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Leafs Postgame: Chicago Blackhawks at Toronto Maple Leafs

Tonight the Leafs were facing the aged Chicago Blackhawks, who while still spearheaded by Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith, and Patrick Kane, have reshaped their team through a re-build/re-tooling effort. Below are some thoughts on how the game went. I’ll warn you – there’s no clips of the Leafs goals below because there wasn’t anything worth…

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Maple Leafs Postgame #45: Leafs vs Jets

Tonight the Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the Winnipeg Jets for Wednesday Night Hockey. The Leafs are coming off of a frustrating loss against Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, but they’ll be hoping to rebound against a Winnipeg team that they’ve had success against in the past. The Leafs lost the game in a shootout, 4-3….

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Leafs recall Mason Marchment from Marlies

The title pretty much says it all, folks. The Leafs called up Mason Marchment from the Toronto Marlies, adding to a slew of transactions with the farm team recently. The @MapleLeafs have recalled forward Mason Marchment from the @TorontoMarlies (AHL). pic.twitter.com/oAlRedBmZY — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) January 1, 2020 Marchment was added to the Toronto…

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Adam Brooks called up to the Maple Leafs on Emergency Basis

It’s not clear exactly who he’s coming up to replace, but Leafs PR informed us that Adam Brooks received a call-up to the Toronto Maple Leafs from the Toronto Marlies, on “emergency basis”. The @MapleLeafs have recalled forward Adam Brooks from the @TorontoMarlies (AHL) on an emergency basis. #LeafsForever — Leafs PR (@LeafsPR) December 17,…

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Leafs Postgame: Getting rid of the Blues

Last night the Maple Leafs took on the reigning champion St. Louis Blues on the road in a difficult match up. The Leafs got off to a great start, scoring the first goal within 3 minutes of the opening puck drop on a great read by Mitch Marner, leading to a goal by Zach Hyman:…

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Freddy Andersen also gets the second start on the back-to-back

The Leafs confirmed to Yahoo Sports reporter Justin Cuthbert that Frederik Andersen will get the second start in the second game in two nights tonight. Let’s get a little selfish: Freddie Andersen gets the start versus Colorado, Keefe confirms. — Justin Cuthbert (@jccuthbert) December 4, 2019 Andersen was hung out to dry last night, holding…

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Revisiting the Nazem Kadri-Tyson Barrie Trade

Heading into tonight’s matchup against the Colorado Avalanche, which will be Nazem Kadri’s first playing against the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, it seems prudent to take a look at the trade to see how it’s shaking out early on for both teams. The Leafs swapped Nazem Kadri and minor-league Swedish defender Calle Rosén to…

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Keefe’s Leafs Run a Unique Skills-Focused Practice

Yesterday, there was a bit of hubbub about the Leafs’ new practice style under Sheldon Keefe. It’s his first real opportunity to get a full practice session as the newest head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs. His time has been limited thus far because of coming on board during a busy part of the…

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Some Appreciation for Mike Babcock, Please

Yesterday, the Leafs fired their four-and-a-bit year head coach Mike Babcock. For all the negativity surrounding Toronto regarding their recent poor play (just 2 regulation wins in 16 games… yikes), there is always a way to look at things in a positive light. One could easily be happy for the future, with the rookie head…

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Postgame: 5 Thoughts From the Leafs’ Energetic Win Over the Bruins

The Leafs took on the Boston Bruins tonight in a re-invigoration of a long-lasting rivalry between the two Original Six teams. Boston and Toronto have been in lockstep for the last couple years, as the Leafs soar up from the basement-dwelling years, and the Bruins slowly deflate after their 2011 Stanley Cup winning team ages….

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5 Thoughts From Beating Detroit in Detroit

The Leafs were across the border tonight (barely) in a contest against their Original 6 and Northeast Division rival Detroit Red Wings. On Hockey Night in Canada, the Leafs had some pressure on them to perform after a miserable 7-3 loss at home on Thursday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Here are some thoughts from…

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5 Thoughts from Tonight’s 4-1 Win in Columbus

Tonight the Leafs took on the Columbus Blue Jackets on the road for the second game of the 2019-20 season, and it was quite a thrilling win for them. They took this game 4-1 and mostly looked in control, other than some scrambly defensive zone shifts. But it wouldn’t be the Toronto Maple Leafs without…