Stanley Cup Playoffs 2012

2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs: First round predictions

The Milton Sports Guy breaks down all eight NHL first round playoff series and asks for your opinions as the Stanley Cup playoffs get under way.

Continue Reading...
Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers

Leaf Log, where it was a badly needed win

It wasn't pretty, but for a Leaf team looking to put some distance between themselves and the 9th-place Capitals, they'll take it. Toronto scored a pair in the first

Clarke MacArthur scores in overtime

Leaf Log, where it was a wacky night on the island

Your Toronto Maple Leafs completed a home-and-home sweep of the New York Islanders Tuesday night to head into the All-Star break in a three-way tie for 8th spot

James Reimer Maple Leafs

Leaf Log, where lady luck wasn’t kind

In January of 2011, a no-name rookie named James Reimer got the start in goal for the Toronto Maple Leafs kicking off a western road trip in Los

Joe Colborne of the Leafs scores first NHL goal

Leaf Log, where it was an offensive night

And we mean 'offensive' in a very, very good way for Leaf Nation. The NHL's youngest team walked into the St. Pete's Times Forum (or whatever the hell it's

Beleaguered Leaf goalies Gustavsson and Scrivens

Leaf Log, where goaltending has become an issue

Damn you, Brian Gionta. After a 7-0 defeat at the hands of the Bruins Saturday and a 5-1 loss to Florida last night -- both at home -- panic

Joey Crabb scores vs. Columbus Blue Jackets

Leaf Log, where Toronto sits atop the league (for now)

Didn't think I'd be writing that headline this season... However, it's true. With a 4-1 victory over the Blue Jackets, the Leaves vaulted themselves ahead of the Penguins into

Joffrey Lupul Maple Leafs

Leaf Log, where Lupul scored thrice

It wasn't pretty, but the Leafs and Joffrey Lupul and his Leaf teammates will take it. Lupul netted the 'chapeau trois' for the Leafs in a game that made

Kessel scores winner vs. Penguins

Leaf Log, where it was a 60-minute effort

The 2011-12 edition of your Toronto Maple Leaves continued their winning ways Saturday night at the ACC by besting the Eastern Conference-leading Pittsburgh Penguins by a score of

Leafs vs. Rangers Henrik Lundqvist

Leaf Log, where Gustavsson outduelled Lundqvist

I think it's safe to say we didn't see that coming. Even though he let a couple of questionable shots get past him, Jonas Gustavsson was just good enough

Phaneuf Kessel hockey man hug

Leaf Log, where Lupul and Kessel led the comeback

After yet another lacklustre start, your Toronto Maple Leafs -- led by the continued offensive prowess of Joffrey Lupul and Phil Kessel -- scored two third period goals

Avalanche beat Leafs in OT Oct. 2011

Leaf Log, where a late comeback went for naught

After losing to the Colorado Avalanche in overtime at the ACC Monday night, the 2011-12 edition of your Toronto Maple Leafs will not begin the season at 4-0

Kessel scores vs. Flames

Leaf Log, where Kessel struck again

As predicted here a week ago, the Leafs needed a period to shake off the rust of a week of inactivity before rebounding to best the Flames by

Dion Phaneuf obliterates Stephane Da Costa

Leaf Log, where it was a third period to forget

But a win is a win, right? That's how the Leafs have to look at this one after being outscored 5-2 in the third period, somehow hanging on for

NHL Playoffs 2011: Second round predictions

After a scintillating opening round of action (as Danny Gallivan would say), we're onto the second round which features two rematches from last year. As always, things may

Stanley Cup playoffs

NHL Playoffs 2011: First round predictions

For hockey fans, tonight might as well be Christmas morning. That's right, the quest for Lord Stanley's mug begins tonight, kicking off a two-month period of hotly contested hockey

Leaf Log, where Kadri won it

The youngest player on the league's youngest team kept the slim playoff hopes alive for the Toronto Maple Leafs Thursday night. Nazem Kadri, the much maligned Leafs' top prospect,

Leaf Log, where they aren’t dead yet

The Leafs came up with a big performance last night at the ACC to stave off the final nail in their playoff coffin for at least another day. For

Nathan Horton-Dion Phaneuf fight

Leaf Log, where it was a beatdown

What you witnessed Saturday night, ladies and gentlemen, was the future. And for a night at least, it looked pretty good. If the Leafs' stellar play through February and

Leaf Log, where the captain scored twice

After weeks of criticism, Dion Phaneuf seems to have turned his season around just in the nick of time for the Toronto Maple Leafs and their improbable playoff

Leaf Log, where it was a weekend from hell

After finishing the month of February red hot, continuing an improbable surge toward a playoff seeding, your Toronto Maple Leafs came crashing back to earth Saturday night at

Leaf Log, where Tim Brent broke out

In a stunning turn of events last night -- which even further highlighted just how disappointing the play of one Phil Kessel has been for the Toronto Maple

Leaf Log, where it was a gritty, entertaining win

Yes, a solid down-and-dirty road win for the Leafs -- and one heck of an entertaining hockey game. Ironic too, after this piece in the Toronto Star, essentially giving

Leaf Log, where a win is a win

What's with teams wearing a maple leaf on their jersey lately? After witnessing Team Canada's improbable collapse on Wednesday night, the blue team that wears a maple leaf tried

Green Men of Vancouver throwing waffles at Leafs

Leaf Log, where again, waffles were thrown

This time, in a bit of a twist, the waffle-throwing shenanigins were provided by 'The Green Men of Vancouver', who taunted Tim Brent with a box of Eggos

Leaf Log, where waffles were thrown

After two rousing come-from-behind victories over the Bruins at home and the Capitals on the road, it looked as if this Leaf team might finally be putting it

Leaf Log, where rock bottom is approaching

Memo to Brian Burke and Leaf Nation: last night is what a rebuild looks like. Unlike the local hockey heroes, the Edmonton Oilers have held on to their high

Leaf Log, where it was an improbable comeback

With the other semi-functioning arm of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment getting thumped in DC and the Maple Leafs looking pretty comatose, down 4-1 to the Nashville's, everything

Leaf Log, where it was all start and no finish

The Maples came out a-flyin' in this one, looking to snap a horrendous 7-game losing streak. Just minutes into the first, the goal-starved Leafs had an impressive 2-0 lead

Leaf Log, where it was another depressing night in Florida

Thanks to Mikhail Grabovski, I had to slightly modify today's Leaf Log headline. The original line read: "...where it was another goalless night in Florida" but required a small

Powered by WordPress | Deadline Theme : An AWESEM design