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Through five games, Phil Kessel is still looking for his first goal of the season.
In spite of taking twice as many shots as any other teammate, the 25 year old winger has struggled out of the gate, with just two assists on opening night in Montreal less than two weeks ago.
Long scoring slumps are nothing new for Kessel. They have plagued him before and they likely will throughout his career...
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Wayne Gretzky had himself a nice little Christmas vacation, and he’s eagerly awaiting the three months he’ll get to spend at his lake house in Idaho. A return to hockey, you might notice, would disrupt those types of things.
Gretzky once again shot down any rumors that he may be contemplating taking a job with the Toronto Maple Leafs — or any club for that matter. Speaking...
According to Paul Hendrick(@HennyTweets) of Leafs TV, the club has again decided to send defenseman Jake Gardiner down to the Toronto Marlies to get back into game shape after missing almost a month of playing time due to concussion symptoms.
The 22 year old Gardiner was injured in the second period of a December 8th Marlies - Rochester Americans game after taking a head hit...
Matt Frattin scored his second goal of the game with 1.5 seconds left in overtime, lifting the Toronto Maple Leafs to a 4-3 win over the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Frattin skated in from the left circle and wristed a shot over the shoulder of Sabres goalie Ryan Miller.
Jay McClement and Cody Franson also scored for Toronto, which snapped a two-game skid. James Reimer made...
The Toronto Maple Leafs have earned all of their points on the road.
They'll try to change that Thursday night when they face a Washington Capitals team off to its worst start in nine years.
After getting outscored 8-1 in the third period of its previous two games - both three-goal losses - Toronto improved to 3-1-0 as the road team with a 4-3 overtime victory over Buffalo...
Here is a progress report on the Leafs prospects in the CHL, Europe and the NCAA:
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Morgan Rielly D - Moose Jaw Warriors [WHL] 39 GP, 7 G,25 A, 32 Pts, 5 PIM
The 2012 first rounder played well for Team Canada at the World Juniors in Ufa, Russia and impressed many with his play at training camp in Toronto earlier in the month, but Leafs management wisely decided...
BUFFALO -- The Toronto Maple Leafs won in dramatic fashion over the Buffalo Sabres Tuesday night, 4-3, with Matt Frattin's late overtime winner. Frattin chipped the winner past Ryan Miller with just 1.5 seconds remaining in overtime. Frattin had two goals for the Leafs, including his overtime strike. On the goal, he drove past Sabres defenseman Jordan Leopold and went hard...
The Bruins drafted Dougie Hamilton ninth overall in 2011 with a pick they received in the 2009 Phil Kessel trade with Toronto
First things first, boy do I hate the song “Teach me how to Dougie” but it may turn out to be one of the most highly played songs during Bruins games for years to come so I may have to start liking it. With just under four minutes left in Friday’s game...
The Buffalo Sabres have lost three in a row and could certainly use Thomas Vanek back on the ice.
The Toronto Maple Leafs, meanwhile, want some goals out of Phil Kessel.
With Vanek's status unclear, the Sabres will try to end their skid and continue their home dominance over the Maple Leafs on Tuesday night.
Buffalo (2-3-0) beat Toronto (2-3-0) on the road 2-1 on Jan. 21,...