Chris Johnston
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Chris Johnston is in his 14th season covering the NHL and fifth for Sportsnet. His career began with The Canadian Press and has covered 10 Stanley Cup finals and two Olympics. He is a frequent contributor to Sportsnet's TV and radio platforms and a regular guest on the "Puck Talks" speaking series.
Sheldon Keefe's Maple Leafs should look exactly as Kyle Dubas envisions
Chris Johnston
These will be the Maple Leafs exactly as the general manager envisions, which is why Dubas officially unveiled Keefe as Babcock’s replacement on Thursday morning by saying “it’s a very exciting moment for me and for our organization.”
Desperate to snap out of slump, the Leafs had seen enough of Babcock
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Maple Leafs continue to spiral under slow starts, bad special teams
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In seeing their losing streak reach six games after Tuesday’s 4-2 loss to the Vegas Golden Knights, the Toronto Maple Leafs have to be wondering where to go from here.
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Maple Leafs call players-only meeting in midst of five-game skid
Chris Johnston
The Maple Leafs held a players-only meeting in the aftermath of an embarrassing 6-1 loss in Pittsburgh on Saturday night – airing some grievances in an effort to reverse their fortunes during a critical stretch of schedule.
With chips down, Leafs' Mike Babcock still betting on himself
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Beyond Headlines: For now, Leafs, Barrie focused on finding game, not trade
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The move to Toronto has not gone the way Tyson Barrie or the Maple Leafs wanted.
Maple Leafs core facing most urgent challenge of its career
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Following a 6-1 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday, the Leafs are mired in their worst five-game stretch since before Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William Nylander helped turn around the fortunes of the franchise.
As injuries, losses mount, Maple Leafs’ depth being tested
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Auston Matthews 'truly sorry' for summer incident with security guard
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Following news that an Arizona court had dismissed the disorderly conduct complaint against Auston Matthews, the Maple Leafs centre expressed a heartfelt apology.