Voices of the Nation


Auston Matthews’ mom wins parent of the year

There were a lot of great things that went down last night. Matthews got his first point of the series, the Air Canada Centre was fired up, the Leafs did the hockey, and Auston’s mom Ema came to the arena wearing a tee shirt with his face on it. 


LGD: Back to Back

The Leafs had a moment of sweet, sweet victory on Saturday evening, taking home a 4-3 overtime win over Carey Price and the Montreal Canadiens when Noted Canadiens Call Refuser John Tavares netted the final tally of the night in extra minutes. It was a nice call-back to Tavares’ first game as a Leaf, where…


LGD: The Price is Right

The Toronto Maple Leafs have finally started to turn things around, squeezing out a few wins after struggling through the meaty part of January. They still sit just one point ahead of the next-highest team in the Atlantic Division, though, and that makes their Saturday evening game an especially-crucial four-point matchup – because the game…


LGD: Bernier v. Sparks no more

The last time the Detroit Red Wings and the Toronto Maple Leafs squared off this year, the teams opted to deploy the Tandem of PTSD and Sadness in Garret Sparks and Jonathan Bernier, letting the team’s most controversial duo from the 2015-16 season face off in their respective redemptive roles. It was supposed to be…