Leafs look to extend win streak to five in rematch with sputtering Habs

Once more unto the breach, dear friends.
The Toronto Maple Leafs aim to keep their to streak alive tonight as they close out this week’s brief series with the Montreal Canadiens. The atmosphere surrounding tonight’s game is vastly different from that which surrounded Wednesday, with Montreal falling to the Edmonton Oilers on Thursday to the tune of 3-0, while the Leafs have had two days off to bask in the glory of their 4-2 win over their fiercest competition.

The Canadiens are 3-4-0 in their last seven games. Aside from pumping the Canucks for 11 goals in two games in that span, the Canadiens have scored six goals in the other five games combined.
— Аrpon Basu (@ArponBasu) February 12, 2021

Montreal’s loss to Edmonton has sent the team into something of a tailspin, dropping three of their last four games with the sole win being a narrow 2-1 victory over the lowly Ottawa Senators. With points evaporating much quicker than normal in the shortened season and no Vancouver Canucks in their foreseeable future, desperation may start to sink in sooner rather than later. While it may be a little early for Montreal to be circling this matchup as a …

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Author: Brian Reid / The Leafs Nation

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