Leafs star Mitch Marner is kidnapped at gunpoint in Etobicoke

Toronto Maple Leafs star Mitch Marner “okay, just shaken,” his agent said, after he was kidnapped in Etobicoke on Monday. Toronto Police said the theft took place around 7:45 pm Monday on Queensway and Islington Avenue near Cineplex Cinemas, where suspects stole Marner’s Black Range Rover at gunpoint. several sources confirm to Star Tuesday. Investigators … Read more

Leafs fans get over the disappointment of another first-round elimination

As in previous years, die-hard Maple Leafs fan Mike Adamson and his wife were so excited to see the team in the playoffs season that they dressed their Davisville home into a complete sanctuary for the home team. But the Leafs fell short again, losing 2-1 to the Tampa Bay Lightning in a crucial Game … Read more

The Maple Leafs bar couldn’t be lower. Someone has to give in

You can try to explain the endless cycle of failure from a thousand angles. But let’s start with this. The Auston Matthews-era Toronto Maple Leafs lost in nine straight attempts to win their first playoff series since 2004 — the longest streak of postseason futility in the NHL. And in the heat of those nine … Read more

Maple Leafs eliminated from playoffs by Tampa Bay Lightning after 2-1 loss in Game 7

In Joshua Clipperton the canadian press Posted on May 14, 2022 10:04 pm Updated May 14, 2022 10:18 pm smaller font Decrease article font size –ONE larger font Increase article font size ONE+ Nick Paul scored twice, including an incredible winning solo effort late in the second period as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the … Read more

Toronto Maple Leafs fans show contrasting emotions as wins and losses highlight Game 7

sports Over the past week, Toronto Maple Leafs fans have been on a win-loss rollercoaster that is now putting the spotlight on Saturday’s Game 7, where it’s the team’s last chance to reach the second round of the NHL playoffs for the first time in 18 years. Ahmar Khan captured the joy and sadness fans … Read more

3 keys to winning Game 7: Tampa Bay Lightning, Toronto Maple Leafs

Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports Here we go again. The Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to continue another run that has made them the most dominant team in the NHL over the past three seasons. The Toronto Maple Leafs are looking to win a Stanley Cup playoff round for the first time in 18 years. Two … Read more

What Leafs fans and media are saying as the series reaches Game 7

Oh boy, here we go again. There are two words that make Toronto Maple Leafs fans – and maybe even players – shake uncontrollably: the dreaded “Game 7”. Yes, for the fifth year in a row, the Leafs are heading into another series finale, and sadly, history is not on Toronto’s side. We know we … Read more

How the hockey world is reacting after Leafs beat Lightning

And exhale – if you’re a Leafs fan anyway. Game 5 of the first round between the Maple Leafs and Lightning was a roller coaster ride, going from terrible for Toronto in the beginning to disastrous for Tampa in the end. After numerous penalties from both sides and swings of momentum throughout the 60 minutes, … Read more

Matthews and Marner lead as Toronto Maple Leafs win 5-0 Lightning in Game 1

TORONTO – Maple Leafs coach Sheldon Keefe predicted a “violent” playoff series against a battle-tested opponent. That was the case both early and late on Monday. In the meantime, Toronto took the two-time Stanley Cup champion off the track with speed, tenacity and timely contributions up and down the roster. Auston Matthews and Mitch Marner … Read more

Maple Leafs send message with dominant Game 1 win

The first playoff game is often about messages. And as the goals kept coming – Jake Muzzin, Auston Matthews, David Kämpf, Mitch Marner, Matthews again – the biggest message from Toronto’s 5-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning is that the Maple Leafs want to be taken seriously. “It was just one game, but obviously … Read more