Fellow coaches expect Krueger to thrive, adjust with Sabres

Hockey 05/16/19, 14:51

Mike Babcock and Ralph Krueger's relationship goes back to 2004 and countless conversations since about coaching in the NHL.The Toronto Maple Leafs coach just wishes Krueger hadn't join ed the rival Buffalo Sabres to make his job more difficult."It didn't thrill me that he's just down the road, but that's ...

Maple Leafs among NHL teams facing cap crunches next year

Sports 12/19/18, 02:51

There are questions Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock won't touch with a 10-foot hockey stick.The challenge a Maple Leafs team brimming with young talent faces managing its payroll structure was one topic Babcock particularly enjoyed sidestepping shortly after Toronto and forward William Nylander ended a lengthy contract dispute earlier this ...

Leafs’ Auston Matthews out 4 weeks with shoulder injury

Hockey 10/29/18, 12:13

Maple Leafs star Auston Matthews is expected to miss at least four weeks because of a shoulder injury.The team says on Twitter the 21-year-old center will be placed on injured reserve Monday.Matthews was injured early in the second period Saturday during Toronto's 3-2 victory over Winnipeg. Defenseman Jacob Trouba delivered ...

Who’s hockey’s best? McDavid, Matthews, Crosby stir debate

Hockey 10/19/18, 14:58

Connor McDavid or Auston Matthews? Auston Matthews or Connor McDavid?With debate ramping up about which player sits atop hockey's throne — after some remarkable early performances — Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock's goes in a different direction — Sidney Crosby."This is what I think," Babcock began as he made his ...

Sparks, Kapanen lead Maple Leafs to 4-1 win over Kings

Hockey 10/15/18, 22:42

Garret Sparks made 33 saves in a surprise start, Kasperi Kapanen scored twice and the Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-1 Monday night for their fifth straight win.Patrick Marleau and Mitch Marner also scored to help Toronto win for the sixth time in seven games. Auston Matthews ...

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