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Tuesday game preview: Florida Panthers at Toronto Maple Leafs

The Panthers are 3-1 on their trip through Canada.
Via Toronto Star
19 hours ago

Should the Leafs Trade Andreas Johnsson?

The biggest issue facing the Toronto Maple Leafs is one which each and every NHL franchise would be glad to face. Boasting overwhelming depth up-front, the Leafs have, over time, collected a wealth of capable forwards and competent young prospects eager to make an impact at the NHL-level. Unfortunately, this mass of both quality and quantity has severely restricted opportunities...
Via The Hockey Writers
1 day ago

Babcock's 'keep grinding' message works for Leafs, curlers

Maple Leafs resiliency, Babcock's soft spot for curling are among Breakaway's Takeaways following the Leafs 3-2 win over Detroit
Via Breakaway Blog
1 day ago

WATCH: NHL Game Highlights | Maple Leafs vs. Red Wings - Feb. 18, 2018

Auston Matthews scored with just 30 seconds left in regulation to power the Maple Leafs to a 3-2 win over the Red Wings in Detroit. ---------------------------------------------- Subscribe to Sportsnet on YouTube - http://sprtsnt.ca/2paAT2L Visit Sportsnet.ca for more sports news and highlights - http://www.sportsnet.ca Follow Sportsnet on Facebook - http://sprtsnt.ca/YTFB Follow...
Via SportsNetCanada
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Fans go nuts as Matthews scores game-winner with 30 seconds left against Red Wings

Watch as Auston Matthews secures a win for the Maple Leafs by breaking a 2-2 tie with just 30 seconds left in regulation against the Red Wings.
Via SportsNetCanada
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: van Riemsdyk and Marner score 18 seconds apart to put the Maple Leafs ahead

James van Riemsdyk and Mitch Marner score just 18 seconds apart to give the Maple Leafs a 2-1 lead over the Detroit Red Wings.
Via SportsNetCanada
1 day ago  |  Discuss

East Notes: Maple Leafs, Penguins, Bruins, Kukan, Foligno

While the Maple Leafs have been linked to Red Wings center Luke Glendening, the team is also pursuing defensive depth in advance of the trade deadline, reports Postmedia’s Lance Hornby.  Pittsburgh’s Ian Cole has been speculated as a fit for Toronto previously but it’s looking less likely that he will be moved now and while Matt Hunwick – who is believed to now be available – is...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Being held accountable part of learning process for Leafs’ Travis Dermott

Young defenceman faced media after making mistake against Columbus; it’s all part of Babcock’s master plan.
Via Toronto Star
1 day ago

Auston Matthews gives Maple Leafs 3-2 win over Red Wings

DETROIT (AP) — Auston Matthews scored with 30.2 seconds left to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 3-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Sunday night. Matthews took William Nylander’s pass and snapped a high shot into the roof of the net from a sharp angle for his 27th goal of the season, but just his fourth winner. James van Riemsdyk and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto, and...
Via MyNorthwest.com
2 days ago

Maybe Tyler Bozak's line is waking up

Tyler Bozak and Connor Brown ended long scoring droughts in the Maple Leafs' 5-3 loss Saturday to Pittsburgh. Here are Breakaway's Takeaways on the the game
Via Breakaway Blog
2 days ago

Atlantic notes: Gorges, Nyquist, Senators, Gardiner

The Sabres are willing to retain half of the contract of defenseman Josh Gorges in an effort to find the veteran a new home before the trade deadline, TSN’s Darren Dreger reported in a segment on WGR 550.  Gorges is in the final year of his contract and carries a $3.9MM cap hit.  However, he has struggled to stay healthy this season and has also spent time as a healthy scratch. ...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs hoping to make a little white noise

Toronto tries out its outdoor game jerseys before hitting the road for games in Pittsburgh and Detroit.
Via Toronto Star
3 days ago

Blues add Nikita Soshnikov from the Maple Leafs for essentially nothing

The St. Louis Blues have made a trade! It’s not a blockbuster deal by any means, but their addition of Nikita Soshnikov from the Toronto Maple Leafs in exchange for a fourth-round pick in 2019 was a decent one. Here’s how one Maple Leafs fan describes Soshnikov, as seen on the St. Louis Blues subreddit: What do you want to know about the kid? Heart? Check. Hustles? Check. Penalty...
Via Frozen Notes
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL trade deadline primer: Maple Leafs

Two years ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were at the very bottom of the NHL. After winning a lottery for the right to select Auston Matthews and seeing a half-dozen other rookies make big impacts last season, the team is now locked into a playoff spot in the Atlantic Division and looking to compete for the Stanley Cup. Record 34-19-5, third in Atlantic Division Deadline status Moderate...
Via Pro Hockey Rumors
5 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Auston Matthews shows off stickhandling skills

Auston Matthews is only 20 years old, but he plays like a veteran.Matthews and Connor McDavid, who is the same age, appear to be next in line to eventually replace Sidney Crosby and Alexander Ovechkin as the NHL’s biggest offensive stars in the future.The Maple Leafs star showed that he isn’t scared to take on — and manage to come out on top against — his opponent’s entire team during...
Via The Sports Daily
January 10, 2018  |  Discuss

Look: Joe Thornton loses part of his beard in a fight

Thursday’s game between the San Jose Sharks and Toronto Maple Leafs got off to an unusual start. Right off of the opening faceoff, San Jose’s Joe Thornton and Toronto’s Nazem Kadri dropped the gloves for a fight. But what happened during the fight was truly strange. Kadri grabbed Thornton’s rather immense beard during the scrap. As the two men fell to the ice, a part of the beard...
Via Sportsnaut
January 04, 2018  |  Discuss
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