The 1980–81 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the franchise's 64th season and the Maple Leafs' 54th season as a team. Teams who advanced to the playoffs are shown in bold. The Maple Leafs finished with 93 points and won their third straight division title.
They were defeated by the New York Islanders in the first round of the playoffs. This would be the last time until 1992 that the Maple Leafs failed to make the playoffs.
The 1981–82 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the franchise's 65th season and the Maple Leafs' 55th season as a team. The Maple Leafs finished with 100 points and won their fourth consecutive division title.
They were defeated by the Montreal Canadiens in the first round of the playoffs. This would be the last time until 1994 that the Maple Leafs failed to make the playoffs.
The 1982–83 Toronto Maple Leafs season was the franchise's 66th season and the Maple Leafs' 56th season as a team. The Maple Leafs finished with 102 points and won their fifth consecutive division title.
They were defeated by the Boston Bruins in the first round of the playoffs.
The 104th season of the National Hockey League team founded on November 22, 1917, was the 2020–21 Toronto Maple Leafs... They will play their home games at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto.
The Maple Leafs are one of two remaining teams from the Original Six league. The other is the Boston Bruins....
Maple Leaf Gardens, former home to the team, was built in a German cultural neighborhood of Toronto called "Downtown East". The neighborhood was originally settled by Germans and contains many historic buildings dating back to the early 20th century. The team moved to its current home, the Air Canada Centre, in 2015....
The Maple Leafs have won the most Stanley Cups among Canadian-born hockey teams with 10. The Montreal Canadiens are second with four titles. The Toronto St. Pats/Rockets/Maroons/Horizonts/Senators/Vaughans were all Canadian ice hockey teams that have won the Stanley Cup. The first two were born in Canada but both later relocated to America - the third and fourth Canadian-born NHL teams.
Two years after it's founding, the Maple Leafs played their first game on December 19, 1917, against the Chicago Black Hawks. The Maple Leafs lost 1-4 at home.
The Maple Leafs concluded the season with 95 points, their most in 12 years, and qualified for the playoffs for the first time since 2012-13....
Jr. John Ferguson The Toronto Maple Leafs finished second in the Northeast Division in 2003-04, their 87th season and 77th as the Maple Leafs, with a record of 45 wins, 24 defeats, 10 ties, and three overtime losses for 103 points. They were outscored by their opponents 243 to 218. With the exception of 1971-72 when they finished first but lost the division title to Boston due to an expansion draft, this was the Maple Leafs' highest finish since their last playoff appearance in 1999. The previous year, they had finished fourth in the East.
The Maple Leafs played well after the All-Star break, going 17-5-1 after Jan. 1. However, they lost four of their final five games, including two straight on home ice, to miss the playoffs by one point. Goaltender Vesa Toskala, who won 27 games for the Leafs, missed most of February with a groin injury.
Toronto's average attendance of 16,818 was 576 per game, which ranked third in the NHL. The team earned $102.7 million, which was second only to Detroit's $111.4 million.
Leafs forward Joffrey Lupul is coming off a career year in which he scored 31 goals and added 49 assists for 80 points in 82 games.
The Maple Leaf Regiment, a World War I military force, inspired the moniker "Maple Leafs." In 1932, Toronto regained control of the NHL by defeating the Rangers in three straight games to sweep the best-of-five series. It was the franchise's first Cup triumph after changing its name to the Maple Leafs. The Stanley Cup is adorned with maple leaves because of this victory.
After World War II, the Maple Leaf became synonymous with excellence and winning. To this day, it remains the only Canadian team to win the award. The team also has the record for most consecutive playoff appearances, with a mark of 20 that dates back to 1967.
In 1971, the NHL granted Toronto an expansion team, which began play in 1972. Originally known as the New York Maple Leafs, the franchise moved to Binghamton, New York, after one season. They were renamed the Binghamton Whalers prior to their second campaign. Finally, in 1973, the team adopted its current name: the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Maple Leaf fans have seen their team win or lose over 9 million games during their history. However, no team before or since has been so successful as the Maple Leafs at making the playoffs. With 11 total championships, the Maple Leafs are the most successful team in NHL history.
Toronto won the Stanley Cup Finals 13 times: in 1918, 1922, 1932, 1942, 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1951, 1962, 1963, 1964, and 1967. The team has never been defeated in a game when it was leading by three goals or more.
They were known as the Toronto Maple Leafs until 1992, when they changed their name to the Toronto Blue Jays after making an agreement with the MLB team to use their logo and uniforms while they searched for a new identity. The deal expired after one season, at which point the team returned to the Maple Leaf.
The current roster of the Toronto Maple Leafs includes 14 players who were born in Canada and 1 player from the United States. The team is owned by MLSE which also owns the NBA's Toronto Raptors and MLS's Toronto FC.
The Toronto Maple Leafs are one of only two teams (the other being the Montreal Canadiens) to have ever won the Stanley Cup while wearing black uniforms (in 1947). The Habs had previously worn them in 1939.
During World War II, the NHL suspended its seasons because so many players were serving in the military that there weren't enough good players left to finish the season.