Quick Shifts: 5 good, 5 bad signs for the Maple Leafs

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-10-23

A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. The author further relaxed his dress code while writing this week’s blog. 1. There once was a Toronto Maple Leafs coach who liked to divide the schedule into five-game segments. Win every segment (i.e., earn six points) and you make the playoffs, the thinking goes. Sort through the first five-game segment of the 2021-22 Leafs campaign — which concluded with Friday’s 5-3 home los

Leafs Report Cards: Power play, top line, and Hutchinson struggle in 5-3 loss to San Jose

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2021-10-23

Is it time to hit the panic button!? Obviously not, but I can understand why the average Leafs fan would be upset after watching their team lose 5-3 to the Sharks. It makes matters even worse when you consider San Jose was playing on the second half of a back-to-back, whereas Toronto came into tonight’s […] The post Leafs Report Cards: Power play, top line, and Hutchinson struggle in 5-3 loss to San Jose appeared first on Maple Leafs Hotstove.

Maple Leafs labour in sluggish home loss to undefeated Sharks

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2021-10-23

Jonathan Dahlen scored the winner and Adin Hill made 30 saves as the San Jose Sharks stayed perfect on the young season by defeating the uninspired Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Friday night.

Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Sharks 5 vs. Leafs 3: “A lot of the same stuff we saw last season on the power play, to be honest… Not nearly good enough”

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2021-10-23

Sheldon Keefe addressed the media after his team’s 5-3 loss to the San Jose Sharks that dropped the Leafs’ record to 2-2-1 on the season. On the team’s performance: I thought we should’ve had a better start in terms of really being able to dictate the play and score first. Really, that was the big […] The post Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Sharks 5 vs. Leafs 3: “A lot of the same stuff we saw last season on the power play, to be honest… Not nearly good enough” appeared first on Maple

TLN Three Stars: The Hutchinson Experience does not end well

Source: The Leafs Nation
Date: 2021-10-23

The Leafs had a prime opportunity to snatch two points away from a team on the back half of a gruelling road trip. San Jose just played the night before, had to travel, and the start time for this game was an hour earlier. Should be an easy win, right? The Michael Hutchinson of old has entered the chat. After a quiet first period with not much action to discuss, the floodgates opened in the second as both teams traded three goals within a 1:13 span, but found themselves down by one at the end o

Unbeaten Sharks hand sluggish Maple Leafs second loss in a row

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-10-23

TORONTO — Jonathan Dahlen scored the winner and Adin Hill made 30 saves as the San Jose Sharks stayed perfect on the young season by defeating the uninspired Toronto Maple Leafs 5-3 on Friday night. Logan Couture added two goals and an assist, while Timo Meier, with a goal and an assist each, and Erik Karlsson provided the rest of the offence for San Jose (4-0-0). Jason Spezza, Ondrej Kase and John Tavares replied for Toronto (2-2-1). Michael Hutchinson stopped 26 shots for the Leafs, who hav

Disorganized Leafs get desperate for offense in 5-3 loss to Sharks

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2021-10-23

TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 22: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs deflects a shot past Erik Karlsson #65 of the San Jose Sharks during an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on October 22, 2021 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. | Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty ImagesNylander was very good, but much couldn’t be said for the rest of the team. The Toronto Maple Leafs lost 5-3 to the San Jose Sharks, who were on the second game of a back-to-back after playing in Montreal. John Tavares, Jason Spezza, a

Maple Leafs put up little fight in loss to Sharks

Source: Toronto Sun
Date: 2021-10-23

Hey Leafs Fans: Give Marner Some Room To Grow

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2021-10-22

Four games into the 2021-22 NHL regular season, the Toronto Maple Leafs are a work-in-progress. They’ve scored only eight times, but they’ve allowed just seven goals.

NHL Live Tracker: Maple Leafs vs. Sharks

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-10-22

The Toronto Maple Leafs are taking on the San Jose Sharks Friday night at Scotiabank Arena hoping to win their third game of the season. Follow all the action with the NHL Live Tracker.

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