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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]

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #2 – Leafs 4 vs. Capitals 3

Mike Babcock's post-game comments after his team's dramatic 4-3 double OT victory in Game 2 in Washington. How did that feel? Your thoughts on the...

ECQF Game #1 Review: Washington Capitals 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

A missed opportunity, or an encouraging sign that the Maple Leafs could stretch this into a long series? The Leafs went up 2-0 inside 10...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #1 – Capitals 3 vs. Leafs 2

Mike Babcock's post-game comments after the Leafs' 3-2 overtime loss to the Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. Do you view that...
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Young Lions: Leafs vs. Capitals Game One Montage

Led by the most exciting crop of young talent in franchise history, the Maple Leafs make their long-awaited return to the playoffs tonight in Washington. Get...

Practice Notes: Nikita Zaitsev ruled out for Game 1 versus Washington

The news isn't good on the Nikita Zaitsev injury front: He's been ruled out of Game 1 on Thursday. While the Leafs defence would be in...

Mike Babcock: “We’re going to be a real hard out”

Mike Babcock discussed the absence of Nikita Zaitsev for Game 1 and the challenge ahead against Washington following Wednesday's practice. Babcock: Zaitsev is not available for game 1....

Lou Lamoriello ahead of Round 1: “This group has accepted any challenge given to...

Lou Lamoriello joined TSN Overdrive Tuesday evening to discuss his team's upcoming playoff series against the Washington Capitals. We were talking about playoff boards, and just the...

Mike Babcock: “We’re going to Washington, and we plan on winning”

Playoff mind games were in full swing with Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock after practice on Tuesday. In what area has the team grown...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarterfinal...

After coughing up a 2-0 lead to the Columbus Blue Jackets with 28 minutes left in game #82 of the regular season, the Maple...

Toronto Maple Leafs clinch first playoff berth since 2013

The Toronto Maple Leafs are headed back to the playoffs for the first time since 2013, and for the first time in a full-82...

Game #79 Review: Washington Capitals 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Maple Leafs had their four-game winning streak snapped by the high-flying Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. With the Senators and Bruins both winning, the Leafs...

Game #78 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Buffalo Sabres 2

What Buffalo curse? The Maple Leafs got off to a dream start en route to a 4-2 victory over the Sabres on Monday night and...

Game #77 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Detroit Red Wings 4

In their last ever visit to the Joe Louis Arena, the Maple Leafs won a back-and-forth game to sweep the season series against the...

William Nylander named rookie of the month for the second time this season

William Nylander has been named the NHL's Rookie of the Month for the month of March -- the second time he's won the award...

Game #76 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Nashville Predators 1

Special teams and Frederik Andersen powered the Maple Leafs to their ninth win in their last 12 games on Thursday night in Nashville. With the...

Game #75 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Florida Panthers 2

Auston Matthews made franchise history, while the Leafs stayed ahead of the Boston Bruins in the playoff race thanks to a big two points...

Kasperi Kapanen to make season debut, Curtis McElhinney to start versus Panthers

Kasperi Kapanen is expected to make his season debut tomorrow night against the Florida Panthers, while Curtis McElhinney will man the pipes with Frederik...

Game #73 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. New Jersey Devils 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs took care of business in the second leg of a back-to-back against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday night. With Boston's...

Game #72 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs took over third place in the Atlantic Division with a statement win in Columbus on Wednesday night. Your game in ten: 1....

Game #71 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Boston Bruins 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs swept the season series against the Boston Bruins for the first time since 1924 with a huge four-point win on Monday night. The universe...

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