50 Years Ago in Hockey: Brewer to be Reinstated as Amateur?

It would appear that the chances are good for former Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Carl Brewer to successfully realize his quest to be reinstated as an amateur. The National Hockey League board of governors, in a meeting in New York City yesterday, came up with a formula by which the recalcitrant blueliner would receive his amateur status. The plan would enable the Toronto Maple...
Via The Hockey Writers
30 minutes ago

Are the Maple Leafs learning from their losses?

Or is goaltending the issue? Lots to talk about in this week's mailbag.
Via Breakaway Blog
36 minutes ago

WATCH: Gotta See It: Hyman taken down by Folin’s slew foot

Watch as Maple Leafs rookie Zach Hyman is taken down by Wild defenceman Christian Hyman with an obvious slew foot.
Via SportsNetCanada
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

A Year of Pain and Optimism for Maple Leafs

If you’re a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, you’ve dealt with the highs and lows associated with the franchise and the product it puts on the ice. With the proper management team and coaching staff now firmly in place, the organization has begun its rebuild back to contention, respectability and glory; starting with amassing a stable of young talent and developing them into NHL...
Via The Hockey Writers
19 hours ago

Connor Brown: The Leafs’ Forgotten Rookie

It’s understandable that Toronto Maple Leafs’ rookie Connor Brown has been forgotten about. The Leafs have three other rookies that have eclipsed Brown almost immediately: Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander. Connor Brown (Lindsay A. Mogle/AHL via Wikimedia Commons) While those players only had to wait a short amount of time to make the NHL, Brown’s chance...
Via The Hockey Writers
21 hours ago

Maple Leafs discover winning is harder than losing

Heading to Minnesota, the Leafs have yet to lose in regulation, but have let two wins turn into overtime losses.
Via Breakaway Blog
1 day ago

WATCH: Patrik Laine scores a hat trick to win it in OT

The first-ever meeting between Auston Matthews and Patrik Laine was one to remember. The battle between two of the top rookies in the NHL was a crazy game in which Laine came out on top after finishing his hat trick with an OT winner. This entire sequence was pretty awesome to watch. Matthews broke in and was denied, sending Laine the other way to win it for the Jets. After...
Via Puck Drunk Love
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nylander's perfect patience gets Kadri his 2nd goal

Watch as eight seconds after William Nylander's first goal of the season, he returns the favour by giving Nazem Kadri a perfect pass for an open net for his second goal of the night.
Via SportsNetCanada
1 day ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gotta See It: Zaitsev, Matthews combine to get Nylander first goal of season

William Nylander's powerplay goal on Wednesday involved a trio of firsts. It was not only Nylander's first goal of the season and the Maple Leafs' first powerplay goal on the season, but it was also Auston Matthews' first NHL assist.
Via SportsNetCanada
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs, Cowen await buyout ruling

Leafs and defenceman Jared Cowen present cases to arbiter in injury-related dispute over contract buyout.
Via Toronto Star
1 day ago

More power to Maple Leafs . . . whatever works

Nikita Zaitsev and Jake Gardiner quarterback scoreless power-play units through two games but see reasons for hope.
Via Toronto Star
2 days ago

Auston Matthews has the best-selling jersey in the NHL

Auston Matthews has taken the NHL by storm. His four-goal debut led to a mad rush by Maple Leafs fans and hockey fans around the world to try and buy anything with the rookies name on it. All of that buzz has made Matthews’ sweater the best-selling in the NHL and one tough item to find. Since going on sale on Thursday, Auston Matthews has best selling jersey in the NHL, according...
Via Puck Drunk Love
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dave Keon ranked greatest Toronto Maple Leaf

TORONTO (AP) For decades, Dave Keon wanted no part of the Toronto Maple Leafs. On Friday, he was honored as the greatest player in the team's 100-year history. Syl Apps was second on the list , followed by Ted Kennedy, Darryl Sittler, Mats Sundin, Tim Horton, Johnny Bower, Borje Salming amd Frank Maholvlich and Turk Broda. Keon won four Stanley Cups with Toronto and remains the...
Via Associated Press
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs rookie Auston Matthews records hat trick in NHL debut

Toronto Maple Leafs rookie Auston Matthews knows how to make an impression. He became the first No. 1 draft pick and fourth player in the NHL’s modern era to record a hat trick in his first game. Via @EliasSports, @AM34 is the fourth player to score a hat trick in his NHL debut (in modern era, since 1943-44). #NHLFaceoff — NHL Public Relations ...
Via Sportsnaut
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs release incredible hype video which rivals most movies

The Toronto Maple Leafs sure know how to get fans hyped for the upcoming season. The Leafs aired this amazing video celebrating their 100th year in the league, showcasing the highs and lows of being a fan of the team over the years. The one-minute feature is visually stunning and totally relatable for any Leafs fan, no matter the age. Check it out. Regardless of how well the...
Via Puck Drunk Love
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Babcock goes from coaching hockey's best team to NHL's worst

TORONTO (AP) Mike Babcock talks and walks - or jogs after a morning skate or practice - like a man full of confidence. Two Olympic gold medals along with Stanley Cup and World Cup titles will do that. Babcock is embarking on his second season in charge of the Toronto Maple Leafs, the NHL's worst team last season and one of the league's most storied franchises. Two weeks ago, Babcock...
Via Associated Press
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs at a glance

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS LAST SEASON: 29-42-11, 69 points. Finished last in Atlantic Division and NHL. COACH: Mike Babcock (second season, 14th NHL season) ADDED: C Auston Matthews, D Roman Polak, G Frederik Andersen. LOST: F P.A. Parenteau, F Brad Boyes, G Jonathan Bernier. PLAYER TO WATCH: Auston Matthews. Coach Mike Babcock said he plans to start Matthews as the team's No. 1...
Via Associated Press
17 days ago  |  Discuss

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