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Really, it’s hard to envision things having gone any better in Toronto.
The Leafs will head back to Toronto looking to keep their playoff run alive.
The Knights clawed their way back from a 3-1 series deficit.
The trade deadline has come and gone. How well are the Leafs set up to make the playoffs?
No one is shocked that the Montreal is good this season. But what happened in Tampa Bay and Florida? Why is Boston having so much trouble nailing down a playoff spot? Who do the Senators really think they are? What the heck is Detroit going to do? Oh, and um,
The Skinny In the opening match-ups, The Metropolitan Division beat the Atlantic Division, and the Pacific Division beat the Central Division. Actually, the Pacific didn’t just beat the Central, it pounded it into submission 10-3. The game between the Atlantic and the Central was closer — 10-6, including an empty-netter.
An ugly first two minutes was enough to sink the Leafs, whose offence suddenly dried up.
Jeremy Bracco scored a great goal in OT to make sure the Leafs finished the rookie tournament 3-0.