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SportingNews
SN exclusive: Hall of Famer Mike Modano marvels at Auston Matthews' skilla shot just between Forsberg’s head and glove and just under the cross bar, abo
SportingNews / Posted 3 minutes ago
a shot just between Forsberg’s head and glove and just under the cross bar, about as perfect a shot as can be delivered. Mike Babcock, who over the years has coached many of the game’s top players, including Modano in his final season with the... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Quick Shifts: Why Babcock likes his Leafs uncomfortableof hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Six years afte
Sportsnet.ca / Posted an hour ago
of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Six years after he coached Canada to 2010 Olympic glory, Mike Babcock opened the door of his summer home and welcomed a reporter to sit down and watch Sideny Crosby’s golden goal and... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Casey's task with Raptors requires patiencethan Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined.
Sarnia Observer / Posted 5 hours ago
than Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined. And now he’s being asked to change, the way Mike Babcock was asked to change when he left the Anaheim Ducks for the Detroit Red Wings. The Ducks played dump-and-chase... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Casey's task with Raptors requires patiencethan Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined.
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 5 hours ago
than Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined. And now he’s being asked to change, the way Mike Babcock was asked to change when he left the Anaheim Ducks for the Detroit Red Wings. The Ducks played dump-and-chase... Read more
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Chatham Daily News
Casey's task with Raptors requires patiencethan Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined.
Chatham Daily News / Posted 5 hours ago
than Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined. And now he’s being asked to change, the way Mike Babcock was asked to change when he left the Anaheim Ducks for the Detroit Red Wings. The Ducks played dump-and-chase... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Casey's task with Raptors requires patiencethan Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined.
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 6 hours ago
than Brendan Malone, Darrell Walker, Butch Carter and Kevin O’Neill — combined. And now he’s being asked to change, the way Mike Babcock was asked to change when he left the Anaheim Ducks for the Detroit Red Wings. The Ducks played dump-and-chase... Read more
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CBC.ca
Emily Clark's hockey dreams are coming truea cabin at Emma Lake in northern Saskatchewan — the same spot where Toronto Map
CBC.ca / Posted 17 hours ago
a cabin at Emma Lake in northern Saskatchewan — the same spot where Toronto Maple Leafs coach and two-time Olympic champion Mike Babcock has a place. "We've only crossed paths up there once, when I was 14," says Clark. "I bought and read his book,... Read more
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TSN
Maple Leafs ride four-goal first period to win over Red Wingsvideo tribute from the Leafs to commemorate his accomplishment, but failed to t
TSN / Posted 19 hours ago
video tribute from the Leafs to commemorate his accomplishment, but failed to tally any points. Still, head coach Mike Babcock said he thought Marleau’s line with Kadri and Leo Komarov’s was the Leafs’ best, and Marleau had the Leafs’... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Leafs GM Lou Lamoriello on Marner, Kadri and a tough trade marketshots and as a result, Frederik Andersen’s save percentage is sitting just belo
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 23 hours ago
shots and as a result, Frederik Andersen’s save percentage is sitting just below .900 even after Tuesday’s shutout. Coach Mike Babcock made a lineup change to try and address this defensive deficiency by breaking up the struggling van... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Fandom, French fries and the first-place Maple Leafswant to get back to our rightful place. We have to keep building the product on
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
want to get back to our rightful place. We have to keep building the product on the ice so it matches the history,” coach Mike Babcock says. “It’s much different than it was three years ago when I arrived as far as the energy, but I think the... Read more
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CBC.ca
Leafs ride 4-goal 1st period to 3rd straight wina good four-line rotation, so that helped us as well. Our guys were fresher tha
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
a good four-line rotation, so that helped us as well. Our guys were fresher than they might have been," said Leafs coach Mike Babcock, whose team won just six times in 18 tries last season in the second of back-to-back games. Game Wrap: Six... Read more
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FOX 17 Grand Rapids
Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3Washington on Tuesday night. “We used everybody last night, a good four-line r
FOX 17 Grand Rapids / Posted yesterday
Washington on Tuesday night. “We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us,” Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. “Our guys were fresher than they might have been. McElhinney had a real solid effort for us, he had to be... Read more
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TSN
Maple Leafs ride four-goal first period to victory over Red Wingsvideo tribute from the Leafs to commemorate his accomplishment, but failed to t
TSN / Posted yesterday
video tribute from the Leafs to commemorate his accomplishment, but failed to tally any points. Still, head coach Mike Babcock said he thought Marleau’s line with Kadri and Leo Komarov’s was the Leafs’ best, and Marleau had the Leafs’... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," T
Santa Maria Times / Posted yesterday
"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. "Our guys were fresher than they might have been. McElhinney had a real solid effort for us, he had to be good early. Even though we scored... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," T
Rapid City Journal / Posted yesterday
"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. "Our guys were fresher than they might have been. McElhinney had a real solid effort for us, he had to be good early. Even though we scored... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," T
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted yesterday
"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. "Our guys were fresher than they might have been. McElhinney had a real solid effort for us, he had to be good early. Even though we scored... Read more
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Arizona Daily Sun
Maple Leafs have 4-goal 1st, beat Red Wings 6-3"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," T
Arizona Daily Sun / Posted yesterday
"We used everybody last night, a good four-line rotation, so that helped us," Toronto coach Mike Babcock said. "Our guys were fresher than they might have been. McElhinney had a real solid effort for us, he had to be good early. Even though we scored... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Leafs beat Red Wings under shadow of Downie's passingnight we lost the beloved frontman of our nation.” This was not a normal day a
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
night we lost the beloved frontman of our nation.” This was not a normal day at the rink. “It’s tragic,” said Leafs coach Mike Babcock of Downie’s death. “It’s just the way it is. You’ve got to live each and every day, you never know what’s going... Read more
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CBC.ca
'You will live forever in the hearts of Canadians': Maple Leafs honour Gord Downie at ACCshows at the Air Canada Centre last August during their nationwide farewell tou
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
shows at the Air Canada Centre last August during their nationwide farewell tour — Man Machine Poem. Leafs head coach Mike Babcock called the news "tragic" during a news conference. "You got to live each and everyday because you don't know... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
ICE TIME: Meet the 2017-18 Peoria RivermenNHL team as kid: Maple Leafs. NHLer he'd like to face on breakaway: Patrick Kan
Peoria Journal Star / Posted yesterday
NHL team as kid: Maple Leafs. NHLer he'd like to face on breakaway: Patrick Kane. NHL coach he'd play for: Mike Babcock. Superhero he'd be: Flash. Last book read: "The Intelligent Investor." Best movie seen in 2017: "The Finest... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Leafs' Marleau might be on track to play most games in NHL historyKadri and Leo Komarov. “He’s a fit guy, he’s genetically blessed, he works at
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
Kadri and Leo Komarov. “He’s a fit guy, he’s genetically blessed, he works at it hard and he’s a great skater,” said coach Mike Babcock. “It’s one thing to get 1,500 (games) and it’s another thing to be as good as he is. To play with the pace he... Read more
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TSN
Montoya starts in net for HabsMaple Leafs Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net for the Maple Leafs as
TSN / Posted yesterday
Maple Leafs Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net for the Maple Leafs as they host the Detroit Red Wings, head coach Mike Babcock said. It will be his season debut. Andreas Borgman and Eric Fehr will also see ice time Wednesday. Babcock said... Read more
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TSN
Marleau set for milestone night against Red Wings“I think when you look back on his career and the things he’s been able to acco
TSN / Posted yesterday
“I think when you look back on his career and the things he’s been able to accomplish, it’s very impressive.” Head coach Mike Babcock hoped when he wooed Marleau to the Leafs as a free agent over the summer that the youth on the roster would... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Leafs' McElhinney talks Calvin Pickard: 'The threat is always there'I’m not playing, I’ve found for me to have success, I prepare as if I am playin
Sportsnet.ca / Posted yesterday
I’m not playing, I’ve found for me to have success, I prepare as if I am playing. The routine stays the same." Head coach Mike Babcock has said flatly that McElhinney will get "all the horrible starts" this season, and Andersen’s shutout of... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Mike Babcock: Detroit Red Wings' Henrik Zetterberg still an 'elite competitor'Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock talks before playing his former team, th
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock talks before playing his former team, the Detroit Red Wings, on Oct. 18, 2017. TORONTO -- As he guides one of the most talented young teams in the NHL, Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock finds himself... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Andreas Athanasiou remains in Switzerland, losing money off Red Wings offer dailyToronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock talks before playing his former team, th
Detroit Free Press / Posted 2 days ago
Toronto Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock talks before playing his former team, the Detroit Red Wings, on Oct. 18, 2017. His agent, Darren Ferris, told the Free Press on Wednesday morning that Athanasiou is still in Switzerland, where he has been for... Read more
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TSN
Jagr on top line at Flames practiceMaple Leafs Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net for the Maple Leafs as
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
Maple Leafs Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net for the Maple Leafs as they host the Detroit Red Wings, head coach Mike Babcock said. It will be his season debut. Andreas Borgman and Eric Fehr will also see ice time Wednesday. Babcock said... Read more
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TSN
Leafs' McElhinney starts; Rask hurtMaple Leafs Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net for the Maple Leafs as
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
Maple Leafs Curtis McElhinney will get the start in net for the Maple Leafs as they host the Detroit Red Wings, head coach Mike Babcock said. It will be his season debut. Andreas Borgman and Eric Fehr will also see ice time Wednesday. Babcock said... Read more
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CBC.ca
Andersen gets the shutout as high-flying Leafs down Capitalsliked that Brownie worked hard, he was good on the penalty kill and he got to t
CBC.ca / Posted 2 days ago
liked that Brownie worked hard, he was good on the penalty kill and he got to the net when they got the puck there," coach Mike Babcock said. "It was great to see him get to the net and be rewarded." The Capitals leaned on Holtby to make a handful... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Brown scores, Andersen stops 30 shots as Leafs beat Capsliked that Brownie worked hard, he was good on the penalty kill and he got to t
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
liked that Brownie worked hard, he was good on the penalty kill and he got to the net when they got the puck there," coach Mike Babcock said. "It was great to see him get to the net and be rewarded." The Capitals leaned on Holtby to make a handful... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Maple Leafs have expanded expectations since playoff loss to Capitalsgreat, but we didn’t really accomplish anything even though it seems like it wa
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 2 days ago
great, but we didn’t really accomplish anything even though it seems like it was such a successful season for us,” said forward Auston Matthews. “I think we got a good team, and I think we can be a handful if we play right,” added coach Mike Babco... Read more
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TSN
Washington trip stirs playoff memories for Leafsa successful season for us.” “Any way you look at it, this team beat us in Gam
TSN / Posted 2 days ago
a successful season for us.” “Any way you look at it, this team beat us in Games 4, 5, 6 if I’m not mistaken,” head coach Mike Babcock said, “so they, in the end, took over. So, we have a long way to go and we understand that.” The playoffs were... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Maple Leafs' Babcock working to change mental health conversationTORONTO – Mike Babcock lost his mom to cancer. Two of the hockey coach’s close
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
TORONTO – Mike Babcock lost his mom to cancer. Two of the hockey coach’s close friends, including former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien, lost their sons way too early to brain tumours. We are compelled into action when a disease hits close to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
In a way, young Yankees developing like baby Maple LeafsLeafs. In fact, Yankees manager Joe Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman
Calgary Sun / Posted 3 days ago
Leafs. In fact, Yankees manager Joe Girardi and general manager Brian Cashman have to feel much like Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock and GM Lou Lamoriello did this past spring. Thrilled at the emergence of young stars — a year or two ahead of... Read more
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TSN
Despite hot start, Matthews still working to improveareas in need of improvement. “We had a good meeting here today just about som
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
areas in need of improvement. “We had a good meeting here today just about some things that we need him to clean up,” Mike Babcock revealed. "But that's (something we do) with every player." Neither the player or coach wanted to get into... Read more
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TSN
Marner moves to Leafs’ 4th line at practiceout for both the Canadiens’ even-strength goals. “Let’s not read too much into
TSN / Posted 3 days ago
out for both the Canadiens’ even-strength goals. “Let’s not read too much into this. Their line wasn’t going,” head coach Mike Babcock said Monday. “Tie goes to the veteran. [Marner] just happens to be the kid on the line, that’s it. You have to... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Marner's demotion highlights Brown's importance to Maple LeafsWhen Brown, a 20-goal scorer as a rookie last year, began 2017-18 skating on th
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 3 days ago
When Brown, a 20-goal scorer as a rookie last year, began 2017-18 skating on the fourth line, coach Mike Babcock called it: “I don’t think Brownie’s thinking he staying there.” It took five games, four of them good ones, for the Leafs’ right-wing... Read more
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TSN
Leafs snap losing streak to Habs with Matthews' OT winnerCanadiens in front of Price. With that score, the 38-year-old Marleau became th
TSN / Posted 5 days ago
Canadiens in front of Price. With that score, the 38-year-old Marleau became the oldest Leaf to score against the Habs since Norm Ullman (39) scored on Jan. 18, 1975. Saturday’s win also marked the 600th career victory for head coach Mike B... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Matthews, Leafs end lengthy losing streak to Canadiens in stylepucks hit pay dirt. “The biggest thing I’m seeing is their shooting percentage
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 5 days ago
pucks hit pay dirt. “The biggest thing I’m seeing is their shooting percentage is low so normally that turns,” Leafs coach Mike Babcock said. “We’re (too) early to get into a big panic mode here about anything or to think you’re too good or too... Read more
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TSN
Leafs poised to end drought vs. Canadienswas front and centre at the Leafs media session. “You guys are making a way bi
TSN / Posted 5 days ago
was front and centre at the Leafs media session. “You guys are making a way bigger deal out of this than me,” head coach Mike Babcock said. “I know we’re playing the Habs tonight. They need two (points) and we need two. That’s it for me. I’m... Read more
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Calgary Sun
SIMMONS: New Jays uninterested in team's history, promoting Canadiansfor the Leafs. Oh, he has four points in four games. That’s good. But he hasn’t
Calgary Sun / Posted 5 days ago
for the Leafs. Oh, he has four points in four games. That’s good. But he hasn’t been dazzling the way he can dazzle ... Mike Babcock hates getting coaching suggestions from the outside but here goes - If I’m coaching the Leafs, Dominic Moore is... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Fehr: Maple Leafs' lineup juggle 'not ideal for either of us'5, no matter who scores or who wins. “I don’t know when that process is coming
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
5, no matter who scores or who wins. “I don’t know when that process is coming to an end, but we’re still in it,” said Mike Babcock after Saturday’s morning skate. The Leafs coach had previously hinted that he may settle on a fourth-line... Read more
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TSN
Andersen not concerned about his gameout of the 34 goalies who have played at least two games. “Well, he’s got to b
TSN / Posted 6 days ago
out of the 34 goalies who have played at least two games. “Well, he’s got to be better just like the team,” head coach Mike Babcock said, “but we have to be better structurally in front of him so you add it all together and we haven’t been good... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
Quick Shifts: Leafs' Borgman aims to 'go out and hit people'the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Andre
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 6 days ago
the week of hockey, serious and less so, and rolling four lines deep. 1. Andreas Borgman describes his new head coach, Mike Babcock, as a straight-up guy. “He wants me to play as a do—hard. Go out and hit people. The right things.” Go out and... Read more
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Sportsnet.ca
James van Riemsdyk could drive himself 'crazy' with contract puzzleHe tops all teammates in shots, firing an average of five per night. “James is
Sportsnet.ca / Posted 8 days ago
He tops all teammates in shots, firing an average of five per night. “James is a guy who can flat-out score,” said coach Mike Babcock. “He’s way bigger and stronger [this fall]. He’s spent way more time on his body, so now instead of a rush... Read more
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CBC.ca
Devils deny Leafs a shot at perfect seasonCoach Mike Babcock warned his Leafs about the danger of the young Devils but th
CBC.ca / Posted 8 days ago
Coach Mike Babcock warned his Leafs about the danger of the young Devils but the message apparently did not get through. Miles Wood and Pavel Zacha each scored twice and the unbeaten New Jersey Devils recorded the franchise's first-ever 3-on-5 goal... Read more
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TSN
On This Date: Matthews scores four goals in NHL debutfirst player in the NHL’s modern era to score one in his debut. The NHL rookie,
TSN / Posted 8 days ago
first player in the NHL’s modern era to score one in his debut. The NHL rookie, at barely 19, was flat-out spectacular. Mike Babcock has seen a lot in his coaching career, but even he was at a loss for how to characterize what his young... Read more
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TSN
Unbeaten Devils end Maple Leafs’ perfect startthe Leafs turned in their most disjointed and lacklustre performance of the you
TSN / Posted 8 days ago
the Leafs turned in their most disjointed and lacklustre performance of the young season in a 6-3 loss. And head coach Mike Babcock didn’t mince words about what, exactly, was lacking. “I was disappointed. I can’t remember the last time we... Read more
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CTV News
New Jersey Devils end Leafs' perfect start to the seasonseason, second highest in franchise history, according to the Elias Sports Bure
CTV News / Posted 8 days ago
season, second highest in franchise history, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. The 1917-18 team scored 27. Leafs coach Mike Babcock believes defences will soon catch up with the offence. "Score the goals while you can because they go away... Read more
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TSN
Unbeaten Devils end Maple Leafs' perfect startTORONTO — Coach Mike Babcock warned his Leafs about the danger of the young Dev
TSN / Posted 8 days ago
TORONTO — Coach Mike Babcock warned his Leafs about the danger of the young Devils but the message apparently did not get through. Miles Wood and Pavel Zacha each scored twice and the unbeaten New Jersey Devils recorded the franchise's first-ever... Read more
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