Toronto Maple Leafs (25-10-3)

    Leafs Ice Chips: Spread offence debuts v Ducks; Campbell starts

    Ahead of their Wednesday date with the Ducks, the Maple Leafs kept forwards Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander on three separate lines with the hopes of balancing team scoring. TSN's Mark Masters has more on Toronto's thought process on the changes, as well as an injury update on Jake Muzzin.

    Rielly doesn’t feel underrated but appreciates Leafs having his back

    Following Saturday's win against the Islanders, Maple Leafs captain John Tavares said that defenceman Morgan Rielly is underrated. Despite not being named to the all-star team yet again, Toronto's assistant captain doesn't agree with the assessment, but appreciates the love from his teammates, and is encouraged with how much they have his back.

    Justin Holl Maple Leafs Practice | January 25, 2022

    Justin Holl speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.

    Morgan Rielly Maple Leafs Practice | January 25, 2022

    Morgan Rielly speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.

    Jason Spezza Maple Leafs Practice | January 25, 2022

    Jason Spezza speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.

    Sheldon Keefe Maple Leafs Practice | January 25, 2022

    Head Coach Sheldon Keefe speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.

    Good idea for Maple Leafs to tinker with their lineup?

    The Maple Leafs will be splitting Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander on three separate lines in an effort to spread them out. That's Hockey discusses the approach and the way the team responded to Sheldon Keefe's criticism this past weekend.

    Sheldon Keefe Maple Leafs Practice | January 24, 2022

    Sheldon Keefe talks to the media after practice.

    Toronto's triple threat: Matthews, Marner, Nylander on different lines

    The Maple Leafs finally have a fully healthy forward group and that's opened the door for Sheldon Keefe to experiment. Toronto juggled its top three forward lines at Monday's practice, with the hope of creating a three-headed monster.

    John Tavares Maple Leafs Practice | January 24, 2022

    John Tavares talks to the media after practice.

    Leafs Ice Chips: Muzzin returns to practice, but doubtful for Ducks

    Jake Muzzin is making progress towards a return from his concussion. The defenceman was back on the ice with the Maple Leafs after missing the last two games and head coach Sheldon Keefe shares an update on his progress, saying a return for Wednesday's game would be a stretch.

    William Nylander Maple Leafs Practice | January 24, 2022

    William Nylander speaks to the media after practice.

    Ondrej Kase Maple Leafs Practice | January 24, 2022

    Ondrej Kase speaks to the media after practice.

    Nylander explains why he was wearing slippers in a snowstorm

    Last week's snow storm in Southern Ontario was tough for many but it didn't seem to bother William Nylander as he was caught on camera by teammate Rasmus Sandin wearing slippers outside on his walk to his car. Nylander explained why he chose the unique choice of footwear during a snowstorm.

    Tavares: 'I know I can be a lot better'; Marner may provide spark

    John Tavares was honest in his assessment for how he has felt with his recent performances, admitting that he can be a lot better helping out his linemates and executing at a higher level. The Maple Leafs captain spoke about how playing alongside a smart player like Mitch Marner can provide a benefit.

    Biggest Midseason Surprises, Questions From the 2021–22 NHL Season

    Will teams play a full 82-game season? What lies in Edmonton’s future? Looking at the biggest surprises and questions the NHL season has brought so far.As we approach the halfway point of the NHL season, there is plenty to be shocked about around the league.

    Power Rankings: The NHL’s Naughty and Nice Lists

    Maple Leafs goalie Jack Campbell can expect to find a nicely wrapped gift under the tree, but Kings forward Brendan Lemieux should look for coal in his stocking.View the original article to see embedded media.With the NHL’s holiday break off to an early start, let’s also get a head start on naughty and nice lists for Santa Claus.

    NHL Power Rankings: Each Team’s Unofficial MVP of the Year

    In the spirit of SI’s Sportsperson of the Year, a look at who made the biggest impact for each NHL team in 2021.View the original article to see embedded media.Sports Illustrated’s 2021 Sportsperson of the Year was announced Tuesday night.

    NHL Power Rankings: Upward Trend for Every Team

    Team trajectories can be shaken up in a number of ways, like Roope Hintz catching fire in Dallas, or big changes at the top in Montreal.View the original article to see embedded media.Six weeks into the NHL season, some teams have shaken off their early jitters (see: Maple Leafs), others have crashed down to earth (see: Sabres).However, team trajectories can be shaken up when a player catches fire.

    NHL Power Rankings: Here Comes Anaheim

    After a six-game losing skid, the Ducks have taken flight, winning their last eight games and soaring to the top of the Pacific Division.View the original article to see embedded media.“Quack, quack, quack, quack …” Sorry, I’m busy living out my Mighty Ducks fantasy after Anaheim won its eighth consecutive game.

    Compher scores in OT, Avalanche beat Maple Leafs 4-3

    Nathan MacKinnon considers Calvin Pickard a close friend, but that didn't stop the Colorado center from getting the best of his pal.

    TOR 3, COL 4

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    Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31) stops the puck as he is pressured by New York Rangers center Kevin Hayes (13) and left wing Jimmy Vesey (26) during the second period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Dec. 23, 2017, at Madison Square Garden in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

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