Everyone on the team who has spoken to the media since the loss to the Blackhawks has pretty much the same message: they need a sense of urgency to their game. They need to show up ready to go fast from the very first minute. Will they do that tonight? They better. And they better be ready to do it all again tomorrow against the Senators. That is definitely a game not to lose.
Here’s what we wrote about yesterday.
5-Game Maple Leafs Points Process: Time to get serious edition - Katya
You know who finished last season fairly poorly? The Toronto Maple Leafs.
He falls down, but he gets up again.
Think tonight was the first time a player has had so much pizza in his mouth to start the interview that he had to make us wait. Jason Demers is an absolute legend.— Catherine Silverman (@catmsilverman) March 15, 2019
Maple Leafs’ Timothy Liljegren wants to crack lineup ‘as soon as possible’ - Sportsnet.ca
”Coaches here are not afraid to tell you if you’re doing something wrong. In Sweden, they’re more laid-back. Here, you can get yelled at during the game,” said Liljegren
Return Flight: Lupul clinches the series - Broad Street Hockey
BSH takes a stroll down memory lane and a familiar name comes up.
Exactly What Makes Keith Gretzky The Most Qualified Candidate? - The Copper & Blue
Many candidates, but the focus seems to be awfully high on the interim candidate who’s already here. Why?
APTN and Rogers partner for first NHL broadcast in Plains Cree language - The G&M
The game between the Montreal Canadiens and the Carolina Hurricanes is to air on Rogers Hometown Hockey on the Aboriginal Peoples Television Network on March 24.