It’s the end of October and the 2019-20 season is roughly one month old. Though there’s a butt-load of hockey left to be played, we can start to get a pretty good idea of who’s good and who’s bad at this point.
The Leafs, as you know, are off to an ugly start. Things should come together for the team once they’re fully healthy, but the Atlantic Division isn’t going to make life easy on them. Frankly, this division, it seems, isn’t going to leave them really any room for error at all.
Last year, it was all about the Big Three and getting home ice in the first round against Boston. This year? Things might be a little trickier. Let’s walk through what we’ve learned about the Athletic Division after one month and size up the competition and decide whether or not it’s time to slam the goddamn panic button.
1. Boston Bruins
9-1-2 (20 points) / Goals For: 41 (13th of 31) / Goals Against: 25 (1st of 31)
Oh man, the Bruins are even better than they were last year.
It’s the same old story with these guys. One line — David Pastrnak, Brad …
Author: Cam Lewis / The Leafs Nation