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Maple Leafs vs. Lightning: Who has the advantage on the blueline?

We know the opponent, it’s time to start diving into the matchups. The Toronto Maple Leafs are taking on the back-to-back defending Stanley Cup Champion Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the 2022 Stanley Cup playoffs. Today, we begin breaking down the individual matchups in the upcoming series, beginning on defence. In past…

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Bluelines: One more in the regular season

POWERED BY POINTSBET CANADA Game #82 is finally here. The Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Boston Bruins tonight to wrap up the regular season, and while Toronto has their seeding locked in, there are still big playoff implications from this matchup. With the Bruins win and Tampa’s loss last night, any result that sees…

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By the Numbers: Where have the Leafs improved compared to last season?

On the surface, the 2021/22 Toronto Maple Leafs season feels quite similar to their 2020/21 campaign. In each of the last two years, Toronto had record-setting regular seasons in years that seemed to drag on at the tail end while simply hoping for no injuries heading into the postseason. Now, there are plenty of differences between…

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Maple Leafs patience with Timothy Liljegren paying dividends

Timothy Liljegren has been a revelation for the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. After beginning the year as the seventh defenceman, Liljegren is ending the 2021/22 campaign as the lone right-handed blueliner with a spot in the playoff lineup locked down. Five years after being drafted in the first round by the Maple Leafs, it…

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Breaking down the Toronto Marlies five NCAA free agent signings

Each spring, the Toronto Marlies begin their annual search for free agent players to bring into the organization to fill out their AHL depth and ECHL roster for the following season. Given the organizational stance on development and how to use the minor league affiliates, the Marlies bring in multiple NCAA and CHL free agents…

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Leafs sign 2020 draft pick Axel Rindell to two-year entry-level contract

After signing NCAA free agent Max Ellis earlier in the day, the Toronto Maple Leafs announced their second signing of the day by inking 2020 sixth-round draft pick Axel Rindell to a two-year entry-level contract with an average annual value of $838,750. Rindell will join the Toronto Marlies for the rest of the 2021/22 season…

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Should Matthew Knies turn pro and sign with the Toronto Maple Leafs?

The Matthew Knies hype train began in the fall when he arrived at the University of Minnesota for his freshman season, slowly building over the first half of the year leading into the World Juniors. Since then, the train has gone completely off the rails, gaining speed and picking up new passengers left and right….