Leafs vs. Edmonton Oilers

Leaf Log, where it was a badly needed win

Toronto scored a pair in the first 1:38 and then held onto the reigns as tightly as they could for the remaning 58 minutes. In overtime, Dion Phaneuf broke up an Edmonton 3-on-1, springing Joffrey Lupul who fed Tim Connolly for the OT winner. Two points.

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Jose Calderon and Devin Harris

Raps Wrap, where it was a streak-breaking, double overtime thriller

Our first Raps Wrap of the lockout-shortened 2012 season is long overdue, but pardon me if this year's incarnation of the Raptors has been a little, um, uninspiring

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

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

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

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

Mario Bailargeon

‘Super Mario’ celebrates 7,000 wins

Driver Mario Baillargeon hit the 7,000-win milestone in the seventh race at Mohawk Racetrack on Saturday night. The Milton, Ont. resident, who entered the card needing just one win

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

Raps Wrap, where it was a heartbreaker

Mike Bibby's three-pointer with 8.2 seconds left proved to be the dagger as the Atlanta Hawks escaped Toronto with a 104-101 win -- a crushing loss for the

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 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

Raps Wrap, where it was an easy one

And that may just be the understatement of the year. Everything on this night went right for the Raps. Look no further than their red hot shooting percentage of

Raps Wrap, where Reggie hit the boards

The Raptors won their fourth straight Wednesday night behind a beastly effort from Reggie Evans on the boards as well as a sizzling first half offensive performance. Evans, fourth

Raps Wrap, where Bargnani played a full game

It was the usual impressive first quarter last night from Andrea Bargnani. He put up 11 points in the frame, yet we weren't impressed. The formula for Bargnani's

Raps Wrap, where Toronto has work to do

From the Milton Sports Guy: Pacers 130 Raptors 115 You could see this coming, couldn't you? Although the Raptors beat Indiana by 15 on Sunday in the front half of this

Raps Wrap, where Turk dunked thrice

From the Milton Sports Guy: Raptors 106 Knicks 104 There is the video evidence, ladies and gentlemen. According to the stats, Turkoglu dunked it all of five times last season, so

Raps Wrap, where it was a winnable one vs. the East's best

From the Milton Sports Guy: Cavaliers 108 Raptors 100 I think most Raptor fans, myself included, weren't necessarily expecting a Toronto win in Cleveland last night. Against LeBron and the

Leaf Log, where some guy named Kessel showed up

// From the Milton Sports Guy: Leafs 4 Predators 3 Well, the MSG wasn't able to catch the resurrection of one Phil Kessel last night in Nashville, so we're throwing

Raps Wrap, where that's what we've been waiting for

// From the Milton Sports Guy: Raptors 110 Mavericks 88 Toronto has beaten a number of the league's better teams lately, but the most impressive of these wins may just

Raps Wrap, where Toronto bounced back

// From the Milton Sports Guy: Raptors 112 Knicks 104 Fittingly, on Italian Heritage Night at the Mecca, Andrea Bargnani lit it up, pacing the Raptors to a huge win

Leaf Log, where it was a tasty win

Leafs 4 Flyers 0 It's been awhile since I've had the opportunity to chime in on the state of the Maple Leafs. How long? Well, my last Leaf Log

Raps Wrap, where it was a tale of two halves

From the Milton Sports Guy: Pacers 105 Raptors 101 Things looked encouraging for RaptorNation Monday night in Indiana as Toronto came out firing on all cylinders, playing some marvelous basketball

Raps Wrap, where it was a gritty win

From the Milton Sports Guy: Raptors 98 Hornets 92 The Raps won their second straight game behind some uncharacteristically stingy defense and contributions from the most unlikely of sources in

Raps Wrap, where the Nets are who we thought they were

From the Milton Sports Guy: Huskies 118 Nets 95 In fact, I think the Nets looked a little worse that who I thought they were on this night. Not much to

Raps Wrap, where talk of a renewed defensive effort was just that

From the Milton Sports Guy: Heat 115 Raptors 95 Sunday's long-awaited improved Raptor D seemed to be a sign of things to come. At least that's what the team said

Leaf Log, where Toronto continues to roll

From the Milton Sports Guy: Leafs 3 Senators 2 Don't look now, but here the Leafs sit on a Tuesday morning in mid-December only two points out of a playoff

Raps Wrap, where Toronto played a full forty-eight

From the Milton Sports Guy: Raptors 101 Rockets 88 For one of the few times this year if not the first, your Toronto Raptors put forth a full team effort

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