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Woll stops 24, Maple Leafs avoid elimination by topping Panthers 2-1 in Game 4

May. 10, 2023 22:32 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — There was an unintentional assist from one of the referees. There was a nearly flawless performance from a rookie goalie making his first playoff start. And there was no sense of panic. Toronto is going home — for another game, not to start the offseason. ...

Leafs on brink of being swept out of playoffs by Panthers

May. 09, 2023 17:28 PM EDT

Things are starting to feel familiar for the Toronto Maple Leafs. That is not a good thing this time of year. After finally winning a first-round series behind Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander after six consecutive years of early playoff exits, the Maple Leafs went...

Reinhart the hero, as Panthers top Leafs in OT for 3-0 lead

May. 07, 2023 22:26 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Florida briefly limited ticket sales for their series against Toronto to fans with U.S. credit cards, a decision that some Maple Leafs fans thought was designed keep them from coming to Games 3 and 4. The Panthers might be able to keep them from a Game 5 in...

Leafs goalie Ilya Samsonov leaves game vs. Panthers injured

May. 07, 2023 19:53 PM EDT

SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) — Toronto goalie Ilya Samsonov left the ice 37 seconds into the second period of the Maple Leafs' playoff game at Florida on Sunday night with an undisclosed injury. The play started with Samsonov stopping a shot by Florida’s Anthony Duclair, as the Panthers’...

Panthers beat Maple Leafs 3-2, take 2-game lead in series

May. 05, 2023 00:16 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Florida Panthers took advantage of crucial mistakes by the Toronto Maple Leafs, and now lead their second-round playoff series 2-0. Sergei Bobrovsky made 35 saves and the Panthers defeated the Maple Leafs 3-2 on Thursday night. “Disappointing,...

Panthers top Maple Leafs, take Game 1 of second-round series

May. 03, 2023 00:11 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Florida coach Paul Maurice says the Panthers play their best hockey when faced with the most difficulty. That was true Tuesday night, as the Panthers had less than 48 hours to recover from their first-round series win over Boston and opened the second round in...

Lightning send series back to Tampa, beat Maple Leafs 4-2

Apr. 28, 2023 00:12 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Michael Eyssimont had a goal and an assist as the Tampa Bay Lightning defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Thursday night to force Game 6 in their first-round playoff series. Anthony Cirelli also had a goal and an assist, Nicholas Paul scored and Alex Killorn got...

Reilly scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Lightning, 4-3

Apr. 23, 2023 00:12 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Down a goal and outplayed for much of the night, the Toronto Maple Leafs found a way to reclaim home-ice advantage in their first-round playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Ryan O'Reilly scored with a minute left in regulation, then won a faceoff that...

Tavares, Marner lead Maple Leafs past Lightning, series tied

Apr. 21, 2023 00:38 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — John Tavares almost singlehandedly got the Toronto Maple Leafs back into their opening round playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tavares had his first playoff hat trick and the Maple Leafs rebounded from a poor playoff start with a lopsided 7-2 victory...

Point scores 2, Lightning rout Maple Leafs in series opener

Apr. 19, 2023 00:23 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Tampa Bay Lightning forgot all about their difficult March and opened their postseason with a rout. Brayden Point scored twice and the Lightning soundly beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-3 on Tuesday night in the opening game of the teams' first-round playoff...