Maple Leafs overcome slow start, beat Wild 4-2
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a habit of falling behind early this season.
That didn't matter much against a slow, tired opponent Tuesday.
Kucherov finishes with 4 points, Lightning beat Leafs 7-3
TORONTO (AP) — Steven Stamkos was in a much better mood after the Tampa Bay's latest effort and an 11-point night from the Lightning's top line.
Matthews, Andersen lead Maple Leafs past Canadiens
Auston Matthews scored and Frederik Andersen made 26 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the visiting Montreal Canadiens 3-0 in preseason play Wednesday night.
TORONTO (AP) — Toronto has extended the contracts of impending restricted free agents Kasperi Kapanen and Andreas Johnsson, shoring up a second- and third-line that helped the Maple Leafs net a...
Matthews leads Maple Leafs past Bruins 3-2 for 2-1 lead
TORONTO (AP) — With the Toronto Maple Leafs back home, Auston Matthews finally broke through against Boston.
Matthews scored his first goal of the playoffs and set up another as the Maple...
Hyman scores twice, Maple Leafs rally to beat Canadiens 6-3
TORONTO (AP) — It took two late goals by Zach Hyman and a huge comeback by Toronto to end its longest losing streak of the season.
Hyman scored two goals in the final 1:50 of the third...
Ovechkin’s milestone goal leads Capitals past Toronto 3-2
TORONTO (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored the 650th goal of his career and Braden Holtby made 40 saves as the Washington Capitals defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night.
Ovechkin, Holtby lead Capitals past Maple Leafs 3-2
TORONTO (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored a milestone goal, yet found the points for a Washington Capitals victory far more important.
Ovechkin scored the 650th goal of his career and Braden...
Tavares scores in overtime, Maple Leafs stop Canadiens 4-3
MONTREAL (AP) — A matchup of teams battling for second place in the Atlantic Division lived up to expectations.
John Tavares scored at 2:17 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Andreas Johnsson, Nikita Zaitsev and William Nylander also scored for the Maple Leafs, who extended their winning streak to four games. Frederik Andersen stopped 35 shots.
Johnsson leads Maple Leafs to 6-1 win over struggling Ducks
TORONTO (AP) — Jake Muzzin is making a smooth transition to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Muzzin had a goal and two assists, Andreas Johnsson had two goals and two assists and the Maple Leafs defeated the Anaheim Ducks 6-1 Monday night.
Muzzin, acquired from the Los Angeles Kings for two prospects and a first-round pick last week, has already provided a physical presence and calming influence to a blue line previously viewed as the Leafs' weak link.
Pastrnak’s goal sends Bruins past Maple Leafs 3-2
TORONTO (AP) — A pair of miscues proved costly for the Toronto Maple Leafs against the Boston Bruins.
Sean Kuraly and David Pastrnak pounced on mistakes by Toronto defensemen Jake Gardiner and Nikita Zaitsev late in the second period and turned a deficit into a lead as Boston grabbed a 3-2 victory Saturday.
"We came out and played the game we wanted to," said Toronto winger Mitch Marner, who scored his 17th goal of the season. "Just made a couple of mistakes and they didn't miss."
Marner lifts Maple Leafs over Rangers in wild third period
TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner was stuck on six goals for nearly a month. Suddenly, nobody can keep the red-hot forward from putting the puck in the net.
Marner scored twice during a wild the third period and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 5-3 on Saturday night.
Larkin lifts Red Wings past Maple Leafs 5-4 in OT
TORONTO (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored on a breakaway at 2:48 of overtime and the Detroit Red Wings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Thursday night after blowing a three-goal lead in the third period.
Larkin beat Garret Sparks between the pads to snap Toronto's five-game winning streak.
Johnsson has 1st-period hat trick, Maple Leafs rout Flyers
TORONTO (AP) — Andreas Johnsson was down on himself earlier this season for his lack of finish around the net. That wasn't a problem Saturday night.
The second-year winger completed his first career hat trick before the game was 13 minutes old, helping the Toronto Maple Leafs rout the Philadelphia Flyers 6-0.
Tavares, speedy Maple Leafs race away from Kings in 5-1 rout
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have one of the fastest teams in hockey. The Los Angeles Kings do not.
And when the Leafs hit the Staples Center ice in full flight, the Kings were caught a bit flat-footed.
Nazem Kadri scored two power-play goals and John Tavares had a goal and two assists in the Maple Leafs' 5-1 victory Tuesday night.
Maple Leafs beat Devils 6-1 in Hall of Fame Game
TORONTO (AP) — Patrick Marleau celebrated a milestone on Hall of Fame night.
Marleau had his 600th NHL assist, John Tavares scored his ninth goal of the season and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New Jersey Devils 6-1 on Friday night.
Nazem Kadri, Connor Brown, Andreas Johnsson, Morgan Rielly and Tyler Ennis also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 38 saves. Toronto improved to 11-5-0 with its third straight victory.
TORONTO (AP) — Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist to help the Toronto Marlies win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup, 6-1 over the Texas Stars in Game 7 on Thursday night.
Mason Marchment also scored twice, Carl Grundstrom and Ben Smith added goals, and Garret Sparks made 29 saves for the Toronto Maple Leafs' top farm club.
"We got the first goal, we got the second goal too and we could play on that," said Johnsson, selected the playoffs MVP. "It made it a little bit easier."
Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-3, avoid elimination in Game 5
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs opened another 4-1 lead in Boston, and this time they held on.
Five years after blowing a three-goal lead in a playoff elimination game against the Bruins, Toronto killed off a 5-on-3 and three more penalties to beat the Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 on Saturday night and force the series to a sixth game.
TORONTO (AP) — William Nylander and Auston Matthews each had two goals and an assist as the playoff-bound Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Monday night.
Andreas Johnsson also scored as Maple Leafs extended a franchise record with their 48th win and matched the team mark for points (103) set in 2003-04. Backup goalie Curtis McElhinney stopped 32 shots to help Toronto win for the 15th time in the last 17 at home.
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews kept his points streak going, and William Nylander was the main reason why.
The two each had two goals and an assist as the playoff-bound Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-2 on Monday night.
Andreas Johnsson also scored as Maple Leafs extended a franchise record with their 48th win and matched the team mark for points (103) set in 2003-04.
Maple Leafs blank Canadiens for 12th straight home win
TORONTO (AP) — The Maple Leafs were without their starting goalie, their best overall player and two other regulars — and still managed to do what they've been doing a lot lately.
They won again at Air Canada Center.
Curtis McElhinney made 33 saves for his third shutout of the season and the Maple Leafs extended their club-record home winning streak to 12 straight games with a 4-0 victory over the Montreal Canadiens on Saturday night.
Fritz’s second goal gives Sound Tigers OT win in Toronto
Tanner Fritz's second goal of the game, 70 seconds into overtime, gave the Bridgeport Sound Tigers a 4-3 win over the Toronto Marlies on Thursday morning at Toronto's Ricoh Coliseum.
Bridgeport has won 17 of its past 20 games, moving five points ahead of fifth-place Hershey in the Atlantic Division with 21 games to go. It moved one point ahead of Lehigh Valley, though the Phantoms remain in third place in the AHL's percentage-based standings.