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.

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...
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...
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...
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...
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

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...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Bunting hat trick sparks Maple Leafs in come-from-behind win in Motown

This Original Six battle on Hockey Night in Canada turned into an 11-goal barnburner. While the Leafs' play wasn't always pretty, five unanswered goals in...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Anaheim Ducks, Auston Mathews

Leafs Report Cards: New lines show promise in dominant showing against Anaheim

Sometimes this sport doesn't make any sense! Actually, we could probably change that to most of the time. In a game that Toronto absolutely dominated...
Mitch Marner, Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto controls run of play, protects lead effectively in bounce-back win...

A clash of styles Barry Trotz's Islanders played their game, clogging up the slot in the defensive zone and finishing every single check in the...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs cough up another multi-goal lead, pay the price in...

The Maple Leafs turned a 3-1 first-period lead into a 6-3 loss at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday night. Multiple poor defensive sequences, some bad...
Toronto Maple Leafs celebration vs. St. Louis Blues

Leafs Report Cards: Mitch Marner and Pierre Engvall return with a bang in thrilling...

Goals galore from Gretzky's office If you're a longtime reader, you already know how obsessed I am with passes originating from behind the net. Research...
Travis Dermott, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes

Leafs Report Cards: Goalie’d in Glendale

What a weird sport! Hockey can be a cruel and unforgiving game. You can follow a good process, make significantly more high-value plays than your...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs, Vegas Golden Knights

Leafs Report Cards: Toronto escapes with two points after dominant first period, subpar final...

Did you stay up for this one? You may have some regrets this morning. Toronto came out of the gates on fire, spending nearly 10 minutes...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Colorado Avalanche

Game in 10: Shorthanded Maple Leafs run out of gas, get a point in...

Tonight’s Hockey Night in Canada pitted two of the best teams in the league against each other. The game did not disappoint. At one point,...
TJ Brodie, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Mikheyev, Nylander, and Kerfoot stay hot as Leafs win ugly over...

Given the state of the world around us, you don’t want to complain in any capacity about having hockey to watch. It’s certainly better than...

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