Maple Leafs' Sheldon Keefe on His Team's Successful Regular Season: 'We Knew We Had To Be Better Defensively'
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe says his team went from one of the worst teams in goals-against at even strength to a top-five team and that was the change that led them to clinch the North Division this season.
Maple Leafs' Wayne Simmonds on Vaccination Doses: 'Our Team Did An Excellent Job Of Following The Protocols'
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Wayne Simmonds says it felt good to clinch the North Division in a game that resembeled a playoff intensity. Simmonds is also proud of how his team handled COVID-19 protocols this season as the team gets ready for its first dose.
Maple Leafs' Mitch Marner on Clinching North Division: 'It's A Step To What We Want To Accomplish'
Toronto Maple Leafs forward Mitch Marner reacts to the team clinching top spot in the North Division, what it means to accomplish the feat and the team getting their first COVID-19 vaccination doses on Sunday.
Can Canucks Use Inspiring Win as a Springboard to Playoffs?
Probably not, but after being by ravaged by COVID and missing more than three weeks, Vancouver showed a ton of heart and can use their resilience to at least salvage what has been a miserable season.
Maple Leafs' William Nylander on COVID-19 Quarantine: 'I Was Pretty Nervous But Thank God Nobody Got It'
Toronto Maple Leafs forward William Nylander details how he ended up on the NHL's COVID-19 list and had to quarantine for nine days.
J.T. Miller Shows Courage On and Off the Ice for the Canucks
Miller's bold decision to publicly question the NHL and NHLPA about Vancouver's return-to-play conditions forced the league to reset and further consider the welfare of the players.
Why Are the Vancouver Canucks Even Playing This Season?
Well, it essentially comes down to money. That's why a COVID-ravaged roster that won't have played a game in 22 days will end the season with 19 games in 31 days.
Maple Leafs' William Nylander to Miss Game Against Canadiens for Precautionary Reasons due to Possible COVID-19 Exposure
The Toronto Maple Leafs announced that forward William Nylander will miss Wednesday's game against the Montreal Canadiens for precautionary reasons due to exposure to a possible positive case of COVID-19.
Canucks' COVID Outbreak Sure to Cause Havoc in North Division
For so long, the Canadian teams in the North Division had been able to play uninterrupted and free of the effects of the virus, but with two teams hit, the dominos are beginning to fall.
What do all the NHL's New COVID-19 Protocols Mean?
Having trouble sifting through all the terminology in the NHL and NHLPA's new enhanced pandemic protocol? Here's a layperson's definition for each addition.
Maple Leafs React to Adjusted COVID-19 Protocols, Petan makes season debut
The Toronto Maple Leafs woke up to added coronavirus measures by the NHL and Nic Petan makes his season debut as the fourth-line revolving door continues.
Bettman: 'It Would Be Cheaper for Us to Shut the Doors And Not Play'
The NHL commissioner said it is playing 'for our fans and our players', but make no mistake, the NHL is definitely playing for itself, too.
Canucks Anthem Singer's an Idiot, But Did He Deserve To Be Fired?
Mark Donnelly sang 'O Canada' Saturday afternoon at a rally protesting provincial health orders and was fired for doing so. Too bad the Canucks didn't take the same approach with Todd Bertuzzi.
Is Youth Hockey Unfairly Getting Scapegoated as a Potential Superspreader Event?
Is minor hockey getting a raw deal?
The Hockey News Podcast: When is the NHL Going to Return?
Are we going to get an NHL season? Will the NWHL bubble be a success? What about the kids? All that and more on this week's edition of The Hockey News Podcast.
Despite Recent Outbreaks, NHL Season Can Run 'Relatively Smoothly'
Two teams have had outbreaks of COVID-19, leagues have shut down and Canada's World Junior camp has paused, but that doesn't mean the NHL is doomed to fail when it returns.
How Realistic is an Expectation of an 82-Game NHL Season?
The 2020-21 NHL season will certainly look different, but will it include a shorter schedule?
Connor McDavid and Oilers take one for the league in playoff format
The Oilers will have to participate in a play-in series despite the fact they finished second in their division and superstar Connor McDavid was a key part of the Return-to-Play Committee. It was there that McDavid once again proved he's one of the game's most selfless players.
Bettman says NHL's expanded playoffs 'a one-time thing' and that's great
The completion of the 2019-20 season, if the NHL manages to pull it off, will feature an expanded playoff field, but don't get used to it. The league is '100 percent committed to our existing playoff format' and continuing to ensure the Stanley Cup is the hardest trophy to win