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.
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Rasmus Sandin hoping for fresh opportunity in return to Maple Leafs
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Set to play just his third game in a little more than 13 months on Tuesday night in Vancouver, Rasmus Sandin is hoping for the start of a fresh opportunity. Watch the Toronto Maple Leafs take on the Vancouver Canucks starting at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on Sportsnet.
Hyman's likely return before playoffs a sigh of relief for Maple Leafs
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Maple Leafs' Nylander a potential scratch after being late for team meeting
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Just days after getting William Nylander back from COVID Protocol, the Toronto Maple Leafs are thinking about sidelining the talented winger again.
Canucks' Edler to have hearing for knee-on-knee hit on Leafs' Hyman
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Alex Edler is facing supplemental discipline from the NHL’s department of player safety following his ejection for kneeing Zach Hyman.
Maple Leafs' lacklustre power play continuing to impact team confidence
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Maple Leafs notebook: Injury not expected to keep Matthews out long
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Auston Matthews’ pursuit of the Rocket Richard Trophy has temporarily been grounded, William Nylander is nearing a release from COVID protocols and Freddie Andersen takes the ice. Chris Johnston breaks down the latest Maple Leafs news.
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Leafs sign 2020 first-rounder Amirov to three-year, entry-level deal
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The Toronto Maple Leafs are finally going to get an up-close look at 2020 first-round pick Rodion Amirov.
Maple Leafs' Rittich impresses under challenging circumstances
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Maple Leafs continue roster evolution with Foligno trade
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This acquisition continues an evolution of the Leafs roster that started after last summer’s five-game loss to Columbus, where a number of veteran forwards bring skill and off-ice intangibles to the team.