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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.

Game 82 Scoring Chances: Canadiens 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3 (SO)

The Leafs' disappointing season finished with one of their stronger performances of 2015, against a playoff-bound Montreal team. The Leafs out-chanced Montreal in the first...

Game 81 Scoring Chances: Blue Jackets 5 vs. Maple Leafs 0

The Leafs' final road game of the season was a fitting summary of their 2015 play. They were heavily out-chanced in the first period, with Columbus...

Game 80 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 3 vs. Senators 2 (SO)

Toronto had a great first period, out-chancing Ottawa and getting an early goal from Joffrey Lupul to take the lead. After the intermission, the Senators...

Game 79 Scoring Chances: Bruins 2 vs. Maple Leafs 1 (SO)

This was the type of game we have seen quite often from the Leafs over the last couple of years, but not much during...

Game 78 Scoring Chances: Sabres 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3

There wasn't much action at even strength in the first period, with just four chances between the two teams, but each team managed a...

Game 77 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 3 vs. Lightning 1

Toronto had a great start against the Lightning, getting two first period goals and out-chancing Tampa Bay 5-2 at even strength. A late power-play goal...

Game 76 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 4 vs. Senators 3 (OT)

This was a tight game in chances through two periods, with neither team doing much. A ninety second flurry early in the second featured...

Game 75 Scoring Chances: Panthers 4 vs. Maple Leafs 1

Like their last game, against the Wild, the Toronto Maple Leafs started well against the Florida Panthers, out-chancing them in the first period. Things then fell...

Game 74 Scoring Chances: Wild 2 vs. Maple Leafs 1

The Leafs had a great start, out-chancing the Wild 6-4, and were unfortunate to trail after the opening period when Coyle scored a goal...

Game 73 Scoring Chances: Senators 5 vs. Maple Leafs 3

For the fifth straight game, the Leafs were badly out-chanced in the opening period. Ottawa dominated proceedings, getting ten of the eleven chances and beating...

Game 72 – SJS 4, TOR 1 – An even worse start for Toronto

In the last few weeks, the Leafs have clearly established an identity. Unfortunately, that identity is one of a team that isn't ready to...

Game 71 Scoring Chances: Oilers 4 vs. Maple Leafs 1

The depressing thing about the current state of the Leafs is that the first period, which saw them fall behind 4-0 in just eleven...

Game 70 Scoring Chances: Canucks 4 vs. Maple Leafs 1

The Leafs again had a terrible first period, in what's become a trend in recent games.   While they at least managed some chances at even...

Game 69 Scoring Chances: Flames 6 vs. Maple Leafs 3

Toronto have had some horrible starts this year, but this was one of the worst. They didn't generate a single even strength chance in...

Game 68 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 4 vs. Sabres 3 (SO)

Three goals in a wild two minute stretch left Toronto and Buffalo tied after the first period, with the two teams being nearly level...

Game 67 Scoring Chances: Islanders 4 vs. Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

After a terrible game on Saturday, the Leafs had a strong response, with one of their best first periods in a while. They had the...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs St. Louis Blues

Game 66 Scoring Chances: Blues 6 vs. Maple Leafs 1

Through the first fourteen minutes the Leafs were being badly out-chanced by St. Louis, as Toronto didn't have an ES chance, but the game...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Tampa Bay Lightning

Game 65 Scoring Chances: Lightning 4 vs. Maple Leafs 2

Toronto struggled early, falling behind 7-4 in chances and 2-0 on the scoreboard. They figured things out in the second period, as they were able...

Game 64 Scoring Chances: Maple Leafs 3 vs. Panthers 2

The Leafs had a great start to this game but Florida had a strong response, finishing the first period even in chances, and getting...

Game 63 Scoring Chances: Capitals 4 vs. Maple Leafs 0

Toronto had a tough turn around, with the second game of a back-to-back coming against Washington. They had a terrible start, giving up a...

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