Category: Sheldon Keefe
Maple Leafs' Keefe on why Nylander is key to team's new line experiment
After rearranging his lines to spread his team's top stars across three separate lines, Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe joined Sportsnet 590 The FAN to discuss the change, and why William Nylander is key to the experiment's success.Read more
Maple Leafs' Timothy Liljegren leaves game vs. Ducks for precautionary reasons
Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman Timothy Liljegren was forced to leave Wednesday's game against the Anaheim Ducks for precautionary reasons.Read more
Why Keefe is switching up the Maple Leafs' top nine
With the Toronto Maple Leafs getting close to fully healthy, coach Sheldon Keefe is juggling his lines. He wants to see what happens when Auston Matthews, John Tavares and William Nylander are on separate trios.Read more
Maple Leafs Make Drastic Changes to Their Lineup
The Toronto Maple Leafs started practice on Monday with a completely different look and one head coach Sheldon Keefe has been waiting a long time to try out. Due to injuries, COVID absences and everything in between, the Leafs coach has not been able to put his fingerprints all over the roster but...Read more
Sheldon Keefe clarifies his 'soft and purposeless' criticism of Maple Leafs
Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe began his first appearance since his “soft and purposeless” description of his group’s play not by taking questions, but by clarifying (softening?) his post-loss criticism.Read more
32 Thoughts podcast: Is there a goalie that can save the Oilers' season?
Jeff and Elliotte chat with Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf, provide some goaltending options for the struggling Oilers, discuss Sheldon Keefe’s post-game comments, provide more updates on Vancouver’s GM search, marvel at Victor Hedman’s dominance, and a few more teams are added to the Jakob Chychrun tr...Read more
Maple Leafs Coach Calls Out His Team After Another Collapse
Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe is getting sick and tired of seeing the same storyline play out for his hockey club. The team continues to get out to two or three goal leads and crumble when it matters. The latest collapse came on Wednesday night in New York against the Rangers as the...Read more
6 Takeaways: Maple Leafs exposed as 'soft and purposeless'
The Toronto Maple Leafs have gained and then squandered a 3-1 lead in four of their past five games — but this one hit different. Coach Sheldon Keefe expressed his displeasure with his team after a 6-3 loss to the New York Rangers on Wednesday.Read more
Toronto Maple Leafs Down 2 Top-Four Defensemen
Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Jake Muzzin missed practice on Tuesday and has been diagnosed with a concussion. Leafs head coach Sheldon Keefe told reporters the incident occurred during Saturday's game in St Louis as Muzzin was hit by Klim Kostin.Muzzin was shaken up before the goal from this hit...Read more
Maple Leafs’ Lack of Depth Is Concerning
The Toronto Maple Leafs are considered a deep team, but stats on paper don’t always show up on the ice. The rotating roster movements due to COVID protocols have exposed…Read more
Maple Leafs’ Kerfoot Is More Than Worth His Salary
The truth is that Alex Kerfoot is the Toronto Maple Leafs’ most invisible player. He always seems to float under the radar of Maple Leafs’ fans. On one hand, that…Read more
Alberta, B.C. join other provinces in cutting isolation requirements
Alberta and British Columbia announced that fully vaccinated people can cut their COVID-19 isolation periods in half, following in the footsteps of other provinces and the CDC in the United States.Read more
How bad would loss of home fans impact Maple Leafs' competitive advantage
Sheldon Keefe discusses what a loss of fans at Scotiabank Arena could spell for the Toronto Maple Leafs if the province decides to reduce capacity limits.Read more
Maple Leafs' Nylander enters COVID protocols
Toronto forward William Nylander entered the NHL's COVID-19 protocols Friday, giving the Maple Leafs 13 players on the list.Read more
Toronto Maple Leafs Lose Four More Players
The Toronto Maple Leafs have placed Rasmus Sandin, Petr Mrazek, David Kampf and Ilya Mikheyev in COVID-19 protocol. With that, goaltending coach Steve Briere is joining them. The Maple Leafs have placed forward David Kämpf, forward Ilya Mikheyev, goaltender Petr Mrázek, defenceman Rasmus Sandin, go...Read more
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