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 […]

Tavares set to make Leafs pre-season debut as Sens begin post-Karlsson era

John Tavares still gets nervous before every game — and not just for his first one wearing the blue and white of the Toronto Maple Leafs. Tavares will make his Leafs pre-season debut Tuesday night when Toronto takes on the Ottawa Senators in Lucan, Ont. The star centre joined the Leafs in a dramatic free-agent signing […]

John Tavares joins hometown Maple Leafs on 7-year deal

Star forward John Tavares celebrated Canada Day on Sunday by announcing he's coming home to realize a boyhood dream of playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs. The crown jewel of this summer's free-agent class, the Mississauga, Ont., native has agreed to a seven-year contract worth $ 77 million US, with an average annual value of $ 11 […]