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Leafs split another series and that’s okay

No Matthews. No Thornton. No Robertson. No problem. Well, they didn’t make it look that easy. The Leafs were significantly helped by a strong outing from Freddie Andersen, who held the Oilers to two goals. The Leafs were certainly helped by Nylander, who was carrying the Leafs through the early part of the game, and…

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Brooks breaks the barrier, scores first in Leafs win over Oilers

After a loss to Edmonton on Wednesday, the Leafs hoped to split the series with a win tonight. They did exactly that with a 4-2 win over the Oilers.   The first period came, the first period went. No goals or even penalties for that matter. It almost seemed like we would have a repetition…

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The Leafs place Joe Thornton on LTIR

After Sheldon Keefe told the media that Joe Thornton will be out of action for a month due to a rib fracture, the Leafs made the move to place the 41-year-old forward on long-term injury reserve. #Leafs placed F Joe Thornton on LTIR today. This gave Toronto an additional $700,000 of relief in their Salary…

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The Leafs take on the Oilers tonight as the injury bug returns

Good morning Leafs Nation! Sheldon Keefe confirms Auston Matthews it OUT tonight for #Leafs vs. Oilers. Upper body soreness. Day-to-day. Joe Thornton has a rib fracture, will miss at least a month. — Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) January 22, 2021 What a great start to the day. The Injury Bug The big story for tonight’s game…

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Toronto Marlies season on hold

Today, the AHL released the schedule for the 2021 season. However, they left out a few teams — actually the entire Canadian Division. [email protected] has released the 2020-21 season schedule for the Atlantic, North, Central and Pacific Divisions. Schedules for the Canadian Division will be forthcoming at a later date. The league's 85th season begins…

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Leafs without Matthews tonight, and Thornton to miss a month

Yesterday it seemed like it was just going to be a maintenance day for Auston Matthews. He was a little sore when he took the ice for practice, left early, and rather than reshuffling the lines, Adam Brooks took his place between Jimmy Vesey and Mitch Marner. The fact that Marner hadn’t been shuffled onto…

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Mike Babcock ‘breaks his silence’, but do we want to listen?

By now, you have probably heard that former Leafs coach Mike Babcock “broke his silence” in an interview for The Athletic with Pierre LeBrun. Mike Babcock breaks his silence. My interview with the former Toronto Maple Leafs head coach:https://t.co/iAP801tMyB — Pierre LeBrun (@PierreVLeBrun) January 19, 2021 Conveniently, this silence breaking took place mere days ahead…

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Oilers vs Maple Leafs 01/22/21 – Odds and NHL Betting Trends

by OddsShark (@OddsShark) – Sponsored Post Something has to give between the Toronto Maple Leafs’ trend of flushing a bad home-ice loss and the Edmonton Oilers’ road-warrior ways in what seems likely to be a low-scoring game. The Maple Leafs are -145 home favourites against the +125 underdog Oilers with a 6.5-goal total on the…