A look back at Maple Leafs’ Game 7 results since 2000

For the third time in seven years, the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins face off in a Game 7 on Tuesday night. Recent results have Maple Leafs fans in a tizzy as they hope for their first Game 7 win since 2004. Given this is just Toronto’s fourth playoff appearance in the last 14 […]

Unhinged Alex Ovechkin gets ejected after taunting official

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7 Maple Leafs in desperate need of a big Game 7 against the Bruins

BOSTON — Every Game 7 needs its hero. But when you consider the Toronto Maple Leafs’ roster ahead of their deja vu-showdown in Boston, a few components need to elevate more than others. Frederik Andersen has been a backbone in net (.950 save percentage at even-strength), even in the losses. Morgan Rielly has performed at […]

Rival Watch: What they’re saying about Raptors after dominant win

The Toronto Raptors took control of their first-round matchup with the Orlando Magic on Sunday night, winning in convincing fashion 107-85 and pushing their series lead to 3-1 with a chance to send the Magic packing Tuesday night in Toronto. Following a thorough performance that saw Toronto dominate both ends of the floor, those covering […]

Hertl scores shorthanded in double OT to force Game 7 vs. Golden Knights

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Maple Leafs Game 6 Notes: Toronto hunts a win 15 years in making

TORONTO – Fifteen years. That’s how long the city of Toronto has waited — mostly in agony — to watch its beloved Maple Leafs survive the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. Canada’s team (wink) and last hope to end the country’s 26-year championship drought now has a chance do something it hasn’t done […]

Bruins ‘pretty confident’ ahead of must-win Game 6 vs. Maple Leafs

BOSTON – Some players complained about TD Garden’s soft April ice and how it bobbled the puck and made execution on the three fruitless power plays troublesome. Others bemoaned a grey-area goaltender interference call falling in favour of their opponents. And multiple people closer to the Boston Bruins organization than anyone at Sportsnet have speculated […]