Leafs sign Viktor Loov


David Nonis, Senior Vice President and General Manager of the Toronto Maple Leafs, announced Wednesday that the hockey club has signed defenceman Viktor Loov (LEWV) to a three-year entry level contract. Loov, 21, registered five goals, seven assists, 12 points,

Leafs season ends mercifully with a loss in Ottawa

Coach Randy Carlyle

The Leafs ended their 2013-2014 in a way no one really expected: a meaningless game against long-time division rivals, the Ottawa Senators.  Although match-ups against the Senators are usually highly anticipated with valuable points on the line for both teams,

Struggling Leafs lack effort in loss to Panthers

Brad Boyes, Nick Bjugstad, Sean Bergenheim

As the Leafs were officially eliminated from playoff contention after their loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday, their match up against the Florida Panthers on Thursday evening was a meaningless game for both teams. Leaf fans may remember

Shanahan to join Leafs as president


Brendan Shanahan will reportedly leave his post as the NHL’s director of player safety, possibly by Friday, and join the Maple Leafs as the club’s president, TSN and Sportsnet reported Thursday evening.

Leafs loss to Lightning officially ends playoff hopes

Leafs goalie Reimer looks on during a break in play against the Devils during the third period of their NHL hockey game in Toronto

With the regular season winding down and their playoffs chances having all but evaporated, the Leafs faced off in one of their final games of the season against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday evening. For those who were still

Jets ground Leafs playoff hopes

Coach Randy Carlyle

Two days ago the Leafs teased their fans with a sense of resilience. A win over Boston placed a faint heartbeat into the team’s playoff hopes that had gone into cardiac arrest. On Saturday, those aspirations flatlined. In must-win game

Reimer to the rescue as the Leafs hold off Bruins


When Leafs goalie James Reimer was pulled in New Jersey on March 23 in favour of Marlies call-up Drew MacIntyre, it appeared his Leafs career was over. The prediction may still come to fruition in the offseason. But at the

Unlikely sources end Leafs’ losing slide


This isn’t an April Fool’s joke: David Clarkson scored on a breakaway. The much-maligned player, whose exorbitant free agent contract has been the target of scathing criticism, received a breakout pass from Mason Raymond and beat Calgary goalie Karri Ramo

Lights out on Leafs playoff hopes


How fitting was it that Earth Hour fell on the same night that the Leafs practically turned out the lights on their season? A stretch of 4:52 in the second period in which Toronto surrendered three goals to the Detroit

Flyers hand Leafs 7th straight loss as playoff race tightens


With an extremely tight race for the last playoff spot in the east and the Leafs set to play back-to-back games on Friday and Saturday evening, it was imperative that they got two points in a big matchup against the

Leafs offensive struggles continue in New Jersey


After a tough loss against the Montreal Canadiens just 24 hours before they were set to play the New Jersey Devils, the Leafs had no time to lick their wounds as they were desperate for points with the regular season

Habs outlast Leafs in Saturday thriller

Leafs Nazem Kadri

It was a perfect night for the hockey fan. For the Leafs fan, it was another downward step in a freefall that is pushing the team dangerously closer out of a playoff spot. A 4-3 defeat at the hands of