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.
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 speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.
Morgan Rielly speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.
Jason Spezza speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.
Head Coach Sheldon Keefe speaks with the media following Tuesday's practice.
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 talks to the media after practice.
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 talks to the media after practice.
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 speaks to the media after practice.
Ondrej Kase speaks to the media after practice.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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