NHL

How Maple Leafs should shuffle power-play units

2 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

For the first two months of the season, the most dangerous offensive force in the NHL was the Toronto Maple Leafs ' top power-play unit. Overcoming a very ineffective second group, the Maple Leafs ranked third in the NHL in power-play conversion at 29 per cent, bested only by the Colorado Avalanche and Winnipeg Jets.
However, since Dec. 4, the Leafs' power play has been decidedly cold, and though there have been a couple games in that stretch where it has managed to break through, overall the team has only managed the 25th-best power-play conversion rate at 11.4 per cent.
That's a stretch...
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Maple Leafs, Canadiens, Oilers favourites on Saturday NHL Odds

Maple Leafs, Canadiens, Oilers favourites on Saturday NHL Odds

2 monthes ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Toronto Maple Leafs will be looking for a sixth straight regular-season win over Boston on home ice when they host the Bruins on Saturday as minus-159 favourites on the NHL odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com.
Toronto is coming off a much-needed 4-2 win in New Jersey on Thursday night but has struggled at home of late, falling to defeat in three of four ahead of Saturday night's game at Scotiabank Arena.
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HIGHLIGHTS: Kings Take the Win in Calgary

HIGHLIGHTS: Kings Take the Win in Calgary

The Kings win on the road 3-0 against the Calgary Flames Read more ...

Jim Montgomery: ‘I liked our entire 60 minutes'

Jim Montgomery: ‘I liked our entire 60 minutes'

Jim Montgomery discusses Monday's Dallas Stars win against the Winnipeg Jets. Read more ...

Tavares scores 4, Maple Leafs beat Panthers 7-5

Tavares scores 4, Maple Leafs beat Panthers 7-5

John Tavares had the first four-goal game of his career and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Florida Panthers 7-5 Monday night Read more ...

Predators clinch playoff berth with win against Wild

Predators clinch playoff berth with win against Wild

Ryan Johansen, Juuse Saros help Predators secure playoff spot with win over Minnesota Wild Read more ...

Steven Stamkos discusses Lightning comeback win, his 4-point night

Steven Stamkos discusses Lightning comeback win, his 4-point night

Steven Stamkos discusses the Tampa Bay Lightning comeback win, his 4-point night, and finishing the season strong. Read more ...

Tavares' four-goal game leads Maple Leafs past Panthers

Tavares' four-goal game leads Maple Leafs past Panthers

TORONTO - John Tavares recorded the first four-goal game of his career as the Toronto Maple Leafs downed the Florida Panthers 7-5 on Monday night. The star centre, who signed a... Read more ...

Jon Cooper breaks down how Lightning orchestrated comeback win over Bruins

Jon Cooper breaks down how Lightning orchestrated comeback win over Bruins

From the Carrabbas postgame press conference: Hear Jon Cooper break down how the Tampa Bay Lightning orchestrated their 3rd-period comeback win over the Bruins. Read more ...

Nikita Kucherov on play of Anthony Cirelli, Lightning's 3-goal 3rd period

Nikita Kucherov on play of Anthony Cirelli, Lightning's 3-goal 3rd period

Nikita Kucherov on the play of Anthony Cirelli and the Tampa Bay Lightning's 3-goal 3rd period. Read more ...

NHL win record in sight as Lightning rally past Bruins for 59th victory of...

NHL win record in sight as Lightning rally past Bruins for 59th victory of season

Steven Stamkos scored twice and the Tampa Bay Lightning became the fourth NHL team to win at least 59 games in a season. Read more ...

Schneider makes 45 saves in leading Devils over Sabres 3-1

Schneider makes 45 saves in leading Devils over Sabres 3-1

Cory Schneider made 45 saves in leading the New Jersey Devils to a 3-1 victory over the Buffalo Sabres on Monday night Read more ...