Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Hockey is back on tap and in a big way, which means there’s a lot to cover in a relatively short period of time. It’s time to get on with the show and sum up the Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round matchups. Up next, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets. These two squadsContinue reading “Stanley Cup Playoffs Qualifying Round Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Columbus Blue Jackets”

NHL: League, Players and NHLPA Form Committee to Plot Return Course

There is movement on the “return to play” front as the NHL and NHLPA have organized a committee to address the matter. Reports emerged from the New York Post’s Larry Brooks that a group of players and league staff are part of the committee. John Tavares, Connor McDavid, Mark Scheifele, and others are among theContinue reading “NHL: League, Players and NHLPA Form Committee to Plot Return Course”

Maple Leafs: Critical Win Against Tampa Should Build Momentum

The Toronto Maple Leafs got the job done Tuesday, pulling off a 2-1 win against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The victory was critical because it came on the heels of what was, by all accounts, a calamitous trip through California. With the W, Toronto moved three points ahead of Florida for the third and finalContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Critical Win Against Tampa Should Build Momentum”

Flames: Calgary Mounts Impressive Comeback to Topple Toronto

The Calgary Flames and Toronto Maple Leafs met Thursday night in Cowtown, each team boasting new coaches and new narratives this December. When the dust cleared at the Scotiabank Saddledome, the Flames stood tall with the 4-2 victory and the Maple Leafs were left holding the proverbial bag. The game was vital as a sortContinue reading “Flames: Calgary Mounts Impressive Comeback to Topple Toronto”

Maple Leafs: Marner’s Absence Felt During Sunday’s Loss to Chicago

The Toronto Maple Leafs delivered some bad news Sunday as it was revealed forward Mitch Marner will miss at least four weeks with an ankle injury. Marner sustained the injury Saturday during his team’s 3-2 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers. He fell awkwardly after getting tangled up with Carsen Twarynski early in the middleContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Marner’s Absence Felt During Sunday’s Loss to Chicago”