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Leafs scoring milestones: From Bailey to Matthews

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 17, 2024 10:42 am 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size Auston Matthews’ quest for his 70th goal of the season prompts a look back at key scoring milestones in Toronto Maple Leafs history, from Ace Bailey’s first scoring …

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Matthews’s scoring stacks up among best ever

Auston Matthews is on the verge of entering rarefied air in pursuit of 70 goals this season. Matthews is currently one goal shy of the mark, with his Toronto Maple Leafs having two games remaining on the regular-season schedule. Toronto plays the Florida Panthers on Tuesday and the Tampa Bay …

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With NHL playoffs set to start soon, Giordano among oldest players who hasn’t won a Stanley Cup

Joe Pavelski and Brent Burns made the playoffs seven times together as teammates in San Jose, reaching the conference finals and getting all the way to the Stanley Cup Final in 2016 under Peter DeBoer. Zach Parise captained New Jersey to the final in 2012. All those runs ended in …

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Wings top Leafs in OT; Matthews scores No. 69

TORONTO – Auston Matthews moved closer to a milestone that has gone untouched for more than 30 years. Dylan Larkin and his teammates are fine with that — they secured two priceless points in the Eastern Conference playoff race. The Red Wings captain scored on a power play 41 seconds …

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Matthews scores No. 65, Leafs down Pens in OT

TORONTO – Sidney Crosby has seen plenty of hockey. Even the Pittsburgh Penguins captain is blown away by Auston Matthews’ pursuit of 70 goals. “Seems like a crazy number, but he could do it,” the 36-year-old said before his team took on the Maple Leafs. “It’s amazing. Speaks a lot …

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Maple Leafs sign college standout Quillan

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted April 1, 2024 8:47 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed Quinnipiac University forward Jacob Quillan. The team announced Monday it has agreed to a two-year entry-level contract with the 22-year-old …

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Matthews scores two more, Leafs down Panthers

TORONTO – Paul Maurice was asked before Monday’s game how to stop Auston Matthews. “Nobody’s figured that out,” replied the Panthers head coach. “You’re not stopping him … you just hope he’s scoring the next night.” After hitting the back of the net for a 60th time over the weekend, …

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Leafs sign defenceman Benoit to 3-year extension

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted March 29, 2024 12:24 pm 1 min read Descrease article font size Increase article font size TORONTO – The Toronto Maple Leafs have signed defenceman Simon Benoit to a three-year contract extension. The average annual value of the deal is US$1.35 million, the team …

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Giordano scores for late dad, Leafs top Caps 5-1

TORONTO – Mark Giordano wasn’t sure he would get a chance to honour his late father under the NHL’s bright lights. The league’s oldest player at age 40 had missed the last 12 games with a concussion as part of a Maple Leafs defence corps that ballooned to nine deep …

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Keefe rips ‘immature’ Leafs after loss to Devils

TORONTO – Sheldon Keefe took just four questions Tuesday night. The Maple Leafs head coach still got a lot off his chest. A steaming Keefe ripped Toronto’s “immature” performance over the final two periods of a 6-3 loss to the New Jersey Devils that followed a dominant start. The Leafs …

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