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Maple Leafs report cards: A slow start, another hot goaltender and another loss
Omar White
Feb 13
For the second straight game, the Maple Leafs put up at least 48 shots on net and lost.
Raptors president Masai Ujiri remains steadfast in pushing against orthodoxy, in team building or otherwise
Eric Koreen
Feb 12
'We have to create ways where we think we're going to win in this league because it's about winning,' says Masai Ujiri.
NHL players dish on their favorite subtle skills around the league: ‘I don’t know how he does that’
Mark Lazerus
Feb 11
We asked more than 20 NHL stars for the unique skill they most admire in other players.
Olympics could be a springboard to pro hockey for Maple Leafs prospect Matthew Knies
Joshua Kloke
Feb 11
Depending on how things go in Beijing, Knies' future as a Maple Leaf could come into focus far sooner than anticipated.
Maple Leafs report cards: Strong start goes to waste as Toronto suffers first loss in seven games
Joshua Kloke
Feb 11
The Leafs allowed three quick goals that erased their strong start in their 5-2 loss to the Flames.
Raptors’ trade deadline acquisition of Thaddeus Young is perfectly reasonable if you stop thinking about Kyle Lowry
Eric Koreen
Feb 10
'It wasn’t as stressful as last year. I can tell you that,' said Raptors GM Bobby Webster of this year's trade deadline.
Raptors trade for Thaddeus Young, send Goran Dragic to Spurs: Instant grades and reaction
Zach Harper
Feb 10
Toronto is adding some depth and versatility as it surges up the Eastern Conference standings.
Mitch Marner could always score. What he’s unlocked is a new dimension that could help the Leafs when it matters
Jonas Siegel
Feb 10
Mitch Marner's improved goal-scoring prowess should help him and the Leafs when the playoffs arrive.
Why more MLS players were sold abroad this winter than ever before
Sam Stejskal
Feb 10
The winter transfer window has seen more MLS players move abroad for a fee than ever before
Raptors starters aren’t pretty on offence, but their meanness makes up for it
Eric Koreen
Feb 10
The Raptors' relentless approach against the undersized Thunder paid dividends in their 117-98 win.
Charles Oakley 20 Questions: On Tim Hortons, his love of Toronto and the worst cook he ever played with
Sean Fitz-Gerald
Feb 9
The 19-year NBA veteran talks about his time in Toronto, his love of cooking, what he thinks of the NBA today, his old Volkswagen and more.
Can Josh Ho-Sang turn his Olympic opportunity into a job with the Maple Leafs?
Joshua Kloke
Feb 9
After a strong showing in the AHL so far the Olympics could revitalize Josh Ho-Sang's career.
Raptors’ activity heading into the trade deadline will be influenced, but not defined, by their recent wins
Eric Koreen
Feb 8
'There are not many (contracts like Dragic’s) around the league,' says Raptors GM Bobby Webster of trade deadline talk.
Maple Leafs trade asset rankings: What do the Leafs have to trade before the deadline?
Jonas Siegel
Feb 8
It's all about the playoffs for the Leafs this year. Will they have to offload an asset or two to get them over the top?
CBC Olympic host Andi Petrillo on her busy schedule, interviewing holograms and being pitied by raccoons
Sean Fitz-Gerald
Feb 8
CBC host Andy Petrillo talks about the Olympic grind, what it's like hosting coverage from afar and more.