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Maple Leafs bring 4-game win streak into matchup against the Sharks
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Maple Leafs bring 4-game win streak into matchup against the Sharks

San Jose Sharks (6-9-3, seventh in the Pacific Division) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (9-5-3, second in the Atlantic Division) Toronto; Wednesday, 7 p.m. ESTFANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Maple Leafs -310, Sharks +250; over/under is 6BOTTOM LINE: The Toronto Maple Leafs will attempt to prolong a four-game win streak with a victory against the San Jose Sharks.Toronto has a 7-2-3 record at home and a 9-5-3 record overall. The Maple Leafs have conceded 46 goals while scoring 50 for a +4 scoring differential. Related Videos 2:05 Remembering a trailblazer: NHL legend Börje Salming dies at 71 ...
Marner extends point streak, Maple Leafs beat Penguins 4-1
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Marner extends point streak, Maple Leafs beat Penguins 4-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mitch Marner extended his point streak to 16 games with a goal and an assist, and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-1 on Saturday night. Auston Matthews became the seventh player in team history with 200 career even-strength goals, William Nylander scored his 12th of the season and Pontus Holmberg his second for the Maple Leafs, who have points in eight straight games and 14 of their last 16 overall. Marner’s goal was his sixth of the season.Toronto has won three straight games and nine of its last 13 overall. The Maple Leafs are 5-0 on the road in November.The Maple Leafs are missing four regulars on defense, including top defenseman Morgan Rielly, but they held a 41-26 advantage in shots. Erik Kallgren made 25 saves for his third win of the...
Penguins down Maple Leafs in Hall of Fame game
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Penguins down Maple Leafs in Hall of Fame game

TORONTO – Brock McGinn scored the winner early in the third period as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Friday night. Evgeni Malkin, with a goal and an assist, Jason Zucker and Jake Guentzel, into an empty net, provided the rest of the offence for Pittsburgh (6-6-2).Casey DeSmith made 28 stops for the Penguins, who won their second straight following a seven-game slide.William Nylander and Zach Aston-Reese replied for Toronto (7-5-3), which got 19 saves from Erik Kallgren and has dropped two in a row.The NHL’s annual Hall of Fame game saw members of this year’s class — including Daniel Sedin, Roberto Luongo, Daniel Alfredsson and the late Herb Carnegie — honoured before puck drop.Henrik Sedin is also set to be enshrined Monday, but is recovering from ...
Lowly Coyotes net first win by upsetting Leafs
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Lowly Coyotes net first win by upsetting Leafs

TORONTO – Shayne Gostisbehere scored the winner on a power play late in the third period and added an assist as the Arizona Coyotes picked up their first victory of the season by defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs 4-2 on Monday night. Christian Fischer, Nick Ritchie and Lawson Crouse, into an empty net, had the other goals for rebuilding Arizona (1-2-0). Karel Vejmelka made 26 saves for the Coyotes, who blew a 2-0 lead with under eight minutes left in regulation.William Nylander and Mitch Marner replied for Toronto (2-2-0), while Erik Kallgren made 15 stops in his first start of the season. John Tavares picked up two assists for the 900th point of his career.After the Leafs stormed back to tie the game 2-2 late in the third, Gostisbehere scored on a power play with 1:33 left in reg...
Holl scores winner as Leafs down Sens
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Holl scores winner as Leafs down Sens

TORONTO – Justin Holl scored the winner with 1:55 left in the third period and Ilya Samsonov made 25 saves as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Saturday night. William Nylander and David Kampf had the other goals for Toronto (2-1-0).Claude Giroux, with a goal and an assist, and Shane Pinto replied for Ottawa (0-2-0), which got 29 saves from Anton Forsberg.Holl, a defenceman known for his play at the other end of the rink, buried his first of the season after pinching down into the slot.Nylander pushed the Leafs ahead 2-1 with 6:31 left in regulation off a pass from Auston Matthews for his second after the Senators couldn’t clear the defensive zone.But the visitors responded 1:25 later when Giroux banged home a loose puck for his first with Ottawa. ...