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SFGate Oct 11, 2019

Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov, Brayden Point spark win over Toronto

Tampa Bay’s Nikita Kucherov had two goals and two assists and Brayden Point added two goals and one assist in his season debut as the Lightning beat the Maple Leafs 7-3 in Toronto on Thursday. Steven Stamkos had a goal and three assists and Ondrej Palat also scored for Tampa Bay. Anthony Cirelli had three assists and Andrei Vasilevskiy made 25 saves as the Lightning snapped a two-game slide. Auston Matthews had a goal and an assist, and John Tavares and Andreas Johnsson also scored for Toronto. Frederik Andersen allowed seven goals on 28 shots before being replaced by Michael Hutchinson...
Sportsnet.ca Sep 28, 2019
Matthews steals puck & feeds Johnsson to score 29 seconds in

Matthews steals puck & feeds Johnsson to score 29 seconds in

Watch as Auston Matthews strips the puck and feeds Andreas Johnsson for a Maple Leafs goal just 29 seconds into their game against the Red Wings. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 25, 2019
Canadiens vs. Leafs Preview

Canadiens vs. Leafs Preview

Photo by David Kirouac/Icon Sportswire via The Leafs’ real NHL team plays some approximation of the Habs. Preseason Game 5: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens Scotiabank Arena, 7:00 PM TSN 4 A nominally Leafs’ lineup that consisted almost entirely of AHLers went into Montreal and shutout a Habs lineup that was about half real players. That was a lot more fun than subsequent Leafs news. The lineup slated to play tonight is very close to the anticipated opening night lineup. Toronto Maple Leafs Forwards Andreas Johnsson - Auston Matthews - William Nylander Kasperi Kapanen...
The Hockey Writers Sep 24, 2019

Ranking the Maple Leafs’ Next Contract Priorities

General manager (GM) Kyle Dubas’ heavy lifting is largely complete. Since Dec. 1, 2018 when he and William Nylander finally found middle ground on his restricted free agent (RFA) deal, Dubas has inked Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, Andreas Johnsson, Kasperi Kapanen, Alexander Kerfoot and Cody Ceci to RFA deals as well. Add in the wealth […] The post Ranking the Maple Leafs’ Next Contract Priorities appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Last Word on Hockey Sep 22, 2019
Ilya Mikheyev Off to an Impressive Start for Toronto Maple Leafs

Ilya Mikheyev Off to an Impressive Start for Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs locked up their top-nine forwards for the foreseeable future when they inked Mitch Marner to a six-year contract extension. Past Marner, the Leafs also made new deals with Andreas Johnsson and Kasperi Kapanen. With those contracts done, the Leafs projected top-nine is all signed through at least the 2020-21 season. Such stability makes the Leafs' forward group the envy of the league, but it does not come without its drawbacks. For one, a talented group is also an expensive group. The Leafs' core of Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Mitch Marner, and William Nylander...
Toronto Star Sep 21, 2019
There’s a lot on the line for Leafs Nylander and Johnsson

There’s a lot on the line for Leafs Nylander and Johnsson

William Nylander’s smiling. Playing with Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson, and back on his game after a brutal campaign, will do that.
The Hockey Writers Sep 21, 2019

Matthews Helps Maple Leafs Down Sabres 3-0

TORONTO — Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson each had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced in two periods of work, and the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 to&n... The post Matthews Helps Maple Leafs Down Sabres 3-0 appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Toronto Star Sep 20, 2019
Maple Leafs break the ice with first pre-season win on a big night for the Matthews line

Maple Leafs break the ice with first pre-season win on a big night for the Matthews line

Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson both find the net in Friday’s home-ice victory over the Sabres. They’ll square off again Saturday in Buffalo.
CBC News Sep 20, 2019
Leafs blank Sabres for 1st pre-season win

Leafs blank Sabres for 1st pre-season win

Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson each had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced in two periods of work, and the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 to pick up their first victory of the NHL pre-season Friday.
Sportsnet.ca Sep 20, 2019
Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Sabres for first pre-season win

Matthews helps Maple Leafs down Sabres for first pre-season win

Auston Matthews and Andreas Johnsson each had a goal and an assist, Frederik Andersen stopped all 24 shots he faced in two periods of work, and the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 to pick up their first victory of the NHL pre-season Friday. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Sportsnet.ca Sep 20, 2019
Nylander looks hungry and confident to his Maple Leafs teammates

Nylander looks hungry and confident to his Maple Leafs teammates

Mike Babcock, Auston Matthews, Andreas Johnsson and Mitch Marner comment on how confident and hungry William Nylander looks so far in camp, after his very tough 2018-19 campaign. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 18, 2019
Preseason Recap: Maple Leafs lose 4-3 to the Senators

Preseason Recap: Maple Leafs lose 4-3 to the Senators

Ben Harpur being super effective in this game. | Photo by Richard A. Whittaker/Icon Sportswire via Okay then. That happened. Who the hell are all these people? Jeepers, preseason is weird. Thomas Chabot is out sick so that’s also one fewer Sen I recognize. Lines 8 Andreas Johnsson - 34 Auston Matthews - 88 William Nylander 65 Mikheyev - 15 Alexander Kerfoot- 61 Nic Petan 45 Pontus Aberg - 48 Kalle Kossila - 26 Nick Shore 20 Kenny Agostino - 32 Tyler Gaudet - 12 Matt Read 44 Morgan Rielly - 83 Cody Ceci 22 Ben Harpur - 38 Rasmus Sandin 45 Teemu Kivihalme - 37 Timoth...
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 16, 2019
Practice lines from Maple Leafs training camp

Practice lines from Maple Leafs training camp

Andreas Johnsson might be seeing a different role on the power play this year. | Photo by Julian Avram/Icon Sportswire via The final practice day before the first game of the preseason reveals some of the early decisions on the roster construction. With the Maple Leafs roster cut down to a more manageable 54, and the first game tomorrow, it’s time to start reading into the practice line combinations. The Leafs held two practices today, and the lines were as follows: Lines at the 1st of two Leafs practicesAndersen KaskisuoMuzzin-Barrie Marincin*-SchmaltzGravel-Holl Duszak-Lindgren...

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