After picking up back-to-back wins to kick off their four-game Western Conference road trip, the Leafs dropped one of their most frustrating games of the season last night. They carried a 2-1 lead into the third period, and, within a matter of a couple of minutes, allowed three unanswered goals and took the loss.
The Leafs will look to rebound on Saturday night when they head to Edmonton to take on the struggling Oilers. Edmonton is mired in their first real losing streak of the season, as they’ve lost three in a row. The Leafs have won every single match-up against the Oilers in the Auston Matthews era, with Edmonton’s last win against Toronto coming back when Connor McDavid had a five-point game back in February of 2016.
Sheldon Keefe teased everybody today when Michael Hutchinson was the first goalie off the ice at practice, indicating that he would get the start, though the coach confirmed shortly after that Freddy Andersen would be getting the start in Edmonton. I don’t know about you guys, but the idea of Hutchinson getting a start against Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl sounds a little disturbing.
Well, Sheldon Keefe …
Author: Cam Lewis / The Leafs Nation