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Marchand scored twice in 3rd, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2

Nov. 15, 2019 11:58 PM EST

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto captain John Tavares smashed his stick against the post late in another loss in which a decent effort was undone by preventable errors. That’s been a recurring theme for the Maple Leafs this season. Brad Marchand scored twice in the third period and the Boston Bruins defeated...

Beauvillier, Islanders beat Leafs for 12th win in 13 games

Nov. 13, 2019 10:58 PM EST

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The New York Islanders’ depth paid dividends once again. Anthony Beauvillier scored twice, Derick Brassard had a goal and two assists, and the streaking Islanders held off the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-4 Wednesday night. Semyon Varlamov made 23 saves and the Islanders earned a...

Matthews, Nylander lead Maple Leafs past Kings 3-1

Nov. 6, 2019 12:05 AM EST

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs didn't earn many style points from their coach in a win over the Los Angeles Kings. But Toronto coach Mike Babcock saw enough to be encouraged. Auston Matthews and William Nylander scored 30 seconds apart in the third period and the Maple Leafs beat the Kings 3-1 on...

Johnsson scores in shootout, Maple Leafs beat Flyers 4-3

Nov. 2, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As the shootout rounds kept passing and the options became limited, the mind of Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock started to wander. "We started asking guys to look up YouTube videos to see what guys had scored in the minors," Babcock joked. "Actually, we have a pretty good...

Ovechkin caps big night with OT goal, Caps beat Leafs 4-3

Oct. 30, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Alex Ovechkin called out the Maple Leafs — and then backed up his words with his play. Ovechkin scored his second goal of the game during an overtime power play to complete a four-point night, and the Washington Capitals beat Toronto 4-3 on Tuesday night. Earlier Tuesday, the...

Maple Leafs beat Sharks 4-1, spoiling Marleau's return

Oct. 25, 2019 11:33 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs rebounded to spoil Patrick Marleau's return to Scotiabank Arena. Morgan Rielly broke a tie with 5:29 left and the Maple Leafs beat the San Jose Sharks 4-1 on Friday night. Toronto was 1-2-1 in its previous four games, losing in overtime loss to Columbus on Monday...

Pastrnak scores 10th, Bruins beat Maple Leafs 4-2

Oct. 22, 2019 11:34 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After losing a goal to an offside call midway through the first period, David Pastrnak got it right back with a pass to himself between his own legs. This one counted for Pastrnak, who scored his league-leading 10th of the season and added an assist for the Bruins in a 4-2 win over the...

Nyquist's penalty shot in OT lifts Blue Jackets past Leafs

Oct. 22, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Gustav Nyquist couldn't recall getting a penalty shot in overtime before. He scored on his chance 1:57 into the extra period Monday night, giving the Columbus Blue Jackets a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs. "I think that's my first one," Nyquist said. "So it felt nice to put that...

Carlson leads Caps to first home win, 4-3 over Maple Leafs

Oct. 17, 2019 12:51 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Once again, the Washington Capitals have a player near the top of the NHL in scoring. Just not the one you might expect. John Carlson had a goal and two assists, giving the defenseman 14 points, and the Capitals beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-3 Wednesday night for their first home win of...

Maple Leafs overcome slow start, beat Wild 4-2

Oct. 15, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Maple Leafs have made a habit of falling behind early this season. That didn't matter much against a slow, tired opponent Tuesday. Mitch Marner had a goal and two assists and Toronto overcame a slow start and beat the Minnesota Wild 4-2. "We weren't as good as we'd like to be in...