Bruins: Boston Eliminates Toronto with Game Seven Win

The Boston Bruins have eliminated the Toronto Maple Leafs from the playoffs. They took the first round series with a 5-1 Game Seven victory Tuesday. Boston opened the scoring with two goals in the first period. Joakim Nordstrom had his second goal of the series, while Marcus Johansson scored his first. Toronto’s John Tavares scoredContinue reading “Bruins: Boston Eliminates Toronto with Game Seven Win”

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”

Maple Leafs: Toronto and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

It’s been a rough week for the Toronto Maple Leafs and Saturday night’s tilt against the Ottawa Senators did not do them any favours. Toronto lost by a final score of 6-2 and, in the process, capped off a period of disappointing defensive performances and odd logical lapses. On Friday, the Maple Leafs edged outContinue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week”

Islanders: Resentful Fans Prepare for Return of Tavares

To say there’s hype for Thursday’s matchup between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders would be an understatement. For many fans on Long Island, retribution is coming. This is their first chance to bid a not-so-fond greeting to one John Tavares, the superstar and supposed hero they believe abandoned them when he acceptedContinue reading “Islanders: Resentful Fans Prepare for Return of Tavares”