Toronto Maple Leafs 0 Columbus Blue Jackets 3 The Toronto Maple Leafs have been eliminated from the 2019-2020 playoffs. With elimination at stake Sunday night against the Blue Jackets, Toronto failed to advance. In a 3-0 loss at Scotiabank arena it was a lacklustre performance from the Leafs. It was a roller coaster series against … Continue Reading

Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Columbus Blue Jackets 3 The Toronto Maple Leafs pulled off the impossible on Friday night. Toronto scored three goals in the last four minutes of the third period to force overtime versus the Jackets. The Leafs late game heroics came with the goalie pulled the whole time. Forcing overtime the Leafs … Continue Reading

Toronto Maple Leafs 3 Columbus Blue Jackets 3 The Leafs and Blue Jackets went into overtime in game three of their best of five series Thursday night. Pierre-Luc Dubois was the hero for Columbus as he capped off his hat-trick with the overtime winner. The Leafs trail the Blue Jackets two games to one now … Continue Reading

Toronto Maple Leafs 3 Columbus Blue Jackets 0 The Maple Leafs rebounded from their game one loss to take game two over the Blue Jackets. With the win Toronto has now tied the best of five qualifying series at one game a piece. The Leafs offence came to life on Tuesday night putting lots of … Continue Reading

Toronto Maple Leafs 0 Columbus Blue Jackets 2 The Blue Jackets accomplished what they set out to do Sunday night at Scotiabank arena. In the first game back for both squads after the four month lay off Columbus looked good. Holding the talented Maple Leafs squad scoreless and preventing Toronto any chances to show their … Continue Reading

Leafs GM commitments to keeping core together amid salary cap changes The NHL and the NHLPA reached a new agreement on the collective CBA on Friday. Part of that agreement is that the salary cap will remain fixed at 81.5 million for at least the next two seasons. The cap will remain firm until the … Continue Reading

League and Players sign extension to return to play The NHL and the NHLPA were able to ratify the CBA on Friday. NHL commissioner Gary Betman announced Friday that the league and its players reached for the 2019-2020 season and beyond. The CBA extension runs through 2026 and allows the NHL to move forward with … Continue Reading

NHL selects Toronto and Edmonton as hub cities for restart The NHL is set to announce that Toronto and Edmonton will become their hub cities for the season restart. The NHL’s return to play plan would see twelve teams from each conference play in the two hub cities. According to NHL insiders Elliotte Friedman and … Continue Reading

NHL will go straight into playoffs upon return The 2019-2020 NHL regular season is over. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced Tuesday the NHL’s plan once the league returns. The NHL will go with a 24 team playoff format, an expansion from the regular 16 team format. “When the go-ahead from medical experts and the relevant … Continue Reading

Return to play still under discussions The NHLPA and the NHL are still in discussions but a return to play will feature a 24 team playoff format. Discussions will take place over the coming weeks to determine how that system will function. Several details remain to be negotiated and an agreement on the format is … Continue Reading