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Brendan Ballantyne

Brendan Ballantyne

NBA Correspondent


NHL (Leafs and Senators) and NBA (Raptors) News Desk Correspondent. Brock University Bachelor of Sport Management class of '19. Maple Leafs, Raptors, Blue Jays and Bills fan. Recent intern with the Eswatini Olympic & Commonwealth Games Association, current youth and highschool basketball coach.

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Craig Anderson activated off IR, will start Wednesday photo
Craig Anderson has been activated off the injured reserve and will start against the Edmonton Oilers on Wednesday. It will be Anderson's first appearance since November 25th.
Frederik Andersen to start in goal versus Avalanche photo
Frederik Andersen will receive the start in goal for the Maple Leafs on the second night of a back-to-back against Colorado. It's the first time he's played on back-to-back nights since January 6-7 of 2017.
Thu, Dec 5
Brady Tkachuk with solid-performance in loss to Vancouver photo
Brady Tkachuk turned in a solid fantasy performance in Ottawa's 5-2 loss to the Canucks on Tuesday. The American recorded an assist and stuffed some categories with eight shots on goal and six hits across 17:45 on the ice.
Wed, Dec 4
Colin White records an assist in Vancouver photo
Colin White had an assist on Tyler Ennis's third period goal in Ottawa's 5-2 loss to Vancouver on Tuesday. He chipped in two shots and one hit in 17:33 of ice-time.
Wed, Dec 4
Thomas Chabot records an assist in loss to Vancouver photo
Thomas Chabot grabbed an assist and fired two shots on goal in Ottawa's 5-2 loss to the Canucks on Tuesday. The 22-year-old skated a game-high 24:51 in the contest.
Wed, Dec 4
Anders Nilsson takes third straight loss photo
Anders Nilsson stopped just 11 of 15 shots before being pulled in Ottawa's 5-2 loss to the Vancouver Canucks on Tuesday. This was the Swedish netminder's third straight loss and it dips his record for the season to 7-7-1.
Wed, Dec 4
Jean-Gabriel Pageau nets 15th goal of the season photo
Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored his 15th goal of the season in Ottawa's 5-2 loss to Vancouver on Tuesday night. He added four shots, three hits and one block in the game.
Wed, Dec 4
Anders Nilsson will receive the start Friday in Minnesota photo
Anders Nilsson will receive the start in goal for Ottawa in Friday afternoon's clash against the Wild.
Andreas Johnsson snaps point streak in a big way against Detroit photo
Andreas Johnsson scored two goals - one on the power-play - and added an assist in Toronto's 6-0 beat down of the Red Wings on Wednesday. He also fired six shots on goal during his 14:31 of ice-time.
Fri, Nov 29
Tyson Barrie continues hot stretch of play photo
Tyson Barrie has now recorded a point in five consecutive games (three goals, four assists) and has scored in three straight, with all coming on the road.
Fri, Nov 29
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Frederik Andersen G, TOR (10)
Auston Matthews C, TOR (7)
Craig Anderson G, OTT (5)
Thomas Chabot D, OTT (5)
Anders Nilsson G, OTT (5)
Andreas Johnsson LW, TOR (5)
Mitchell Marner RW, TOR (5)