Inside look at Toronto Maple Leafs

Inside look at Toronto Maple Leafs

NHL.com is providing in-depth roster, prospect and fantasy analysis for each of its 32 teams from Aug. 8-Sept. 8. Today, the Toronto Maple Leafs. The Toronto Maple Leafs remain confident in their core and feel they are on the cusp of taking the next step toward winning the Stanley Cup following another disappointing postseason. The … Read more

Leafs’ Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award

Leafs’ Auston Matthews wins Hart Trophy, Ted Lindsay Award

Winning the Hart Memorial Trophy felt great. So did winning the Ted Lindsay Award. Goal Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews wishes for more. “I’d be lying if I said that there wasn’t a little bit of angst, wishing you’re still playing right now,” Matthews said after accepting the two biggest awards at the NHL’s awards … Read more

Matthews wins Hart, Lindsay awards, laments Maple Leafs playoff woes

Matthews wins Hart, Lindsay awards, laments Maple Leafs playoff woes

TAMPA– Auston Matthews appreciated what a special night it was for him and his family at the 2022 NHL Awards on Tuesday. The Toronto Maple Leafs center won the Hart Trophy, voted as the NHL most valuable player by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, and the Ted Lindsay Award as the most outstanding … Read more

Maple Leafs need to ‘push back’ vs. Lightning in Game 3, Matthews says

Maple Leafs need to ‘push back’ vs.  Lightning in Game 3, Matthews says

TORONTO — Auston Matthews said the Toronto Maple Leafs need to respond against the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Eastern Conference First Round. “They came with a push and now it’s our turn to kind of push back here and make sure that we have an answer,” the Maple Leafs center said one day after … Read more

Matthews scores 60th goal of season for Maple Leafs

Matthews scores 60th goal of season for Maple Leafs

Auston Matthews became the first United States-born player in NHL history to score 60 goals in a season when he scored two for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Tuesday. “It was pretty special,” Matthews said. “Just the reception from my teammates, … Read more

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Maybe the Knights’ Jake Eichel isn’t that guy

Jack EichelPhoto: Getty Images If you’re trying to blow your own face off and fall down a sewer for comedic effect instead of securing a playoff spot, you’d have to give the Vegas Golden Knights an Emmy for their performance last night. Needing just about every point they can get to pass the Dallas Stars … Read more

NHL Buzz: Raanta leaves Hurricanes victory with injury

NHL Buzz: Raanta leaves Hurricanes victory with injury

Welcome to the NHL Buzz. Throughout the 2021-22 season, NHL.com will have you covered with the latest news. Carolina Hurricanes Antti Raanta left a 5-2 win against the New York Islanders on Sunday with a lower-body injury. The goalie was injured making a save at 12:57 of the second period. Goalie Frederik Andersen has missed … Read more

Matthews leads 3 Stars of the Week

Matthews leads 3 Stars of the Week

NEW YORK – Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston MatthewsWashington Capitals defenseman John Carlson and Florida Panthers left wing Jonathan Huberdeau have been named the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the weekend April 10. FIRST STAR – AUSTON MATTHEWS, C, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS Matthews collected multiple points in all four of his outings, topping the League in … Read more

Maple Leafs clinch playoff berth behind Matthews, Marner

Maple Leafs clinch playoff berth behind Matthews, Marner

The Toronto Maple Leafs clinched a berth in the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs on Saturday when they defeated the Montreal Canadiens 3-2. The Maple Leafs (47-19-6) have taken advantage of historic seasons from center Auston Matthews and forward Mitchell Marner, helping them to the second-most goals scored in the NHL at 275 and second place … Read more

Matthews scores twice for Maple Leafs in OT victory against Stars

Matthews scores twice for Maple Leafs in OT victory against Stars

DALLAS– Auston Matthews scored his second goal of the game at 2:10 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win against the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on Thursday. It was Matthews’ 56th goal of the season, the most in a single season by a United States-born player in NHL history. … Read more