TORONTO (AP) — Joe Thornton had plenty of conversations about the next, and perhaps final, stop in his NHL career.
The 41-year-old forward picked the brains of former teammates Patrick...
Patrick Marleau is back with the San Jose Sharks to chase down a record held by Gordie Howe.
Marleau rejoined San Jose on Tuesday, signing a one-year deal worth the league minimum of...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The evidence of Patrick Marleau's near miss is everywhere. In the rafters at PPG Paints Arena. In the lobby on the way to the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room, where a replica...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Morgan Geekie scored twice and added an assist in his NHL debut, Justin Williams added two third-period goals and the Carolina Hurricanes surged past the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-2...
The Metropolitan Division was already the deepest and most competitive in the NHL.
Now the race to the finish is getting juiced up.
Nearly every Metro contender made a move ahead of...
Patrick Marleau has been chasing the Stanley Cup for 22 seasons. The veteran winger hopes a move to Pittsburgh will finally let him catch it.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Timo Meier had his first career hat trick, Martin Jones stopped 26 shots, and the San Jose Sharks beat the Philadelphia Flyers 6-1 on Saturday night.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Patrick Marleau has played more games against the Los Angeles Kings than any other team in his 22 NHL seasons, and the San Jose forward still delights in finding new ways to...
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs rebounded to spoil Patrick Marleau's return to Scotiabank Arena.
Morgan Rielly broke a tie with 5:29 left and the Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks...
Peter DeBoer should have known better.
He heard the stories of how Patrick Marleau and longtime Sharks teammate Joe Thornton trained in the offseason well before he got to San Jose. Still,...
SAN JOSE,Calif. (AP) — Less than a week after rejoining his former team, Patrick Marleau is already making a big impact.
Tomas Hertl had a goal and an assist to help the San Jose Sharks beat...
CHICAGO (AP) — Patrick Marleau looked terrific in teal.
Just like old times.
Marleau scored two goals in his first game back with San Jose, and the Sharks beat the Chicago Blackhawks...
Patrick Marleau is returning to San Jose.
General manager Doug Wilson announced Tuesday that the Sharks' all-time leader in games, goals and points is returning to his original team with a...
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...
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes have bought out the remainder of Patrick Marleau's contract less than a week after acquiring him in a trade.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The traditional team-by-team roll call to open the second day of the NHL draft hadn't yet begun when the league's looming salary-cap crunch began overshadowing...
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have freed up valuable salary-cap space by trading veteran forward Patrick Marleau to the Carolina Hurricanes.
Three of the top seven teams in the NHL are packed into a four-team murderers' row playoff bracket and only one can reach the Eastern Conference final.
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.
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...
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.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs put on a show for the New Jersey Devils.
They came out fast, got contributions from all four lines, their defense and goaltender, and routed the Devils 7-2 on Tuesday night.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
DETROIT (AP) — Auston Matthews heard the short list of NHL greats he joined by scoring nine times in the first five games of the season.
Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy are the only other players in league history to pull off the feat.
"Nice," Matthews said after scoring twice for a league-leading nine goals to help Toronto beat Detroit 5-3 Thursday night.
Matthews is the third player in franchise history to score in the first five games of a season.
OSHAWA, Ontario (AP) — No. 1 overall pick Rasmus Dahlin scored his first goal for Buffalo, Jeff Skinner connected twice and the Sabres beat the New York Islanders 5-4 in exhibition play Friday night at Tribute Communities Centre.
Brendan Guhle also Casey Nelson scored for Buffalo, and Carter Hutton made 27 saves.
Anders Lee scored twice, and Josh Bailey and Ryan Pulock added goals for the Islanders.
MONTREAL (AP) — Mitch Marner had a goal and three assists and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 5-3 on Wednesday night to improve to 5-1-0 in exhibition play.
Nazem Kadri, Auston Matthews, Kasperi Kapanen and Patrick Marleau also scored, and Frederik Andersen made 33 saves.
Tomas Tatar, Brendan Gallagher and David Schlemko scored for Montreal, and Carey Price stopped 20 shots.
TORONTO (AP) — Auston Matthews got the go-ahead goal in the second period, Patrick Marleau scored twice, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Boston Bruins 4-2 on Monday night in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference first-round series.
James van Riemsdyk also scored and Mitch Marner and Morgan Rielly added two assists each ti help Toronto pull to 2-1 in the best-of-seven set. Frederik Andersen stopped 40 shots.
TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner had a goal and an assist to extend his point streak to 10 games and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Wednesday night to set a franchise record with their 46th win.
Toronto also set a high-water mark with its 27th home win and can clinch a playoff spot if the Philadelphia Flyers lose in regulation to the Colorado Avalanche later Wednesday.
TORONTO (AP) — Mitch Marner led the charge on a night full of milestones for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Marner had a goal and an assist to extend his point streak to 10 games and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 4-3 on Wednesday night to set a franchise record with their 46th win.
TORONTO (AP) — Looking to extend one franchise mark and set another, the Toronto Maple Leafs entered Monday 25 spots ahead of the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL standings.
That didn't matter to Jack Eichel.
The Sabres star scored his second goal of the game midway through the third period to lift last-place Buffalo over the Maple Leafs 3-2 and end Toronto's club-record home winning streak at 13 games.
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — James van Riemsdyk thought about the possibility of back-to-back hat tricks. Then again, five goals over two nights and a career milestone will do just fine.
Van Riemsdyk had two goals and an assist to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 5-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday night. It came after a three-goal performance one night earlier in a 6-5 shootout win over the Dallas Stars.
TORONTO (AP) — James van Riemsdyk had his third career hat trick and Mitch Marner scored the winning goal in a shootout to lift Toronto over the Dallas Stars 6-5 on Wednesday night, extending the Maple Leafs' franchise-record home winning streak to 11 games.
Marner beat Kari Lehtonen in the third round of the shootout, completing Toronto's comebacks from 4-2 and 5-4 deficits in the third period.
TORONTO (AP) — After losing four straight on the road, the Toronto Maple Leafs got back on the winning track at home — where they haven't lost in nearly seven weeks.
Nazem Kadri scored twice and the Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-2 Saturday night for their franchise-record 10th straight home win.
"Well you want to be real good at home and obviously you want to be real good on the road," Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. "Obviously, I don't know why, sometimes it goes better that way.
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.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Patrick Marleau woke up in his own home in San Jose and drove to the rink to prepare for a hockey game just as he has done countless times during his stellar career.
Only this day was much different.
Marleau was the opponent in the Shark Tank for the first time Monday when he returned to the arena he starred in for 19 seasons.