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Alec Brownscombe is the founder of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He was also the editor of the 2009-13 Maple Leafs Annual magazines. You can contact him at [email protected]

Game #8 Review: Ottawa Senators 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

Full value for their 6-3 defeat, the Maple Leafs got a wake-up call in Ottawa on Saturday night. "That team was almost in the Stanley...

Roman Polak signed to one-year contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Roman Polak to a one-year, $1.1 million contract, the club announced on Sunday. Polak had been practicing with the...

Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Washington Capitals 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs continued to roll with a 2-0 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday night, marking the first time in franchise history...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – Game #6 Preview, Projected Lines & TV...

Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST | Arena: Capital One Arena | TV: TSN4 | Radio: Fan 590 Game Day Quotes Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz labels the Leafs "an elite...
Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 3 (OT)

Game #5 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs moved to 4-1-0 on the season with a long-overdue victory at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. Some next-day thoughts: - After...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Game #3 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Chicago Blackhawks 3 (OT)

No turkey hangover here: This was about as good of a game as you're going to see this early in the regular season. The Maple...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Game #2 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 8 vs. New York Rangers 5

With eight goals from seven different goal scorers, the Toronto Maple Leafs built a 5-1 lead, gave it up, and came back to score...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Game #1 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. Winnipeg Jets 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs were full value for a blowout win on the opening night of the 2017-18 regular season. Both sides of special...

Mike Babcock on Frederik Andersen: “He’s one of the most impressive stories over the...

Mike Babcock joined TSN Overdrive on Monday evening, discussing a wide range of topics ahead of the new season, including: Expectations for the 2017-18...

Preseason Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 2

The Maple Leafs have received hard-working, organized efforts out of their B squads in the last two back-to-back sets against Buffalo and Montreal. Despite falling...

Mike Babcock on keeping Zach Hyman with Auston Matthews, Connor Brown’s playing time, and...

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Thursday, discussing: Marleau's fit on the power play Zach Hyman's place on Matthews' line Connor...
Auston Matthews, right, celebrates a first period goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammate William Nylander

Preseason Game #1 Review: Ottawa Senators 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

It was exciting to have Leafs hockey back, but this was certainly preseason-calibre and not aided by the poor ice at the Canadian Tire...

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 Training Camp Roster Tracker – September 14

With training camp now officially open for the much-anticipated 2017-18 season, below is a full breakdown of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 training camp...

Brendan Shanahan: “We want this to be the kind of place where players want...

Brendan Shanahan joined Prime Time Sports on Tuesday evening to discuss the progress made to date, the next stage of the team's evolution, Lou...

Brendan Shanahan: “Players are seeing Toronto as a different destination than they did a...

Toronto Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan joined TSN Overdrive on Tuesday, discussing the team's new signings, heightened expectations for 2017-18, the captaincy situation, and...

Transcript: Lou Lamoriello’s in-depth interview with Bob McKenzie

Below is a full transcript of Bob McKenzie's in-depth pre-season interview with Toronto Maple Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello. The video is available here. The Toronto...
Nikita Soshnikov

Nikita Soshnikov – Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 Player Preview

23-year-old winger Nikita Soshnikov enters the final year of his entry-level contract facing intense competition for regular NHL minutes. 2016-17 Season Summary Coming into the 2016-17...

Connor Brown signed to three-year contract

Connor Brown has been signed to a three-year contract worth $2.1 million AAV, the club announced on Saturday. Brown will be an arbitration-eligible RFA at...

What’s left for the Toronto Maple Leafs to do this offseason?

The rumour mill has picked up in Toronto as we enter the final week of August, with the Toronto Maple Leafs linked to UFA...

Josh Leivo – Toronto Maple Leafs 2017-18 Player Preview

Josh Leivo enters his fifth professional season with the organization facing another tough battle for big-club opportunity and ice time. The 24-year-old's 2016-17 season was...

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