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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.

Matt Martin on Mike Babcock: “We’ve bought into his system”

Matt Martin met with the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. How was this first year for you...

Morgan Rielly: “Getting a taste of [the playoffs] makes you want it more”

Morgan Rielly met with the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. Compared to previous locker clean out days where...

Leo Komarov: “All the young guys now know how to play in this league...

Leo Komarov met the media on locker clean out day following the end of the 2016-17 season. The optimism coming out of 2013 was there....

ECQF Game #6 Review: Washington Capitals 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

There was only one way this series could be decided: elimination game overtime. What a game. What a series. What a season. Your game in ten: 1. On...

Mike Babcock: “I’m really proud of our guys”

Mike Babcock’s post-game comments after his team was eliminated in overtime in Game 6 against Washington. Obviously, it's soon, but difficult separating pride and disappointment here right...

Mike Babcock: “We look forward to going back to Washington”

Mike Babcock met with the media on Saturday to discuss the Game 5 loss in Washington, a do-or-die Game 6 at home on Sunday,...

ECQF Game #5 Review: Washington Capitals 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

In yet another game decided by overtime, the Maple Leafs are now on the brink of elimination after a hard-fought 2-1 defeat in Game 5. Your...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #5 – Capitals 2 vs. Leafs 1

Mike Babcock’s post-game comments after his team’s 2-1 loss in overtime to Washington in Game 5. You play almost a perfect road game. How difficult is...

ECQF Game #4 Review: Washington Capitals 5 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 4

The series is going back to Washington knotted at 2-2 after the Leafs couldn't quite climb out of another early hole in Game 4. Your game...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #4 – Capitals 5 vs. Leafs 4

Mike Babcock’s post-game comments after his team’s 5-4 loss to Washington in Game 4. As you've had a chance to talk and look at it, were...

Barry Trotz Post Game – Game #4 – Capitals 5 vs. Leafs 4

Barry Trotz’s post-game comments after his team’s 5-4 win in Game 4. What is it about Tom Wilson that he’s kind of risen to the playoffs this...

ECQF Game #3 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Washington Capitals 3

In yet another thrilling extra-time decision in a series that has quickly become must-watch theatre, the Maple Leafs took Game 3 thanks to Tyler Bozak's OT winner...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #3 – Leafs 4 vs. Capitals 3

Mike Babcock’s post-game comments after his team’s dramatic come-from-behind 4-3 OT victory in Game 3 against Washington. The turning point for your club the 5-on-3...

ECQF Game #2 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Washington Capitals 3

In their most dramatic victory since game 6 versus Boston in 2013, the Maple Leafs came out on top of a gruelling 92-minute battle...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #2 – Leafs 4 vs. Capitals 3

Mike Babcock's post-game comments after his team's dramatic 4-3 double OT victory in Game 2 in Washington. How did that feel? Your thoughts on the...

ECQF Game #1 Review: Washington Capitals 3 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

A missed opportunity, or an encouraging sign that the Maple Leafs could stretch this into a long series? The Leafs went up 2-0 inside 10...

Mike Babcock Post Game – Game #1 – Capitals 3 vs. Leafs 2

Mike Babcock's post-game comments after the Leafs' 3-2 overtime loss to the Capitals in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. Do you view that...
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Young Lions: Leafs vs. Capitals Game One Montage

Led by the most exciting crop of young talent in franchise history, the Maple Leafs make their long-awaited return to the playoffs tonight in Washington. Get...

Practice Notes: Nikita Zaitsev ruled out for Game 1 versus Washington

The news isn't good on the Nikita Zaitsev injury front: He's been ruled out of Game 1 on Thursday. While the Leafs defence would be in...

Mike Babcock: “We’re going to be a real hard out”

Mike Babcock discussed the absence of Nikita Zaitsev for Game 1 and the challenge ahead against Washington following Wednesday's practice. Babcock: Zaitsev is not available for game 1....

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