Of course Matt Stajan scores a goal...

TORONTO CANADA - JANUARY 15: Matt Stajan #18 of the Calgary Flames makes his return to Toronto as he plays against the Toronto Maple Leafs at the Air Canada Centre January 15 2011 in Toronto Ontario Canada. (Photo by Abelimages/Getty Images)

Luckily for me, I had already left for shinny and didn't get to see it.  But looking over the box score, I find Brett Lebda was a -1.  This is bordering on amazing, isn't it?  The guy plays a little over eight minutes in one of the most boring games all season, yet still manages to be on the ice for a goal against.  There are only two players in the bottom ten of the NHL in +/- who play less than 15 minutes per night.  One is David Clarkson of New Jersey.  I'm sure you can guess who the other one is (Clarkson is a -17 in 44 games; Lebda a -19 in 22 games).  In fact, Lebda could potentially set the record for worst +/- since the lockout in only half a season's worth of games.  That's pretty mind-blowing.

Anyways, the Leafs didn't look very sharp last night although Jean-Sebastien Giguere was solid in his return from injury.  Toronto badly needs to rekindle the work ethic that propelled them to wins in LA and San Jose; I didn't see it tonight from anyone.  Their three-day break until Wednesday's bout with the Rangers will hopefully do this squad some good.

Links after the jump...

Sunday links:

Mueller awed by NHL debut

Mirtle has an article up about the big German's first game

Game 44 - Game in 10

A short recap from Leafs HQ

Last minute fire not enough to beat Flames

MLHS has a lengthy review of their own

Phaneuf trade: One year later

VLM wants to talk a bit about Dion

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