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All signs point to Babcock loading up Maple Leafs 1st PP unit

It’s early in the pre-season, but Maple Leafs fans have a lot forward to. Perhaps most of all is the first power play unit, comprised potentially of …

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#Top5Thursday - Next Big Things

Just Now<p>Who are the <b>Next Big Things</b> in sports? Jody Oehler counts down the young up-and-comers that he believes will be the stars of tomorrow for …

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Leafs vs. Senators Pre-Season Takeaways

<b>MATTHEWS, MARLEAU HOOK UP TO PRODUCE GAME'S FIRST GOAL</b><p>1. Wednesday's pre-season game was the second in as many nights between the Leafs and Senators, …

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With no Nylander, Ennis scores twice on Matthews' wing

Tyler Ennis had a pair of goals and looked good on Auston Matthews' wing. Does his performance put any pressure on the unsigned William Nylander? The …

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NHL: Maple Leafs 4, Senators 1

Auston Matthews scored his first of the preseason off a great pass from Patrick Marleau, Jeremy Bracco got the game-winner and Tyler Ennis added a …

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Auston Matthews hopes to get off to a fast start thanks to Maple Leafs skating guru Barb Underhill | The Star

Great players measure themselves against great players, and Auston Matthews is no different.<p>As the Maple Leafs centre talked Tuesday about improving …

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Rick Zamperin: Auston Matthews isn’t an NHL superstar — yet

Entering his third season in the National Hockey League, Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs is already considered a star player.<p>In 144 career …

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Hughes says it would be 'unbelievable' to play in NHL with brother Quinn

Jack Hughes joins James Duthie to discuss the possibility of joining his brother Quinn in Vancouver if the Canucks were to select him in the 2019 NHL …

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Must See: Matthews pulls off the no-move at Leafs camp

In a post scrimmage shootout at Maple Leafs traning camp, Auston Matthews steals Nikita Kucherov's patented no move and beats Eamon McAdam for the …

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Kyle Dubas revealed who will start on Auston Matthews' line in camp with Nylander absent - Article

Friday marked the start of training camp in Niagara Falls for the Toronto Maple Leafs and as expected, William Nylander wasn't in attendance as he …

Tavares talks new Maple Leafs linemates, ability of Matthews

John Tavares spoke about getting used to his new linemates with the Toronto Maple Leafs and the dangerous abilities of Auston Matthews.

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Babcock talks Leafs' window, addition of Tavares, expectations, and more

In a sit-down interview with TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock discusses the Humboldt Broncos' season opener, how …

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Matthews discusses Leafs' captaincy; Nylander contract situation

Auston Matthews shares his feelings on not being named to the Toronto Maple Leafs' leadership group, as he will not wear a letter on his jersey for …

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Babcock on Matthews wanting more assists: 'Willy's gotta show up and shoot it under the bar'

Mike Babcock jokes that if Auston Matthews is going to have more assists than goals that "Willy needs to show up any put it under the bar' and also …

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Matthews will not wear an 'A' this season

Last year, Leo Komarov and Tyler Bozak both served as alternate captains for the Maple Leafs. With both players on different teams this coming …

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Auston Matthews was ‘randomly’ drug tested after four-goal NHL debut

In a completely random coincidence after his four-goal NHL debut, Auston Matthews was “randomly” selected for a drug test the very next day.<p>Everybody …

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Leafs Ice Chips: Marleau arrives for informal skates

Patrick Marleau's summer vacation has come to an end, as the veteran forward took the ice for one of the last Leafs' informal skates. Kristen Shilton …

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Q&A: Leafs’ Auston Matthews talks contract, Babcock and high expectations | The Star

<i>The Star went one-on-one with Maple Leafs all-star Auston Matthews for 15 minutes at the recent NHL-NHLPA player media tour in Chicago. Here’s an</i> …

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Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner unlikely to sign extensions before season

While all eyes around the Toronto Maple Leafs right now are on William Nylander and his ongoing contract negotiations, there is also now the …

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Matthews, Tavares support Leafs’ decision to hold off on naming captain | The Star

CHICAGO—It’s no big deal to either Auston Matthews or John Tavares that the Toronto Maple Leafs will not have a captain to start the season.<p>“I don’t …

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Toronto Maple Leafs: Mitch Marner Underrated?

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner is a homegrown, hometown player on the roster of the league’s most ravenous fanbase.<p>Toronto Maple Leafs fans …

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Toronto Maple Leafs: NHL Award Possibilities

The Toronto Maple Leafs have a pretty stacked team.<p>No other team in the NHL – except Edmonton if they wanted to – can match the Toronto Maple Leafs …

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Auston Matthews contract negotiations shouldn’t panic Leafs fans

Auston Matthews recently expressed that he is not worried about contract negotiations. Believe it or not, this is a good sign.<p>If there is a constant …

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NHL Rumors and Notes: Voynov, Seguin, McQuaid, and Matthews - MyNHLTradeRumors.com NHL Rumors: Slava Voynov, Tyler Seguin, Adam McQuaid, Auston Matthews

<b>Slava Voynov</b> <b>update</b><p><b>Katie Strang</b>: On defenseman Slava Voynov: “any club interested in him would have to seek permission from Kings to speak to him, per …

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Maple Leafs' Auston Matthews unsure if he'll sign new deal before season

Toronto Maple Leafs star centre Auston Matthews says that while negotiations on a new contract are underway, he’s still unsure if he’ll sign a new …

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The 'Hot Takes' Edition

The ‘Hot Takes’ edition features off-the-wall predictions on the 2018-19 season. Plus, we discuss Erik Karlsson trade rumors and the Hayley …

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Button on Matthews: 'No question he will be the captain of the Maple Leafs'

Over the weekend, Auston Matthews represented his team in the Stars and Stripes Showdown as captain. Craig Button explains that when the time is …

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Patrick Kane and Auston Matthews take part in the ceremonial puck drop with Ellie Johannson, the young daughter of the late USA Hockey executive Jim Johannson. The Stars & Stripes Showdown in Plymouth on a Sunday was held in his honor, with proceeds partially benefitting her college fund. Also taking part: Jim Johansson's brother John, wife Abby, father Ken and sister Judy.

Patrick Kane and Auston Matthews take part in the ceremonial puck drop with Ellie Johannson, the young daughter of the late USA Hockey executive Jim …

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Auston Matthews, other American NHLers gather to honour late USA hockey exec

Dozens of U.S.-born NHL players paid tribute to Jim Johannson and raised funds for two of his favorite causes, his 2-year-old daughter and grassroots …

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Hockey Community Remembers Jim Johannson at Stars and Stripes Showdown

Dylan Larkin (2), Anders Lee, Cam Atkinson, Patrick Kane, Andrew Copp, Riley Barber, J.T. Compher, Jacob Trouba (2), Kyle Connor (2) and Luke …

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