Maple Leafs take 3-2 lead into game 6 against the Bruins
Boston Bruins (49-24-9, second in the Atlantic Division during the regular season) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (46-28-8, third in the Atlantic Division during the regular season)
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have grown accustomed to playoff disappointment in recent years.
However, after putting together possibly their best defensive effort of the season,...
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...
Kucherov and the Lightning visit the Maple Leafs
Tampa Bay Lightning (60-16-4, first in the Atlantic Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (46-27-7, third in the Atlantic Division)
Toronto faces conference rival Carolina
Carolina Hurricanes (43-29-7, fifth in the Metropolitan Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (46-26-7, third in the Atlantic Division)
Strome. Georgiev help Rangers beat Maple Leafs 2-1 in OT
TORONTO (AP) — The New York Rangers were glad to finally get another win.
Ryan Strome scored 1:48 into overtime as the New York Rangers beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 Saturday night to...
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.
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Tyler Ennis made a return to his home province a night to remember.
Ennis recorded his first career hat trick to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 6-2 victory over...
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...
Hyman, Sparks lift Maple Leafs over Penguins 3-2
TORONTO (AP) — Zach Hyman's line was tasked with slowing Sidney Crosby.
Chipping in on the scoreboard was an added bonus.
Hyman snapped a tie late in the second period, Garret Sparks made 28 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2 on Saturday night.
"We just kept working," Hyman said. "We were playing well and stuck with it."
Auston Matthews also scored for Toronto, and Travis Dermott had a goal and an assist. Jake Gardiner added two assists.
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.
Maple Leafs’ Hyman suspended 2 games for hit on McAvoy
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman has been suspended two games by the NHL for a hit against Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy.
Hyman was assessed a major penalty for interference and a game misconduct Saturday night for checking McAvoy behind the Boston net after he had passed the puck.
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.
Nazem Kadri scores winner, Maple Leafs beat Wild, 5-3
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs keep winning, and they're adding another offensive player to the lineup.
Nazem Kadri broke a tie with 3:20 to play and Zach Hyman scored twice in Toronto's 5-3 victory over the Minnesota Wild on Saturday night.
Hyman added an empty-net goal in the final minute to seal Toronto's fourth straight victory and Minnesota's third loss in a row. The Maple Leafs improved to 19-8-0, a point behind Tampa Bay for the NHL lead.
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."
Hyman scores twice, Maple Leafs top Blue Jackets 4-2
TORONTO (AP) — It took the Toronto Maple Leafs a little while to shake their West Coast hangover.
Zach Hyman scored two goals late in third period and the Maple Leafs extended their winning streak to four games with a 4-2 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Monday night.
Hyman's second goal of the season came with 4:22 left in regulation when he redirected a shot from the point by Morgan Rielly. Hyman added an empty-netter with 61 seconds left.
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.
Nylander, Matthews lead Maple Leafs to 7-4 win over Ducks
TORONTO (AP) — Maybe the Toronto Maple Leafs avoided a serious injury to starting goalie Frederik Andersen.
William Nylander scored twice, including the tiebreaking goal early in the third period, and Toronto defeated the Anaheim Ducks 7-4 on Monday night.
McElhinney stops 25 shots, Maple Leafs beat Rangers 4-0
NEW YORK (AP) — Curtis McElhinney is getting more comfortable as his career progresses, and it's been showing on the ice.
The veteran backup stopped 25 shots for his second shutout of the season and seventh of his career as the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 4-0 on Thursday night.
McElhinney has 39 saves, Kadri 2 goals as Leafs beat Stars
DALLAS (AP) — It was just another game for Curtis McElhinney on Thursday night, even though he hadn't played in more than a month.
McElhinney made 39 saves, helping the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 4-1.
He had lost in his last two appearances in December, but kept himself ready.
"Just keeping good habits in practice, trying to stay focused," he said. "The last couple games for me were tough personally, so this is a good way to bounce back."
Carrick caps comeback in 3rd, Maple Leafs beat Senators 4-3
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Patrick Marleau simply opened his mouth, and that was enough to spark Toronto's comeback.
Connor Carrick snapped a tie midway through the third period and the Maple Leafs scored three times in the final frame to rally past the Ottawa Senators 4-3 on Saturday night.
Auston Matthews returns, helps Maple Leafs beat Rangers 3-2
NEW YORK (AP) — A healthy Auston Matthews clearly makes a difference as the Rangers learned in a tense late-December battle with the Maple Leafs.
Matthews led Toronto to a 3-2 victory against New York in his first game back since suffering a concussion on Dec. 9. He scored the winning goal midway through the second period and the Leafs held off a late push.
"Having one of the best players in the world back in the lineup is a pretty nice Christmas gift," veteran forward Matt Martin said.
Jooris scores 2 to lead Hurricanes past Maple Leafs, 6-3
TORONTO (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes simply took advantage of their opportunities and pulled out a big win against the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Josh Jooris scored twice, Teuvo Teravainen had a three-point night and the Hurricanes beat the Maple Leafs 6-3 on Thursday night.
Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3
TORONTO (AP) — Curtis McElhinney got all the help he needed in his season debut.
McElhinney made 30 saves and the Toronto Maple Leafs scored four times in the first period in a 6-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Wednesday night.
Starting in place of Frederik Andersen, McElhinney stopped 15 shots in the third period to hold off the Red Wings.
TORONTO (AP) — Zach Hyman signed a $10 million, four-year contract extension with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Wednesday.
The 25-year-old forward was set to become an unrestricted free agent after the upcoming season.
The former University of Michigan player had 10 goals and 18 assists in 82 regular-season games last season and added a goal and three assists in six playoff games. He was 14 goals and 20 assists in 98 career NHL games.
Couture, Sharks rally for 3-2 shootout win at Toronto
TORONTO (AP) — Logan Couture scored the only goal in a shootout, and the San Jose Sharks rallied for a 3-2 win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
San Jose trailed 2-0 before Justin Braun and Joe Pavelski scored in a quick burst in the third period. Martin Jones made 29 saves in the opener of a four-game road trip.
Zach Hyman and Auston Matthews scored for Toronto, which has dropped five of six. Frederik Andersen made 40 stops.
Matthews, Hyman score in 2nd, Maple Leafs beat Bruins 4-1
BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs found a way to overcome a poor opening period.
Auston Matthews and Zach Hyman scored in the second period, Frederik Andersen made 32 saves and the Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 on Saturday night.
Crosby, Rust help Penguins pull away from Maple Leafs
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Matt Murray stood tall for the Pittsburgh Penguins during a key second-period sequence in which the short-handed Toronto Maple Leafs tried to make a push.
Murray turned aside the threat and the Penguins took over from there, putting away a tired Maple Leafs team in the final 20 minutes.
Sidney Crosby and Bryan Rust scored in the third period to help Pittsburgh pull away for a 4-1 victory over Toronto on Saturday night.
Rielly, Hyman lead Maple Leafs past Flyers, 6-3
TORONTO (AP) — Plugged into a matchup role since the start of last season, Morgan Rielly isn't focused much on points. Still, he was able to show off his scoring touch in the Toronto Maple Leafs' latest win.
Rielly had a goal and a career-high three assists, Zach Hyman had the go-ahead score in Toronto's four-goal third period to lead the Maple Leafs to 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers in the Hall of Fame game Friday night.
Maple Leafs’ Matthews first ever with 4 goals in NHL debut
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Auston Matthews is already doing the trick for the Toronto Maple Leafs — and then some.
The No. 1 overall pick became the first player to score four goals in an NHL debut during the second period against the Ottawa Senators on Wednesday night.
Matthews scored on his first shot 8:21 into the first period, snapping in a pass from Zach Hyman during a scrum around the net.