Okay, let’s get through this incredibly quick. There isn’t a whole lot of good to talk about. Presumably the Leafs players were able to dress themselves tonight. That’s a positive. Tyson Barrie was able to return after being hurt, so he can be traded.
Asides from that, the Leafs managed to swiftly injure former Leafs James Reimer. Later, while already looking terrible they managed to injure Petr Mrazek, an incident that should have put them back into the game as they would be facing David Ayres, a goaltender who works with the Leafs and Marlies in their skills practices, and yes, as mentioned several times on the broadcast, is 42 years old and drives a zamboni.
Things looked encouraging on the first couple of shots as the Leafs quickly put the game to 4-3, but an absolute no show from Toronto in the third period resulted in a 6-3 loss, and David Ayres first win in the NHL.
Good for Ayres, and this is a special night for him, and he should enjoy every minute of it.
As for the Leafs, the amount of shame that should exist in this organization can’t be …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation