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NO!  Not again!
NO! Not again!

Since Ron Wilson took over as head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs, this team has allowed the first goal of the game 135 times in 231 contests. The Leafs' winning record when allowing the first goal? .370. That number isn't terribly unusual, but it speaks volumes about how tough it is to win when you give up the opening goal. The Leafs consistently put themselves in a difficult position to win.

Since their playoff push began on January 1st, 9 of their 16 victories have been "come-from-behind" wins. That's .563 hockey. That looks like a run of good luck that won't last.