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The Toronto Maple Leafs were founded in 1917 as one of the Original Six clubs. The club has won 13 Stanley Cup championships, second only to the 24 championships of the Montreal Canadiens. The team was known as the Arenas and the St. Patricks before ultimately settling on Maple Leafs in 1927. While the franchise has won 13 Stanley Cups, the last occurred in 1967 giving the team the longest championship drought in the NHL.

Maple Leafs’ Easton Cowan: How Good Can This Kid Be?

With their 2023 first-round draft pick, the Toronto Maple Leafs surprised almost everyone by selecting Easton Cowan. Hockey analysts wondered why – he didn’t have the resume to be selected that high with only 20 goals and 33 assists in 68 games for the London Knights last season. However, there was one small but bright star on his paper. He had erupted for nine goals and 21 points in 20 playoff games. That seemingly vaulted him into the first round, where the Maple Leafs were happy to snap him up. Cowan’s Got a Motor What stands out about this young…

3 Takeaways From Maple Leafs’ 5-2 Win Over Sabres

The Toronto Maple Leafs started their preseason off this week with back-to-back close losses to the Ottawa Senators. Although the games are far less circumstantial right now, the Maple Leafs headed into Wednesday’s contest with the hope of securing their first preseason win of the season. They did just that, defeating the Buffalo Sabres by a 5-2 final score. Overall, it was a strong effort from the Maple Leafs, and let’s go over three main takeaways from the matchup now. Conor Timmins, Have Yourself a Night The Maple Leafs first star of the night was defenceman Conor Timmins. The right-shot…

Maple Leafs’ 2023-24 Atlantic Division Preview – Boston Bruins

It’s a rivalry as old as time — one that has added chapter after chapter to a story that already has some of the best battles included in it. Yet, this season there might be a little something missing from the meetings between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Boston Bruins. After Zdeno Chara left two seasons ago, two more legendary Bruins won’t be suiting up this season for the black and gold following their respective retirement announcements this offseason. On top of that, a former Maple Leaf will be suiting up for the Bruins, while a recent Bruin will be…

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Maple Leafs FAQ

What year were the Toronto Maple Leafs founded?

The Toronto Maple Leafs were founded in 1917 as one of the Original Six clubs.

When did the Toronto Maple Leafs play their first game?

The Maple Leafs played their first game on Dec. 19, 1917, against the Montreal Wanderers. They lost the game 10-9.

Who is the current head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs?

Sheldon Keefe is the current head coach for the Boston Bruins.