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Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings preseason

Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings Preseason: Preview & Projected Lineups

Fraser Minten will center Matthew Knies and Calle Jarnkrok in the penultimate game of preseason tonight at Scotiabank Arena (7:00 p.m. EST, TSN4). Full marks...
Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens preseason

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens Preseason, Part 3: Preview & Projected Lineups

The Maple Leafs are rolling out their opening-night lineup (sans John Klingberg, Mark Giordano, and Calle Jarnkrok) for tonight's third-from-final preseason game against a...
Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens preseason

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens Preseason, Part 2: Projected Lineups

The big four up front remain on the sidelines, but Simon Benoit and TJ Brodie will make their preseason debuts tonight in Montreal (7:00...
Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens preseason

Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens Preseason: Preview & Projected Lineups

A Leafs lineup light on star talent will kick off the first of a three-games-in-four-nights preseason series against the Montreal Canadiens tonight at the...

Maple Leafs vs. Sabres Preseason: Preview & Projected Lineups

Easton Cowan and Fraser Minten have an opportunity to build on the good impression they've imprinted on the coaching staff in training camp so...
Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason

Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason, Part 2: Preview & Projected Lineups

Tonight, we get our first glimpse at the new-look first line of Tyler Bertuzzi, Auston Matthews, and Mitch Marner in the Maple Leafs' preseason...
Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason

Maple Leafs vs. Senators Preseason: Preview & Projected Lineups

William Nylander will get his first preseason reps at center ice as the Maple Leafs visit the Senators for the 2023 exhibition season opener...
Auston Matthews, Maple Leafs vs. Panthers Game 5

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers – Round 2, Game 5 – Preview &...

"We are overdue to have a really solid 60-minute effort on home ice." - Sheldon Keefe Entering Game 5, the Maple Leafs are also overdue to...
Auston Matthews & Mitch Marner, Maple Leafs vs. Panthers Game 4

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers – Round 2, Game 4 – Preview &...

A mere 10 days removed from the euphoria of the curse-breaking series victory over Tampa, the Maple Leafs shockingly find themselves in a do-or-die...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers – Round 2, Game 3 – Preview &...

The Maple Leafs will need to keep their undefeated playoff road streak alive tonight to prevent the unthinkable scenario of falling 3-0 down to...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers – Round 2, Game 2 – Preview &...

The Maple Leafs failed to capitalize on their chances in a run-and-gun Game 1, while the Panthers made the most of theirs en route...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers – Round 2, Game 1 – Preview, Projected...

With the job done against a formidable Lightning team, the Maple Leafs enter uncharted territory as they begin round two on home ice against...
Michael Bunting, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning Game 6

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Round 1, Game 6 – Preview,...

The Maple Leafs are hoping the 12th time is the charm in playoff closeout opportunities as they attempt to clinch the series in Game...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 5

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Round 1, Game 5 – Preview,...

Coming off back-to-back come-from-behind OT wins in Tampa, the Maple Leafs once again have an opportunity to slay the first-round demon that has been...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 4, William Nylander

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Round 1, Game 4 – Preview,...

Tonight, the Maple Leafs have an opportunity to do what they couldn't accomplish in Game 4 in Tampa last May: put the Lightning on...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Round 1, Game 3 – Preview...

With the series tied at 1-1 following two lopsided games, the series shifts to Tampa as the Maple Leafs look to roll over some...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 2, Ryan O'Reilly

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Round 1, Game 2 – Preview...

Following a nightmare opening game of the series that included seven goals against, eight penalty kills, a match penalty, a goalie pull, and a...
Auston Matthews, Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Game 1 playoffs

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning – Round 1, Game 1 – Preview...

After what felt like an incredibly long regular season, the Maple Leafs and Lightning have finally made it to their 2023 playoff rematch, this...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Toronto Maple Leafs at New York Rangers – Game #82 Preview, Projected Lines &...

The 82-game slog finally comes to an end for a Maple Leafs team that has known its playoff seeding and opponent for several months...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, Joseph Woll

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lighting – Game #81 Preview, Projected Lines &...

In the second half of a back-to-back, the Maple Leafs are playing a man short, resting both Mitch Marner and Auston Matthews, and lining...

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