Game Reviews

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

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...
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...
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...
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 smile

Game in 10: Maple Leafs dominate Predators with their most complete effort of the...

This was the Maple Leafs' best "team" win of the season, especially given the circumstances (injuries/illness on the blue line, and now the loss...
Joseph Woll, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Joseph Woll goes from first star to IR as Maple Leafs...

On a night when the Maple Leafs weren't playing their A+ game and lost their starting goalie (who was playing his A+ game), the...
Maple Leafs vs. Bruins, Joseph Woll, David Pastrnak

Game in 10: Matthews comes alive, Maple Leafs fight back to earn a point...

The Maple Leafs erased deficits of 2-0 and 3-2 to earn a point in a hard-fought game where they probably deserved a better fate. Remarkably,...
Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Mitch Marner breaks out offensively, Maple Leafs survive third-period collapse to...

The Maple Leafs continue to collect points, even if they're not coming in the form of regulation victories. Whether that’s concerning is a story...
Joseph Woll, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Joseph Woll produces a first-star performance in ugly shootout win over...

No pictures in the points column. The Maple Leafs won ugly over the Panthers, leaning on Joseph Woll and the unlikely goal-scoring heroics of...
Maple Leafs vs. Penguins, Joseph Woll

Game in 10: Miserable second period sinks Maple Leafs in loss to Penguins

In need of a response after coughing up a two-goal lead in an OT loss to Chicago, the Maple Leafs gave up the lead...
Mitch Marner, Maple Leafs vs. Blackhawks

Game in 10: Top line underwhelms as the Maple Leafs forfeit 3-1 lead, lose...

Despite three goals from their bottom six, the Maple Leafs coughed up a 3-1 lead and fell in overtime on Black Friday in Chicago. Your...
William Nylander, Maple Leafs win in Sweden

Game in 10: Who else but William Nylander scores the OT winner in storybook...

Couldn't have scripted it any sweeter. Your game in 10: 1.   It was a second consecutive underwhelming start for the Leafs in this game. From the micro...

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