Bruins hold off Maple Leafs 6-4 to tie series
TORONTO (AP) — David Pastrnak scored twice in quick succession, Brad Marchand had a goal and two assists and the Boston Bruins held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 6-4 on Wednesday night to tie the...
DENVER (AP) — This classifies as fun for Frederik Andersen: Protecting a late lead in the third period by leaping out of his net to stop a shot with the handle of his stick.
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...
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares scored against his former team and the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a playoff berth with a 2-1 victory over the New York Islanders on Monday night.
UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — John Tavares didn't acknowledge gaining any satisfaction from scoring against his former team. His focus was just on helping the Toronto Maple Leafs get in the...
TORONTO (AP) — Frederik Andersen has bailed out the Maple Leafs in plenty of games since arriving in Toronto. His teammates returned the favor on Friday night.
Johnson, Paquette lead Lightning past Maple Leafs 6-2
TORONTO (AP) — Tyler Johnson and Tampa Bay put together another impressive display.
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...
Kadri, Kapanen score 22 seconds apart as Leafs beat Avs 5-2
DENVER (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs had one powerful surge against Colorado, and it came from their re-energized power play.
Nazem Kadri and Kasperi Kapanen scored power-play goals 22 seconds apart in the second period, Frederik Andersen stopped 34 shots and the Maple Leafs beat Colorado 5-2 on Tuesday night, extending the Avalanche's winless streak to eight games.
Kapanen and Kadri each finished with two goals, while Auston Matthews added a goal and two assists.
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.
Capitals fall 6-3 to Maple Leafs, lose 7th straight game
TORONTO (AP) — Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals their seventh straight loss.
Auston Matthews, Nikita Zaitsev and Mitch Marner also scored for Toronto. William Nylander added three assists, while Morgan Rielly and Connor Brown had two each. Frederik Andersen stopped 41 shots for the win.
Kadri gets hat trick, Maple Leafs beat Capitals 6-3
TORONTO (AP) — The cheers coming from the Toronto Maple Leafs' locker-room could have easily been swapped out for sighs of relief.
Nazem Kadri recorded the fifth hat trick of his career and added an assist as the Maple Leafs defeated Washington 6-3 on Wednesday night and dealt the defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals their seventh straight loss.
Hinostroza scores winner, Coyotes beat slumping Maple Leafs
TORONTO (AP) — The Arizona Coyotes are on a nice roll and just keep on winning in Toronto.
Vinnie Hinostroza scored in the third period and the Coyotes beat the slumping Maple Leafs 4-2 on Sunday night for their fifth win in the last seven games.
Clayton Keller, Mario Kempe and Lawson Crouse also scored and Darcy Kuemper stopped 25 shots as Arizona improved to 8-0-1 in its last nine trips to Toronto.
"We're really finding our identity here and how we want to play as a team," Hinostroza said.
Maple Leafs beat NHL-leading Lightning 4-2
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Although they trail Tampa Bay by 14 points in the standings, the Toronto Maple Leafs are having some head-to-head success against the top team in the NHL.
Mitch Marner scored a go-ahead goal late in the second period, Nazem Kadri and Patrick Marleau each had a goal and an assist, and the Maple Leafs beat the Lightning 4-2 on Thursday night.
Soderberg’s 1st hat trick leads Avalanche past Leafs 6-3
TORONTO (AP) — The Colorado Avalanche caught the Toronto Maple Leafs in a lull and took full advantage.
Carl Soderberg had his first career hat trick and the Avalanche defeated the Maple Leafs 6-3 on Monday night.
Gabriel Landeskog, Mikko Rantanen and Matt Calvert also scored for Colorado, which had lost nine of its last 10 games overall (1-7-2), and seven straight in regulation on the road.
Semyon Varlamov stopped 17 shots for the Avalanche.
Matthews, Tavares help Maple Leafs rout Panthers 6-1
TORONTO (AP) — Roberto Luongo joked on Twitter after Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner made celebrity cameo appearances in a production of "The Nutcracker" that Toronto's dynamic duo deserved the night off.
No such luck for the goalie and his Florida teammates.
Matthews had two goals and two assists, and John Tavares also scored twice to help the Maple Leafs rout the Panthers 6-1 on Thursday night.
Vasilevskiy strong in return, Lightning top Maple Leafs 4-1
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Andrei Vasilevskiy made 48 saves in his return from a broken left foot and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Thursday night in a matchup of the NHL's top two teams.
Alex Killorn and Tyler Johnson both scored for Tampa Bay during the final 36 seconds of the second period to make it 4-1. Vasilevskiy, who missed the previous 14 games, stopped all 23 shots he faced in the period.
Nylander leads Maple Leafs to 4-1 win over Hurricanes
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — William Nylander can't make up for lost time with the Toronto Maple Leafs. That's not going to stop the right wing from trying.
He had a pair of assists and was active all over the ice Tuesday night in Toronto's 4-1 win over the Carolina Hurricanes.
"I'm just trying to get back as fast as possible," Nylander said.
Matthews nets 2nd goal late in OT as Maple Leafs edge Sabres
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his second goal with three seconds on the clock in overtime, and the Toronto Maple Leafs matched their best start in 84 years with a 4-3 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
The Maple Leafs won their fifth straight game and improved to 20-8. The only other time it took them just 28 games to reach 20 wins was when they opened the 1934-35 season at 20-6-2.
Marner has 3 assists as Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-2
TORONTO (AP) — On a night when Patrick Marleau celebrated his 1,600th NHL game, Mitch Marner did what he does best: set up goals.
The 21-year-old winger had three assists and Marleau added another as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday.
"He has great vision out there," the 39-year-old Marleau said. "The way he skates and handles the puck, he can maneuver around guys and draw guys to him. He did that quite a bit tonight."
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.
Kucherov, Vasilevskiy lead NHL-best Lightning past Oilers
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Nikita Kucherov had two goals and an assist, Andrei Vasilevskiy made 33 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Edmonton Oilers 5-2 on Tuesday night.
Steven Stamkos had a goal and two assists, and Brayden Point and Yanni Gourde also scored for the Lightning, who have the best record in the NHL at 11-3-1.
Andersen makes 36 saves to lift Leafs over Golden Knights
TORONTO (AP) — There have been times this season when the Maple Leafs felt they deserved a better fate on home ice.
That wasn't the case Tuesday night.
Frederik Andersen made 36 saves to lift the Toronto Maple Leafs over the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1.
The visitors had 82 shot attempts compared to the Leafs' 40, including a 40-13 edge in a second period where Toronto barely touched the puck.
Andersen makes 31 saves, Maple Leafs beat Penguins 5-0
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Frederik Andersen continued the Toronto Maple Leafs' early season undefeated run on the road with a perfect night in goal.
Andersen made 31 saves for his first shutout of the season and 16th overall and the Maple Leafs routed the high-scoring Pittsburgh Penguins 5-0 on Saturday night.
Anton Khudobin makes 31 saves, Stars beat Maple Leafs 2-1
TORONTO (AP) — Dallas backup goalie Anton Khudobin stopped the high-scoring Toronto Maple Leafs.
Khudobin made 31 saves to help the Stars beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 on Thursday night.
"He's such a great teammate," Dallas coach Jim Montgomery said. "He brings energy every day. He puts a smile on everyone's face. With (Bishop) playing so well it's been hard to get him in as many games as we'd like. "But it's great for his confidence, great for the team morale how good he played."
Monahan, Lindholm net 3rd-period goals, Flames top Leafs 3-1
TORONTO (AP) — Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm scored in a 55-second span of the third period to lead the Calgary Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night.
Lindholm and Monahan each added an assist as Calgary snapped a three-game losing streak. Michael Frolik added an empty-net goal to seal it. Mike Smith made 24 saves.
Nazem Kadri, playing his 500th NHL game, scored for Toronto. Frederik Andersen stopped 31 shots.
Monahan, Lindholm lead Flames past Leafs 3-1
TORONTO (AP) — Booed out of their own building after a lopsided loss last week, the Calgary Flames recommitted to their defensive structure and the move paid off against Toronto.
Sean Monahan and Elias Lindholm scored in a 55-second span of the third period to lead the Flames to a 3-1 victory over the Maple Leafs on Monday night, snapping a three-game losing streak.
O’Reilly, Allen lead Blues past Maple Leafs 4-1
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs scored in bunches through seven games. The St. Louis Blues showed that goals don't always come that easily.
Ryan O'Reilly scored his first goal with St. Louis, and Jake Allen made 22 saves as the Blues beat the Maple Leafs 4-1 on Saturday night.
Robert Bortuzzo, Zach Sanford and Ivan Barbashev also scored, and David Perron added two assists for St. Louis, which picked up its second victory in seven games this season.