The TLN Three Stars: Leafs slay Sharks both on and off the ice

I love California, I’ve never been there, but it seems like a lovely place. I hate the Leafs’ California road trip. Fun fact: this game started at midnight in Newfoundland, where this article is being written, so technically, the Leafs did get a Saturday game this week. I’m exhausted so let’s get right into it….


Auston Matthews is shooting his shot, differently

Two truths can co-exist when it comes to Auston Matthews’ start to this season: He remains one of the most talented hockey players in the world He has, by his established standards, had a slow start to his season in the goal-scoring department The second point is not meant as a criticism: just an observation…


TLN Trivia: The William Nylander Quiz

  It’s time for another edition of TLN Trivia, the series that tests your knowledge of the Toronto Maple Leafs. In the first TLN Trivia, we looked at the departed 2020/21 Leafs players and where they are playing this season. There were some gimmes, such as Zach Hyman who came in at a 99.1% success…


21 Takes on the first quarter of the Leafs season

It’s the quarter mark of the season. Or technically half a game past the quarter mark. Sometime between Tavares’ 9th goal of the season and Auston Matthews’ 8th of the year, we hit the quarter mark, and after a sluggish start to the year, the Leafs have easily been one of the hottest teams in…