Maple Leafs Playoffs

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Coverage of all the Maple Leafs Playoffs Series.

Recap: Maple Leafs Going to Round 2

It is fitting that the only goals in regulation were scored by Steven Stamkos and Auston Matthews, the two best shooters in the game (NHL?). Overtime decided a contest of intense, grinding effort from every player on both teams. This is how it happened: First Period Tampa takes the first

GDT: Maple Leafs back in Tampa

Toronto Maple Leafs @ Tampa Bay Lightning 07:00 PM at Amalie Arena Watch on: TBS, CBC, TVAS, SN, BSSUN

Round 1 Game 6 Preview: Leafs @ Lightning

The Leafs lead the series three games to two and have two more tries at closing out this first-round series. As was clear last night, most series in this year's first round are tough contests going to six or seven games to solve.

Round 1, Game 5 Recap: Lightning over Leafs

Andrei Vasilevskiy plays his best game of the playoffs to take the series back to Tampa Bay. The Maple Leafs can't convert on their chances, and struggled, albeit a lot less, at what we used to call driving play. Auston Matthews tried his best, but he couldn't do it twice in a row.

Preview: Maple Leafs host the Lightning

The Leafs want to bottle up that Lightning and put it on the shelf for another year. And no one thinks that's going to be easy. The fourth win is a hard thing to get.

What to do with Michael Bunting

Scarborough's Michael Bunting is back from a three-game suspension following his Game 1 hit on Erik Cernak. While his suspension has been argued to be outside the norm and standard set by DoPS elsewhere in the playoffs, it's in the past now, and it's

Maple Leafs Practice Report - Up 3-1

The Maple Leafs are back home in Toronto today, getting ready to do the hardest thing in playoff hockey – get the fourth win.

Game 4 recap: It was 4-1

The Toronto Maple Leafs let the Tampa Bay Lightning get a 4-1 lead, but we all know how dangerous that score is with Toronto....

GDT: Maple Leafs @ Lightning Game 4

PPP talks our way though game 4 of the Leafs-Lightning series.

Preview: Toronto at Tampa — Round 1, Game 4

With the series at two games to one in the Leafs favour, Tampa can't take back home ice advantage with a win. If the Leafs win, they take a one-game-wins-it series home to Toronto.

Three Game Playoff Review

As of Sunday morning every team in the playoffs has played three games and all series are two games to one. How do the Leafs measure up to the other 15, and one other in particular?

Sam Lafferty fined for cross check on Ross Colton

Sam Lafferty has been fined $3,108.11 for cross-checking against Ross Colton.

Recap: Morgan Rielly wins it in Overtime for the Leafs

The Leafs started out well, and then deteriorated while Tampa controlled the play. But Ilya Samsonov and Tampa's poor shot quality combined to give the better team through 58 minutes a one goal lead. Ryan O'Reilly tied it up and then it was a whole new game: Overtime.

Preview: Maple Leafs @ Lightning

The Leafs are leading the series against Tampa with a goal differential of +1 after one ten-goal game and one nine-goal game. So who wins game three?

Maple Leafs Game 2 Recap: Payback

The Toronto Maple Leafs gave the Tampa Bay Lightning a taste of their own medicine and tie their first round series.

Maple Leafs & Prospects Playoff Schedules

April schedules for the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies and prospects in the system still playing in the post-season.

Michael Bunting out 3 games for his head hit on Erik Cernak

Michael Bunting of the Maple Leafs will have a hearing today with the Department of Player Safety for his hit to the head on Erik Cernak of the Lightning in game one of the playoffs.

Preview: Maple Leafs Playoffs -Round One, Game One

The Maple Leafs vs the Lightning for the first time since the last time. Playoffs are here.

Pre-Playoffs Prattle Roundtable

We dole out the reverse awards and decide what we loved and less than loved about the Leafs this year.

Comparing the Leafs and Lightning line by line

This series preview tells the story of the regular season for both the Leafs and the Bolts. How they are similar and how they are different. And especially how each team produces their offense.

What can we reasonably expect from Tampa?

When I asked what we can expect the Leafs to score in the playoffs, the natural follow-up question is what about Tampa? I applied the same method to the Lightning, with a lot less quality of understanding going into the TOI guessing. I'm hoping most of my mistakes

How many goals can you expect in the playoffs?

There's a lot of lore about NHL playoffs. The depth has to chip in, the defence has to score, the grinders win you the series. A great fourth liner who doesn't get power-play time gets 10 goals in an entire NHL season. What are you expecting in a playoff round?

Game day: Game Seven

Okay. It's just a game.
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