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Everything you need to know about last night's Leaf game is broken down into 10 cogent points of analysis by an MLHS writer within minutes of the final buzzer.

mitch marner vs the ottawa senators

Game #57 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Ottawa Senators 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their seventh win in their last eight games after a convincing victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday...
james van riemsdyk vs the nashville predators

Game #56 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 3 vs. Nashville Predators 2 (SO)

On the back of a first-star performance from Frederik Andersen, the Toronto Maple Leafs picked up their sixth win in their last seven games...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. New York Rangers

Game #53 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. New York Rangers 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs cruised to a convincing 4-0 victory over the New York Rangers on Thursday night, marking their second consecutive shutout and...

Game #52 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 5 vs. New York Islanders 0

In what is sure to be the feel-good game of the regular season for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Travis Dermott, Justin Holl and Kasperi...

Game #51 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Dallas Stars 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs will head into the All-Star break with consecutive victories after picking up one of their better wins of the season...
toronto maple leafs lose to the ottawa senators

Game #45 Review: Ottawa Senators 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3

The Toronto Maple Leafs will enter the bye week on a losing note after letting a winnable game slip away on Wednesday night versus...
Toronto Maple Leafs vs. Tampa Bay Lightning

Game #41 Review: Tampa Bay Lightning 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 0

In their first game of 2018, the Toronto Maple Leafs hit the halfway point of their season with a 2-0 loss to the league-leading...

Game #39 Review: Colorado Avalanche 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 3 (OT)

The Maple Leafs grabbed a point thanks to a late tying goal from James van Riemsdyk before falling in overtime in controversial fashion in...
Carolina Hurricanes at Toronto Maple Leafs

Game #35 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 8 vs. Carolina Hurricanes 1

The Maple Leafs rang in the “Next Century” in style with their biggest win of the season on Tuesday afternoon. Your game in ten:1.  These...

Game #32 Review: Philadelphia Flyers 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 2

The Toronto Maple Leafs lost after leading through two periods for the first time this season in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. 10 thoughts:1.  Patrick Marleau...
Curtis McElhinney of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Game #31 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 1 vs. Edmonton Oilers 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs got out to a very early lead for the second consecutive night before leaning on a first-star performance from Curtis...
toronto maple leafs vs. vancouver canucks on December 2, 2017

Game #28 Review: Vancouver Canucks 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

The Maple Leafs dug an early hole before dominating the final 40 minutes and coming up just short in Vancouver on Saturday night. 10 thoughts...
William Nylander of the Toronto Maple Leafs scores against the Edmonton Oilers

Game #27 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Edmonton Oilers 4

The Maple Leafs gave up the lead twice but found a way to win over the Oilers on Thursday night. First period dominance by Toronto...

Game #26 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Calgary Flames 1

The Toronto Maple Leafs started their Western Canada road trip off on a high with one of their most complete efforts of the season...
toronto maple leafs vs. florida panthers, zach hyman and aaron ekblad

Game #23 Review: Florida Panthers 2 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1 (SO)

After a slow start, the Toronto Maple Leafs came from behind to grab a point with a late charge that easily could've produced a...
Auston Matthews and Zach Hyman of the Toronto Maple Leafs playing against the Arizona Coyotes

Game #22 Review: Arizona Coyotes 4 vs. Toronto Maple Leafs 1

Despite a valiant late push, Toronto Maple Leafs had their six-game winning streak snapped by the last-placed -- but recently-surging -- Arizona Coyotes on...

Game #21 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 6 vs. Montreal Canadiens 0

The Toronto Maple Leafs made it six in a row after dropping six on the hapless Montreal Canadiens at the Bell Centre on Saturday...
William Nylander and Andreas Borgman of the Toronto Maple Leafs

Game #20 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 1 vs. New Jersey Devils 0 (OT)

The Toronto Maple Leafs extended their winning streak to five -- four without Auston Matthews -- with a 1-0 overtime win over the New...

Game #19 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Boston Bruins 1

With a 4-1 victory on Saturday night, the Toronto Maple Leafs made it four wins in a row while also winning their fourth consecutive...
NHL: Minnesota Wild at Toronto Maple Leafs

Game #17 Review: Toronto Maple Leafs 4 vs. Minnesota Wild 2

The Maple Leafs won their second in a row in less-than-pretty fashion on Wednesday night versus the Minnesota Wild, taking them up to 10-7-0...

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