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(above) DU alum Tyler Bozak is back centering the first line in TorontoFrom: TSN.comby Jonas SiegelThe job that was supposed to belong to high-priced free agent signee Tim Connolly remains in the hands of University of Denver alum Tyler Bozak.The 25-year-old has registered 19 points in the last 20 games playing pivot for Phil Kessel and Joffrey Lupul on the Leafs first line. And with 24 points already this season, Bozak is just eight points from matching the total he had all of last season in an underwhelming sophomore campaign.“I think the main thing for me is just confidence,” he told the Leaf Report. “I'm confident now that I can get the job done out there; I can get points, I can keep my own end clean and whenever you're playing with confidence you're a way better player.”Several improvements have sparked the breakthrough third season, many of which stem from greater accountability in the defensive zone.Struggling to put points on the board early last season, Bozak ...
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MAPLE LEAFS (18-13-4) at PANTHERS (18-11-7)
TV: SNET-O, FS-F
Last 10: Toronto 4-4-2; Florida 4-3-3
Season series: The Panthers took the only previous meeting between these two teams this season, a 5-1 trouncing of the Leafs at the Air Can...
MAPLE LEAFS (18-14-4) at HURRICANES (12-20-6)
TV: LEAFS TV, FS-CR (HD)
Last 10: Toronto 4-4-2; Carolina 4-4-2
Season Series: The clubs have split the first two of a four-game series with each earning a win on home ice. Toronto and Carolin...
It's been nearly a year since Carolina has won three in a row at home. A matchup with a Toronto Maple Leafs team that has been struggling on the road could help the Hurricanes accomplish that feat.
Carolina posted a win over the Maple Leafs at the RBC Center last month, and it will look to do the same Thursday night when these teams meet for the third time this season.
The Toronto Maple Leafs released the following statement on Tuesday on the passing of Johnny Wilson:
“The Toronto Maple Leafs are saddened to learn of the passing of Johnny Wilson, a former Leafs’ player, an NHL coac...
Toronto Maple Leafs goalie James Reimer will look to rebound from a shaky outing Thursday when his team takes on the Hurricanes in Carolina.
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Maple Leafs general manager Brian Burke finally feels like he has the right mix of players to end the club's six season playoff drought.