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WATCH: Clark: As a fan want Matthews to shatter record but secretly I sabotage his sticks

The current Toronto Maple Leafs rookie record for goals is held by Wendel Clark who chats with Sportsnet about rooting for Auston Matthews and the young players and jokingly says he cuts their sticks before games.
Via SportsNetCanada
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Nylander breaks 73-year-old Maple Leafs record with assist

William Nylander’s assist on this fairly ugly goal from Josh Leivo extended his point streak to 10 games, breaking the 73-year-old Maple Leafs record for rookie point streak.
Via SportsNetCanada
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Leafs’ depth tested by Roman Polak suspension, Eric Fehr injury

Toronto has been fortunate to avoid injury bug this season.
Via Toronto Star
11 hours ago

Roman Polak Suspended

The NHL has suspended Toronto Maple Leafs‘ defenseman Roman Polak for two games, the league announced Thursday. The suspension stems from a hit that Polak made on v’ forward Oliver Bjorkstrand that resulted in the Maple Leafs’ defender getting a five-minute major penalty as well as an ejection from the game.   Hit and Suspension Explained The video explains the play in...
Via The Hockey Writers
16 hours ago

Leafs’ Rookies Some of the Best in History

It wasn’t so long ago that the Toronto Maple Leafs were not the best at developing prospects. If you were to look at a ranking of team prospects, you would find the Leafs somewhere near the bottom. It didn’t help that past general managers, most notably John Ferguson, Jr., and Brian Burke, gave away first-round picks like they were candy on Halloween. That has all changed. Lou...
Via The Hockey Writers
16 hours ago

Matthews, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Devils 4-2

TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews had two assists and William Nylander had a goal and an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs topped the New Jersey Devils 4-2 on Thursday night for their seventh win in nine games. Nylander set a franchise rookie mark by extending his points streak to 10 games, while equaling another team record for power-play points with 25. Mitch Marner also matched...
Via MyNorthwest.com
18 hours ago

Roman Polak faces hearing for hit on Bjorkstrand

Leafs defenceman was handed a five-minute major for boarding and a game misconduct.
Via Toronto Star
20 hours ago

Maple Leafs get away with a penalty killing mistake against Columbus

Mike Babcock's choice not to put a player in penalty box to serve Roman Polak's major for boarding turns a five-minute penalty kill into a seven-minute penalty kill.
Via Breakaway Blog
1 day ago

WATCH: Maple Leafs kill nearly 7 minutes short-handed because of empty penalty box

With nobody in the box to serve Roman Polak’s five-minute major, the Maple Leafs were forced to play almost two full minutes extra with four players until they could get a whistle.
Via SportsNetCanada
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Leafs better with Rielly back up to speed

Morgan Rielly returns to full strength and gives Leafs extra gear with playoffs in reach.
Via Toronto Star
1 day ago

T.J. Brennan Deserves a Chance in the NHL

Saying it’s been a long road for T.J. Brennan is a bit of an understatement. The Moorestown, New Jersey native packed his bags in 2006 to play for the now defunct St. John’s Fog Devils of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). Drafted in 2007 by the Buffalo Sabres, Brennan took his lumps in the AHL for the better part of two seasons with the Portland Pirates before he...
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL admits their current bye week format didn’t work

The NHL has had a long list of highly questionable ideas. Whether we’re talking about the infuriating “intent to blow” rule or the infamous Guardian Project, some ideas have been worse than others. One recent change, giving each team in the league a five-day bye week, was one of those good ideas on paper which failed to pan out as expected. The bye week was originally intended...
Via The Comeback
15 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Josh Manson runs over James van Riemsdyk with a huge hit

Too often big hits around the NHL fall into a controversial category where the magnitude of the hit is diminished due to a debate over the legality of the play. Sometimes – not often enough – a hit comes around where even fans of the opposing team have to applaud.Josh Manson of the Anaheim Ducks delivered one of the biggest, cleanest hits you’ll see in the modern NHL during...
Via The Comeback
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Babcock appears to take issue with Leafs’ medical staff over Marner

Mitch Marner sat out his fifth straight game on Satuday with an upper-body injury, failing to impress Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock. Babcock expressed frustration about Marner’s absence, telling media members Marner looked like “the best player” at practice. He was unsure why Marner was forced to sit. Babcock is reportedly frustrated with the medical staff holding out...
Via Puck Drunk Love
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs to wear throwback Toronto St. Pats jersey

Toronto is paying homage to their pre-Maple Leafs roots.The team announced they’ll wear Toronto St. Pats jerseys on March 18th. Before becoming the Maple Leafs, the organization was known as the St. Pats from 1919-1927, winning a Stanley Cup in 1927. The look is a throwback design on their old shirts. What do you think of the look? St. Pat jerseys: yay no nay?
Via Puck Drunk Love
February 21, 2017  |  Discuss
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