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,

Can a deeper, tougher Leafs squad find its playoff ‘killer instinct’?

Source: SportsNet
Date: 2021-05-18

After years of disappearing — or imploding — in big moments, the Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping gritty, veteran depth can finally get them over the post-season hump. The post NHL appeared first on Sportsnet.ca.

Maple Leafs vs Canadiens: different philosophies of ice time

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

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty ImagesUsage of a player is about getting the best team you can on the ice. The Leafs and Canadiens do it very differently. The biggest difference between Montréal and Toronto is Auston Matthews. That’s fairly obvious in several ways, but one less obvious way is that no forward on the Canadiens plays remotely the minutes Matthews and also Mitch Marner play. The top-heavy minute structure on the Leafs, where there are forwards outplaying defencemen in time o

Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadians

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

The Toronto Maple Leafs will play the Montreal Canadians in the first round of the 2021 Playoffs After grinding through the offseason, the Toronto Maple Leafs clinched the top spot in the Scotia North Division. In the first round of the playoffs, they will play against their longtime rivals, the Montreal Canadians. The two teams […] Playoff Preview: Toronto Maple Leafs vs Montreal Canadians - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 Bold Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

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

Could this be the year that the Toronto Maple Leafs finally end their 54-year drought and win the Stanley Cup? If you’re reading this, there’s a 95 percent chance you’re a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. And it’s more than likely that you’ve been a fan your entire life. Whether that’s 15 years, or 85 years, […] Toronto Maple Leafs: 3 Bold Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions - Editor In Leaf - Editor In Leaf - A Toronto Maple Leafs Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

Tuesday’s FTB: NFTs come to the NHL

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

Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty ImagesWe all knew this was only a matter of time. The New Jersey Devils are the first NHL team to start selling non-fungible tokens, presumably because the Devils’ front office decided that they really, really needed to be first at something, and this seemed novel enough that they could manage it if they jumped on the opportunity before most people had a chance to figure out what a non-fungible token actually is. Interesting. NJ first NHL team to do this.

Maple Leafs’ Campbell or Andersen: Either Order, Increased Success

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2021-05-18

Today on Toronto 1050 Sports Radio, the OverDrive guys hosted Bruce Boudreau the longtime NHL Head Coach and now NHL Network Analyst. During his interview, Boudreau talked about the upcoming playoff series between the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadiens.

Riley Nash switches sides after playing a role in the Leafs’ playoff nightmares

Source: The Toronto Star
Date: 2021-05-18

The veteran centre, the only NHLer who has played for two of the teams that eliminated the Leafs in the last four seasons, will make his Toronto debut in Game 1 against the Canadiens.

Toronto Maple Leafs Make Lineup and Organizational Changes

Source: Yard Barker
Date: 2021-05-18

Ahead of Round 1 of the Toronto Maple Leafs series 2020-21 NHL playoff series with the Montreal Canadiens, the Leafs are making some roster changes, both on the ice and behind the scenes.

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