Leafs earn huge win versus Cup champs


Maybe they’re not brain-dead after all. Just 48 hours after one of their most lethargic efforts of the season, the Maple Leafs responded with a convincing 7-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champions on Saturday night. A season-high 19,603

Still no timetable for Bolland’s return


On Saturday, the Chicago Blackhawks will receive their official Stanley Cup ring presentation at the Hockey Hall of Fame. The celebration is taking place in large part to the efforts of Dave Bolland, who scored the Cup-winning goal in the

David Clarkson suspended two games


Leafs winger David Clarkson has been suspended for two games for his hit to the head of St. Louis Blues’ centre Vladimir Sobotka. The incident occurred in Toronto’s 6-3 loss on Thursday night. Clarkson was assessed a two-minute minor penalty

Clarkson faces suspension


Leafs forward David Clarkson is scheduled for an NHL disciplinary hearing for a hit to the head of St. Louis Blues forward Vladimir Sobotka. The hearing will be Saturday morning at 9am. Earlier this season, Clarkson was suspended 10 games for leaving

ACC staff poised to strike

Air Canade Centre Strike

From 680NEWS.com: Some staff at the Air Canada Centre have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a strike ahead of Raptor and Leaf home games tonight and tomorrow Sources with teamsters union Toronto local 847 tell 680news that restaurant, housekeeping and

Couch’s Corner: Leafs Stink, Kadri, more


It really was a sad sight, right off the opening faceoff, when our Toronto Maple Leafs started to implode. It was just Jame Reimer, who was chased out on 3 goals in 15 shots – he hardly had a chance

Couch’s Corner: Kessel, Daily Links, More

karma's a bitch

They say Karma is a bitch.  Last night the Toronto Maple Leafs played pretty sound hockey, but ended up on the wrong side of the scoreboard in a 3-1 loss. The most interesting stat was the shots.  The Leafs actually

Solid effort yields no points for Leafs


The Leafs had one of their finest outings and most complete games of the season on Wednesday night at Air Canada Centre. They outshot the L.A. Kings 39-23, by far their highest positive shot differential this season. Save for a

Couch’s Corner: Kings, Playoffs, Scrivens, More


The Los Angeles Kings are in town tonight to face our Toronto Maple Leafs.  It’s televised on TSN. The Kings are a quick skating team that is best known for its two-way play. Joffrey Lupul  returns tonight from injury, but

Dion Phaneuf suspended two games (plus his response)


Leafs defenceman Dion Phaneuf has been suspended for two games for his hit on Boston’s Kevan Miller in the Leafs 5-2 loss to the Bruins on Monday night. It is the first suspension of Phaneuf’s career. The Toronto captain will

Couch’s Corner: Struggles, NHL Hearing, Rumours

Maple Leafs Struggles

No game today.  Leafs host the Kings tomorrow night. There stands to be a neat stand-off.  Jonathan Bernier hopes to face his former team.  And LA’s goaltender Jonathan Quick is injured, setting up a possible match of the Leafs playing

Couch’s Corner: Boston Loss, Phaneuf, More

Boston Bruins Mascot

Another loss for the Leafs, who played host to the Bruins Sunday evening.  It was a 5-2 defeat at the hands of Boston. The Leafs actually had a decent first period, but their play weakened as the game went on.