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LGD: Bounce-Back SZN

The Toronto Maple Leafs have been the league’s most confusing team for the last handful of games. They’ve started out horrendously slow in all three of their most recent games, allowing a combined 17 goals to boast a horrendous 5.67 goals against average as a team since March 11th. While they all but flatlined against…

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Maple Leafs reportedly interested in Michigan State FA Taro Hirose

As the NCAA ice hockey season starts to wind down, the players who are leaving school – either after a four-year stint or leaving early to go pro ahead of schedule – are starting to have their meetings with NHL clubs. The players already drafted by teams, such as Quinn Hughes of the Vancouver Canucks,…

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LGD: Nazem Kadri Returns

The Leafs are staring down the possibility of yet another first-round exit at the hands of their playoff bogeymen in Boston. While there’s been more than enough opportunity to melt down over that in the last handful of weeks, though, there’s still cause for celebration as the Leafs prepare for their Saturday evening game. Not…

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Postgame: Capital Attack

The Leafs entered their matchup against Alex Ovechkin and Hometown Hero Headhunter Tom Wilson having lost a tough pair of games out west and hoping to bounce back. Instead, the team failed to get any momentum going for a third straight game, scrambling from behind once again as they fell in an ultimate 3-2 final…

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LGD: Back to Back

The Leafs had a moment of sweet, sweet victory on Saturday evening, taking home a 4-3 overtime win over Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens when Noted Canadiens Call Refuser John Tavares netted the final tally of the night in extra minutes. It was a nice call-back to Tavares’ first game as a Leaf, where…

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LGD: The Price is Right

The Toronto Maple Leafs have finally started to turn things around, squeezing out a few wins after struggling through the meaty part of January. They still sit just one point ahead of the next-highest team in the Atlantic Division, though, and that makes their Saturday evening game an especially-crucial four-point matchup – because the game…

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LGD: Bernier v. Sparks no more

The last time the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs squared off this year, the teams opted to deploy the Tandem of PTSD and Sadness in Garret Sparks and Jonathan Bernier, letting the team’s most controversial duo from the 2015-16 season face off in their respective redemptive roles. It was supposed to be…

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Report: Elliotte Friedman suggests Leafs and Matthews aiming for 5-6 year deal

When the Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves constantly making headlines for a to-the-wire contract negotiation with forward William Nylander this fall, it seemed inevitable that they would do just about anything to avoid a similar situation with 2016 first overall pick Auston Matthews. The team all but confirmed that on Tuesday, with general manager Kyle…

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Dubas hoping for Matthews extension in the near future

The Toronto Maple Leafs found themselves dominating headlines through the first few months of the 2018-19 season, garnering as much attention for their play as for their contract stand-off with forward William Nylander. The deal was finalized just minutes before the deadline on December 1st, but the damage caused by the entire ordeal has sent…

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LGD: Matthews’ team vs Matthews’ team

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had a mediocre month, dropping to a 4-6-0 record in their last 10 games while their fellow Atlantic Division standings-toppers have each been on a bit of a tear. The Leafs will get what seems like an easy chance to get things going again with their Sunday night game, where…

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LGD: Flu-bug Freddie

The Toronto Maple Leafs as a team have been limping along in net for the last handful of weeks, first losing Freddie Andersen to a groin injury and then following that up with a concussion for backup Garret Sparks. The team has been surviving with Michael Hutchinson in net, who has been up and down…