Latest Toronto Maple Leafs News

Goalies on the move: Kuemper to Capitals, Campbell to Oilers

Jul. 13, 2022 18:22 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — The champagne had barely stopped flowing from the Colorado Avalanche's Stanley Cup celebration when they traded for a new goaltender, signaling that Darcy Kuemper would not be back. Kuemper tried not to think too much about where he would be going. When the...

Penguins re-sign Letang; Avalanche acquire goalie Georgiev

Jul. 07, 2022 23:57 PM EDT

MONTREAL (AP) — Joe Sakic didn’t want to make the call to Darcy Kuemper telling him the Colorado Avalanche were not bringing back their goaltender who was in net when they won the Stanley Cup. He also couldn’t afford to wait. The champs started a domino effect...

Pappin, credited with Toronto's last Cup-winner, dies at 82

Jun. 30, 2022 00:38 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Jim Pappin, the former NHL forward credited with the Toronto Maple Leafs’ last Stanley Cup-winning goal, has died. He was 82. The Maple Leafs and Chicago Blackhawks announced the death Wednesday on social media. “We are deeply saddened to learn of...

Blackhawks, Luke Richardson finalize coaching deal

Jun. 27, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Luke Richardson is the new coach of the Chicago Blackhawks, stepping into a tricky rebuilding process for one of the NHL's marquee franchises. General manager Kyle Davidson announced the move on Monday. Richardson replaces Derek King, who finished the season as the...

Avs can't close out Lightning in Game 5 loss at Ball Arena

Jun. 25, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Keep the champagne chilled. It's back to the slushy ice of Amalie Arena for the Colorado Avalanche after they failed to close out the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final. “It's not supposed to be easy, and it's not going to be easy,” Avs captain Gabriel...

Matthews wins Hart Trophy as NHL's most valuable player

Jun. 21, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Toronto’s Auston Matthews won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player on Tuesday night, becoming only the third Maple Leaf to win the award and the first since Ted Kennedy in 1954-55. The 24-year-old forward received 119 first-place votes in voting...

Defending Stanley Cup champion Lightning back in East finals

May. 24, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jon Cooper had every reason to be confident the two-time defending Stanley Cup champion Tampa Bay Lightning could keep their bid for a three-peat alive. “Our story is not finished being written,” the coach said earlier this month with his team on the brink of...