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.
Maple Leafs offer no excuses after 'unacceptable' loss to Flyers
Chris Johnston
After a game where the Maple Leafs left their goalie out in the cold late, the team talked about pride and making sure they don't let something like that happen again.
With Marner's return on horizon, Leafs facing salary cap crunch
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Leafs' hire of AHL coach Moore evidence of changing times in hockey
Chris Johnston
Who you employ and how they behave has never been more relevant. The level of scrutiny has gone up considerably over a handful of days, which should in theory create a healthier and more nurturing atmosphere across the sport, but also comes with some uncomfortable conversations (and revelations) about where we’ve been.
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Why Patrik Berglund’s decision to walk away from NHL was no decision at all
Chris Johnston
Patrik Berglund didn’t just walk away from his NHL dream when he made the surprising decision to step away from the Buffalo Sabres last December. He also walked away from a guaranteed contract that had $13.03-million remaining on it.
Maple Leafs need to start looking for backup as Hutchinson falters again
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Maple Leafs' William Nylander delivering on promise to 'dominate'
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The Toronto Maple Leafs had a lot of fun on Wednesday night. Their fans who crossed the Ambassador Bridge did, too. That's about it.
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Leafs still adapting to new normal under coach Sheldon Keefe
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After two full days of practice under new head coach Sheldon Keefe, the Toronto Maple Leafs feel like they’re just getting started in adapting to his systematic changes.
Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner encourages other NHLers to speak their truth
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Why Sheldon Keefe's new approach is necessary for Maple Leafs to move forward
Chris Johnston
Sheldon Keefe was asked why the Toronto Maple Leafs seem so invigorated after just five days under a new head coach. What’s he done to change things?