scratching of a fourth-line center dominating the storylines in Toronto tonight (and probably the hockey world in general)...
Jake McCabe, Maple Leafs vs. Blue Jackets

Game in 10: More defensive miscues, bad goaltending from Ilya Samsonov leads to another...

Well, the good news is that the Toronto Maple Leafs don’t play the Columbus Blue Jackets again this season. Two brutal 6-5 losses in overtime,...
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs fail to sustain their fast start, concede more easy...

The Maple Leafs started hot but couldn’t keep their foot on the gas and yet again gave up some cheap and easy goals as...
TJ Brodie, Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: What’s driving the defensive regression so far in 2023-24?

Early in the season, Joseph Woll took over the Maple Leafs’ net and was stringing quality starts together.  His .916 save percentage is well...
Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs’ Core Four scores four, Martin Jones steady in the...

Martin Jones provided some much-needed stability in net and the Core Four scored all four Toronto goals across four different game states — one...
Ilya Samsonov, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs concede nine goals for the first time since 2014...

The Maple Leafs' sloppy and careless defensive effort was compounded by a goaltending catastrophe as they let an early 2-1 lead turn into a...
TJ Brodie, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Hockey Gods, opportunistic Rangers halt Maple Leafs’ points streak in hard-luck...

Undone by rotten puck luck in a tight-checking hockey game, the Maple Leafs' points streak ended at nine against the New York Rangers on...
Timothy Liljegren, Toronto Maple Leafs #37

Leafs Notebook: Takeaways from the nine-game point streak, sorting out the defense pairings, and...

After earning a least a point in 14 of their last 15 games, the Maple Leafs have climbed to sixth in the NHL in...
Brad Treliving, Maple Leafs GM

As the blueline gets healthy and the depth options impress, where do the Maple...

The Maple Leafs’ defense has been a major talking point throughout the 2023-24 season in part because General Manager Brad Treliving has been fairly...
Max Domi, Matthew Knies, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: No Matthews, no problem as Maple Leafs receive contributions from all...

Some nights, it all comes together. Your game in 10: 1.  Sheldon Keefe started this game with the forward line of Noah Gregor, David Kampf, and...
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs pull off a third-period miracle, fall short in OT...

written by Alec Brownscombe and Anthony Petrielli If you thought your night was going poorly, imagine being one of the thousands of Leafs fans who...
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs vs. Rangers

Game in 10: Led by Matthews’ four points, Maple Leafs overcome adversity in impressive...

On the second night of a back-to-back on the road against a rested and elite team, the Toronto Maple Leafs stitched together one of...
John Tavares, Maple Leafs vs. Islanders

Game in 10: Maple Leafs fall in OT on an otherwise storybook night on...

All the focus was on John Tavares' 1,000-point milestone heading into this one -- we’ll get to that in a minute -- which understandably...
Auston Matthews & William Nylander

Leafs Notebook: The early returns on Matthews – Nylander / Tavares – Marner, Simon...

You wouldn’t always know it based on the discourse around the team, but the Maple Leafs are 7-2-1 in their last 10 and are...

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