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Bruins Must Solve Third-Period Problems As Playoff Race Intensifies

BOSTON — The Bruins spoke at length leading up to Tuesday’s game about finishing strong, putting teams away and not leaving points on the table. Then, they went out an did the exact opposite. In its first game following a six-day All-Star layoff, Boston built a two-goal lead in the third period but could not maintain it against a Toronto Maple Leafs team that has won fewer...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Parenteau scores in OT, Leafs come back to beat Bruins 4-3

BOSTON (AP) Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau scored a power-play goal with 1:54 left in overtime and the Toronto Maple Leafs rallied to beat the Boston Bruins 4-3 on Tuesday night and end a four-game skid. Leo Komarov and Nazem Kadri erased a two-goal deficit with consecutive goals for Toronto midway through the third period. The Leafs won for the first time since Jan. 19. Daniel Winnik...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Leo Komarov A Bright Spot Amid Stagnant Toronto Maple Leafs Offense (Video)

Leo Komarov has been a pleasant surprise for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The 29-year-old centerman already has scored a career-high 31 points for Toronto, including a career-high 16 goals. He’s on pace to beat his personal best for assists as well and currently leads his team in scoring. NESN’s Dale Arnold and Billy Jaffe took a look across the sheet before Tuesday’s game between...
Via NESN.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NHL All-Star Rosters

Forwards - Patrice Bergeron, Boston; c-Jaromir Jagr, Florida; Leo Komarov, Toronto; Dylan Larkin, Detroit; Ryan O'Reilly, Buffalo; Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay. Defensemen - Aaron Ekblad, Florida; Erik Karlsson, Ottawa; P.K. Subban, Montreal. Goaltenders - Ben Bishop, Tampa Bay; Roberto Luongo, Florida. Metropolitan= Forwards - Nicklas Backstrom, Washington; Claude Giroux, Philadelphia...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Leafs' Komarov rejects Panthers' Barkov's invite to contract presser

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov and Florida Panthers forward Aleksander Barkov share similar backgrounds; both have Russian parents but were raised in Finland as a result of their fathers' hockey careers. It makes sense, then, that Barkov and Komarov would be fast friends. But when Barkov invited Komarov to attend a press conference announcing a reported six-year, $35 million...
Via Fox Sports
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs speak out on John Scott's All-Star Game situation

In the days following John Scott's trade from the Arizona Coyotes to the Montreal Canadiens, almost every NHL fan, writer and commentator has weighed in on the controversy surrounding Scott as the Pacific Division's unlikely fan-voted captain for the NHL All-Star Game. Scott was selected by fans to represent the Pacific Division despite posting just 11 points in 285 career NHL games...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Leo Komarov developing into All-Star, locker room jester with Maple Leafs

When the 2016 NHL All-Star roster was announced Wednesday, one of the more surprising names on the list was Leo Komarov of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Toronto fans are well aware of Komarov's skill level, as he leads the team in goal-scoring with 15 tallies on the season and ranks second with 28 total points in 38 games, but Komarov's abilities and personality have yet to spread into...
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Three surprising players heading to the NHL All-Star Game

The NHL All-Star Game rosters were announced this week and many of the candidates are deserving and expected. Now, not everybody’s name announced was expected, as these three first-time NHL All-Stars were surprising choices to make the squad. Leo Komarov The Toronto Maple Leafs forward definitely belongs in the game, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t surprising to hear him announced...
Via Puck Drunk Love
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Three surprising players heading to the NHL All-Star Game

The NHL All-Star Game rosters were announced this week and many of the candidates are deserving and expected. Now, not everybody’s name announced was expected, as these three first-time NHL All-Stars were surprising choices to make the squad. Leo Komarov The Toronto Maple Leafs forward definitely belongs in the game, but that doesn’t mean it wasn’t surprising to hear him announced...
Via Bloguin Best
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Daily Fantasy Hockey: DraftKings Value Picks, January 7, 2015

The Fix always has a full breakdown of significant NHL slates for our Front Office subscribers, but now we’re also going to be highlighting a few value plays for everyone on most days with big NHL slates. Below you’ll find three or four players who are cheap and undervalued in today’s DraftKings contests. Thursday night is modestly robust with seven games. 2016 is well underway...
Via The Fantasy Fix
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

NHL All-Star rosters for new 3-on-3 tournament

Forty-four players have been named to NHL All-Star weekend rosters for the league's new 3-on-3 tournament. Here are the rosters (asterisk indicates captain): ATLANTIC DIVISION F Patrice Bergeron, Bruins F Jaromir Jagr, Panthers(asterisk) F Leo Komarov, Maple Leafs F Dylan Larkin, Red Wings F Ryan O'Reilly, Sabres F Steven Stamkos, Lightning D Aaron Ekblad, Panthers D Erik...
Via AP on Fox
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Breakdown: Game 36 – Penguins 2, Maple Leafs 3

  By: @chetstead   On Wednesday night, the Penguins made another mediocre goalie look like Grant Fuhr. This time, it was Jonathan Bernier, he of the sub-.900 save percentage. Bernier was coming off a shellacking at the hands of the Islanders the night before. The Pens have had some success against the Leafs – as have many teams in the NHL lately. However, despite peppering...
Via The PensNation
December 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Toronto's Leo Komarov shares insight on home country ahead of World Juniors

The World Junior Championships will be held in Finland this year, and Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov, a Finnish native, had some insights on his homeland to share with reporters and anyone else traveling to Finland for the tournament. Komarov, it seems, does not recommend traveling to his home country in the winter, but he said anyone traveling there for the tournament...
Via Fox Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Lovely Uncle Leo

I talked about Leo Komarov at length in two places yesterday here. In the stream section of my article, I said the following: "He’s much more highly owned than my normal stream calls but I don’t understand why he’s available in over 60% of leagues. The Leafs should control the game against the Avs (everyone does against the Avs) so Uncle Leo should get some chances." Then...
Via Razzball Hockey
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs-Coyotes Preview

The Toronto Maple Leafs are picking up points in the standings, thanks in large part to Leo Komarov and Tyler Bozak's production. Komarov and Bozak will try to help the Maple Leafs build on their best offensive showing of the season Tuesday night against the Arizona Coyotes. Toronto (12-13-7) is at the bottom of the Atlantic Division but showing signs of moving up with a 4-0-2...
Via AP on Fox
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Avalanche lose composure, winning streak in 7-4 debacle versus Maple Leafs

  WHERE/WHEN December 21, 2015 Game 35 Pepsi Center Denver, CO HIGHLIGHTS The Colorado Avalanche walked into tonight’s home contest against the Toronto Maple Leafs riding a five-game winning streak and sporting a wonderful 8-2-0 record in the month of December. That momentum would carry over to the beginning of the game as the Avalanche thoroughly dominated the early stages of...
Via BSN Denver
December 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Bozak's hat trick in 3rd leads Leafs past Avalanche 7-4

DENVER (AP) Tyler Bozak scored three times in the third period and the Toronto Maple Leafs broke loose for four goals in the final 20 minutes to beat the Colorado Avalanche 7-4 on Monday night. Leo Komarov had two goals and an assist, James van Riemsdyk had a goal and two assists, and Joffrey Lupul had one of three power-play goals for Toronto. The Maple Leafs are 4-0-2 in their...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Garret Sparks has gone his entire career without allowing a goal

TORONTO, ON – NOVEMBER 30: Garret Sparks #31 of the Toronto Maple Leafs stops a shot against the Edmonton Oilers during an NHL game at Air Canada Centre on November 30, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Maple Leafs defeated the Oilers 3-0. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) Garret Sparks made his professional debut in net for the Toronto Maple Leafs on Monday night. The...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Rookie Sparks makes Maple Leafs history with shutout in NHL debut

TORONTOA year ago, goaltender Garret Sparks was in the midst of a 13-game trip with the ECHL's Orlando Solar Bears. A night after allowing four goals to the Fort Wayne Komets, he was on the bench in Kalamazoo, Mich., awaiting the next bus ride and his next start."You have a duffel bag and you don't get to go home," Sparks said.Now, Sparks is in the NHL, making a big first impression...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Sparks makes 24 saves in debut, Maple Leafs beat Oilers 3-0

TORONTO (AP) Rookie Garret Sparks became the first Maple Leafs goalie with a shutout in his NHL debut, lifting Toronto over the Edmonton Oilers 3-0 on Monday night. Sparks made 24 saves in the Leafs' first shutout since Jonathan Bernier blanked the Dallas Stars on Dec. 23, 2014. Leo Komarov scored twice and Nazem Kadri also had a goal to help Toronto snap a three-game skid. James...
Via AP on Fox
November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

From court time to power-play time: Leo Komarov flourishing in new season

Over the summer, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Leo Komarov had plenty to worry about off the ice. The 28-year-old faced a court date back home in Finland to deal with the consequences of a traffic accident that became more complicated after Komarov allegedly falsified his income. Komarov paid a $40,000 fine to take care of his legal issues, but he had another battle ahead to see whether...
Via Fox Sports
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Parenteau scores 2 to lead Maple Leafs past Avalanche, 5-1

TORONTO (AP) P.A. Parenteau scored twice as Toronto had four power-play goals and a short-handed score in a 5-1 victory over the Colorado Avalanche on Tuesday night. Bozak had his first power-play goal of the season, Leo Komarov had Toronto's first short-handed goal, and James van Riemsdyk also scored to help the Leafs win for the fourth time in five games. James Reimer stopped...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Roy: “Tonight was one of our worst performances”; Avs lose 5-1 in Toronto

  WHERE/WHEN November 17, 2015 — Game 18 Air Canada Centre / Toronto, ON HIGHLIGHTS GAME RUNDOWN Tonight was a game of special teams or, more accurately, a game of the Toronto Maple Leafs’s special teams.  While the Avalanche went on the man advantage early in the first period, it was Toronto that would capitalize on the situation with Leo Komarov netting a short-handed goal...
Via BSN Denver
November 17, 2015  |  Discuss

How much longer can the Habs keep this up

MONTREAL, QC – OCTOBER 15: The Canadiens celebrate their victory over the New York Rangers during the NHL game at the Bell Centre on October 15, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The Canadiens defeated the Rangers 3-0 and for the first time in franchise history, the Canadiens have won five games in a row to start the season. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images) The Canadiens...
Via Barry Melrose Rocks
October 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Maple Leafs beat Blue Jackets 6-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Leo Komarov scored two late goals and Toronto beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 on Friday night to give Mike Babcock his first victory as coach of the Maple Leafs.Joffrey Lupul had a goal and an assist, and Jake Gardiner, James van Riemsdyk, and Nazem Kadri also scored to help Toronto improve to 1-2-1. Daniel Winnik added three assists, Morgan Rielly had two...
Via AP on Fox
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss
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