Toronto Maple Leafs Win in New Ways

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The 2021 Toronto Maple Leafs win games at a rate they rarely enjoy. The team sits at the top of the Canadian division with a 11-2-1 record. They have defeated every team they share the division with. Their +16 goal differential is the second-best in the NHL. The season may be early, but something feels […] READ MORE


Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Wayne Simmonds for Extended Period

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Wayne Simmonds of the Toronto Maple Leafs could be out for an extended period of time due to injury. This is devastating for a player who was having something of a renaissance after several disappointing seasons. He could be out as long as six weeks, which would eliminate his availability for much of the remaining […] READ MORE



Joe Thornton San Jose Sharks Legacy: Toronto

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We’ve reached the final article in our four-part series on the legacy of San Jose Sharks centre Joe Thornton. 1: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Brilliance 2: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Folklore 3: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: California Now: Joe Thornton Sharks Legacy: Toronto Thornton’s move to the Toronto Maple Leafs no doubt stirs up memories […] READ MORE



Wayne Simmonds Signs With the Toronto Maple Leafs

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The Toronto Maple Leafs have come to terms on a deal with veteran forward Wayne Simmonds. Simmonds’ new deal is worth $1.5 million on a one-year deal. Simmonds signs with #LeafsForever 1-year $1.5 million. Full no movement clause. Left more $ on table for desire to win and play for hometown. @Sportsnet #NHLFreeAgency — Anthony […] READ MORE


NHL Rumours: Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and More

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Welcome back to another edition of NHL Rumours from the crew at Last Word On Sports. We’re about a month away from the NHL Entry Draft and Free Agency and rumours starting to become more frequent. Today we look at rumours surrounding the Montreal Canadiens, Toronto Maple Leafs and Pittsburgh Penguins. All NHL rumours come […] READ MORE



Nashville Predators Biggest Draft Boom and Bust since 2000

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Welcome to Last Word’s Draft Boom and Bust series. As the 2020 NHL Entry Draft approaches, we decided to examine each team’s best and worst pick since the 2000 NHL Entry Draft. The biggest boom is a player that had the best value relative to where they were selected. Meaning, no one in the first […] READ MORE