Here’s a link to our live recap of last night’s game.
The series is now a best-of-three, with a minimum of two more games. They are scheduled as follows:
Tuesday @ 7:30 p.m. in Toronto
Thursday @ Time TBA in Tampa
Saturday @ Time TBA but almost certainly 7:00 p.m. in Toronto
Here’s Keefe post-game with the media, including a confrontation with Steve Simmons who asked him why he we would “start his worst defenceman” in such a “loud building”. It’s a fun exchange for all.
They have to find a way to blow off last night’s debacle and move on. That’s not going to be easy, but the pathways to victory are getting cutoff quickly now. A loss tomorrow would be a catastrophic blow, with the dreaded game #7 then being the only path to winning. Needless to say, they have to sort out everything which went wrong last night, and they have to do it immediately.
We’ll monitor for news about possible lineup changes, which are expected to be revealed at a practice today which is usually around noon.
Other Series News
Every series was reset last night with all the trailing teams winning to tie it back up at 2 games each.
The Bruins beat the Hurricanes 5-2; the Blues beat the Wild 5-2; and the Kings beat the Oilers 4-0. Ex-Leaf Trevor Moore scored in the game, while our old friend Carl Grundstrom scored a controversial goal to close out the game.
Here are the other games on tonight, if you are looking for some hockey to watch (all times are ET):
Where is your confidence level at right now?
The Leafs will win the series in six games.
The Leafs will win the series in seven games.
You don’t want to know what I think is going to happen.