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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. Carolina Hurricanes, John Tavares

Game #43 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. New Jersey Devils 2

After three losses in their last four games, the Toronto Maple Leafs bounced back with a convincing road win in New Jersey on Thursday...

Game #42 Review: Nashville Predators 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

Despite a reasonably encouraging first 40 minutes, the Toronto Maple Leafs fell short in a measuring-stick matchup against the Nashville Predators on Monday night. Your...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Minnesota Wild

Game #40 Review: Minnesota Wild 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

Despite a two-goals-in-seven-minutes start to the game from Mitch Marner, the Toronto Maple Leafs dropped their second game in a row in the 'next-generation'...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Islanders

Game #39 Review: New York Islanders 4 vs Toronto Maple Leafs 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs entered their second holiday break on a sour note after a forgettable performance against the New York Islanders on Saturday...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Recap At the Buzzer: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2

After a five-day break, the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up right where they left off in Columbus on Friday night to extend their winning...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Detroit Red Wings

Game #37 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Detroit Red Wings 4 (OT)

with notes from Alec Brownscombe The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off a buzzer beater to tie the game late before polishing off a wild win...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Recap At the Buzzer: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. New York Rangers 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs won their third straight with yet another five-plus goal effort against the New York Rangers on Saturday night. For anyone who...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Florida Panthers

Recap At the Buzzer: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Florida Panthers 1

Less than a week after losing 4-3 in overtime to the Florida Panthers on Hockey Night in Canada, the Toronto Maple Leafs were looking for...
toronto maple leafs vs. florida panthers

Game #33 Review: Florida Panthers 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs made a valiant comeback x2 in the third period to secure a point, but they arguably got what they deserved...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning, John Tavares & Andrei Vasilevskiy

Game #32 Review: Tampa Bay Lightning 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs fired a season-high 49 shots on goal but couldn’t solve Andrei Vasilevskiy in an encouraging effort with a frustrating result...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Game #31 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Carolina Hurricanes 1

Memories of the November 21st first period (29 shots against) etched in their brains, the Toronto Maple Leafs got off to a much better...

Game #30 Review: Boston Bruins 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

It was a case of deja vu from the November 10 meeting as the Toronto Maple Leafs fell 6-3 to the Bruins in Boston...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews

Game #28 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Buffalo Sabres 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their 20th win in just the 28th game of the season with a dramatic overtime win in front...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Frederik Andersen

Game #27 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. Minnesota Wild 3

Neither the win or the negotiation was pretty, but the important part is that the Toronto Maple Leafs left Minnesota on Saturday night with...
Toronto Maple Leafs' celebration

Leafs Grab Bag: On Auston Matthews and the power play, the Leafs’ speed, linemates...

We missed the game reviews against Boston and San Jose due to busy/conflicting schedules (apologies on behalf of MLHS), but in the spirit of...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Andreas Johnsson

Game #24 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Philadelphia Flyers 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped a two-game losing slide in emphatic fashion with a blowout win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. Your game...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Carolina Hurricanes

Game #22 Review: Carolina Hurricanes 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs weren't ready for a fast-paced, organized and hungry Carolina Hurricanes team on Wednesday night, digging themselves an early 2-0 hole...

Game #21 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Columbus Blue Jackets 2

The good times keep on rolling for the Toronto Maple Leafs, even despite a 2-0 deficit through 20 minutes against the Columbus Blue Jackets...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Morgan Rielly

Game #20 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Anaheim Ducks 1 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs polished off a sweep of their California road trip with a scrappy 2-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks on Friday...
Toronto Maple Leafs' Nazem Kadri

Game #19 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. San Jose Sharks 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their fifth win in their last six games with a fantastic road performance in San Jose on Thursday...

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