Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins

To the surprise of no one, the Toronto Maple Leafs will meet the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs. This marks the second straight year Toronto has met Boston in the first round, plus the third time since 2013. The Maple Leafs lost in seven games to the Bruins twice (2013 andContinue reading “Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Boston Bruins”

Maple Leafs: Toronto Punches Playoff Ticket, Will Face Bruins in Round One

The Toronto Maple Leafs got a measure of revenge over the New York Islanders at the Nassau Coliseum Monday night and subsequently punched their ticket to the NHL playoffs. John Tavares scored a goal against his former team, but the bigger story was that the club made it into the playoffs for the third straightContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto Punches Playoff Ticket, Will Face Bruins in Round One”

Flames: Toronto Tilt Highlights Calgary’s Goaltending “Difficulties”

It’s funny to imagine, but it’s entirely possible that the Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs could meet in the Stanley Cup Final. This Canadian dream isn’t unthinkable and that’s what made Monday’s encounter so captivating. The Maple Leafs took the win by a final score of 6-2. On the surface, that’s brutal for theContinue reading “Flames: Toronto Tilt Highlights Calgary’s Goaltending “Difficulties””

Maple Leafs: Colorado Loss Exposes Complacency in Toronto

The bar is high for the Toronto Maple Leafs and nothing less than hockey’s ultimate prize will do this season. But the team is also in “good shape” and that’s part of the problem. This little platitude was made all the more apparent after they dropped a 6-3 decision to the Colorado Avalanche Monday. “We’veContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Colorado Loss Exposes Complacency in Toronto”

2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Maple Leafs and Bruins Lock Up for Storied Rivalry

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are here, and the Toronto Maple Leafs are going to take on the Boston Bruins in the first round. Sometimes, good things do happen. Game One of this series will hit the air on Thursday. Toronto is coming off one of their best seasons in franchise history, but that doesn’t helpContinue reading “2018 Stanley Cup Playoffs: Maple Leafs and Bruins Lock Up for Storied Rivalry”