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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]

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...
Kadri/Marchand

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins – Game #71 Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Maple Leafs (32-23-15, 16th in NHL) vs. Boston Bruins (38-27-6, 13th in NHL) Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST Arena: Air Canada Center Watch: TSN4 Game Day Notes - The Maple...

Game #70 Review: Chicago Blackhawks 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs picked up a valuable point in a good showing against the visiting Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday night. With the Islanders losing...

Game #69 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning 0

The Maple Leafs put themselves back in control of their playoff destiny with a big bounce-back win over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday night. Your game in...

Toronto Maple Leafs sign Miro Aaltonen to entry-level contract

The Maple Leafs have announced the signing of 23-year-old forward Miro Aaltonen to a two-year entry-level contract. A 5'10, 169-pound left-shot center, Aaltonen was left...

Game #68 Review: Florida Panthers 7 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Maple Leafs saw their three-game winning streak snapped in emphatic fashion in Sunrise, Florida on Tuesday night. Your game in ten: 1. 15 seconds in, the...

Game #67 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Carolina Hurricanes 2 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs won their third in a row in Carolina on Saturday night and returned to a playoff position in the process. Your game...

Game #66 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Philadelphia Flyers 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs won a "four-point game" over the hot-on-their-heels Philadelphia Flyers on Thursday night. The New York Islanders' win over Vancouver means the...
Mike Babcock

Mike Babcock on William Nylander: “He’s becoming a more complete player”

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Friday, discussing William Nylander's shot, the decision to swap out Alexey Marchenko for Martin Marincin...
Nazem Kadri

Game #65 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Detroit Red Wings 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped a five-game losing skid with a 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings on Tuesday night. The Leafs' playoff odds rebounded...

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