October 17 2015 01:20PM
OK, so the Blue Jays losing stunk... but the Leafs finally grabbed their first win of the season! Against David Clarkson and the mighty Blue Jackets, no less!
October 17 2015 09:55AM
It's time to finally (barbe)cue up this game - the Leafs' first date with the Penguins since sending them their top scorer over the summer in an attempt to clean things up for the Babcock "culture change" we're starting to see. For Toronto, it'll be the second half of a back-to-back, so usually the chances of getting grilled by Sid the Kid and company might be high, but the Penguins haven't exactly been off to a sizzling start themselves. It'll be no picnic for either team.
October 16 2015 09:00PM
Hockey is a game of inches. Inches away from being offside. Inches away from getting your stick on an airborne puck. Inches away from covering the man. Inches away from your off-the-post shot going the other direction. Inches of hair away from your scalp as you rip it off your head in anxious frustration.
The Leafs provide a lot of anxious frustration. At times, the end results brought that tonight. But they played another game of fine hockey and were rewarded with their first win of the season, outscoring the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3.
October 16 2015 06:56PM
It's only been a week and a half since the NHL season kicked off and the Toronto Maple Leafs have since rung off three straight losses. This wasn't exactly unexpected - most of us had already resigned ourselves to a season of mediocrity and unbalanced win-loss columns - but there have been a few pleasant (and unpleasant) surprises so far this season to make things at least a little interesting.
Which Leafs players have stood out so far this season? Our Roundtable discusses...