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 ...

Wild beat Maple Leafs in shootout

Nov 14, 2013

Wild beat Maple Leafs in shootout

Zach Parise and the Minnesota Wild kept their chins up and turned what could have been a negative outcome into a positive. Parise and Jason Pominville scored in the shootout, lifting Minnesota to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday night. ...