Game Three Thoughts: Coaching adjustments continue to dictate the series

For most Toronto fans, there was a mixed feeling coming into game three. On one hand, the Leafs were dominated in an emotional game two and lost one of their key centers for the rest of the series thanks to a suspension. On the other hand, it was now a best-of-five series with three games in Toronto. The Leafs have to like their chances.
Game three was easily the evenest affair of the series. In the end, the Leafs powerplay was the difference as they scored two goals on three powerplays in an electric 3-2 win.
In this article, I will showcase some of the major talking points from game three as well as some areas I feel the Leafs need to improve if they want to win this series.
The top line of the Bruins had an unusually unorganized night
The Bergeron line has combined for a total of two even-strength points in three games, and haven’t looked close to how dangerous they were last year. One reason for this could be the players they are against. Last night, Mike Babcock did a great job of making sure the five-man unit of Hyman, Tavares, Marner, Muzzin, and Zaitsev …

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Author: Nick DeSouza / The Leafs Nation

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