Tag Archive | "Toronto Maple Leafs"

Leafs acquire Jake Muzzin from Los Angeles

Monday, January 28, 2019

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The Maple Leafs have finally bolstered their defense. Toronto has acquired defenceman Jake Muzzin from Los Angeles in exchange for forward Carl Grundstrom, the rights to Sean Durzi and Toronto’s first-round pick in the 2019 NHL Draft. .@SportChek Player Alert: The @MapleLeafs have acquired defenceman Jake Muzzin from Los Angeles in exchange for forward Carl Grundstrom,…

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Andrei Vasilevskiy returns to crease with career-best performance

Thursday, December 13, 2018

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Andrei Vasilevskiy might not be human. Tampa Bay’s elite starting netminder made his return to the cage Thursday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs after missing the past 12 games. The 24-year-old had been out since Nov. 10 with a left foot fracture. “He’s been our MVP for a long time here on this team,”…

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Zach Hyman suspended two games for late hit on Bruins’ McAvoy

Sunday, December 9, 2018

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Toronto Maple Leafs’ forward Zach Hyman will pay the price for a late hit he delivered in the third period of Saturday’s blowout loss to the Boston Bruins. Hyman has been handed a two-game suspension for interference on Bruins’ blueliner Charlie McAvoy. Toronto’s Zach Hyman has been suspended for two games for interference on Boston’s…

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Nylander signs six-year extension to remain in Toronto

Saturday, December 1, 2018

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William Nylander is staying in Toronto. The 22-year-old Swedish forward avoided sitting out the 2018-19 NHL season by signing a six-year contract extension with the Maple Leafs on Saturday afternoon. The RFA had until the 5:00 PM EST deadline on Dec. 1 to sign an extension with the team. According to reports, the extension was…

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Golden Knights’ Erik Haula stretchered off ice in Toronto

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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A leg is not supposed to bend like that. Vegas Golden Knights forward Erik Haula was stretchered off the ice Tuesday evening against the Toronto Maple Leafs after a collision with opposing forward Patrick Marleau. Haula collided with the Toronto forward in the third period and appeared to suffer a knee injury. He was in…

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Auston Matthews suffers shoulder injury vs. Jets

Saturday, October 27, 2018

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This is not what you want to hear if you’re a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. Superstar forward Auston Matthews suffered a shoulder injury Saturday evening against the Winnipeg Jets. Matthews left the game early in the second period and did not return. With the Jets leading Toronto 1-0, Matthews was on the receiving end of…

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Evgeny Kuznetsov snipes goal from insane angle

Saturday, October 13, 2018

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Evgeny Kuznetsov is on a different level this season. The 26-year-old Russian forward is establishing himself as one of the most dynamic and electric players in the game on a Washington squad that already boasts the immensely talented Alexander Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. Kuznetsov showed off his ridiculous skill with a wicked no-look snipe from…

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Thomas Chabot dazzles in win against Maple Leafs

Sunday, October 7, 2018

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Welcome to the Thomas Chabot show. The young 21-year-old blueliner dazzled in a win against the Maple Leafs on Saturday, scoring two gorgeous goals, adding an assist, recording a plus-4 rating and firing five shots on goal. In two games with Ottawa this season, Chabot leads the team in scoring with five points.

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2018-19 Season Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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The Maple Leafs finished the 2017-18 season with 105 points and a 49-26-7 record. They were bounced in the first round of the playoffs for the second straight season, losing in 7 games to their divisional rivals, the Boston Bruins. They made easily the biggest splash of the off-season, signing free agent John Tavares to…

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NHL Mock Draft 2018: No.25 — Ryan McLeod

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

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The Toronto Maple Leafs struggled mightily from 2014-to-2016 and that enabled them to draft William Nylander (No.8 in 2014), Mitch Marner (No.4 in 2015) and Auston Matthews (No.1 in 2016) and they have immediately become the core of their team.  Since then they have made the playoffs in back-to-back seasons but still have not made…

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