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.

Maple Leafs vs. Canucks, Martin Jones & Max Domi

Game in 10: Slow start, sagging special teams, and an off-night from Martin Jones...

In an entertaining Hockey Day in Canada matchup, the Maple Leafs dug themselves out of an early 3-0 hole but needed better from their...
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: MVP chants ring out in Calgary as Auston Matthews pulls the...

After blowing a bunch of leads lately, the Maple Leafs mixed it up by falling in an early hole before rattling off four unanswered...
TJ Brodie, Maple Leafs vs. Oilers

Game in 10: Squandered multi-goal lead costs Maple Leafs (again) but coach and players...

The Maple Leafs relinquished a multi-goal lead for the fifth time in their last seven losses as an opportunity to end the Oilers' 10-game...
Pontus Holmberg, Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Major line shakeup fails to pay immediate dividends, Maple Leafs blow...

The Maple Leafs officially hit the halfway point of the season and celebrated it with what’s turning into a habit this season: blowing a...
Nathan MacKinnon, John Tavares, Maple Leafs vs. Avalanche

Game in 10: Maple Leafs forfeit three-goal lead, lose the power-on-power matchup against the...

On a night when the NHL announced all of William Nylander, Mitch Marner, and Morgan Rielly are joining Auston Matthews on the All-Star roster,...
Morgan Rielly, Bo Horvat, Maple Leafs vs. Islandeers

Game in 10: Special teams sink Maple Leafs as winning streak ends on Long...

The Toronto Maple Leafs went to OT on Long Island for the second time this season and left with the same result: a loser-point...
Jake McCabe, Maple Leafs vs. Sharks

Game in 10: Maple Leafs take care of business, obliterate Sharks to win fourth...

Facing one of the worst teams of the modern era for the second time in as many games, the Toronto Maple Leafs throttled the...
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...
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...

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