When the National Hockey League announced on April 3, 2017, that its players would not be allowed to participate at the 2018 Olympics, viewers were not amused. Turns out the absence of NHL players brought a sense of unpredictability and a belief among teams that anybody could go far.
People are excited for the start of the new NHL season on Oct. 4, and Toronto Observer reporters are here to get you ready.
Rookie Evgeny Svechnikov had a game to remember, scoring a pair of goals in the Red Wings 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Matt Hunwick scored the game-winning goal in overtime to lead the Toronto Maple Leafs past the Montreal Canadiens 3-2 on Sunday night at the Air Canada Centre.
Poor performance from the Toronto Maple Leafs special teams led to their first loss of the pre-season on Friday night at the Air Canada Centre. The Buffalo Sabres went 3-for-3 on the power play and added a shorthanded goal as they defeated the Leafs 6-4. “I think it is one thing when you come to […]
In sports the reality is tragedy sparks conversation and time extinguishes it. Throughout the early stages of the 2013 NHL season this has been the case with the topic of fighting. On Oct. 1, in their first meeting of the season, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Montreal Canadians were witness to an accidental but […]
The Toronto Maple Leafs will not only make the playoffs again this season but will also emerge as legitimate contenders for the Stanley Cup. Despite their devastating Game 7 loss to the Boston Bruins in the opening round of last season’s playoffs, the Leafs left an impression, proving that they could play with the heavily-favoured […]
TORONTO – A third-period line brawl and a goaltender fight overshadowed Phil Kessel’s first two goals of the pre-season and a Toronto Maple Leafs’ victory over the Buffalo Sabres in a 5-3 win in the second game of a home-and-home double-header Sunday night at Air Canada Centre. Halfway through the third frame, and with two […]