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Pension Plan Puppets Oct 9, 2018
Game Recap: Zach Hyman, Kasperi Kapanen, and the Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 12-9

Game Recap: Zach Hyman, Kasperi Kapanen, and the Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 12-9

Ron Hainsey out-scored Connor Carrick AND Roman Polak! Just like the old west, this game was all shots, no defense. The Toronto Maple Leafs walked into Texas and beat the Dallas Stars 7-4 off the back of two goals from Auston Matthews and John Tavares, as well as offense from Kasperi Kapanen, Mitchell Marner, and Ron Hainsey, surprisingly enough. Frederik Andersen stopped 30 of 34 for the win, and was two saves better than Stars goalie Ben Bishop, who stopped only 24 of 30 on the night. Matthews and Tavares may have taken all the glory, but this game was all about Kapanen and Zach Hyman...
Tip of the Tower Oct 2, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: The impact of delaying Marner’s contract negotiations

Mitch Marner’s agent has said contract talks will be put on hold once the regular season begins, but what does this mean for the Toronto Maple Leafs? When you think of the most important members of the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ roster, Mitch Marner is unlikely to be the first names you mention. However, this does not minimize what […] Toronto Maple Leafs: The impact of delaying Marner’s contract negotiations - Tip of the Tower - Tip of the Tower - A Toronto Sports Site - Maple Leafs, Blue Jays, Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors and Argonauts
Sportsnet.ca Oct 1, 2018
Marner & Maple Leafs ready for Stanley Cup level expectations

Marner & Maple Leafs ready for Stanley Cup level expectations

Mitch Marner sits down with David Amber to talk how the Toronto Maple Leafs are managing expectations, building team chemistry and not getting ahead of themselves. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Star Sep 30, 2018
Pre-season was just the start of fun and games for the Leafs

Pre-season was just the start of fun and games for the Leafs

The addition of Tavares and the growth of Matthews and Marner could lead to some eye-popping numbers.
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 30, 2018
Back to Excited Episode 32: The Leafs don’t have a Mitch Marner problem

Back to Excited Episode 32: The Leafs don’t have a Mitch Marner problem

We also discuss the Leafs preseason and our projected rosters Welcome back to another episode of Back to Excited. Today, we discussed: We discuss: 1:30 - Leafs preseason talk and projected lineups 10:00 - Frederik Gauthier 12:00 - Leafs D pairings 17:00 - The ability of the Leafs to score against the run of play 19:20 - Our thoughts on the goalies 21:20 - Fulemin talks about offer sheets 24:52 - Should we be worried about Marner’s contract 45:50 - We swoon over the fact that we’re adding Nylander to this offensive group 48:26 - Are we still unconcerned with the Nylander situation 56:40...
Toronto Sun Sep 29, 2018

Improvements in breakout, zone entries required for Leafs’ power play: Rielly

DETROIT — Like just about everyone else, Morgan Rielly marvels at the potential of the Maple Leafs’ first power-play unit. The Leafs defenceman, of course, has a unique outlook on the group of forwards — John Tavares, Mitch Marner, Auston Matthews and Nazem Kadri — that coach Mike Babcock has decided to send over the […]
Toronto Star Sep 29, 2018
Mitch Marner is a long way from the Maple Leafs’ fourth line

Mitch Marner is a long way from the Maple Leafs’ fourth line

Babcock made him earn his ice time, and third-year forward is turning heads now.
The Hockey Writers Sep 29, 2018

NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Oilers, Ducks, More

In today’s rumor rundown, the Toronto Maple Leafs aren’t just having to figure out their contract situations with William Nylander, Auston Matthews, and Mitch Marner, they have a serious situation with Jake Gardiner that requires their attention. Elsewhere, it was discovered Edmonton’s newest netminder has a no-move clause which might have affected the Oilers decision […] The post NHL Rumors: Maple Leafs, Oilers, Ducks, More appeared first on The Hockey Writers.
Pension Plan Puppets Sep 28, 2018
Pre-Season Game Recap: The Leafs overwhelm the Red Wings 6-2

Pre-Season Game Recap: The Leafs overwhelm the Red Wings 6-2

The Toronto Maple Leafs turn on the hyperjets for about 4 minutes and coast the rest of the way for the win After tonight, there will be only one pre-season game left. THANK GOD! It’s always too long, and we just want to get to some real games. Tonight we got to see Kasperi Kapanen starting on the left wing with John Tavares and Mitch Marner, Freddie the Goat starting on the right wing on the fourth line, Sparks started as the coach, Carrick drove a pickup with trucknuts to the game, cats were marrying dogs and it was raining UP! FIRST PERIOD The Kapanen - Tavares - Marner line starts...
Editor In Leaf Sep 28, 2018

Toronto Maple Leafs: Mitch Marner, Meet Art Ross

The Toronto Maple Leafs hype-train focuses on John Tavares and Auston Matthews. But Toronto Maple Leafs forward MItch Marner might not be relegated to the second tier of Leafs superstars for much longer. Expect Mitch Marner to breakout this season – bigtime. The stars are aligning or Marner – he’s in his third year, he’s […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Mitch Marner, Meet Art Ross - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Sun Sep 24, 2018

Babcock gets defensive when queried about ‘stacked’ power-play unit

Mike Babcock went into defensive posture when asked on Monday about the Maple Leafs’ power-play units. The Leafs coach bristled when it was suggested that he loaded up one power-play unit, as the first group over the boards when the Leafs have a man advantage will be Auston Matthews, Nazem Kadri, Mitch Marner, John Tavares […]
Sportsnet.ca Sep 23, 2018
Tavares & Marner already showing great chemistry

Tavares & Marner already showing great chemistry

Jeff Marek explains what he’s seen from the Toronto Maple Leafs so far this pre-season and the news players on the Calgary Flames. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.
Toronto Star Sep 23, 2018
Star-studded power play among Maple Leafs storylines to watch

Star-studded power play among Maple Leafs storylines to watch

Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Nazem Kadri, Mitch Marner and Morgan Rielly will skate in the same game for the first time Monday night against the Canadiens at Scotiabank Arena, and there’s still a lot on the line throughout the lineup.
Editor In Leaf Sep 23, 2018

Top 4 Concerns About the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs are 4-0 in the preseaon. The Toronto Maple Leafs have added John Tavares and they have Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and Morgan Rielly.  My favorite players Nazem Kadri and Jake Gardiner remain with the team. They are the Stanley Cup Favorites, entering the season. They’ve got a Vezina quality goalie, and […] Top 4 Concerns About the Toronto Maple Leafs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Toronto Star Sep 22, 2018
Calle Rosen goal lifts Leafs over Sabres in pre-season tilt

Calle Rosen goal lifts Leafs over Sabres in pre-season tilt

Calle Rosen, Auston Matthews and Jeremy Bracco scored during the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 3-2 NHL preseason win against the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday, which moved the Leafs to 4-0-0 in exhibition play.

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Maple Leafs Player News

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    Auston Matthews

    Nylander scenarios play off Leafs’ long-term game plan

  • 1

    John Tavares

    Toronto Maple Leafs: Short-term deal makes sense for William Nylander

  • 1

    Garret Sparks

    Frank Corrado joins Marlies on AHL contract

  • 1

    Jake Gardiner

    Nylander scenarios play off Leafs’ long-term game plan

  • 1

    Igor Ozhiganov

    Toronto Maple Leafs Seem Set to Healthy-Scratch Undeserving Player

  • 1

    Martin Marincin

    Toronto Maple Leafs Seem Set to Healthy-Scratch Undeserving Player

  • 1

    Travis Dermott

    Toronto Maple Leafs Seem Set to Healthy-Scratch Undeserving Player

  • 1

    Justin Holl

    Toronto Maple Leafs Seem Set to Healthy-Scratch Undeserving Player

  • Frederik Andersen

    Penguins’ Letang & Murray Hit Milestones

  • Kasperi Kapanen

    Toronto Maple Leafs: Is Kasperi Kapanen playing his way out of Toronto?