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Editor In Leaf 29 mins ago

Toronto Maple Leafs: John Tavares Line Needs More Ice-Time

John Tavares and William Nylander lead the Toronto Maple Leafs in goals through three games, despite playing roughly five minutes less than the first-line. I know that it’s only been three games, but Tavares and Nylander should not be averaging 17 minutes per night, compared to Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner’s 23 minutes. Matthews and […] Toronto Maple Leafs: John Tavares Line Needs More Ice-Time - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Sun 2 hours ago

Justin Bieber on Toronto Maple Leafs' Stanley Cup chances: 'This is the year'

Whether they win or lose, Justin Bieber bleeds blue for the Buds. But in this pandemic-shortened NHL season, the London, Ont.-born pop star is picking the Toronto Maple Leafs to win Stanley Cup. After Toronto’s Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and Joe Thornton combined for seven points (three goals, four assists) following Saturday’s 3-2 road win over the Ottawa Senators, Bieber shared an...
Tip of the Tower 8 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs need Matthews, Marner and Thornton to set example

In Saturday’s victory over the Ottawa Senators, the Toronto Maple Leafs top line was finally rewarded for their play with Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and Joe Thornton all scoring. It seemed like it was only a matter of time before that newly formed trio got things going considering how much they dominated three games into […] Toronto Maple Leafs need Matthews, Marner and Thornton to set example - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Pension Plan Puppets Jan 15, 2021
Game Two GDT: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators

Game Two GDT: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Ottawa Senators

Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/ Second verse, hopefully better than the first Maple Leafs vs. Senators7:00 p.m. ETWatch on: TSN4/TSN5 Looking at Ottawa’s defense, and then think about Auston Matthews’ history against the Senators, and I’m thinking about this for some reason.... View post on imgur.com
Editor In Leaf Jan 15, 2021

Toronto Maple Leafs: The NHL Needs to Enforce Its Own Rules

The Toronto Maple Leafs won their season debut on Wednesday, but the cost could have been high. The Toronto Maple Leafs best player, Auston Matthews had an absolutely fantastic start to the season. Even though the best player to ever wear the blue and white was held without a goal for the first time ever […] Toronto Maple Leafs: The NHL Needs to Enforce Its Own Rules - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Sun Jan 14, 2021

KOSHAN: Attention won't make Matthews cross, but a call or two would bring a smile

Hidden somewhere in the No. 34 on Auston Matthews’ back is a target. It’s one that not only will attract the general attention of the opposition in every Maple Leafs game in the North Division this season, but also some lumber whenever Toronto’s best player takes up space in the crease area in front of the opposition’s net. The net-front cross-checks are par for the course for forwards who dare...
Sportsnet.ca Jan 14, 2021
Auston Matthews takes series of cross checks in front of Canadiens net

Auston Matthews takes series of cross checks in front of Canadiens net

Check this out, as Maple Leafs superstar Auston Matthews gets a bit worked over by the big Canadiens dmen, late in the season opener. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets Jan 13, 2021
Recap: Toronto Maple Leafs win 5-4 in overtime vs Montreal Canadiens

Recap: Toronto Maple Leafs win 5-4 in overtime vs Montreal Canadiens

Photo by Claus Andersen/ One in the books vs the Habs. HOCKEY’S BACK BABY! In these troubled, unsettled and unprecedented times, I’m looking forward to the Leafs disappointing me this season as a reminder of more pleasant, stable times. FIRST PERIOD New Leaf Zach Bogosian endearing himself to me early by breaking up a pretty hapless 2 on 1 by the Habs: Zach Bogosian helps break up this 2-on-1 pic.twitter.com/VqiJCcwjbc— Omar (@TicTacTOmar) January 14, 2021 The Leafs get their first chance of the game on a 2 on 1 of their own, with Auston Matthews...
Pension Plan Puppets Jan 13, 2021
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens Game Preview: Here We Go

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal Canadiens Game Preview: Here We Go

Handout Photo-USA TODAY Sports We’re back! Game #1: Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Montreal CanadiensPlace: Scotiabank ArenaTime: 7:00 PMChannel: Sportsnet It’s been a long road through a dark forest, and we’re by no means out of it as a country or as a planet. But for the first time since the summer, there is honest-to-God Leafs hockey to watch. Let’s roll! Toronto Maple Leafs Forwards Joe Thornton - Auston Matthews - Mitch MarnerJimmy Vesey - John Tavares - William NylanderIlya Mikheyev - Alex Kerfoot - Zach HymanJason Spezza - Alexander Barabanov - Wayne...
The Hockey Writers Jan 13, 2021

A Slimmer Auston Matthews Has Nothing to Hide

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ superstar, Auston Matthews, wears lady’s deodorant and doesn’t care who knows it. If you ever questioned his confidence, check out GQ’s latest hard-hitting interview with Toronto’s top scorer. I gave GQ a rough review after their last piece on Matthews after he was asked questions like, Why are you allowed to […] The post A Slimmer Auston Matthews Has Nothing to Hide appeared first on The Hockey Writers.       
Toronto Sun Jan 12, 2021

Leafs expect the slogging to be strenuous in a competitive North Division

While many have picked the Maple Leafs to be kings of the North, the players themselves are making no similar assumptions as the 2020-21 National Hockey League regular season gets underway on Wednesday. “It’s a tough division with a lot of really good teams,” centre Auston Matthews said on Tuesday. “A lot of teams picked up good pieces and made a lot of improvements, so every game is going to be tough.” ...
Toronto Sun Jan 12, 2021

KOSHAN: For Shanahan, Leafs growth comes from within supplemented by off-season changes

The more responsibility for Auston Matthews, the merrier. That’s how Maple Leafs president Brendan Shanahan is viewing the inclusion of the club’s best player on the penalty kill as the 2020-21 regular season kicks into gear on Wednesday night. “Auston’s an elite goal scorer in the National Hockey League, but what impresses so many people about his game is how well-grounded it is,” Shanahan said in...
Toronto Sun Jan 12, 2021

No fans, but Maple Leafs celebrate season opener anyway

Wednesday’s Maple Leafs home opener will be closed to fans for the first time in the franchise’s 104-year history. “We dearly miss them,” leading scorer Auston Matthews said after Tuesday’s final tune-up practice for the Montreal Canadiens. That doesn’t mean it’ll be quiet enough to hear a puck drop way up in the last row of grey seats at Scotiabank Arena. If the club’s dry run in last...
Toronto Sun Jan 11, 2021

Old pro Joe impresses young Leafs

The age gap is showing between the Maple Leafs’ millennials and 41-year-old Joe Thornton — in a good way. Thornton’s laid-back persona had made an impression on Mitch Marner, who has joined Auston Matthews in one of the most intriguing forward lines in recent club history. For one, Marner doesn’t waste time asking Thornton about current events or what people are saying about the Leafs when they’re off-ice. ...
Pension Plan Puppets Jan 11, 2021
Leafs practice lines and special teams as roster cuts are made

Leafs practice lines and special teams as roster cuts are made

Eric Bolte-USA TODAY Sports A look at the Leafs and Marlies lineups. The Toronto Maple Leafs announced on Monday morning a reduction of their camp roster from 40 players down to 26 a day before cap compliant rosters are required to be submitted (5pm Tuesday). The Leafs have also made some changes to their lineup following Saturday’s Blue vs. White scrimmage game. Let’s get into it. Today’s Camp Roster Forwards Joe Thornton - Auston Matthews - Mitch MarnerJimmy Vesey - John Tavares - William NylanderIlya Mikheyev - Alex Kerfoot - Zach HymanAlexander Barabanov -...

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