Toronto Maple Leafs

FANTASY FARE: Tavares’ recent Sundin role is costing him points

John Tavares took ownership of a rough outing on Wednesday against the Jets, but it’s been a dull homestand overall for both the Maple Leafs captain and his linemates, William Nylander and Alexander Kerfoot, with nary a point between them. The problem here is not a new one for the Leafs. Like Mats Sundin two …

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‘WE’RE ALL OF CANADA’: Leafs Nation West welcomes its team

VANCOUVER — Justin Trudeau must be jealous of the Maple Leafs. He travels just one province east or west from his Ontario base and starts encountering hostility, while Toronto’s hockey team, despite its own dubious record, can go multiple time zones in either direction and still feel some love. As the Leafs begin their only …

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LEAFS SNAPSHOTS: Veterans trying to give new coach Keefe his space

Defenceman Morgan Rielly can see Sheldon Keefe has “a lot on his plate” as he darts around the practive rink and thus he and the leadership group are giving the new coach lots of space. Though Keefe knows many of the Leafs intimately through the Marlies, the leadership group of captain John Tavares, alternates Rielly, …

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