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Leafs look to bounce back in rematch with Montreal

With the division crown still technically up for grabs and the season rapidly winding down, the Toronto Maple Leafs look to rebound from their Monday night overtime loss as they host the Montreal Canadiens for the second of three consecutive games later tonight. While three of the four playoff positions in the North Division have…

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Leafs take on struggling Canucks in first post Clinchmas game

A place in the 2021 playoffs secured with last night’s victory over the Montreal Canadiens, the Leafs look to keep up the momentum and take the first step towards locking up the division crown when they welcome the Vancouver Canucks to Toronto for tonight’s game. Despite their inspiring victories against Toronto upon returning to play,…

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Leafs look to extend win streak to three in potential round one preview

As the regular season winds down, the Toronto Maple Leafs head to Montreal to face off with the Canadiens in what could potentially be a late season playoff preview. The Leafs have rebounded nicely from their five game losing skid, with Jack Campbell quietly reestablishing himself and allowing the team in front of him to…

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The Leafs look to cling to division lead in matchup against the Jets

There’ll be no Cape Canaveral for anybody as the Toronto Maple Leafs are heading back to Winnipeg. The Leafs look to bounce back from their three game set with the Jets earlier this month, a set that played a huge role in narrowing the Leafs division lead. Despite entering the series coming off of two…

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Leafs look to extend win streak to three against suddenly surging Oilers

When the Toronto Maple Leafs left Edmonton on March 3rd following their dominant three game sweep of the Oilers, the mood around the team was perhaps the highest it had been in years. During said sweep, the Leafs outscored the Oilers 13-1, earning shutouts from Jack Campbell and Michael Hutchinson while also holding Connor McDavid…

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Leafs look to extend win streak to five in rematch with sputtering Habs

Once more unto the breach, dear friends. The Toronto Maple Leafs aim to keep their to streak alive tonight as they close out this week’s brief series with the Montreal Canadiens. The atmosphere surrounding tonight’s game is vastly different from that which surrounded Wednesday, with Montreal falling to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday to the…

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Could the Leafs be eying Rickard Rakell?

While much has gone right for the Toronto Maple Leafs early on this season, a quick rash of injuries coupled with depth forwards failing to meet the lofty expectations of “just chip in here and there, we literally have Auston Matthews” has left the team, at times, looking out of kilter. And despite the trade…

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Leafs look to increase division lead in first visit to Montreal

For the first time since opening night, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens go head-to-head in a battle of the top two teams in the North Division. After closing out their three-game set against the Vancouver Canucks with a 3-1 win on Monday, the Leafs are on an eight-game point streak, going 7-0-1…

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The Leafs by the Numbers: Jake Muzzin

For quite some time the Toronto Maple Leafs, despite having a litany of defensemen who possessed tremendous offensive instincts, always seemed to lack one capable of playing in their top four who had a truly rounded out defensive game. Sure, there were attempts to remedy this. Many men who were lauded for their defensive acumen…

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Leafs by the Numbers: Jason Spezza

As Iron Maiden proclaims on Only the Good Die Young, the closing track of their 1988 album Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, time, it waits for no man. The passage of time is inescapable (Eat Arby’s) and is especially noticeable in the field of sport. If you follow any professional sport for an extended…

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Leafs by the Numbers: Jimmy Vesey

Jimmy Vesey’s number is 17, which represents his career high in goals, a mark he hit twice while playing with the New York Rangers. Now, 17 is not an eye-popping number, but it is a respectable number of goals. 17 goals would have been good enough for fifth on last year’s Maple Leafs team. It…

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Ian Scott is the Leafs 15th ranked prospect

Ian Scott was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the fourth round of the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the last draft with Scouting Guru (citation needed) Mark Hunter at the helm. Scott spent his entire WHL career with the Prince Albert Raiders, who selected him ninth overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft, making…