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Alec Brownscombe is the founder and editor of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He's published five magazines on the team entitled "The Maple Leafs Annual" with distribution in Chapters and newsstands across the country. He also co-hosts "The Battle of the Atlantic," a weekly show on TSN1200 that covers the Leafs and the NHL in-depth. Alec is a graduate of Trent University and Algonquin College with his diploma in Journalism. In 2014, he was awarded Canada's Best Hockey Blogger honours by Molson Canadian. You can contact him at alec.brownscombe@mapleleafshotstove.com.

Game #66 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Calgary Flames 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs lit up the Pacific Division-leading Calgary Flames for six on Monday night to make it five wins (and 29 goals...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres

Game #62 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Buffalo Sabres 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ four-goal outburst in the second period was enough to overcome a Buffalo Sabres team that didn’t go away quietly on...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals

Game #60 Review: Washington Capitals 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost their third game in a row for the first time this season after dropping the final game of the...

Game #55 Review: New York Rangers 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs fired 56 shots at New York Rangers backup goaltender Alexandar Georgiev and came away with just one goal on a...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Game #54 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs won their sixth in a row over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night with their most meaningful victory at the...

The Auston Matthews Contract Extension: Thoughts on the deal and the path forward

For a deal that ensured a legitimate superstar center is going to don a Leafs jersey for the next five and a half years,...
Kyle Dubas of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Kyle Dubas on the Toronto Maple Leafs’ cap situation: “We know that next season...

General Manager Kyle Dubas joined Prime Time Sports and TSN Overdrive on Tuesday evening to discuss Auston Matthews' new five-year, $57.1 million contract extension. Dubas...

Auston Matthews signs five-year, $11.634 million AAV contract extension

There will be no discounts. https://twitter.com/FriedgeHNIC/status/1092849723625492485 The Leafs will only buy one UFA year with this contract, as Auston Matthews will be eligible to become a...
Martin Marincin, Toronto Marlies

Martin Marincin placed on waivers by the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed defenseman Martin Marincin on waivers as of Noon on Saturday. This kind of move was a matter of time...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings

Game #50 Review: Detroit Red Wings 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs returned from the All-Star break with a dud of a performance in Detroit on Friday night. Your game in ten: 1.  The...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes

Game #48 Review: Arizona Coyotes 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs slipped to their seventh loss in their last 10 games with a 4-2 defeat to the Arizona Coyotes on Sunday...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game #46 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 2

After losing five of eight, the Toronto Maple Leafs manufactured a big-time response in Tampa Bay on Thursday night, ending the Lightning’s nine-game winning...

Game #42 Review: Nashville Predators 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Despite a reasonably encouraging first 40 minutes, the Toronto Maple Leafs fell short in a measuring-stick matchup against the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Your...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Minnesota Wild

Game #40 Review: Minnesota Wild 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

Despite a two-goals-in-seven-minutes start to the game from Mitch Marner, the Toronto Maple Leafs dropped their second game in a row in the 'next-generation'...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Islanders

Game #39 Review: New York Islanders 4 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs entered their second holiday break on a sour note after a forgettable performance against the New York Islanders on Saturday...
mike babcock of the toronto maple leafs

Mike Babcock on heaviness, the advantages of depth down the middle, lightening Frederik Andersen’s...

Mike Babcock joined TSN Overdrive on Friday evening, discussing a wide variety of topics including the team's heaviness, William Nylander's process of getting up...
toronto maple leafs vs. florida panthers

Game #33 Review: Florida Panthers 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs made a valiant comeback x2 in the third period to secure a point, but they arguably got what they deserved...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Game #31 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Carolina Hurricanes 1

Memories of the November 21st first period (29 shots against) etched in their brains, the Toronto Maple Leafs got off to a much better...

Game #30 Review: Boston Bruins 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

It was a case of deja vu from the November 10 meeting as the Toronto Maple Leafs fell 6-3 to the Bruins in Boston...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews

Game #28 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Buffalo Sabres 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their 20th win in just the 28th game of the season with a dramatic overtime win in front...

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