William Nylander signs 6-year deal with Leafs at deadline

William Nylander's contract impasse has finally come to an end. The restricted free agent signed a six-year deal with the Toronto Maple Leafs on Saturday, just before the 5 p.m. ET deadline to be eligible to play this season. The Leafs announced that the terms will pay Nylander an average of $ 6.9 million US per […]

Auston Matthews continues torrid pace as Leafs top Capitals

Auston Matthews' scoring has helped carry the Toronto Maple Leafs early this season. The Leafs' defence and depth were the difference Saturday against Washington. Fourth-liner Josh Leivo scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period, Frederick Andersen made 25 saves and the Maple Leafs beat the Capitals 4-2. Watch highlights from the Leafs' win: […]

Rielly's, Matthews's historic points pace leads Leafs over Wings

Auston Matthews heard the short list of NHL greats he joined by scoring nine times in the first five games of the season. Alex Ovechkin, Patrick Marleau, Mario Lemieux and Mike Bossy are the only other players in league history to pull off the feat. "Nice," Matthews said after scoring twice for a league-leading nine goals to help Toronto beat Detroit 5-3 […]

Tavares, Matthews lead high-powered Leafs past Stars

John Tavares and the Toronto Maple Leafs are just getting used to each other. So far, so good. Tavares and Auston Matthews each had two goals, and the high-scoring Maple Leafs beat the Dallas Stars 7-4 on Tuesday night. Toronto defenceman Morgan Rielly had a career-high four assists after he scored the winning goal in Sunday night's 7-6 overtime win at Chicago. Mitchell Marner had a […]