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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. Boston Bruins

Game #17 Review: Boston Bruins 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs dropped their first road game of the season in Boston, while the latest report on the William Nylander saga stole...
toronto maple leafs vs. new jersey devils, john tavares and ron hainsey

Game #16 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. New Jersey Devils 1

By Alec Brownscombe & Declan Kerin The Toronto Maple Leafs put together the complete home game they were looking for throughout the first month-plus of...
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Game #15 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Vegas Golden Knights 1

After losing four of their previous five games on home ice, the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up a much-needed win at the Scotiabank Arena...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Pittsburgh Penguins, John Tavares

Game #14 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Pittsburgh Penguins 0

Coming off a pair of home losses to Calgary and Dallas, the Toronto Maple Leafs responded with arguably their best performance of the season...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Dallas Stars, Mitch Marner

Game #13 Review: Dallas Stars 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

Despite a much-improved effort compared to their ugly loss to the Calgary Flames on Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs' offensive struggles continued in a...
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Game #12 Review: Calgary Flames 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

It wasn’t the most reassuring first performance without Auston Matthews as the Toronto Maple Leafs put in a lifeless, sloppy effort against Calgary en...

Game #11 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Winnipeg Jets 2

The concern surrounding Auston Matthews' injury will dominate the postgame discussion, but it was a spectacular three-goal, third-period comeback victory from the Toronto Maple...
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Game #10 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Winnipeg Jets 2

Coming off their first bit of adversity of the season after two lackluster losses to Pittsburgh and St. Louis on home ice, the Toronto...
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Game #9 Review: St. Louis Blues 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs fell to their second consecutive defeat for the first time this season after being held to just one goal by...
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Game #7 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs Los Angeles Kings 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 and remain atop the league rankings in first place. It wasn't the most skill-infused game...
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Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Washington Capitals 2

After beating up on a run of mediocre opposition to start the 2018-19 season, the Toronto Maple Leafs passed their first big test of...
Toronto Maple Leafs, Auston Matthews

Game #5 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Detroit Red Wings 3

Ho hum... Another Maple Leafs win with five or more goals scored, multi-point nights from Mitch Marner, Morgan Rielly, Auston Matthews and John Tavares, and...

Game #4 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. Dallas Stars 4

The good times keep on rolling for the Toronto Maple Leafs offensively as they posted a touchdown for the second time in as many...
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Game #3 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. Chicago Blackhawks 6 (OT)

John Tavares' first hat trick as a Leaf, a four-point game from Auston Matthews, and multi-point nights for Mitch Marner,  Morgan Rielly and Kasperi...
Frederik Andersen, Toronto Maple Leafs

Game #2 Review: Ottawa Senators 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs played a better overall game than the season opener but lost the goaltending battle en route to their first loss...

Game #1 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Montreal Canadiens 2 (OT)

Auston Matthews scored twice and John Tavares notched his first as a Leaf as the Toronto Maple Leafs started off the new campaign with...
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Preseason Game #7 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Detroit Red Wings 2

It was another offensive outburst and further special teams dominance in the Maple Leafs’ last preseason game with their real lineup, a 6-2 win...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens

Preseason Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Montreal Canadiens 3

It was all about the special teams scoring at the Bell Centre on Wednesday night as the Toronto Maple Leafs scored twice on the...

Preseason Game #4 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Buffalo Sabres 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs remain undefeated in preseason after a 3-2 victory over the stronger half of the Buffalo Sabres split squad on Saturday night. The...

Preseason Game #3 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Buffalo Sabres 3

John Tavares continues his 2.0 goals per game pace and the Toronto Maple Leafs remain undefeated in preseason after a 5-3 win over the...

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