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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.
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Anaheim Ducks

Game #69 Review: Anaheim Ducks 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

A 3-0-0 week with wins over Tampa Bay, Florida and Vancouver followed up by an 0-2-1 week against the 27th, 28th, and 30th-place teams:...
Los Angeles Kings v Toronto Maple Leafs

Game #68 Review: Los Angeles Kings 1 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0 (SO)

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost 1-0 in a shootout tonight to the 30th-place LA Kings, but the real loser: We, the fans, who sacrificed...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers

Game #65 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Florida Panthers 3

In their biggest game of the year to date, the Toronto Maple Leafs stormed back from 3-1 down with a strong team effort top-to-bottom...
Tyson Barrie of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Analysis: Toronto Maple Leafs stand pat on deadline day as Kyle Dubas bets on...

Deadline day came and went without a significant addition or subtraction by Kyle Dubas and the Toronto Maple Leafs. The team did snag a fifth-round...
David Ayres, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Game #63 Review: David Ayres’ Carolina Hurricanes 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

Maybe it was because of the rollercoaster 8-6 win against Carolina just before Christmas, but I had a strange feeling entering this game —...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres

Game #60 Review: Buffalo Sabres 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

In a miserable overall performance, the Toronto Maple Leafs somehow pulled the game back to 2-2 in the third period only to completely collapse...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators

Game #59 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Ottawa Senators 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs made it 3-0-0 in the season series against the Senators with their first win in Ottawa since January of 2018...

Game #55 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Anaheim Ducks 4 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs emerged with the all-important two points in unconvincing fashion after coughing up two leads (3-1 and 4-3) in the third...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Game #49 Review: Chicago Blackhawks 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs entered the All-Star break in the worst way possible, dropping out of a playoff spot after a 6-2 blowout loss...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Game #45 Review: Winnipeg Jets 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (SO)

Auston Matthews salvaged a point for the Toronto Maple Leafs just before the buzzer, scoring his 30th and 31st goals of the season (before...
Game #44 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. New York Islanders 0

Game #43 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. New York Islanders 0

Faced with a different challenge against the New York Islanders tonight, the Toronto Maple Leafs passed another test with a 3-0 shutout victory with...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Game #42 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Winnipeg Jets 3

The good times kept on rolling to start 2020 for the Toronto Maple Leafs, who extended their points streak to nine games (8-0-1) with...

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Justin Holl to three-year, $2 million AAV contract extension

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenseman Justin Holl to a three-year contract extension worth $6 million ($2 million AAV), the club announced on...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Game #38 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 8 vs. Carolina Hurricanes 6

The Toronto Maple Leafs exploded out of the gates, totally collapsed, and surged back to win in regulation in a wild 14-goal affair that...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings

Game #37 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Detroit Red Wings 1

Michael Hutchinson picked up his first win of the season as the Toronto Maple Leafs took care of business in a back-to-back against the...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers

Game #34 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Edmonton Oilers 1

The bottom six stepped up as the Toronto Maple Leafs capped a successful Western road trip (3 for 4) with a convincing win in...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Calgary Flames

Game #33 Review: Calgary Flames 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs conceded three goals in 2:40 to start the third period en route to a 4-2 loss in Calgary on Friday...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Vancouver Canucks

Game #32 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Vancouver Canucks 1

John Tavares (2g, 1a) and Frederik Andersen (38 saves) led the way as the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their second consecutive win to...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Buffalo Sabres

Game #27 Review: Buffalo Sabres 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4

The Toronto Maple Leafs gave up a 2-0 lead with four unanswered goals against in the second period, clawed back within one on two...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Colorado Avalanche

Game #25 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Colorado Avalanche 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs are 2-0-0 in the Sheldon Keefe era after a four-goal outburst in the first period proved enough despite taking on...

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