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It looked bleak early, but the Toronto Maple Leafs battled back from 2-0 down and defeated the smoking-hot Anaheim Ducks 4-2. The Anaheim Ducks had the lead in shots 25-23 for the game. First Period: After a hot start by both teams, a good forecheck by Josh Levio draws a penalty on Ben Lovejoy for hooking as the Maple Leafs [...]
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Everyone’s favorite jedi, Phil Kessel, wasn’t having the greatest start to the season prior to Monday nights home game against Anaheim. In nine games he had only managed to grab two goals while firing off 36 shots which led to a rough 5.55 shooting percentage. All of those numbers will get a little boost after last nights incredible hat trick performance where Kessel pulled out...
Leafs sniper Phil Kessel found his scoring touch and the Anaheim Ducks lost their composure.
Riding Kessel's three-goal performance, Toronto recovered from a poor start to defeat Anaheim 4-2 Tuesday night and deny the Ducks a club-record eighth straight win.
It was a Jekyll and Hyde performance for the Leafs, who were booed off the ice after a woeful first period that saw them...
Phil Kessel had the hat trick but consider Dion Phaneuf’s trilogy a pretty good night at the office.
One a game-high six hits a couple delivered on the Anaheim Ducks’ biggest or most productive forwards.
Two a goal to pull the Leafs even 2-2 his second of the season jumping into the play and getting the Air Canada Centre crowd back in the Leafs’ corner.
Three a lead role...
Let the David Clarkson era begin.
And not a moment too soon? Not quite.
When Clarkson finally becomes a Maple Leaf for real on Friday night in Columbus his 10-game suspension for leaving the bench to take part in a meaningless brawl in a meaningless pre-season game over he will join a club that carved seven wins out of the first three weeks of the regular season.
Just hope that...
Kessel scores against Jonas Hiller of the Ducks.
Phil Kessel posted a hat trick and erased a two-goal deficit as the Toronto Maple Leafs doubled up the Anaheim Ducks 4-2 last night. James van Riemsdyk came back to the lineup and had a pair of assists for the Leafs. Jonas Hiller (19-23) lost out to Johnathan Bernier (23-25) in the goaltending matchup.
Kessel has eight points in...
All good things must come to an end and that includes a franchise record seven game winning streak for the Ducks.
On Tuesday, the Toronto Maple Leafs got a decisive 4-2 victory over Anaheim, including a hat trick from Phil Kessel. And things started off so nicely, too.
Patrick Maroon, who was back in the line up after Dustin Penner suffered a nasty hit to the head...
The Anaheim Ducks jumped out to an early 2-0 lead on the Toronto Maple Leafs and appeared to be headed towards and eighth straight victory...that is until Phil Kessel took center stage.
Toronto scored the next four goals, including the fourth career hat trick for Kessel. It's his his second since coming to the Maple Leafs. He had two as a member of the Boston Bruins. Dion...
The first portion of the NHL season is highly experimental for many clubs. Coaches try out new players, assess their talent, and decide which group of twenty will lead them comfortably into the Stanley Cup playoffs. For the Toronto Maple…Read more →The post Leafs must decide on Morgan Rielly’s immediate future by October 25. appeared first on The Hockey Daily.
The Maple Leafs will have two of their injured and suspended players available for their next game at Columbus on Friday night, so the club has reassigned rookie forward Josh Leivo to the AHL Toronto Marlies.
The 21-year-old Leivo scored his first NHL goal against the Carolina Hurricanes last week and also had an assist in six games with the Leafs and only increased optimism...
1. David Clarkson returns to Leafs lineup Friday against the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Toronto Maple Leafs signed unrestricted free agent David Clarkson last July to improve their forward depth and bolster team toughness. He’s a Toronto boy, he grew…Read more →The post Today’s 5: Clark & Clarkson, Alfie & Ottawa, Ovechkin, Iginla, & classy Martin Brodeur. appeared...
Allan Stanley, a Hall of Fame defenseman who won four Stanley Cups with the Toronto Maple Leafs during a 22-year NHL career, has died. He was 87.
The NHL confirmed his death on its website.
Stanley started with the New York Rangers in the 1948-49 season and was traded to Chicago during the 1954-55 season. He played in Boston before landing in Toronto before the 1958-59 season....
While the Maple Leafs and Raptors continue to struggle to raise banners in Toronto, the Air Canada Centre is choosing to fill the space with a group who has never shot a puck or a basket professionally — but only because they’re too busy “Livin on a Prayer.”
According to the Toronto Star, Bon Jovi will receive their own banner inside the stadium, marking the first time a...
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Before I move into the trade rumors, Iâd like to provide a few post game thoughts from last night against the Anaheim Ducks. There is no other way to put it other than the Leafs were terrible during the first period and took some time to get rolling.
Although the Ducks started off strong for the night, you can almost argue that they...
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Phil Kessel scored thrice in what is known colloquially in Canada as a "hat trick", as the Maple Leafs topped the Ducks. ESPN, CBC, NHL, The Local Take
Toronto 4, Anaheim 2 - The Leafs were even down 2-0 in this hockey affair as late as the 2nd period. ...