Maple Leafs’ Johnsson showcases regained confidence in win over Flyers

TORONTO – The Andreas Johnsson of Saturday night barely resembles the Andreas Johnsson of one month ago. “I haven’t been good enough. Simple as that,” Johnsson said quietly, after another October morning skate that had followed another scoreless night. At the time, he was relaying the blunt message he’d been given from the Toronto Maple […]

Tyler Ennis continues to win over Maple Leafs teammates

TORONTO — At this stage of Tyler Ennis’s career, he’s a “we” before “me” guy. You won’t find him scrutinizing the distribution of minutes at the end of the night or sulking after sitting all but two shifts in the third period. He was grateful for the opportunity to get healthy under a first-rate training […]

Matthews injury overshadows Maple Leafs’ comeback win over Jets

TORONTO — A shoulder. Again. A shoulder. The Toronto Maple Leafs’ remarkable, resilient comeback 3-2 home victory over the Winnipeg Jets Saturday was supposed to mean many things for Toronto. A chance to sweep the season series against Canada’s most complete squad and add to (fourth-liner!) Patrik Laine’s slump before the Finnish superstar jets to […]