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Alec Brownscombe is the founder and editor of MapleLeafsHotStove.com, where he has written daily about the Leafs since September of 2008. He's published five magazines on the team entitled "The Maple Leafs Annual" with distribution in Chapters and newsstands across the country. He also co-hosts "The Battle of the Atlantic," a weekly show on TSN1200 that covers the Leafs and the NHL in-depth. Alec is a graduate of Trent University and Algonquin College with his diploma in Journalism. In 2014, he was awarded Canada's Best Hockey Blogger honours by Molson Canadian. You can contact him at alec.brownscombe@mapleleafshotstove.com.

Game #16 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Vegas Golden Knights 3 (SO)

It wasn't pretty, but the Toronto Maple Leafs bounced back from a tough road trip with a shootout win at home against the upstart...
Toronto Maple Leafs lose to the St. Louis Blues

Game #15 Review: St. Louis Blues 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4

The Toronto Maple Leafs closed out their Western road trip at 1-3 and fell to their fifth defeat in their last six games with...
Patrick Marleau and Connor Brown of the Toronto Maple Leafs celebrate a goal agains the Anaheim Ducks

Game #13 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Anaheim Ducks 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs snapped a three-game losing slide with a 3-1 victory over the Anaheim Ducks on Wednesday night. There is no such thing...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Philadelphia Flyers

Game #11 Review: Philadelphia Flyers 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Maple Leafs fell to 7-4-0 on the season with a 4-2 defeat to the Philadelphia Flyers on Saturday night. The Leafs have now...
TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 23: Nazem Kadri #43 of the Toronto Maple Leafs tries to get the puck around Jonathan Quick #32 of the Los Angeles Kings as Alec Martinez #27 of the Los Angeles Kings lies on the ice during the third period at the Air Canada Centre on October 23, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images)

Game #9 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Los Angeles Kings 2

The Maple Leafs moved to 7-2-0 on the season after handing the Los Angeles Kings their first loss in regulation on Monday night. Your game...

Game #8 Review: Ottawa Senators 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

Full value for their 6-3 defeat, the Maple Leafs got a wake-up call in Ottawa on Saturday night. "That team was almost in the Stanley...

Roman Polak signed to one-year contract by the Toronto Maple Leafs

The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Roman Polak to a one-year, $1.1 million contract, the club announced on Sunday. Polak had been practicing with the...

Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 2 vs. Washington Capitals 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs continued to roll with a 2-0 victory over the Capitals on Tuesday night, marking the first time in franchise history...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals

Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Washington Capitals – Game #6 Preview, Projected Lines & TV...

Puck drop: 7:00 p.m. EST | Arena: Capital One Arena | TV: TSN4 | Radio: Fan 590Game Day Quotes Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz labels the Leafs "an elite...
Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 3 (OT)

Game #5 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 3 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs moved to 4-1-0 on the season with a long-overdue victory at the Bell Centre on Saturday night. Some next-day thoughts:- After...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Chicago Blackhawks

Game #3 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Chicago Blackhawks 3 (OT)

No turkey hangover here: This was about as good of a game as you're going to see this early in the regular season. The Maple...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Game #2 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 8 vs. New York Rangers 5

With eight goals from seven different goal scorers, the Toronto Maple Leafs built a 5-1 lead, gave it up, and came back to score...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Winnipeg Jets

Game #1 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 7 vs. Winnipeg Jets 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs were full value for a blowout win on the opening night of the 2017-18 regular season. Both sides of special...

Mike Babcock on Frederik Andersen: “He’s one of the most impressive stories over the...

Mike Babcock joined TSN Overdrive on Monday evening, discussing a wide range of topics ahead of the new season, including:Expectations for the 2017-18...

Preseason Game #6 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Montreal Canadiens 2

The Maple Leafs have received hard-working, organized efforts out of their B squads in the last two back-to-back sets against Buffalo and Montreal. Despite falling...

Mike Babcock on keeping Zach Hyman with Auston Matthews, Connor Brown’s playing time, and...

Mike Babcock met with the media after practice on Thursday, discussing:Marleau's fit on the power play Zach Hyman's place on Matthews' line Connor...
Auston Matthews, right, celebrates a first period goal against the Ottawa Senators with teammate William Nylander

Preseason Game #1 Review: Ottawa Senators 6 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

It was exciting to have Leafs hockey back, but this was certainly preseason-calibre and not aided by the poor ice at the Canadian Tire...

Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 Training Camp Roster Tracker – September 14

With training camp now officially open for the much-anticipated 2017-18 season, below is a full breakdown of the Toronto Maple Leafs 2017 training camp...

Brendan Shanahan: “We want this to be the kind of place where players want...

Brendan Shanahan joined Prime Time Sports on Tuesday evening to discuss the progress made to date, the next stage of the team's evolution, Lou...

Brendan Shanahan: “Players are seeing Toronto as a different destination than they did a...

Toronto Maple Leafs President Brendan Shanahan joined TSN Overdrive on Tuesday, discussing the team's new signings, heightened expectations for 2017-18, the captaincy situation, and...

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