Leafs knocked down a peg, losing second game against Vancouver

After a quick goal the Canucks scored to take an early lead in the first period, the Toronto Maple Leafs continued their excellent play this season to take over this game for the rest of that period.
Their defending looked excellent, limiting the Canucks to low-danger chances mostly. They also showed elite passing and movement in the offensive zone to create zone time.
John Tavares capitalized first with this ripper of a slap shot that fools Demko:

John Tavares with a slap shot past Thatcher Demko tie the game at 1-1! pic.twitter.com/7H7iuGbsaK
— The Leafs Nation (@TLNdc) March 7, 2021

Into the second period, the show continued, as the fourth line and Jimmy Vesey continued their good form by creating a smart in-zone 2-on-1 against a walking pylon in Tyler Myers and found the back of the net:

John Tavares with a slap shot past Thatcher Demko tie the game at 1-1! pic.twitter.com/7H7iuGbsaK
— The Leafs Nation (@TLNdc) March 7, 2021

However, after this, the tide turned in favour of the Canucks, as they started to generate some more sustained offense, and killed off a penalty with what seemed like ease.
The Leafs began to look sloppy and …

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Author: Ryan Hobart / The Leafs Nation

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