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Everything you need to know about last night’s Leafs game is broken down by an MLHS writer within minutes of the final buzzer.

William Nylander, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Special teams struggle in sloppy loss to New Jersey as Maple...

A lot was going on in this game. Auston Matthews scored goals #67 and #68. The special teams were all-around awful. Ilya Samsonov allowed...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs vs. Penguins

Game in 10: Maple Leafs overcome penalty disparity in overtime win over Pittsburgh

The Maple Leafs took on a desperate Penguins team, and while they didn’t quite take care of business before overtime, they took a piece...
Ryan Reaves, Maple Leafs vs. Lightning

Game in 10: Lightning gain ground on Maple Leafs as Andrei Vasilevskiy wins the...

Led by Andrei Vasilevskiy, the Lightning's star players outdueled the Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. The Leafs will not play Tampa Bay in the first...
Auston Matthews

Game in 10: Maple Leafs’ balanced offense continues to roll in high-scoring win over...

Despite taking a 5-1 lead into the third period, Maple Leafs fans needed to hold their breath until the final buzzer as Toronto narrowly...
Ilya Samsonov, Maple Leafs vs. Sabres

Game in 10: Auston Matthews notches #60, Ilya Samsonov earns spectacular shutout as Maple...

100 days after they lost 9-3 to the Sabres at the KeyBank Center, the Maple Leafs walked into Buffalo, Ilya Samsonov pitched a shutout,...
Tyler Bertuzzi, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: All four lines contribute offensively, Maple Leafs clean it up defensively...

The Maple Leafs got the response they needed after a leaky home loss to New Jersey as a no-stress 5-1 win over the Capitals...
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...
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. 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...
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...
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 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...
John Tavares, Maple Leafs vs. Golden Knighst

Game in 10: Ugly defensive lapses, quiet night offensively halts Maple Leafs’ winning streak

The Vegas Golden Knights exacted revenge with a solid 6-2 win over Toronto, snapping the Leafs' seven-game winning streak in the process. A sleepy first...
Tyler Bertuzzi, Mitch Marner, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Samsonov, Bertuzzi, and the power play come up trumps as the...

Entering the toughest building in the NHL at the end of their road trip, the Maple Leafs found a way to extend their winning...

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