9:06 PM EDT, Sun October 17, 2021
Toronto Star 1 hour ago
Leafs notebook: Looser dress code suits Auston Matthews fine, and American invaders return to Scotiabank Arena

Leafs notebook: Looser dress code suits Auston Matthews fine, and American invaders return to Scotiabank Arena

Said coach Sheldon Keefe on the new policy for game-day attire: “I’m more focused on how they’re performing when they’re in their equipment.”
Toronto Star 5 hours ago
Auston Matthews returns to the Leafs lineup Monday: ‘I’ve been itching to get back in’

Auston Matthews returns to the Leafs lineup Monday: ‘I’ve been itching to get back in’

Matthews has been recovering from August wrist surgery while his teammates have been struggling to score with just seven goals in three games, albeit with two wins in that time.
Editor In Leaf 7 hours ago

Toronto Maple Leafs Get It Done with Potential Roster Upgrade Imminent

The Toronto Maple Leafs just could not start the year with two losses to the Ottawa Senators. It doesn’t matter how bad the refs were in the first game (they were incompetent)  or how great Anton Forsberg was (he almost earned the Hart and Vezina trophies in a single game) – the Toronto Maple Leafs […] Toronto Maple Leafs Get It Done with Potential Roster Upgrade Imminent - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Pension Plan Puppets 9 hours ago
Back to Excited Episode 155: Thoughts on the first week

Back to Excited Episode 155: Thoughts on the first week

We chat about the takeaways from a generally strong opening week Welcome to another episode of Back to Excited. Today we discuss what’s gone well and poorly for the Leafs in their opening week. Timestamps: The Petr Mrazek injury [1:40] Jack Campbell’s strong start [5:01] The Leafs’ best skater so far (surprise, it’s William Nylander) [10:34] The shutdown line of David Kampf, Ondrej Kase, and Pierre Engvall, their success, and the possible galaxy braining of 5v5 ice-time allocations [18:52] Possible changes in the Leafs’ offensive shot choices and their implications...
Pension Plan Puppets 11 hours ago
Petr Mrázek is out, Michael Hutchinson is in, Jack Campbell has the net

Petr Mrázek is out, Michael Hutchinson is in, Jack Campbell has the net

Photo by Brett Holmes/Icon Sportswire via This goalie tandem thing lasted 40 minutes. In an event reminiscent of the short-lived training camp of goalie prospect Ian Scott, Petr Mrázek left his first game as a Maple Leaf with a groin injury. He joins Scott and the other prospect Joe Woll as injured goalies. Michael Hutchinson, set to be the starter in the AHL, now becomes the NHL backup in a more traditional goalie arrangement than the tandem that had been planned. After Jack Campbell started with EBUG Alex Bishop as backup in Game 3 of the season, the timeline was...