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.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 3

Game in 10: Jack Campbell comes up huge as Maple Leafs survive late Lightning...

Before the game, Jon Cooper noted, “Usually, these odd-numbered games — Games 3 and 5 — in series are pretty pivotal games. This one...
Colin Blackwell, Nikita Kucherov, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game in 10: Maple Leafs outclassed in Game 4 as Lightning exert dominance at...

I don’t want to sit here and say this game was simply a case of everything that could have gone wrong going wrong. That would...
Jack Campbell, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game in 10: Maple Leafs push Lightning to the brink of elimination as core...

We can sit here and debate who should be the Leafs' sixth defenseman or who should play on their fourth line, but let’s never...
Brayden Point, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game in 10: Maple Leafs lose overtime heartbreaker as series vs. Lightning — to...

In your heart, did you really expect anything other than a Game 7? The Leafs never do anything the easy way, and they weren’t about...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Hello Darkness, My Old Friend

I can’t believe it happened again. I mean, I can, but really, I can’t. I am not entirely sure what to say here. Brayden Point...
Alex Steeves, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason Game Review: Leafs cruise to 4-1 win in first...

The Maple Leafs opened the preseason with a 4-1 win over the Senators in the first of two split-squad games on the docket for...
Auston Matthews vs. Ottawa Senators

Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason Game Review: Jarnkrok buries two, Leafs fall 4-2 in...

After a promising start for the Maple Leafs that saw them take a 2-0 lead into the third period, the game fell apart as...
Matt Murray, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens Preseason Game Review: Matt Murray sharp in debut, Toronto blanks...

The Maple Leafs took care of business against the Canadiens, winning by a score of 3-0 despite the constant line shuffling taking place due...
Toronto Marlies vs. Stockton Heat, Nick Robertson

Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason Game Review: Nick Robertson shines, checking line leaves a...

Led by Nick Robertson’s offensive outburst and Ilya Samsonov’s steady play between the pipes, the Maple Leafs took care of business in Belleville against...
William Nylander, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens Preseason Game Review: Matt Murray looks sharp again, Nick Robertson...

William Nylander and Alex Kerfoot each scored twice -- each tallying a goal at even strength and on the power play -- and Nick...
Ilya Samsonov, Toronto Maple Leafs

Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Preseason Game Review: Ilya Samsonov stands tall but overmatched...

After storming out to an early lead, the Maple Leafs spent the majority of the game on their heels as the Red Wings fought...
Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews, William Nylander, Alex Kerfoot

Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Preseason Game Review: Toronto’s power play takes care of...

With a lineup close to what is likely to be their opening night configuration, the Toronto Maple Leafs easily dispatched a Detroit Red Wings...
Matt Murray, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Maple Leafs produce “unacceptable” effort in sloppy season-opening loss to Montreal

There was a lot of talk before this game about the matchup between the Canadiens’ banged-up and inexperienced defense against the Maple Leafs’ firepower...
Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Auston Matthews leads the way in a bounce-back home-opener win over...

After Sheldon Keefe called out his team’s performance in their loss to the Montreal Canadiens, the Maple Leafs responded with a 3-2 victory over...
Justin Holl, Mitch marner, Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: Justin Holl scores late winner, Ilya Samsonov notches second consecutive victory...

Ilya Samsonov won his second consecutive game to start his Toronto career as the Maple Leafs found a way to win a tight divisional...

Game in 10: Maple Leafs drop points to Arizona — again — in woeful...

The concerning trend of the Toronto Maple Leafs putting forth a poor effort against a cellar-dweller team continued on Monday as the Leafs dropped...
Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate a victory over the Dallas Stars

Game in 10: Here’s to you, Mr. Robertson

Nick Robertson announced that he’s here to stay as the Maple Leafs overcame a 1-0 deficit and another goal review that went against them...
John Tavares, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game in 10: John Tavares and Ilya Samsonov stay hot, Maple Leafs’ special teams...

Strong goaltending from Ilya Samsonov and success on special teams were the difference for the Maple Leafs in their first road win of the...
Maple Leafs vs. Vegas Golden Knights, Justin Holl

Game in 10: Maple Leafs lay an egg, lose 3-1 in Vegas despite Ilya...

Pity all of us East coasters who stayed up to watch this. A 38.4% share of expected goals while chasing the game for most of...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. San Jose Sharks

Game in 10: Matthews and Marner find the scoresheet but Maple Leafs drop another...

After scraping out a point against the Sharks tonight, the Maple Leafs have now collected just one out of the six points on offer...

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