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ECQF Game #6 Review: Washington Capitals 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

There was only one way this series could be decided: elimination game overtime. What a game. What a series. What a season. Your game in ten: 1. On Saturday, Mike Babcock said he wanted another one-shot game and...

Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs – ECQF Game #6 Preview & Projected Lines

Tonight at the Air Canada Centre, the Toronto Maple Leafs will try to force a Game 7 while the Washington Capitals will attempt to close out just their sixth win in 21 elimination opportunities...

Washington Capitals vs. Toronto Maple Leafs – ECQF Game #5 Preview & Projected Lines

After being significantly outplayed on home ice in Game 4, the Maple Leafs return to Washington looking to push the Capitals to the brink of elimination in what is now a best-of-three series. The Leafs...

Playoff Notebook – Leafs take the series lead – April 18

The Toronto Maple Leafs are leading a playoff series for the first time since beating the Ottawa Senators in game 7 on April 20th, 2004. In typical Leafs fashion, it was about as dramatic as...

ECQF Game #3 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Washington Capitals 3

In yet another thrilling extra-time decision in a series that has quickly become must-watch theatre, the Maple Leafs took Game 3 thanks to Tyler Bozak's OT winner on the power play. Your game in ten: 1. Tightness in the...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – ECQF Game #2 Preview & Projected Lines

After falling just short in the series opener, the Maple Leafs will be looking to steal home-ice advantage in Game 2 at the Verizon Centre on Saturday night. The Leafs began Game 1 prepared. Overall,...

Toronto Maple Leafs Systems: What to look for vs. Washington

An overview of the Maple Leafs' systems in each zone ahead of their first-round playoff series against the Washington Capitals. Even Strength Defensive Zone The Leafs' preferred defensive zone setup – like most teams – is an...

Leafs Links: Introducing the Leafs’ playoff lineup, Systems Preview, Game 1 Game Day

Maple Leafs Hot Stove has been fraternizing with the enemy over at Russian Machine Never Breaks in order to familarize ourselves with one another's playoff rosters. We'll have their breakdown of the Caps roster later in the...

Practice Notes: Nikita Zaitsev ruled out for Game 1 versus Washington

The news isn't good on the Nikita Zaitsev injury front: He's been ruled out of Game 1 on Thursday. While the Leafs defence would be in big trouble without any one of Morgan Rielly, Jake Gardiner...

Pre-scouting the Washington Capitals Power Play

The Washington Capitals again owned one of the best power plays (PP) in the regular season this year, finishing tied for third at 23.1%. Their 57 power play goals accounted for nearly 22% of their overall...

Leafs Links: One-on-One with Brendan Shanahan, Scouting the Capitals, No Zaitsev or Polak at...

Hours worth of reading as we close in on 48 hours until Game 1 puck drop. Leafs Links Pre-scouting the Washington Capitals Power Play (MLHS) What the Leafs can learn here is the importance of pressuring the...

Mike Babcock: “We’re going to Washington, and we plan on winning”

Playoff mind games were in full swing with Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock after practice on Tuesday. In what area has the team grown the most, in your opinion, from the start of the...

Pundits, alumni weigh in on the Maple Leafs’ round-one chances against the Washington Capitals

A roundup of radio takes on the Maple Leafs vs. Capitals first-round series. Mike Halford: "I really like the Leafs in this series" NBC's Mike Halford on the Leafs' outlook in the series: I really like the...

Leafs Notebook – Getting Ready for Washington – April 10

The Toronto Maple Leafs have officially qualified for the playoffs after a full 82-game season for the first time since 2003-04. That sounds great. They will be playing the Washington Capitals as their reward. That does...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference Quarterfinal...

After coughing up a 2-0 lead to the Columbus Blue Jackets with 28 minutes left in game #82 of the regular season, the Maple Leafs have drawn the President's Trophy winners in the Eastern...

Game #79 Review: Washington Capitals 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Maple Leafs had their four-game winning streak snapped by the high-flying Washington Capitals on Tuesday night. With the Senators and Bruins both winning, the Leafs have fallen back into the second wildcard spot with three games...

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – Game #79 Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Maple Leafs (39-24-15, t-11th in NHL) vs. Washington Capitals (52-18-8, 1st in NHL) Puck drop: 7:30 p.m. EST Arena: Air Canada Center Watch: TSN4 Game Day Quotes Capitals head coach Barry Trotz on the threat the Leafs pose: Obviously, they’re very motivated....

Video Analysis: The Toronto Maple Leafs dump the puck out a lot

About a month ago, analytics tracking company SportsLogIQ tweeted out some compelling information on the Toronto Maple Leafs' ability to break out of their own zone. https://twitter.com/SPORTLOGiQ/status/808717362803470338 https://twitter.com/SPORTLOGiQ/status/808716822577029121 https://twitter.com/SPORTLOGiQ/status/808716542452125698 This information should not be too surprising to anyone....

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – Game #21 Preview & Projected Lines

Toronto Maple Leafs (8-8-4, 24th in NHL) vs. Washington Capitals (13-5-2, 4th in NHL) Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST Arena: Air Canada Centre Watch: CBC Game Day Notes - The disparity between the Leafs' road and home records has been talked about often. With the...

Game Day #62: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals

Toronto Maple Leafs (21-30-10, 30th in NHL) vs. Washington Capitals (46-12-4, 1st in NHL) Puck drop: 7 p.m. EST Arena: Verizon Centre Watch: Sportsnet, CSN-DC, NHL-TV - William Nylander, Nikita Soshnikov, Zach Hyman and Kasperi Kapanen are all seeking their first...
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