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Leafs Prospect Rankings - #16

January 1, 2021 - 3:34 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL like Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, William Nylander, Pierre Engvall,...

Hirvonen’s late goal propels Finland to the semi-final

January 2, 2021 - 7:50 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs six prospects at the 2021 IIHF World Junior Championships have advanced to the semi-final on Monday, as Russia got past Germany 2-1 and Finland rebounded from an...

New Leafs Convo & Off The Post w/Chris Peters; Leafs release camp roster

January 3, 2021 - 12:43 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs have released their training camp roster. 40 players (23 forwards, 13 defensemen, four goaltenders) and no players invited on professional tryouts. N...

Leafs begin training camp with curious line combos

January 4, 2021 - 12:06 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The conventional wisdom when the Toronto Maple Leafs signed Joe Thornton was that the big veteran center would play a limited role in the bottom six and the occasional power play, but h...

Leafs Notes – Kerfoot “banged up” at camp, Malgin waived

January 5, 2021 - 4:33 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The second day of training camp brought about some unwelcome news for the Toronto Maple Leafs, as head coach Sheldon Keefe informed the media that center Alex Kerfoot suffered an unspec...

Leafs Prospect Rankings - #15, Kerfoot “day-to-day”

January 6, 2021 - 7:39 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs organization has drafted and developed a number of youngsters currently playing in the NHL like Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, William Nylander, Pierre Engvall,...

Ontario gives go ahead to Leafs to play at SBA, announce Blue & White Game

January 7, 2021 - 5:27 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs received the final approval to play their 28 home games at Scotiabank Arena from the Ontario Provincial Government. “In consultation with Ontario’s Chief...

Leafs restructure special teams units, announce radio and TV schedule

January 8, 2021 - 2:58 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs are less than a week away from the start of the regular season, which likely means that the line combinations and units on special teams working together at trai...

Leafs place Hutchinson on waivers, Petan clears; Blue & White Scrimmage

January 9, 2021 - 5:33 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs have been slowly whittling down their roster during the week of training camp leading up to the start of the regular season, placing forwards Kalle Kossila and D...

Podcast Sunday – The Leafs Convo & Off The Post Radio w/guest Steve Dangle

January 10, 2021 - 11:20 AM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter An interesting, fun, scary season to come... enjoy it.Enjoy our latest show, too. #TheLeafsConvo #TMLTalk #[email protected] @TheLeafsConvo2 https://t.co/6SX0rpmei7— Norman James...

Leafs cut down to 24, still have to make more roster decisions

January 11, 2021 - 11:26 AM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter UPDATE - The waiver list is now including bother Travis Boyd and Adam Brooks, bringing the list of players down to 24. The Toronto Maple Leafs trimmed their roster down to 26 pl...

All clear on the waiver wire, Leafs prospect rankings - #14

January 12, 2021 - 3:30 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs went unscathed on the waiver wire on Tuesday, as many clubs made their moves to get under the $81.5 million salary cap and 23-man roster limit. On Monday, Toronto...

Five named to taxi squad; Leafs vs. Canadiens in season opener

January 13, 2021 - 3:45 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs embark on what can only be called the most unusual campaign, with the season opener against the Montreal Canadiens at Scotiabank Arena on Wednesday in front of no...

Newcomers have impact in Leafs season-opening victory, New Leafs Convo

January 14, 2021 - 4:01 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens staged an exciting and sloppy contest in the 2021 season opener on Wednesday, with the Leafs core group carrying most of the load in a 5-4...

Leafs Prospect Rankings - #13, Battle of Ontario, Episode 1

January 15, 2021 - 12:13 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs will need to be open to new things to succeed in the unusual world of the 2021 regular season and their road opener against the Ottawa Senators will be the first...

Leafs sloppy and sleepy in loss to Senators; Battle of Ontario, Part Deux

January 16, 2021 - 12:26 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter Drawing conclusions about a team after a very short training camp, no preseason tune-ups and two regular season games is unwise and most of the times inaccurate, but the flaws being disp...

Robertson injured, Spezza, Dell on waivers(UPDATED); Podcast Sunday

January 17, 2021 - 1:07 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs bounced back with a solid effort in a 3-2 win over the Ottawa Senators in Kanata, ON on Saturday, with the top line of Joe Thornton, Auston Matthews and Mitch Ma...

Robertson out four weeks, Dell claimed, Spezza clears; Leafs vs. Jets

January 18, 2021 - 12:47 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs got some good news on the injury front, but bad news on the waiver wire on Monday, as the club takes on the Winnipeg Jets at Scotiabank Arena. The MRI of Nick...

Leafs put in effective two-way performance in grounding Jets

January 19, 2021 - 10:44 AM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter Sheldon Keefe knows that he has a good collection of talent and experienced veterans, but more than anything he is looking for the Toronto Maple Leafs to play an effective two-way game a...

Leafs vs. Oilers, Prospect Rankings - #12

January 20, 2021 - 3:14 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs look to continue their winning ways as they take on Connor McDavid, Hart Trophy winner Leon Darisaitl and the Edmonton Oilers at Scotiabank Arena in the first of...

Odd bounces in Oilers win over Leafs, Matthews ill; New Leafs Convo

January 21, 2021 - 2:35 PM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The match between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers was expected to be a showcase of the league’s greatest offensive stars in Auston Matthews, John Tavares, Mitch Marner, Con...

Thornton out four weeks, Matthews day-to-day, Leafs vs. Oilers

January 22, 2021 - 11:10 AM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs and Edmonton Oilers will face each other at Scotiabank Arena on Friday with the Leafs looking for a split of the two-game series, but they will have to do it with...

Leafs depth contributes in bounce back victory over Oilers

January 23, 2021 - 8:13 AM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs without top liners Joe Thornton and Auston Matthews available responded with a more complete team effort against the Edmonton Oilers, as John Tavares scored the g...

Looking for forward help, Leafs vs. Flames, New Convo & Off The Post Radio

January 24, 2021 - 8:30 AM ET

Be sure to like HockeyBuzz on facebook! For the latest Leafs updates or Follow @mikeinbuffalo on Twitter The Toronto Maple Leafs begin a four-game jaunt through Alberta with a pair of contests with the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Sunday afternoon. The Leafs are 4-2-0 are...