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Postgame: Spezza scores hat trick, Leafs score 7 in blowout against Canucks

Postgame: Spezza scores hat trick, Leafs score 7 in blowout against Canucks

Maybe there is something to the idea of a few days rest after all. The Toronto Maple Leafs had looked a little bit sluggish in the back half of games last week, in the midst of a 10-game start where there was no longer than a single day gap between games. A four day reprieve gave them the opportunity to recharge their batteries and put […]

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Why Toronto's penalty complaints are legitimate, and symptoms of a league-wide problem

Why Toronto’s penalty complaints are legitimate, and symptoms of a league-wide problem

Last week, a Thursday game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Edmonton Oilers re-opened a lot of questions about the state of officiating in the National Hockey League. Oddly enough, it wasn’t a matter of bias that was at play, as both teams and their fanbases were left frustrated. Nor was it a particularly unique circumstance, rather unique in how extreme it was. What […]

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Postgame: Leafs End Road Trip with OT Loss

Postgame: Leafs End Road Trip with OT Loss

This is a very late, no-frills recap of Saturday’s Maple Leafs loss to the Edmonton Oilers in overtime. My apologies for not getting this out sooner; as I’ve mentioned on social media, I’ve been under the weather for the past few weeks and particularly needed the R&R over the weekend. Enough about me, though, let’s take a look back to this game! Highlights https://hlslive-wsczoominwestus.med.nhl.com/editor/f4f2fa75-c5c3-4279-a8c3-b10bf9a51bd6.mp4 While […]

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Postgame: Leafs eke out 4-3 win over Oilers powerplay

Postgame: Leafs eke out 4-3 win over Oilers powerplay

Hot off the heels of a pair of wins against the Calgary Fl-¬†whistling noise Sorry. Against the Calgary Flames, the Toronto Maple Leafs moved slightly up the province of Alberta to take on the E-¬†whistling noise Twice now? I don’t think I said anything wrong. Anyway, the Edmonton Oilers. It was a hard fought ba- whistling noise Wait, that was on the other person? There […]

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Postgame: Leafs get revenge on the scoresheet, flip out Tkachuk

Postgame: Leafs get revenge on the scoresheet, flip out Tkachuk

After Sunday’s season-series opener against the Calgary Flames got a little out of favour in it’s dying seconds, a lot was made about what would happen in the Toronto Maple Leafs’ rematch against the team on Tuesday night. Would they try to get their revenge on Matthew Tkachuk on the scoreboard, or would they get distracted by chasing him around the ice? As it turns […]

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Jack Campbell out "weeks" with leg injury, Leafs rotate lineup ahead of Calgary rematch

Jack Campbell out “weeks” with leg injury, Leafs rotate lineup ahead of Calgary rematch

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be taking on the Calgary Flames tonight in a rematch of Sunday’s 3-2 victory, but they’ll have to do it with as many as four different lineup pieces in the lineup. This afternoon, head coach Sheldon Keefe confirmed that backup goaltender Jack Campbell suffered a noteworthy injury, and mentioned three lineup changes that we’ll see amongst the forwards and defence. […]

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Should the Maple Leafs claim Tyler Ennis off waivers?

Should the Maple Leafs claim Tyler Ennis off waivers?

There is nothing that Leafs Nation loves more than getting into intense arguments about depth players on the waiver wire. Most of the time it leads to nothing, as the player either clears or is claimed by a team further up in the process, and heaven forbid that player actually gets claimed and becomes part of a bigger fight about usage. But today, we actually […]

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Postgame: Leafs kick off western road trip with win over Flames

Postgame: Leafs kick off western road trip with win over Flames

After splitting a pair of games against the Edmonton Oilers earlier this week, it was time for the Toronto Maple Leafs to join them in the Province of Alberta. Sort of. They’ll have to wait a few days to actually face the Oilers themselves again, so in the meantime, the Blue and White headed to Calgary to take on the Flames in the first of […]

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Leafs call Travis Boyd up from Taxi Squad

Leafs call Travis Boyd up from Taxi Squad

A very minor piece of transaction news this afternoon, as the Toronto Maple Leafs announce that they’ll be adding Travis Boyd to their NHL roster ahead of their four-game road trip. Forward Travis Boyd has been added to the Maple Leafs' roster and will travel with the club to Alberta for its four-game Western road trip. #LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) January 23, 2021 Boyd […]

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Postgame: Leafs Win 4-2 over Edmonton, Improve to 4-2

Postgame: Leafs Win 4-2 over Edmonton, Improve to 4-2

After a Wednesday night event that could be best described as “about as boring as a Leafs/Oilers game could possibly be“, especially one that ended in a slew of bad luck that led to unfortunate injuries and unfortunate losses, the hope was that tonight’s rematch against Edmonton would be a little more pleasing to the eyes. They’d have to do it without Auston Matthews and […]

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