I'm writing this before the game last night ended so yeah, who won?
More was expected from the Monster in his second season in the NHL, but it’s been an up-and-down year – with more downs lately than ups. Gustavsson’s job has been made more difficult by the fact he has had hardly any goal support much of the year and the team in front of him has been pushing to come from behind.
J-S Giguere: C
Recurring injuries have been the biggest issue for Jiggy, whose .894 save percentage is well off his career average of .913 and has generated plenty of talk he won’t be back next season. The last three months of the season are key in terms of his future in the league.
Not sure how a sub .900 goaltending tandem, the second worst tandem in the league after the now defunct Ellis-Smith combo of suck, gets an average mark but ok. Sure. Fortunately though the.............
This year’s Leafs, said Hunter, were a "young team with a lot of immaturity and a lack of experience in competing, game-in and game-out. You’ve got guys that can score but haven’t always competed hard away from the puck or in front of the net. To get all these players to slowly mature and to fix the part of their games that need fixing was [the goal]. They aren’t completely fixed, but they have slowly bought into what we’re selling. "
Makes sense with all the comparisons to an early Giguere.
I think Kessel would cry for real if that happens.
DGB taps his contacts again for insider info.
Karina at LeafsHQ seems to think there is more.
Not wanting to sign a crappy left winger on pace for less than 30 points? Horrible post.
Sleza will a good run down on the top Euros.
Puckin' Eh with a midway look at the Leafs.
VLM isn't buying it.