Capitals Insider: Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/29/2014

Trouble in Toronto for Maple Leafs

The Leafs don’t seem willing to admit it, but their flaws are coming back to haunt them in their playoff-endangering losing streak.

By Neil Greenberg  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/29/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Statistical analysis, Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 01/11/2014

Maple Leafs failing to live up to expectations, but that shouldn’t be a surprise

The statistics show that Toronto had luck on its side last season, and that fortune is evening out this season.

By Neil Greenberg  |  11:32 AM ET, 01/11/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Randy Carlyle, Statistical analysis, Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 11/22/2013

Mikhail Grabovski: ‘You enjoy to play when people trust you’

Mikhail Grabovski faces both of his former teams this weekend.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:40 PM ET, 11/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Adam Oates, Jason Chimera, Mikhail Grabovski, Third line, Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 01:56 PM ET, 04/26/2013

Capitals' potential playoff opponent: Toronto Maple Leafs

A look at the Toronto Maple Leafs, who the Capitals could face in the Eastern Conference quarterfinals next week.

By Katie Carrera  |  01:56 PM ET, 04/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  2013 Stanley Cup playoffs, Playoffs, Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 01/16/2010

Caps 6, Leafs 1

Alex Ovechkin will get all of the headlines for his performance tonight, and rightfully so. But there was another forward who had an eye-opening effort: Mike Knuble, who is starting to look like the reliable, consistent, net-crashing winger the Caps signed in July to complement Ovechkin on the top...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:00 AM ET, 01/16/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 01/15/2010

Tonight's lineup: Leafs at Caps

Jose Theodore will start tonight at Verizon Center as the Caps open a three-game homestand against Toronto. Vesa Toskala, meantime, will be in net for the 28th place Maple Leafs. Based on the warmup, tonight's lineup should look like this: Forwards Ovechkin-Backstrom-Knuble Laich-Fleischmann-Semin Chimera-Morrison-Fehr Gordon-Steckel-Bradley Defense Schultz-Green Sloan-Poti Morrisonn-Carlson Goalies...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  06:44 PM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 01/15/2010

Theodore to start, Semin might be sidelined

Coach Bruce Boudreau said he plans to tap Jose Theodore to start tonight against the Maple Leafs as a reward for the veteran's impressive performance in relief of Michal Neuvirth on Wednesday night. The rest of the Caps' lineup, though, is unclear because of Alexander Semin's undisclosed injury. If the...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  12:04 PM ET, 01/15/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alexander Semin, Jeff Schultz, Jose Theodore, Michal Neuvirth, Mike Green, Semyon Varlamov, Toronto Maple Leafs

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 01/14/2010

Bruce Boudreau on Semyon Varlamov: 'Every day it's getting better'

(Jonathan Newton/The Washington Post) Here's a quick update from Post reporter Gene Wang, who got Coach Bruce Boudreau on the phone for a bit today to chat about the goalie situation and tomorrow's game against the Leafs: The Capitals are coming off consecutive road games in which their goaltending...

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:29 PM ET, 01/14/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jose Theodore, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov, Toronto Maple Leafs