Auston Matthews is going to break the 50-goal plateau. He’s also very likely going to break Rick Vaive’s single-season franchise goal record. You know, barring some kind of disaster, of course.
The Wendel Clark trades represent the best and the worst of Cliff Fletcher.
Unsurprisingly, all three leagues in the CHL (OHL, WHL, and QMJHL) have announced over the past couple of days that they’ll be pulling the plug on the 2019-20 regular season. Whether the playoffs and Memorial Cup end up also being cancelled is up in the air.
NHL players propose pushing playoffs back to August-September, draft and free agency back to October
On Monday, we learned about a rumoured playoff format that would see 24 teams in the big dance, with eight teams getting byes to the second round and the other sixteen playing in a play-in round.
It’s been a long time since a Leaf scored 50 goals. It’s been an even longer time since a Leaf won the Hart Trophy.
The Tampa Bay Lightning will be without one of their best players for the remainder of the regular season and into the playoffs, as Steve Stamkos has been sidelined for six-to-eight weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a core muscle.
Nothing really changed for the Leafs at the trade deadline as Kyle Dubas stood still save for some minor deals. Did anything else change around them? Honestly, not really. Boston and Tampa got better and Florida doesn’t seem to be trying to make the playoffs. It looks like falling into third place in the Atlantic…
The Toronto Maple Leafs have found a new rock bottom.
With the team clinging onto a playoff spot in late-February, there’s a tremendous amount of pressure for Kyle Dubas to make a big splash that saves the Maple Leafs.
One team that’ll be interesting to watch ahead of Monday’s trade deadline will be the San Jose Sharks, a team limping to the finish line after coming nowhere near reaching expectations.
News and Notes: Andersen’s struggles continue in Pittsburgh, Leafs have shown interest in Adam Larsson, among others
In a season defined by low points, here’s yet another.
Freddy Andersen, the Leafs’ starter, has been bad. Jack Campbell, the team’s back-up, has been good. What do we have here? A good old fashioned Goaltending Controversy? Not quite. Not in 2020, at least.