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Toronto Star Dec 12, 2019
Bruce Arthur: Jason Spezza is finally getting regular ice time with the Maple Leafs, but it’s the nickname that shows he’s fitting in

Bruce Arthur: Jason Spezza is finally getting regular ice time with the Maple Leafs, but it’s the nickname that shows he’s fitting in

The veteran they’re calling Vintage kept a positive attitude while he was in and out of the lineup to start the season.
Pension Plan Puppets Dec 12, 2019
PPP After Dark: Maple Leafs @ Flames

PPP After Dark: Maple Leafs @ Flames

Photo by Graig Abel/NHLI via The Leafs make the second stop on their Western Canada road trip tonight. Maple Leafs (15-13-4) @ Flames (17-12-4) 9:00 p.m.Watch on: TSN 4, Sportsnet West (blackouts in effect)Opponent’s site: Matchsticks & Gasoline #Leafs lines at morning skate (at #Flames tonight):Hyman-Tavares-MarnerKapanen-Matthews-Nylander Engvall-Kerfoot-Mikheyev Petan-Spezza-AbergRielly-BarrieMuzzin-HollDermott-CeciAndersenHutchinsonExtras: Marincin, Timashov, Gauthier— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) December 12, 2019 It’s the return of left wing Kapanen! #Flames...
Sportsnet.ca Dec 12, 2019
Leafs’ Jason Spezza opens up about fresh start under Sheldon Keefe

Leafs’ Jason Spezza opens up about fresh start under Sheldon Keefe

Jason Spezza is too optimistic to say it, but the Toronto Maple Leafs coaching change might well have extended his hockey career. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Editor In Leaf Dec 11, 2019

Jason Spezza Has Been the Toronto Maple Leafs Best Signing

Remember when Mike Babcock decided to scratch Jason Spezza in the Toronto Maple Leafs first game this season against the Ottawa Senators, the team he played for during most of his career? At the time, everyone questioned Babcock’s logic. A hometown seasoned veteran playing against his former team–the narrative practically wrote itself. But Babcock had […] Jason Spezza Has Been the Toronto Maple Leafs Best Signing - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets Dec 5, 2019
Thursday’s FTB: This wasn’t the plan

Thursday’s FTB: This wasn’t the plan

Photo by Bill Wippert/NHLI via The Maple Leafs have fallen into a rut. The Maple Leafs lost another game last night. This time it was to the Avalanche with a standout and bizarre short-handed goal against sequence sealing the deal. The loss is too great a burden to put all on the back of Jason Spezza. Check out our recap of last night’s game for more. We did at least get a great tribute video to Nazem Kadri. The Leafs next game is Saturday in St. Louis against the Blues. After that they will head for a Western Canada road trip. Get ready for some late night games. ICYMI Here’s...
Sportsnet.ca Dec 4, 2019
Bad break for Jason Spezza leads to Maple Leafs loss to Avalanche

Bad break for Jason Spezza leads to Maple Leafs loss to Avalanche

Jeff Marek, Brian Burke and Elliotte Friedman discuss the outcome between the Colorado Avalanche and Toronto Maple Leafs. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets Dec 4, 2019
Brutal shorthanded goal costs Maple Leafs in 3-1 loss to Colorado Avalanche

Brutal shorthanded goal costs Maple Leafs in 3-1 loss to Colorado Avalanche

TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 4: Logan O’Connor #25 of the Colorado Avalanche takes a hit from Zach Hyman #11 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on December 4, 2019 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. | Photo by Claus Andersen/ What were you thinking, Jason Spezza? It was a very informative night for the Maple Leafs for defense and coaching reasons, but at the end of it all, they failed to come away with any points. The Colorado Avalanche used two goals on special teams to sneak past the Leafs in a close game that ended 3-1 in the road team’s favour. Frederik...
Sportsnet.ca Dec 4, 2019
Nichushkin torches Maple Leafs shorthanded on Spezza’s miscue

Nichushkin torches Maple Leafs shorthanded on Spezza’s miscue

Valeri Nichushkin scores a shorthanded goal after a stick-less Jason Spezza gets in the way of Morgan Rielly leading to the shorthanded breakaway. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Pension Plan Puppets Dec 3, 2019
Toronto Maple Leafs vs Philadelphia Flyers Recap: Leafs fall 6-1 after embarrassing finish

Toronto Maple Leafs vs Philadelphia Flyers Recap: Leafs fall 6-1 after embarrassing finish

Photo by Len Redkoles/NHLI via Leafs start strong in the first period but suck hard the rest of the way. The Toronto Maple Leafs went into the city of brotherly love to visit the Philadelphia Flyers tonight, looking to continue their run of wins under Chief Keefe. Right before puck drop we got a surprise lineup with Spezza on Tavares’ wing. Did it work? Let’s find out! First Period Highlights Good play by Tavares nearly finds Spezza in front #Leafs x #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/jzvKgRYEFD— Omar (@TicTacTOmar) December 4, 2019 Barrie and Tavares causing chaos in front of...
The Hockey Writers Dec 2, 2019

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Tavares, Goalies & Spezza

In the Toronto Maple Leafs back-to-back games against the Buffalo Sabres, it came down to the play of two goalies. On Friday night in Buffalo, Michael Hutchinson simply gave up too many goals and the team lost 6-4. On Saturday night in Toronto, Frederik Andersen was given just as difficult a test and passed. As […] The post Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Tavares, Goalies & Spezza appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Pension Plan Puppets Nov 30, 2019
Leafs beat Sabres in OT; It wasn’t pretty, but at least it was entertaining

Leafs beat Sabres in OT; It wasn’t pretty, but at least it was entertaining

Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports 2-1 with Nylander and Tavares getting their 10th goals of the season. Last night the Toronto Maple Leafs were defeated by the Buffalo Sabres 6-4 after giving up four goals in the second period to blow a two goal lead. They almost made it back, but alas, they gave the Sabres faithful something to be thankful for. Tonight however..... Tonight’s big change is that Frederik Andersen is the starter, a huge change from Michael Hutchinson in net (sorry Mike). Also Jason Spezza was scratched as Alexander Kerfoot makes his return to the line up. The first five...
Editor In Leaf Nov 25, 2019

Toronto Maple Leafs: Why Jason Spezza is Here to Stay

After Jason Spezza signed a league-minimum, $700,000 contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs in the summer, there were a lot of questions about his playing time under Mike Babcock. Since though, the Toronto Maple Leafs have let Babcock go and hired Sheldon Keefe and it looks like Spezza could be here to stay. Throughout this […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Why Jason Spezza is Here to Stay - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Sportsnet.ca Nov 15, 2019
Maple Leafs’ Spezza embracing the grind, savouring every day still in NHL

Maple Leafs’ Spezza embracing the grind, savouring every day still in NHL

As is often the case when the Bruins come to town, the Leafs left Scotiabank Arena disappointed on Friday. But you won’t hear much complaint from Jason Spezza — a veteran now embracing the grind, trying to savour every day in the NHL no matter what each one brings. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

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