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Babcock wants Leafs to embrace challenge of Game 7

The Toronto Maple Leafs’ season has come down to one game, and head coach Mike Babcock says they should embrace it. The Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 3-1 on Monday night to tie their best-of-seven opening round series at three games apiece. The deciding game will be played Wednesday in Boston at 7:30 p.m. ET. There’s obvious pressure involved in ...

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Leafs feel the Bruins curse is gone after surviving Game 5 comeback

Jake Gardiner and his teammates from the Toronto Maple Leafs have learned to keep their composure. The Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the Boston Bruins 4-3 in Game 5 of their Eastern Conference quarter-final series on Saturday. Toronto held a 4-1 lead 11:55 into the second period and hung on to cut Boston’s ad… CBC | NHL News

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Leafs hang on against Bruins to force Game 6

Frederik Andersen finished off an energy drink as he prepared to speak with reporters. Then he paused to take a sip of water in the middle of his first answer. The exhausted Toronto goalie had earned every drop. Andersen made 42 saves as the Maple Leafs survived a furious third-… CBC | NHL News

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Leafs miss golden opportunity to even series with Bruins' Bergeron out

The Toronto Maple Leafs whiffed on an excellent opportunity to even their opening-round series against the Boston Bruins on Thursday. The Bruins were without Patrice Bergeron, their heart-and-soul, first-line centre, in Game 4 because of an upper-body injury. But the Bruins persevered, taking advantage of two risky defensive pinches to skate away with a 3-1 victory at the Air Canada Centre and a 3-1 ...

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Maple Leafs will need 'all hands on deck' to avoid elimination

The Toronto Maple Leafs left themselves little room for error after consecutive ugly road losses to open their first-round Stanley Cup playoff series with the Boston Bruins. With their backs now firmly planted against the wall as they return to TD Garden for Saturday’s Game 5 (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 8 p.m. ET), tha… CBC | NHL News

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Top-selling jersey in NHL belongs to Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews

NEW YORK — Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews has the top-selling jersey in the NHL, according to the league’s website. NHL.com reported Friday that Matthews’ No. 34 jersey was the hottest seller on the Fanatics network of e-commerce sites, including Shop.NHL.com, NHLShop.ca and Fanatics.com, for the 2017-18 regular season. Matthews, who had 63 points (34 goals, 29 assists) in ...

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