Flames strike twice early, blank Maple Leafs

Dec 1, 2016

Flames strike twice early, blank Maple Leafs

The Calgary Flames left the Toronto Maple Leafs behind in a hurry. Freddie Hamilton and Kris Versteeg scored in the first minute and Chad Johnson made 39 saves in Calgary’s 3-0 victory over Toronto on Wednesday night. “Six (games) in nine nights and coming ...

Oct 15, 2016

Leafs honor Keon as team's greatest

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 ...

Panthers set franchise points record

Apr 5, 2016

Panthers set franchise points record

There’s no more startling anyone for these Florida Panthers. Rocco Grimaldi scored twice, Aleksander Barkov got his 27th goal and Florida beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Monday night to set a franchise record with its 99th point this season. Florida clinched its fifth ...

Capitals prevail over Leafs despite poor play

Mar 3, 2016

Capitals prevail over Leafs despite poor play

Another blast from the point by Matt Niskanen on the power play got the Washington Capitals another victory in a season full of them. But pulling one out of the fire against the NHL’s last-place team didn’t make anyone all that thrilled. The Capitals ...

Lightning edge Maple Leafs for seventh straight victory

Mar 1, 2016

Lightning edge Maple Leafs for seventh straight victory

The Tampa Bay Lightning ended a grueling stretch of their season by getting a piece of first place in the Atlantic Division. Tyler Johnson scored twice and the Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 on Monday night for their seventh straight victory. Tampa ...

Blackhawks whip Maple Leafs, end three-game skid

Feb 16, 2016

Blackhawks whip Maple Leafs, end three-game skid

The sellout crowd chanted “M-V-P! M-V-P!” and Patrick Kane cracked a wry grin. It was a sweet ending to a difficult homestand for the Chicago Blackhawks. Kane had a goal and three assists, and the Blackhawks stopped a three-game slide with a dominant 7-2 ...

McDavid stars for Oilers in win over Leafs

Feb 12, 2016

McDavid stars for Oilers in win over Leafs

Todd McLellan can’t help but sit back sometimes and watch Connor McDavid work. McDavid had two goals and three assists, Jordan Eberle scored three times and added an assist, and McLellan’s Edmonton Oilers powered past the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 on Thursday night to ...

Surging Lightning edge Maple Leafs

Jan 28, 2016

Surging Lightning edge Maple Leafs

Andrei Vasilevskiy had an outstanding performance with his parents watching him live for the first time in an NHL game. Vasilevskiy made 30 saves, Steven Stamkos scored his 21st goal and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 1-0 on Wednesday night. ...

Leafs pounce on Avalanche in third period

Dec 22, 2015

Leafs pounce on Avalanche in third period

Tyler Bozak made a triumphant return to Denver and led the surging Toronto Maple Leafs to a big win. Bozak scored three times in the third period and Toronto broke loose for four goals in the final 20 minutes to beat the Colorado Avalanche ...

Rangers claim ninth straight victory

Nov 16, 2015

Rangers claim ninth straight victory

Mats Zuccarello was essentially a shootout specialist when he made his New York Rangers debut five years ago. Now he may be the team’s most indispensable offensive player. Zuccarello scored the tiebreaking goal with 58.3 seconds left and had two assists in the Rangers’ ...

Lupul nets pair as Maple Leafs surprise Stars

Nov 3, 2015

Lupul nets pair as Maple Leafs surprise Stars

When a lead evaporated in 58 seconds and a goal was taken off the board on a coach’s challenge, it looked like it just wasn’t the Toronto Maple Leafs’ night. Again. Then Joffrey Lupul scored twice, James Reimer found his groove, and the Maple ...

Oct 31, 2015

Zuccarello fires Rangers past lowly Leafs

Mats Zuccarello’s hat trick sent the New York Rangers to a 3-1 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Friday night. Henrik Lundqvist made 22 saves as the Rangers improved to 7-2-2. New York has won four of its last five, earning 10 points ...