Sunday’s FTB: Maple Leafs rampage over Blues organisation

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2019-12-08

Photo by Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty Images The Leafs defeated the Blues in St. Louis while the Marlies defeated the Rampage in Toronto on Saturday. The Maple Leafs picked up a big win against the Blues last night. Auston Matthews and Zach Hyman scored twice each and Pontus Aberg made his debut with the Leafs in a 5-2 victory. Here’s our recap of the game. The Leafs now head out on a road trip through Western Canada. The first game is Tuesday night in Vancouver against the Canucks starting

Negativity Understandable but Wrong: Toronto Maple Leafs Guaranteed to Make Playoffs

Source: Editor in Leaf
Date: 2019-12-08

The Toronto Maple Leafs have had a weird start to the season, but one that is going to help them long-term. We may not know the truth for years, but it’s pretty well established folk-lore by now that Toronto Maple Leafs GM Kyle Dubas wanted to fire Mike Babcock in the summer and was blocked […] Negativity Understandable but Wrong: Toronto Maple Leafs Guaranteed to Make Playoffs - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Matthews Scores Twice to Lead Leafs to 5-2 Win over Blues

Source: The Hockey Writers
Date: 2019-12-08

ST. LOUIS — Auston Matthews broke out of a slump with a pair of goals and Zach Hyman also scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday night. Frederik Andersen made 26 saves for the Leafs, who had lost seven in a row against St. Louis. David Perron and Ivan Barbashev scored for St. Louis, which has lost two in a row following a four-game winning streak. Jason Spezza capped the Leafs’ four-goal first period outburst with his 19th of the season.

Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Maple Leafs 5 vs. Blues 2: “Some of the bounces went our way [tonight], I thought it was us getting the reward for last game a bit”

Source: Maple Leafs Hotstove
Date: 2019-12-08

Sheldon Keefe spoke to the media after the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-2 win over the St.Louis Blues and talked about Auston Matthews’ two goals, the team’s play defensively and Pontus Aberg’s first game with the Leafs: On Auston Matthews’ two goals and his performance tonight: It’s got to feel good for him. Like I said, […] The post Sheldon Keefe Post Game, Maple Leafs 5 vs. Blues 2: “Some of the bounces went our way [tonight], I thought it was us getting the reward for last game a bit

Maple Leafs break out in first period, coast past Cup-champion Blues

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2019-12-08

Hyman, Matthews each score twice in St. Louis.

Leafs strike winning note as Matthews, Hyman down Blues

Source: CBC Sports
Date: 2019-12-08

Auston Matthews broke out of a slump with a pair of goals and Zach Hyman also scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday night.

Matthews, Hyman score two goals each to lead Maple Leafs to win over Blues

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-12-08

ST. LOUIS — Auston Matthews broke out of a slump with a pair of goals and Zach Hyman also scored twice as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the St. Louis Blues 5-2 on Saturday night. Frederik Andersen made 26 saves for the Leafs, who had lost seven in a row against St. Louis. David Perron and Ivan Barbashev scored for St. Louis, which has lost two in a row following a four-game winning streak. Jason Spezza capped the Leafs’ four-goal first period outburst with his 19th of the sea

Maple Leafs execute early and often against Blues to kick-start road trip

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-12-08

ST. LOUIS – The heightened emphasis the Toronto Maple Leafs placed on this four-game road trip out west was matched by the execution they delivered early and often in the excursion’s opening game. All the pre-game chatter ramping up to Saturday night’s test against the defending Stanley Cup champions circled around how difficult the St. Louis Blues’ forecheck is to foil, how challenging their stout defence core is to break through, and how much effort the West’s best pours into every

Recap: Leafs special teams get a decisive win over the Blues

Source: Pension Plan Puppets
Date: 2019-12-08

Photo by Scott Rovak/NHLI via Getty Images No really. Special Teams were the difference. A positive difference. Look, would I lie to you? Stanley Cup Champs. In their house. How hard can it be? First Period Yikes! Freddie makes the first great save after a pinch by Barrie goes wrong. Barrie gets caught pinching and the Blues get an odd-man rush. Faulk passes the puck to himself off the boards but Freddie makes the stop#Leafs x #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/WBiEKv6ru8— Omar (@TicTacTOmar

Toronto Maple Leafs know the urgency of their current situation

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2019-12-08

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