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Petan demoted, Tavares to play in Philly

November 1, 2019 - 3:12 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter After a busy October, the Toronto Maple Leafs had a few days to practice and get on the same page at their facility in Etobicoke, ON, before heading out on the road to take on the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wells Fargo Center on Sat...

Needing to make move in November, Tavares still out; Leafs vs. Flyers

November 2, 2019 - 12:48 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping to right the ship in November after a disappointing opening month, as they take on the Philadelphia Flyers at Wells Fargo Center on Saturday. The club’s 6-5-2 record finds the Leafs in fift...

Leafs spotty in shootout win over Philly, New Leafs Convo

November 3, 2019 - 8:12 AM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs had some good moments and disappeared at times in their first meeting with the Philadelphia Flyers, but were able to break their two-game losing skid, as Andreas Johnsson beat Brian Elliott in the shootout to...

Tavares likely, Muzzin returns, Spezza to sit against L.A.

November 4, 2019 - 4:53 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs begin a three-game homestand on Tuesday against the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Arena, hoping to make November a more successful month after struggling in the opening month. The club is expected to get a...

Petan recalled, Tavares, Muzzin back; Leafs vs. Kings

November 5, 2019 - 4:00 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs are hoping to stay in the win column as they take on the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday. The club is beginning a three-game homestand with games against Vegas on Thursday and Philaelphia, af...

Leafs far from beautiful in win over Kings, Hyman closer to returning

November 6, 2019 - 6:55 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs were unable to find any level of consistency in the first of a three-game homestand, but salvaged a 3-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings at Scotiabank Arena on Tuesday, as Auston Matthews scored the game-wi...

Marincin, Petan placed on waivers; Leafs vs. Golden Knights

November 7, 2019 - 1:27 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter After a pair of incomplete efforts in victories over Philadelphia and Los Angeles, the Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to extend their winning streak to three games against the Vegas Golden Knights at Scotiabank Arena on Thursday....

Leafs continue to win ugly, Marincin, Petan clear waivers

November 8, 2019 - 1:54 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs have not been able to play with any level of consistency all season, but in November the Blue and White have done just enough to earn victories over Philadelphia and Los Angeles. The Leafs followed a similar...

One more before the road, Leafs vs. Flyers

November 9, 2019 - 5:21 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs hope to extend their winning streak to four games in the final game of their three-game homestand against the Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday before embarking on a road-heavy schedule ove...

Marner injury overshadows loss to Flyers; Leafs vs. Hawks, New Convo

November 10, 2019 - 12:25 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs extended their points streak to four games in a 3-2 shootout loss to the Philadelphia Flyers at Scotiabank Arena on Saturday, but their comeback and the performances of goalie Frederik Andersen and forward W...

Hutchinson waived in wake of loss to Hawks, Marner out at least a month

November 11, 2019 - 6:51 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs inability to perform well in back-to-back games has been an issue at times during head coach Mike Babcock’s tenure, but it has been a glaring flaw this season and showed once again in a 5-4 loss to the Chic...

Hutchinson sent to Marlies, Leafs recall Petan, Kaskisuo, Hyman to return

November 12, 2019 - 4:31 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs made a number of moves in response to Mitch Marner’s ankle injury and backup goalie Michael Hutchinson being placed on waivers. After clearing waivers, Hutchinson was assigned to the AHL Toronto Marlies and...

Defensive lapses, not-so-special teams cost Leafs in loss to Isles

November 13, 2019 - 11:40 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs need to play a better brand of hockey to compensate for the absence of Mitch Marner for at least the next month, but even though the Leafs dominated for long stretches in their first game without last year’...

Leafs searching for solutions after sluggish start

November 14, 2019 - 8:12 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking for answers as to why they continue to struggle after a 5-4 loss to the New York Islanders at Nassau Coliseum on Wednesday. The club is a disappointing 9-7-4 after 20 games, with six regulation v...

Kerfoot out indefinitely, Spezza gets another chance; Leafs vs. Bruins

November 15, 2019 - 5:52 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs have been plagued by injuries to key players throughout training camp and the first quarter of the regular season and have fallen victim to that pesky bug once again, as the club announced on Friday that cent...

Good effort undone by spotty defense, Leafs vs. Penguins

November 16, 2019 - 11:55 AM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs played with more energy and effort in their third meeting with the archrival Boston Bruins, but in the end were undone by their inability to play well in their own end, as Brad Marchand scored a pair of th...

Trouncing in Pittsburgh leaves Leafs looking for answers

November 17, 2019 - 12:15 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs were looking for a better effort in the second of back-to-back games with Kasimir Kaskisuo making his first NHL start, but the Leafs fell behind early and did not show much effort in a 6-1 thrashing by the P...

Engvall called up, Moore placed on IR; will Barrie be shopped?

November 18, 2019 - 4:11 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs made a roster move in advance of the Western leg of their six-game road trip, calling up forward Pierre Engvall to replace winger Trevor Moore. Moore suffered a shoulder injury after colliding with Boston for...

Scuffling and shuffling, Engvall to make debut; Leafs vs. Golden Knights

November 19, 2019 - 4:38 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs have tinkered with their lineup, line combinations, and looked internally for reasons why they have lost the last five games since being thumped by Pittsburgh on Saturday, but the first sign of whether that w...

Babcock fired, Keefe Leafs new head coach

November 20, 2019 - 4:39 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter From press release made by Leafs PR: Toronto Maple Leafs President and Alternate Governor Brendan Shanahan announced today that Mike Babcock has been relieved of his coaching duties and Sheldon Keefe has been named the Club’s n...

Shanahan, Dubas on decision to go in new direction; Leafs vs. Coyotes

November 21, 2019 - 7:04 PM ET

For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter Toronto Maple Leafs Team President Brendan Shanahan, GM Kyle Dubas and new head coach Sheldon Keefe spoke to the media in Glendale, AZ after the decision was made to fire head coach Mike Babcock on Wednesday. Babcock was fired f...