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Author: Joe DeClara

The Toronto Maple Leafs Defence Hasn’t Been Forgotten

TORONTO, ON – OCTOBER 18: Morgan Rielly #44 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates the puck trailed by Derick Brassard #19 of the Pittsburgh Penguins during an NHL game at Scotiabank Arena on October 18, 2018 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Penguins defeated the Maple Leafs 3-0.(Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images) A few days ago, Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk made some outlandish comments on TSN’s CRFA 580. Usually, when Melnyk has a speaking engagement of any sort, it’s a sign to get a comfy chair and a bag of popcorn. Friday’s interview on 580 was no different, although...

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Toronto Maple Leafs Luck Has Turned From Bad To Good

OTTAWA, ON – MARCH 16: Toronto Maple Leafs Defenceman Morgan Rielly (44) shoots the puck at goal during the first period of the NHL game between the Ottawa Senators and the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 16, 2019 at the Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Steven Kingsman/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The Toronto Maple Leafs luck over the years has more often than not been referred to as bad. Much of that bad luck they brought upon themselves. Not by players though. Rarely have they been the cause of the team’s self-made bad luck. Aside...

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Toronto Maple Leafs Road Trip Good Not Great

EDMONTON, AB – MARCH 9: Toronto Maple Leafs Center John Tavares (91) scores a goal on Edmonton Oilers Goalie Anthony Stolarz (32) in the second period during the Edmonton Oilers game versus the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 9, 2019 at Rogers Place in Edmonton, AB. (Photo by Curtis Comeau/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) The latest Toronto Maple Leafs road trip across western Canada can’t be considered anything but a success in the eyes of head coach Mike Babcock. Toronto managed five out of six points against three Canadian teams, but there is still a lot of room for improvement...

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Toronto Maple Leafs Success Depends On Depth

NEWARK, NEW JERSEY – JANUARY 10: John Tavares #91 of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores his 300th NHL goal at 7:21 of the first period against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 10, 2019 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The Toronto Maple Leafs success or failure will depend on the team’s ability to have four lines that can threaten to score and six defensemen that can hold their own. With less than a quarter of the season remaining, that depth is being tested. Injuries to Nazem Kadri, Jake Gardiner, and Travis...

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Toronto Maple Leafs Skid Nothing To Worry About

NEW YORK, NEW YORK – FEBRUARY 10: Auston Matthews #34 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden on February 10, 2019 in New York City . The Rangers defeated the Maple Leafs 4-1. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images) The latest Toronto Maple Leafs skid has seen the team drop to third place in the Atlantic division. They’re four points behind the Boston Bruins now with a single game in hand. The Montreal Canadiens are right on their tails only three points behind. A loss tonight to the Canadiens and the Maple...

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