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Leafs Locker: Hutch still in the crease picture

Leafs Locker: Hutch still in the crease picture

Freddy is not quite ready. After some optimism that Frederik Andersen, Toronto’s No. 1 goalie, was going to return against the New Jersey Devils in Newark — fuelled by his appearance in a couple of
Game Day: Islanders at Maple Leafs

Game Day: Islanders at Maple Leafs

NEW YORK ISLANDERS at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Saturday, 7 p.m., Scotiabank Arena TV: CBC, Sportsnet One; RADIO: 590 AM THE BIG MATCHUP C Mathew Barzal vs. C John Tavares Tavares faces his former team with
Game Day: Panthers at Maple Leafs

Game Day: Panthers at Maple Leafs

FLORIDA PANTHERS at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Thursday, 7 p.m., Scotiabank Arena TV: Sportsnet Ontario; Radio: 1050 AM THE BIG MATCHUP C Aleksander Barkov vs. G Frederik Andersen Straight shooter Barkov’s
Game Day: Maple Leafs at Panthers

Game Day: Maple Leafs at Panthers

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS at FLORIDA PANTHERS Saturday, 7 p.m., BB&T Center, TV: CBC, Sportsnet One; Radio: 1050 AM THE BIG MATCHUP Morgan Rielly vs. Aaron Ekblad Already in 2018-19, Morgan Rielly has
Hyman’s return from two-game suspension welcomed by Maple Leafs’ Tavares, Babcock

Hyman’s return from two-game suspension welcomed by Maple Leafs’ Tavares, Babcock

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. — In Zach, John trusts. Not that Connor Brown didn’t do an admirable job on the left wing with John Tavares and Mitch Marner in the Maple Leafs’ past two games, but with Zach Hyman
On Pro Hockey: Would Seattle Drink Coffee From Its Stanley Cup?

On Pro Hockey: Would Seattle Drink Coffee From Its Stanley Cup?

This is Seattle, not Boston. But Bruins fans like these at the Angry Beaver bar are among a subculture of hockey fans who might make a new N.H.L. team in Seattle thrive.
On Pro Hockey: Would Seattle Drink Coffee From Its Stanley Cup?

On Pro Hockey: Would Seattle Drink Coffee From Its Stanley Cup?

This is Seattle, not Boston. But Bruins fans like these at the Angry Beaver bar are among a subculture of hockey fans who might make a new N.H.L. team in Seattle thrive.
Maple Leafs’ Hyman suspended two games by NHL for ‘predatory’ hit

Maple Leafs’ Hyman suspended two games by NHL for ‘predatory’ hit

A weekend of discussing the toughness factor of the Maple Leafs ended with Zach Hyman suspended two games for his hit on Boston’s Charlie McAvoy on Saturday. Toronto certainly will miss its valued
Seattle Is Awarded an N.H.L. Expansion Team

Seattle Is Awarded an N.H.L. Expansion Team

Tod Leiweke, right, is the president of the Seattle’s new N.H.L. team, which is owned by a group that includes the Hollywood producer Jerry Bruckheimer, left, and the billionaire investment banker
GAME DAY: Maple Leafs at Sabres

GAME DAY: Maple Leafs at Sabres

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS at BUFFALO SABRES Tuesday, 7:30 p.m., KeyBank Center, TV: TSN, Radio: 590 AM THE BIG MATCHUP Auston Matthews vs. Jack Eichel If National Hockey League players are able to
Leafs trade Leivo to Canucks for Michael Carcone

Leafs trade Leivo to Canucks for Michael Carcone

Kyle Dubas kept his word to Josh Leivo. The Maple Leafs general manager told Leivo and the player’s agent, Ian Pulver, during the summer that he would try to trade Leivo if it became apparent that the
GAME DAY: Sharks at Maple Leafs

GAME DAY: Sharks at Maple Leafs

SAN JOSE SHARKS (12-8-5) at TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (17-8-0) Wednesday, 7:30 p.m., Scotiabank Arena TV: Sportsnet RADIO: TSN 1050 THE BIG MATCHUP C Joe Thornton vs. C Nazem Kadri This had all the makings
John Tavares on initial months with Leafs: ‘I never want to feel ‘Oh, this has gone better than I expected’

John Tavares on initial months with Leafs: ‘I never want to feel ‘Oh, this has gone better than I expected’

Attaining perfection, or something close to it, is what drives John Tavares every day, no matter that it’s never within full grasp. Tavares set a level of excellence through his first 24 games with
GAME DAY: Maple Leafs at Hurricanes

GAME DAY: Maple Leafs at Hurricanes

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS at CAROLINA HURRICANES Wednesday, 7 p.m., PNC Arena TV: Sportsnet, Radio: The Fan 590 THE BIG MATCHUP Mitch Marner vs. Sebastian Aho A couple of whiz kids from the 2015 draft — the
Essay: A Concussion Lawsuit Has Been Settled. A Commissioner’s Legacy Is Unclear.

Essay: A Concussion Lawsuit Has Been Settled. A Commissioner’s Legacy Is Unclear.

N.H.L. Commissioner Gary Bettman was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame last week. He has taken a confrontational approach on the issue of concussions.