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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 Review: Game #21, Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Detroit Red Wings 1

The Maple Leafs played a patient, disciplined game en route to a 4-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings. They were certainly out possessed in...

Game Review: Game #10, Toronto Maple Leafs 4, Columbus Blue Jackets 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs were delivered a blow before the start of the game with the news that oft injured forward, Joffrey Lupul, was...

Game Review: Game #29, Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Detroit Red Wings 1

With the chance to flip Wednesday night’s script, the Maple Leafs showed some killer instinct by outplaying a tired Wings team. Even a hot goalie...

Game Review: Game #31, Maple Leafs 6 vs. Anaheim Ducks 2

The opponent doesn’t seem to matter; no team has an answer for the Leafs’ four-line attack at the moment. Tonight it was the League’s hottest...

Game Review: Game #43, Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2

This was more like the game fans were picturing following a coaching change. Despite Franson and Phaneuf (falling over) teaming up for an early blunder leading...

Game Review: Game #26, Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Vancouver Canucks 2

Games like these are tough to judge (i.e. tough to write about). There’s the game that saw the Leafs build a 4-0 lead over one of...

Game Review: Game #24, Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Dallas Stars 3

The high-scoring Maple Leafs won a game over a reeling opponent in mostly-convincing fashion, extending their points streak to five games and improving their...

Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

There was lots to like about the Leaf effort despite a 3-1 loss to the Montreal Canadiens to kick off the 2015-16 season. In terms of the process on...

Game Review: Game #68, Maple Leafs 3 vs. LA Kings 2

This night was to be Jonathan Bernier's chance to put one over on his old team. He has taken over the number one spot...
Phil-Kessel

Game Review: Game #7, Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. New York Islanders 2

Sometimes all it takes is the right bounce. The Leafs were off to a drowsy start and fell behind 1-0 before the first line got...

Game Review: Game #9, Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Buffalo Sabres 0

Buffalo is projecting as one of the worst teams in the modern era, but this win was convincing and much needed. If you want to...

Game Review: Game #77, Maple Leafs 3 vs. Flames 2

The Calgary Flames were just what the doctor ordered for the Leafs, at least as far as ending the losing skid goes. The 10-game...

Game Review: Game 11, Toronto Maple Leafs 3, Chicago Blackhawks 2

It’s a four-point weekend for the Maple Leafs. Among the fan base, it was ‘blow it up’ last week, ‘playoff bound’ the next. The Leafs needed...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Boston Bruins

Game Review: Game #78, Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Boston Bruins 3

The Maple Leafs were done after the Red Wings loss, but would that stop them from turning it on in their final six games,...
Phil Kessel vs LA Kings

Game Recap: Game #32, Los Angeles Kings 3 at Maple Leafs 1

The Maple Leafs played their best game of the season, but were dealt a taste of their own medicine with a sublime goaltending effort...
Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf

Game Review: Game #4, Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Colorado Avalanche 2 (OT)

In the clash of the Corsi outlaws, it was the Maple Leafs on the right side of a 40-24 shot count and a 3-2 final...

Game Review: Game #14, Maple Leafs 5 vs. Rangers 4

It was an entertaining Saturday night win by the Maple Leafs and, as the scoreline would suggest, not a banner night defensively for either...

Game Review: Game #22, Pittsburgh Penguins 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

A point out of a visit with the league's best and highest-scoring team (15-4-2 with a +27 goal differential after this win) is something any team...

Game Review: Game #1, Montreal Canadiens 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

A good first period featuring first-ever NHL points for Stuart Percy and Brandon Kozun – on Tyler Bozak and Nazem Kadri goals, respectively –...

Game Review: Game #43, Los Angeles Kings 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

The Maple Leafs made one crucial misstep by being asleep to start the game, and ultimately paid for it in a hard-fought and tightly-contested...

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