Maple Leafs News & Updates: Wickenheiser, Hutton, Bogosian & Hyman

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2021-05-18

In this edition of Toronto Maple Leafs News & More, I’ll report on changes and updates to the team’s roster and changes within the organization’s area of Player Development. Item…

Why Maple Leafs are ‘far better equipped’ for physicality this postseason

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-05-18

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Michael Hutchinson posts 39-save shutout, inexperienced Toronto Marlies lineup defeats Laval team featuring Gallagher and Price

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2021-05-18

The Toronto Marlies finished the season series against the Laval Rocket with a remarkable victory. The Marlies dressed eight AHL rookies, including a professional debut for defenseman William Villeneuve, while Laval bolstered its ranks with the additions of Carey Price and Brendan Gallagher. Despite the experience deficit, a dogged performance from the young Marlies backstopped […] The post Michael Hutchinson posts 39-save shutout, inexperienced Toronto Marlies lineup defeats Laval team featu

Toronto Maple Leafs: Relentless, Deep and Able to Win in Multiple Ways

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2021-05-18

The Toronto Maple Leafs finished fifth in the NHL standings over a 56 game regular season in which they only played the other Canadian teams. Though the Toronto Maple Leafs had (by points percentage) their best season ever, it’s hard to know how good they actually are compared to other teams in other divisions. This […] Toronto Maple Leafs: Relentless, Deep and Able to Win in Multiple Ways - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

2021 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Maple Leafs vs. Canadiens

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-05-18

It’s the series we’ve waited more than 40 years for. The Original Six rivals have had a few near misses at playoff matchups in the past, but this year marks the first time since 1979 that it’s come to pass. Every time these two teams have met in a playoff series, the winner has gone on to win the Stanley Cup. And the last time the Maple Leafs won a playoff game against the Habs it was 1967 and, well, you know how that went. Is that the source of the 54-year curse? Of course, the last ti

The Habs-Leafs rivalry panel with Berkshire & Dangle

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-05-18

The host of “The Steve Dangle Podcast” (representing Maple Leafs fans) and the Montreal Gazette’s Andrew Berkshire (representing Canadiens fans) give their respective takes on a player on the opposing team they begrudgingly respect, what to expect from Game 1, how long the series may go, the goaltending situation for both sides, Frederik Andersen possibly never winning a playoff series for Toronto, and if the the winner of this series will go on to the final four. The post NHL appeared

Maple Leafs Are Going To Be Tougher to Beat This Postseason

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2021-05-18

In a Sportsnet video from two days ago, Jason Spezza announced that ‘We’re built for the playoffs.” Last season, the team wasn’t; this season, they are. What’s the change? What…

Maple Leafs Are Going To Be Tougher to Beat This Postseason

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2021-05-18

In a Sportsnet video from two days ago, Jason Spezza announced that ‘We’re built for the playoffs.” Last season, the team wasn’t; this season, they are.

Playoff Preview: The Montreal Canadiens

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2021-05-18

For the first time in over 40 years, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens are meeting in a playoff series. One of the league’s biggest rivalries finally gets a chance to show it’s true colours again after years of one team being good while the other one was not. But, how do the Leafs and Habs match up against each other? The Habs have more weaknesses than strengths, especially matched up against this Leafs team, but that doesn’t mean they can’t give the Leafs trouble and squee

Toronto Maple Leafs playoff history vs Montreal Canadiens

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2021-05-18

Photo by Reg Innell/Toronto Star via Getty Images1967 baby! It has finally happened. The Montreal Canadiens and the Toronto Maple Leafs will meet in the NHL playoffs for the first time in 42 years. Surprisingly for two teams that are over 100 years old. they have only met in the post-season 15 times. The Leafs have met two teams more times than the Canadiens - Boston Bruins with 16 series played (8-8 record) and the Detroit Red Wings with 23 series played (12-11 record). It’s a close record,

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