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”

Maple Leafs: Toronto Comes Up Short Against Stars

The gifted Toronto Maple Leafs ran into the well-defined Dallas Stars on Thursday and lost by a final score of 3-2. It’s been the story of late, with Toronto 2-3-1 in their last six games. The good news was that the Maple Leafs saw goalie Frederik Andersen return to the crease after missing four games.Continue reading “Maple Leafs: Toronto Comes Up Short Against Stars”

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”

Maple Leafs: John Tavares Out at Least Two Weeks

Toronto Maple Leafs forward and captain John Tavares will be out for at least two weeks with a broken finger, the team announced Thursday. The centre sustained the injury Wednesday during Toronto’s 4-3 loss to the Washington Capitals. He took a Morgan Rielly shot off the hand with about five and a half minutes toContinue reading “Maple Leafs: John Tavares Out at Least Two Weeks”