2013 Playoffs

2013 Playoffs

2013 NHL Playoffs coverage of the Toronto Maple Leafs from Maple Leafs Hot Stove.

Preview and GDT: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game #6, Boston Bruins at Maple Leafs (7:30...

With their backs against the wall, the Maple Leafs will look to force a seventh game by winning at home for the first time...

Morning Mashup: Game 6 Game Day

The Leafs are back in Toronto down 3-2 in their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series. One more win and it is back to Boston to...

Gretzky on the Maple Leafs

Pierre Lebrun of ESPN.com had an insightful in-depth chat with Wayne Gretzky on the growth of this Maple Leafs team and the work of...

Playoff Notebook – May 11

If you have been following along with my Notebooks since the playoffs started, you’ll know that I’ve continually asked if James Reimer was going...

Game in 10: ECQF Game #5 – Leafs 2 at Bruins 1

We're headed back to Toronto for Game 6. The book isn't yet closed on this team's 2013 story as the Leafs continue to prove...

Preview and GDT: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game #5, Maple Leafs at Boston Bruins (7...

Do or die. Win or go home. Put up or shut up. .The Leafs look to keep things interesting in this series and give...

Four for Friday

The Toronto Maple Leafs face playoff elimination tonight, but have dug their heels in against the Boston Bruins and have “done a lot of...

Playoff Notebook – May 9

No matter what happens in the rest of the series, this much is clear: The Leafs have closed the gap on the Boston Bruins.Are...

Thursday Morning Leafs Roundtable – Playoffs Edition: Leafs Go Toe-to-Toe with Bruins

I remember it like it was last night. An ill-timed pinch, two Bruins streaking out of the zone, and a "dagger" into the heart...

Game in 10: ECQF Game #4, Bruins 4 at Maple Leafs 3 (1OT)

Toronto Maple Leafs came out strong, but ultimately fell to the Boston Bruins 4 – 3 in overtime of Game 4 of the Eastern...
Game #4, Boston Bruins at Maple Leafs

GDT: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game #4, Boston Bruins at Maple Leafs (7 p.m., CBC)

Toronto looks for their 1st win on home ice in this series (and in 9 years) and you can expect that they will be...

Morning Mashup: Game 4 Game Day

Alright ladies and gentlemen, it’s down to this. The stakes are high as the Leafs have lost their home-ice advantage after a 5-2 Game 3...

Playoff Notebook – May 7

If the story of game 2 was the Leafs' excellent line-matching and the great performances from their stars, the story of game 3 was...

Morning After: Down but not yet discouraged

I was one of the more deflated Leafs fans after witnessing game 1 of this Leafs-Bruins playoff series. I knew Boston previously matched up...

Game in 10: ECQF Game #3, Bruins 5 at Leafs 2

Toronto put up a valiant effort in their first home playoff game in far too long. Despite finally outshooting their opponents, the Maple Leafs...

GDT: Eastern Conference Quarterfinal Game #3, Bruins @ Maple Leafs (7 p.m., CBC)

The unexpected catharsis of Saturday’s night win in Boston has provided Leafs Nation with a much needed release of some tension and anger after...

Happy Playoff Home Opener Day!

Lee Stempniak, Andrew Raycroft, Vesa Toskala, Jonas Gustavsson, Brett Lebda, John Ferguson Jr. Those and others like them have plagued the Maple Leafs for...

Playoff Notebook – May 5

Seems nobody told the Leafs this wasn’t supposed to be much of a series.Toronto stole home ice advantage from Boston with a thrilling 4-2...

Morning After: Last night happened

For anyone rubbing their eyes and waking up this morning, I can confirm that what you saw last night was NOT a dream. It...
Phil Kessel

Game In 10: ECQF Game #2, Leafs 4 at Bruins 2

Playoffs – Game 2. They say that nothing goes wrong in the playoffs until you lose a game at home. Advantage: Leafs. After 6...