Tonight the Leafs were facing the aged Chicago Blackhawks, who while still spearheaded by Jonathan Toews, Duncan Keith, and Patrick Kane, have reshaped their team through a re-build/re-tooling effort.
Below are some thoughts on how the game went.
I’ll warn you – there’s no clips of the Leafs goals below because there wasn’t anything worth showing for Toronto. The story tonight is just how they ended up allowing 6 goals and looking like a mess.
Toronto suffered a slow and unlucky start to the game. They allowed a goal against just 21 seconds into the first period on a fast zone entry from Chicago:
Caggiula on FI-YAH since he’s been back
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Starting the game off on the wrong foot plagued the team consistently during Mike Babcock, and it’s a shame to see it return tonight. A bad early goal, somewhat unlucky, set a bad tone for the rest of the game.
This was not Frederik Andersen’s night.
Things got much worse after the Caggiula goal, first with Toews beating …
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