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Carson Soucy, Toronto Maple Leafs trade target

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Carson Soucy

My last article took a look at Jakob Chychrun of the Arizona Coyotes as a possible Leafs trade target. Chychrun is a great player on...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs enjoy better goaltending, balanced effort from top nine &...

After a chaotic Saturday night in Detroit, the Maple Leafs got the steady goaltending performance and the strong team effort on the road they were...
John Tavares, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: The arguments for splitting up Tavares and Nylander, the top line’s dominance,...

Earlier this season, the Maple Leafs rearranged their top four forwards by pairing up Auston Matthews with William Nylander and John Tavares with Mitch...
Jakob Chychrun, Toronto Maple Leafs trade target

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Jakob Chychrun

Jakob Chychrun is set to become the most valuable player traded at this year's deadline. The 23-year old is signed for the next three and...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs concede a touchdown, win by a field goal in...

Why snort cocaine and ride a motorcycle out of a helicopter when you can simply watch Toronto Maple Leafs hockey? There are obviously some concerns...
Auston Matthews, Leafs legend

Game in 10: Auston Matthews takes over the game, Maple Leafs win a snooze-fest...

It wasn’t pretty or exciting, but the Maple Leafs finally got the goaltending and the defensive performance they needed while Auston Matthews took care...
Kyle Dubas, Toronto Maple Leafs GM

Leafs Notebook: With Ilya Lyubushkin in the fold, is more defense help or a...

As has become customary, Kyle Dubas started his trade deadline early. Jack Campbell was acquired on February 5, 2020; Jake Muzzin was acquired on January...
Petr Mrazek, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs concede five goals in 38 minutes in embarrassing loss...

This is the stuff that triggers the Leafs fan base’s collective PTSD. They were returning to the Bell Centre for the first since it all...
Toronto Maple Leafs, Jack Campbell

Game in 10: Maple Leafs control play but are too leaky defensively in loss...

A post-game trade got our minds off of a tough loss for the Maple Leafs on Saturday night. https://twitter.com/MapleLeafs/status/1495236772258848772 We'll start with some thoughts on the...
Ryan Dzingel, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs acquire Ilya Lyubushkin and Ryan Dzingel from Arizona in exchange for...

The Toronto Maple Leafs have acquired defenseman Ilya Lyubushkin and forward Ryan Dzingel from the Arizona Coyotes. Nick Ritchie is headed to Arizona along...
Brandon Hagel, Maple Leafs trade target

Toronto Maple Leafs Trade Target: Brandon Hagel

In a league with a hard salary cap, finding underpaid players is critical to success. Allocating a $3.85 million combined cap hit to Michael Bunting,...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs feed off their fans, dominate on special teams in...

Two good teams, fans back in the arena, and the NHL season entering the stretch drive. You can’t really ask for much more on...
Adam Brooks, Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Maple Leafs claim Adam Brooks, subsequently lose him on waivers

Update (2:02 p.m. EST, February 18): The Jets, who would have had higher priority on a claim when Vegas waived Brooks, have apparently decided...
Auston Matthews, Morgan Rielly, William Nylander celebrate a Toronto Maple Leafs goal

Leafs Notebook: The magic behind Toronto’s NHL record-chasing power play

The Maple Leafs are putting together a historically-good power play this season that should probably be garnering even more attention than it has received...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs’ special-teams advantage enough to overcome uneven 5v5 play in...

Special teams dominance and some overdue puck luck were the story for the Maple Leafs, who emerged victorious from their first-ever visit to Seattle...
Rasmus Sandin, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Thatcher Demko robs the Buds with 51-save performance in Vancouver

Tonight's edition of Hockey Night in Canada gave us our first Leafs vs. Canucks matchup of the season. In Toronto's first look at the Bruce...
Toronto Maple Leafs at Calgary Flames

Game in 10: Maple Leafs lose the goalie battle, commit costly second-period mistakes in...

Despite a bright start and a decent push in the third period, a messy 10 minutes sunk the Maple Leafs as their six-game winning...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Notebook: Justin Holl quietly stabilizing his game, Mitch Marner’s newfound goal-scoring confidence, and...

With the All-Star break over, the stretch drive has officially begun. There is no playoff race to speak of in the East at the moment....
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Three Takeaways: Maple Leafs blow out New Jersey with four goals in opening 15...

At least they kept it close! After Monday night's dramatic third-period comeback, the Leafs followed it up with a more one-sided affair on Tuesday evening....
Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Leafs repeat the feat, win in regulation despite 4-2 third-period deficit

After a thrilling comeback win against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night, Sheldon Keefe decided to stick with the lines that earned the...

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