Tag Archives: Toronto Maple Leafs

A Look Back At What The Remaining Eastern Conference Teams Did At The Trade Deadline

Photo: Joe Sargent/Getty Images It may feel like years ago but just two and a half weeks before the NHL paused its season due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the 2019-20 trade deadline passed. A lot more moves took place … Continue reading

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Ranking The Most Favorable First-Round Matchups For The Capitals

Photo: @Capitals While the Washington Capitals will be facing the Boston Bruins (No. 1 seed), Tampa Bay Lightning (No. 2), and Philadelphia Flyers (No. 4) in a three-game round-robin to determine Stanley Cup Playoff seeding when the 2019-20 NHL season … Continue reading

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Bidding Battle To Become Canadian Hub City Intensifies, Decision Due At Any Time

It’s become very similar to placing a bid to host the Olympics. Canadian cities Edmonton, Vancouver and Toronto have rolled up their sleeves and pulled out all the stops to enhance their final proposals to become the lone Canadian hub … Continue reading

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Maple Leafs Star Center Auston Matthews Reportedly Tests Positive For COVID-19

Photo: NHLPA Steve Simmonds of the Toronto Sun reported on Friday afternoon that Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews has tested positive for the coronavirus, just hours after it was reported that three Tampa Bay Lightning players and two staff members … Continue reading

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Eastern Conference Play-In Preview

Photo: Francois Lacasse/Getty Images The NHL announced that the Stanley Cup Playoffs will begin with 24 teams. While there are many boxes to be checked before play begins, Commissioner Gary Bettman said that the playoffs could begin as early as … Continue reading

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Which Teams Would Have The Best Chance Of Pulling Off An Upset In The NHL Play-In Round?

Photo: Norm Hall/Getty Images After the first round of the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs featured a whopping five upsets, just imagine the possibilities for this year with 24 teams and a play-in round for all teams ranked fifth through twelfth … Continue reading

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“Stay Well and See You Soon”: The Message NHL Players and Teams Are Sending to Fans Amid the League Pause

Graphic: NHL.com It has been an abnormal last few days since Thursday’s news of the NHL pausing the season due to the Coronavirus outbreak. What were supposed to be teams pushing for a spot in the 2019-20 Stanley Cup Playoffs have … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Can the Capitals Gather Enough Points At the End To Hold Off the Competition?

The Washington Capitals are in a dogfight in the Metropolitan Division standings. Continue reading

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A Look at the Wild Card Race in the Eastern Conference

Photo: Mike Stobe/Getty Images As the NHL season winds down with fewer than 15 games remaining in the regular season for most teams, this time of year tends to bring out the best in everyone as they scrap and claw … Continue reading

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42-Year-Old David Ayres Dresses As Hurricanes’ Emergency Backup vs. Maple Leafs

After goaltender James Reimer suffered a lower-body injury in the first period of the Carolina Hurricanes’ game against the Toronto Maple Leafs Saturday night, and backup Petr Mrazek got banged-up when he skated out to play the puck a little past … Continue reading

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