Rangers lost 1962 playoff series to Maple Leafs after missed call

Rangers lost 1962 playoff series to Maple Leafs after missed call

Legendary hockey reporter Stan Fischler writes a weekly scrapbook for NHL.com. Fischler, known as “The Hockey Maven,” shares his humor and insight with readers each Wednesday. This week Fischler takes us back to the semi-finals in the 1962 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the New York Rangers and Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a significant series … Read more

3 Keys: Maple Leafs at Lightning, Game 6 of Eastern First Round

(2A) Maple Leafs at (3A) Lightning 7:30 pm ET; TBS, CBC, SN, TVAS, BSSUN Maple Leafs lead best-of-7 series 3-2 The Tampa Bay Lightning seek to avoid elimination from the Stanley Cup Playoffs when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference First Round at Amalie Arena on Thursday. The … Read more

Marleau retires from NHL after 23 seasons, all-time games played leader

The 42-year-old forward last played in 2020-21, scoring nine points (four goals, five assists) in 56 games with the San Jose Sharks. Marleau played 21 seasons for the Sharks. He is their leader in games played (1,607), goals (522) and points (1,111), and second in assists (589) behind Joe Thornton (804). He said Tuesday he … Read more

NHL picks, bets today: Latest lines for Maple Leafs at Lightning, Oilers at Kings and more

All four Stanley Cup Playoffs series taking the ice on Sunday stand at 2-1 through three games. Boston got its first win of the series against Carolina on Friday and the three other series were 1-1 entering Game 3. The shorthanded Blues were dominated at home against Minnesota and are in a hole. The two-time … Read more

Cooper ready for Lightning matchup with dad’s favorite team, Maple Leafs

TORONTO – Jon Cooper may have grown up in Prince George, British Columbia, but while his hometown is more than 2,500 miles from Toronto, the Tampa Bay Lightning coach is familiar with the passion of Toronto Maple Leafs fans. “My dad grew up being a major Leafs fan,” Cooper said on Sunday after practice. “I … Read more

Tavares healthy, ready for another chance at Stanley Cup with Maple Leafs

Because he has very little recollection of it. Three-hundred-forty-six days after he left on a stretcher with a concussion and knee injury, the Maple Leafs captain will lead his team against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 1 of the best-of-7 Eastern Conference First Round (7 : 30 pm ET; ESPN2, CBC, SN, TVAS, BSSUN). … Read more

Avoid pizza and get outside: How Sportsnet personalities survive the NHL playoff ‘marathon’

David Amber does not have to dress himself, at least not at work. As a host at “Hockey Night in Canada,” the veteran broadcaster has access to a stylist, Debra Berman, who gently guides him through his wardrobe choices before going on air. She is also there to assist his co-workers, such as intermission panelist … Read more

Trophy Tracker: Matthews, Huberdeau top Hart picks as NHL MVP

To mark the conclusion of the 2021-22 season, NHL.com is running its fifth and final installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Hart Trophy, given annually to the player adjudged to be the most valuable to his team as selected in a vote by the Professional … Read more

Maple Leafs aim to end playoff struggles in ‘new season’

But here’s the reality of the situation: If the Maple Leafs stumble in the early stages of the postseason yet again, one of the greatest regular seasons in their nearly 105-year history, for individual players and the team itself, will end will a dour mood. “All the accolades come when the team is doing well. … Read more

Matthews scores 60th goal of season for Maple Leafs

Auston Matthews became the first United States-born player in NHL history to score 60 goals in a season when he scored two for the Toronto Maple Leafs in a 3-0 win against the Detroit Red Wings at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto on Tuesday. The 24-year-old center, who was born in San Ramon, California, is the … Read more