Nyquist’s Penalty-Shot Goal the Difference as Blue Jackets Beat Leafs in OT

TORONTO — Gustav Nyquist scored on a penalty shot at 1:57 of overtime as the Columbus Blue Jackets defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Monday. Riley Nash, Pierre-Luc Dubois and Alexander Wennberg scored in regulation for Columbus (4-3-2). Nick Foligno chipped in with two assists for the Blue Jackets, who got 28 stops from Joonas Korpisalo. Columbus Blue Jackets […]

Projecting the Maple Leafs’ Future After Andersen

With all the commotion and moving parts this summer, one thing remains constant: Frederik Andersen will be the man in net for the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2019-20. Signed for two more seasons at just $5 million, the 29-year-old is the league’s 14th-highest paid goalie who provides top-10 ability in goal. That’s all fine and […]

Will Frederik Andersen Get His Vezina Trophy in 2019-20?

If you follow the Toronto Maple Leafs, you are immensely aware that Frederik Andersen is one heck of a goaltender. Annually saddled with heavy workloads as a member of the the team behind some suspect Leafs’ blue lines in recent years, it’s been widely argued that Andersen has been their team MVP, even while young […]

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Dubas’ Plans & Andersen on Next Season

It’s been a busy summer. Last season’s Toronto Maple Leafs roster included Nazem Kadri, Patrick Marleau, Connor Brown, Tyler Ennis, Ron Hainsey, and Nikita Zaitsev. It no longer does. This season’s roster, at least for the moment, includes new players, Alexander Kerfoot, Tyson Barrie, Cody Ceci, Jordan Schmaltz, Ben Harpur, Jason Spezza, Pontus Aberg, Kenny […]

Maple Leafs News & Rumors: Red Kelly, Matthews, KHL News, Babcock

report this ad It’s been a busy week for the Toronto Maple Leafs in terms of news and rumors. There’s also been some sad news, as former Maple Leafs coach and Hall of Famer Red Kelly died. Here are some of the other news items and rumors that have been around the team. Item One: […]

Andersen, Grubauer & Rinne Stepping up in Playoffs

DENVER — This classifies as fun for Frederik Andersen: Protecting a late lead in the third period by leaping out of his net to stop a shot with the handle of his stick. Sticky situation handled. “Doing whatever it takes to save it,” the Toronto goaltender explained after the 3-2 win Monday over Boston. “Fun […]

Maple Leafs, Bruins Set on Collision Course

Call it destiny. Or call it a recurring nightmare. Your name for it completely depends on what side of the puck you’re sitting on – the Boston Bruins or the Toronto Maple Leafs. Either way, it looks as though both teams will likely be staring each other down once again when the Stanley Cup playoffs […]

Maple Leafs News & Notes: Marchand on Marner & Milestone Alley

With just under a quarter of the season left to play, the Toronto Maple Leafs sit third in the Atlantic Division and seemingly on a collision course to another first-round encounter with the Boston Bruins. While the thought of that lingers in the minds of their fans, the team has had yet another run of […]

NHL News & Notes: Andersen, Duchene & More

In today’s News & Notes, Frederik Andersen is approaching a return, Matt Duchene did not travel with the Ottawa Senators and Zach Aston-Reese has been placed on the injured reserve. Related: NHL News & Notes: Schmaltz, Smith, Renouf & More Andersen Likely to Return Soon After suffering a groin injury in late December, the Toronto […]

NHL News & Notes: Canucks Trade, Ovechkin & More

In today’s News & Notes, the Vancouver Canucks and Ottawa Senators have made a trade, Alex Ovechkin has decided to forego attending the All-Star Game and Frederik Andersen is still out with an injury. Canucks and Senators Make a Trade The Canucks have traded goaltender Anders Nilsson and forward Darren Archibald to the Ottawa Senators […]