Hurricanes storm past Maple Leafs

Jan 20, 2015

Hurricanes storm past Maple Leafs

The Carolina Hurricanes took advantage of the struggling Toronto Maple Leafs and kept up their strong play this month. Eric Staal scored twice and Anton Khudobin stopped 34 shots to lead the Hurricanes to a 4-1 victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday night. ...

Caps pound Maple Leafs

Jan 8, 2015

Caps pound Maple Leafs

Peter Horachek saw positives, but the Toronto Maple Leafs’ first step under their new interim coach started with another loss. Marcus Johansson and Eric Fehr scored two goals apiece as the Washington Capitals, backed by a record-tying performance by Braden Holtby in goal, beat ...

Panthers sweep away Leafs in third

Dec 29, 2014

Panthers sweep away Leafs in third

Brad Boyes and the resilient Florida Panthers put together a big rally against the Toronto Maple Leafs on Sunday night. Boyes scored a tiebreaking power-play goal in Florida’s four-goal third period, sending the Panthers to a 6-4 victory over the Maple Leafs. Willie Mitchell, ...

Flyers show mettle in 3rd

Dec 21, 2014

Flyers show mettle in 3rd

Claude Giroux, Jakub Voracek and the Philadelphia Flyers needed a little time to get up full speed against the Toronto Maple Leafs. Giroux had two goals and two assists, Voracek added four assists to take the NHL scoring lead and the Flyers rallied to ...

Streaking Maple Leafs edge Kings

Dec 15, 2014

Streaking Maple Leafs edge Kings

The Toronto Maple Leafs are rolling, and coach Randy Carlyle thinks they can play even better. James Reimer helped the Maple Leafs to a 4-3 shootout win over Los Angeles on Sunday, shutting out the Kings in the tiebreaker. “We think this group’s got ...

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Nov 25, 2014

Hockey legend Pat Quinn dies

Pat Quinn, a former defenseman and longtime NHL coach and executive who brought a gruff and passionate presence to hockey across the decades, has died at 71. Quinn passed away Sunday night in Vancouver after a long illness, the Hockey Hall of Fame and ...

Maple Leafs avenge defeat against rival Bruins

Nov 13, 2014

Maple Leafs avenge defeat against rival Bruins

The Toronto Maple Leafs tried to forget a recent humiliating loss to the Boston Bruins. Their coaches wouldn’t let them. Head coach Randy Carlyle wanted to stimulate their memories about how embarrassed they were. It worked. The Maple Leafs turned the tables and embarrassed ...

Blues prolong Leafs' slump

Mar 26, 2014

Blues prolong Leafs' slump

David Backes enjoys playing in Toronto. The sights. The sounds. And, getting a hat trick isn’t too shabby, either. Backes scored his third goal of the game into an empty net to lead the St. Louis Blues to a 5-3 victory Tuesday night that ...

Feisty Kessel, Leafs hand Canucks seventh straight loss

Feb 9, 2014

Feisty Kessel, Leafs hand Canucks seventh straight loss

Phil Kessel had the winning goal after nearly fighting a familiar foe. Kessel scored the second of three straight goals for Toronto in the third period and the Maple Leafs rallied to beat the Vancouver Canucks 3-1 on Saturday night. The U.S. Olympian assisted ...

Maple Leafs defeat Red Wings in snowy Winter Classic

Jan 2, 2014

Maple Leafs defeat Red Wings in snowy Winter Classic

A lot of winter. Very little classic hockey. Light snow swirled down in the Big House, making it tough to push the puck through piles of the white stuff on a sheet of ice where football is usually played. Teeth-chattering temperatures and a brisk ...

Nolan finds tears in win

Nov 16, 2013

Nolan finds tears in win

Sabres coach Ted Nolan had difficulty putting his emotions into words after going 16 years between wins behind the Buffalo bench. “It was one of those games where you didn’t ever know that this type of day would ever happen again,” Nolan said on ...