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Everything you need to know about last night’s Leaf game is broken down into 10 cogent points of analysis by an MLHS writer within minutes of the final buzzer.

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Dallas Stars

Game #58 Review: Dallas Stars 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

Three goals against at the start of each period had the Toronto Maple Leafs chasing the game the whole night before a late push...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Arizona Coyotes

Game #57 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Arizona Coyotes 2 (OT)

Nobody is going to call this one a work of art, but we are at the point where the win is what matters. This...

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. New York Rangers

Game #54 Review: New York Rangers 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs failed to build on a good start against the New York Rangers en route to a 5-3 loss on Wednesday...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers

Game #53 Review: Florida Panthers 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

A dominant first 40 minutes was thrown away in frustrating fashion in the third period as the Toronto Maple Leafs lost a critical game...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Ottawa Senators

Game #52 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Ottawa Senators 1

It certainly wasn’t pretty, but the Toronto Maple Leafs came out with an important two points in their overtime win over the Ottawa Senators...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Dallas Stars

Game #51 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Dallas Stars 3

Mitch Marner put on a magic show, Freddy was steady, and the Toronto Maple Leafs came out on top in a tough road matchup...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Nashville Predators

Game #50 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Nashville Predators 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs returned from the break with a complete-ish effort as they defeated the Nashville Predators by a score of 5-2 on...
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. Calgary Flames

Game #48 Review: Calgary Flames 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1 (SO)

David Rittich was terrific as the Toronto Maple Leafs lost a low-scoring game to the Calgary Flames in a shootout. Your game in ten: 1.  The...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New Jersey Devils

Game #47 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. New Jersey Devils 4

The Toronto Maple Leafs ended their first three-game losing slide under Sheldon Keefe with a seven-goal rout of the New Jersey Devils on Tuesday...
toronto maple leafs vs. florida panthers, zach hyman and aaron ekblad

Game #46 Review: Florida Panthers 8 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4

Game in a gif: https://twitter.com/LeafsNews/status/1216549366053462016 The Leafs definitely just had their extra off-day in Florida taken away for next season after this one. Well rested entering...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers

Game #44 Review: Edmonton Oilers 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4

Connor McDavid led the way with a big night against his hometown team, including his first NHL goal in Toronto scored in jaw-dropping fashion,...
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 vs. New York Rangers

Game #40 Review: New York Rangers 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs' offense kept rolling but so did the goals against as the New York Rangers snapped Toronto's six-game winning streak in...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New Jersey Devils

Game #39 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. New Jersey Devils 4 (OT)

The most important thing is the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up another two points. Was it hockey that will make them successful in March, April,...
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. New York Rangers

Game #36 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. New York Rangers 3

The final score flattered the New York Rangers. This was a dominant Toronto Maple Leafs road win, reminiscent of the trouncing of Detroit back on...

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