10 potential backup goalie targets for the Maple Leafs

You might say the second game of back-to-backs has been the Toronto Maple Leafs‘ arch nemesis this season. Even Frederik Andersen couldn’t save them in Toronto’s most recent two-games-in-two-days stretch, starting both halves for the first time since 2017. The Leafs still haven’t won the second game of these back-to-back situations yet this season. Outside […]

Kotkaniemi exits after being sent head first into ice by Zadorov

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Maple Leafs facing uncertain next steps after loss to Avalanche

TORONTO — The Leafs had a plan until they got hit in the mouth. Now they’ve got an even more interesting problem on their hands: With a starting goaltender they’re concerned about overworking, with a backup who’s done nothing but plant seeds of doubt, with a salary cap squeeze taking grip and with a playoff […]

Montreal Canadiens honour past captains in pre-game ceremony

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Ignore the negative noise, this is hockey’s reckoning

It’s great that hockey’s having this moment, that topics such as inclusion, bullying and hazing have been pushed into the forefront by the forced resignation of Bill Peters as head coach of the Calgary Flames stemming from allegations of racial epithets dating back to his time as a coach with the AHL’s Rockford Ice Hogs. […]

Andersen’s heroics underscore first home win with Leafs for Keefe

TORONTO – Sheldon Keefe won his long-awaited first home game behind the Toronto Maple Leafs bench much in the same manner as his predecessor enjoyed regular-season success in this building: by dressing the better goaltender. In a bid to swipe both halves of their American Thanksgiving home-and-home series with the Leafs, the visiting Buffalo Sabres […]

The Conversation: Improving representation and shedding bias in hockey

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Quick Shifts: Surviving the Year of the Healthy Scratch

A quick mix of the things we gleaned from the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. Written while listening to loud rap music. 1. Could this be the year of the health bomb? Every season gets spiked with a few notable benchings, be it players past their prime or […]