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Dylan Larkin scores power-play goal in OT to give Red Wings 5-4 win over Maple Leafs

Apr. 13, 2024 22:36 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dylan Larkin scored on a power play 41 seconds into overtime and the Detroit Red Wings overcame Auston Matthews' 69th goal of the season to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday night. Alex DeBrincat scored twice, David Perron had a goal and an assist, Simon...

Auston Matthews scores 67th and 68th goals of season in Maple Leafs' 6-5 loss to Devils

Apr. 11, 2024 23:38 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jesper Bratt broke a tie with 1:14 left with his second goal of the game and the New Jersey Devils beat Toronto 6-5 on Thursday night, overcoming Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews' NHL-leading 67th and 68th goals of the season. “A little sloppy at times,” Matthews...

Matthews scores 60th, Samsonov stops 34 shots in Maple Leafs' 3-0 victory over Sabres

Mar. 30, 2024 23:16 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Auston Matthews scored his NHL-leading 60th goal, Ilya Samsonov stopped 34 shots and Toronto beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-0 on Saturday night in front of a distinctly raucous Maple Leafs-backed road crowd. Captain John Tavares scored the opening goal in his...

Flyers beat Maple Leafs 4-3; Philly captain Couturier is a healthy scratch for 1st time in career

Mar. 19, 2024 22:58 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Owen Tippett scored 19 seconds into the game and added an assist, and Morgan Frost had a goal and an assist as Philadelphia beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 on Tuesday night without Flyers captain Sean Couturier, who was a healthy scratch for the first time in his 13-year...

Guentzel scores in SO to lift Hurricanes to 5-4 win over Maple Leafs

Mar. 17, 2024 00:10 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jake Guentzel scored in the shootout and the Carolina Hurricanes rallied from two goals down late to beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 on Saturday night. Sebastian Aho had two goals and an assist, Jordan Martinook and Seth Jarvis also scored, and Guentzel and Brent...

Pavel Zacha scores 2 goals as the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1

Mar. 04, 2024 23:53 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Pavel Zacha scored twice to help the Boston Bruins beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-1 on Monday night. Jake DeBrusk had a goal and an assist for the Bruins (36-13-14), who had dropped four of five. Morgan Geekie also scored, and David Pastrnak had three assists. ...

Max Domi scores deciding goal in shootout to lift Maple Leafs to 4-3 win over Rangers

Mar. 03, 2024 00:15 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Max Domi scored the deciding goal in the shootout and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the New York Rangers 4-3 on Saturday night. John Tavares, Mitch Marner and William Nylander had goals in regulation for Toronto, which has won nine of its last 10 games. Ilya Samsonov...

Knights top Maple Leafs 6-2, snapping Toronto's 7-game win streak

Feb. 27, 2024 23:56 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Jonathan Marchessault had two goals and an assist, William Karlsson had a goal and an assist, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Maple Leafs 6-2 on Tuesday night to snap Toronto’s seven-game winning streak. Ivan Barbashev and Mason Morelli scored just over three...

Maple Leafs scoring marvel Auston Matthews on pace to become rare member of 70-goal club

Feb. 26, 2024 12:36 PM EST

The offensive artistry of Auston Matthews has reached the point where even hyperbole seems almost plausible. “Everything he's shooting,” Colorado coach Jared Bednar said recently, “is going in the net.” It sure does feel that way. With 52...

Matthews scores again and Domi has 2 goals as Maple Leafs beat Golden Knights 7-3

Feb. 23, 2024 01:31 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Auston Matthews scored again to continue his sizzling surge, Max Domi had two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Vegas Golden Knights 7-3 on Thursday night for their sixth straight win. “We've played good hockey over the course of the season, but we...