Mike Babcock

Babcock: Leafs torn between keeping, trading Van Riemsdyk

As the NHL trade deadline approaches, there's uncertainty in Toronto as to whether forward James van Riemsdyk will remain with the Maple Leafs for …

Ice Hockey

Germans, Czechs improbably reach Olympic semifinals in men’s hockey

GANGNEUNG, South Korea — Canada and the Russians are in the semifinals as expected.<p>The other two semifinalists weren’t expected to be here at all.<p>The Olympic men’s hockey tournament final four has two surprise visitors: the Czech Republic, which is in its first semifinal since 2006, and Germany, …

Ilya Kovalchuk

Five takeaways from Leafs’ win over Panthers

Freddie Andersen was brilliant — once again — and James van Riemsdyk scored his 25th goal of the season in the Maple Leafs’ 1-0 win over Florida on …

Ice Hockey

Hot Maple Leafs can afford a little fun

The Maple Leafs, on the verge of more wins in the month of February in a decade and having come through the dog days of the schedule to their final …

Canadian Hockey

Leafs players wear Team Canada sweaters after losing Olympic bet

A pair of Scandinavian players on the Toronto Maple Leafs are paying up on a friendly Olympic wager.<p>Center Leo Komarov, who is part Finnish, and …

NHL

Matthews fires up his teammates with late shot block

<i>TSN Toronto reporter Mark Masters checks in daily with news and notes from Maple Leafs practices and game-day skates. The team practised on Wednesday</i> …

Ice Hockey

Red Wings are sellers at deadline: Who else might be traded by Monday?

CLOSE<p>Detroit Red Wings General Manager Ken Holland explains why the team traded goalie Petr Mrazek to the Philadelphia Flyers.<p>Detroit Red Wings …

NHL

Toronto Maple Leafs: We’re Not Worthy

The Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender Frederik Andersen did what he does best last night, winning games.<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs topped their last …

Ice Hockey

Surging Penguins trying to make more moves

<b>Pittsburgh Penguins</b><p>Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford acquired center Riley Sheahan from the Detroit Red Wings on Oct. 21 and got defenseman …

NHL

Leafs Ice Chips: 'Loose' practice as Nylander, Komarov settle bets

Toronto's practice got off to a fun start on Wednesday with Finland's Leo Komarov and Sweden's William Nylander both wearing Team Canada jerseys for …

Ice Hockey

Quick Hits: The More Draft Picks, More Fun Edition

In Red Wing Land<p>“What’s driving me is I want us to be a team that can compete for the Stanley Cup. We’re competitive, but we’re not quite where we …

Ice Hockey

Habs Headlines: Nicolas Deslauriers a feel-good story in a disappointing season

Montreal Canadiens news and notes<p>Nicolas Deslauriers’ new contract is a feel-good story. [Sportsnet]<br>• Francois Gagnon evaluates the Habs roster with …

Montreal Canadiens

Toronto Maple Leafs have chance to set franchise marks in wins, points

TORONTO – By all accounts, the Toronto Maple Leafs have not talked about it. Many of the players seem to be unaware of it.<p>But with three-quarters of …

Ice Hockey

Leafs’ Auston Matthews shows he can put foot down in defensive end

Coaches love it when players block shots. They love it even more when star players make that sacrifice with the game on the line, believing it will …

Canadian Hockey

Andersen outduels Luongo as Maple Leafs shut out Panthers

There are 10 years separating Roberto Luongo and Frederik Andersen on their birth certificates. But on the ice the difference was paper-thin in favour of Andersen.<p>The Toronto Maple Leafs goaltender won a duel with Luongo, 38, and the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night as Andersen grabbed his fifth …

Ice Hockey

Van Riemsdyk buries lone goal in Leafs’ win over Panthers

Frederik Andersen slammed the door on the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night.Not long after the Maple Leafs goaltender made 40 saves as the Leafs …

Canadian Hockey

NHL Trade Rumors: Green, Glendening, Brassard, More

A fairly substantial trade happened on Monday when the Philadelphia Flyers picked up goaltender Petr Mrazek. GM Ron Hextall believed giving up a …

NHL

Toronto Maple Leafs: James van Riemsdyk continues to produce despite uncertain future

TORONTO, ON - NOVEMBER 5: James van Riemsdyk<p>Despite the constant chatter surrounding his future with the Toronto Maple Leafs, James van Riemsdyk …

NHL

Maple Leafs’ Hyman a hit with, well, just about everybody

As much as Maple Leafs winger Zach Hyman is a hit with his teammates, he’s just as popular with opponents.In a sense.Hyman’s motor runs continuously …

Ice Hockey

Babcock inspired by Virtue and Moir

Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock talks about the golden performance by Canadian ice dance stars Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and explains the …

Scott Moir

Mike Augello - Fehr dealt to San Jose, the art of haggling; Leafs vs. Panthers

<b>UPDATE</b> The Leafs have traded center Eric Fehr to the San Jose Sharks for a seventh round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft. The 32-year-old had 28 points …

NHL

Babcock sees many inspirational moments from watching Olympians

Maple Leafs head coach says there's lots of inspirational moments from watching the best of the best grind in the Olympics, and see what makes them …

Ice Hockey

Feb 20 - TOR vs FLA

9:12 pm<p>6 m, 49 s<p>Leafs Nation Network previews tonight's match-up between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Florida Panthers..<p>5:08 pm<p>2 m, 27 s<p>Mike Babcock …

Toronto Maple Leafs

Leafs’ Matthews keeps Panthers’ Luongo wary

TORONTO — Roberto Luongo will tend goal for the 983rd time in the National Hockey League on Tuesday night, but for the Florida Panthers netminder, …

Ice Hockey

Toronto Maple Leafs: Facing the Last Division Rival

The Toronto Maple Leafs will faceoff against their last division “rivals” as they face the Florida Panthers.<p>Even though the gap between Florida and …

NHL

Trading van Riemsdyk means Maple Leafs would lose scoring punch

TORONTO – This is the counter-argument for anyone who believes the Toronto Maple Leafs would be better served by trading James van Riemsdyk at the …

Ice Hockey

Maple Leafs draw lessons and inspiration from Virtue and Moir

TORONTO – Mike Babcock was floated a general question Tuesday about Olympic athletes and immediately pivoted to a specific pair he refers to as the …

Canadian Hockey

Workhorse Andersen keeps Panthers off scoreboard

TORONTO – No NHL goaltender has carried a heavier workload this season than Frederik Andersen. But after backstopping the Toronto Maple Leafs to a …

Ice Hockey

Andersen makes 40 saves, Maple Leafs blank Panthers 1-0

TORONTO (AP) — Frederik Andersen could sense this was going to be a low-scoring game without many chances. He was right — and he was sharp when it counted.<p>Andersen made 40 saves and James van Riemsdyk scored the only goal as the surging Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 1-0 on Tuesday …

Ice Hockey

Skating coach making emotional return to South Korea

A 6-month-old girl was left next to a trash bin on the streets of Seoul in the winter of 1974 and wound up in an orphanage for a few years. She later …

Ice Hockey