The Maple Leafs were handed their first regulation loss of the season last night by the Blues. Katya recapped the game and thinks the Leafs looked fine, and you should not be worried about last night’s result.
Ilya Mikheyev and Kasperi Kapanen certainly created the funnest moment of the night that didn’t quite get a goal for the Leafs.
We all miss Zach Hyman, especially Fulemin.
Babcock on Tavares' line adjusting without Zach Hyman:— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) October 8, 2019
"Hyman's good, eh?
We've just got to figure it out over time because we need them to be dominant, as you know. Everyone's just got to figure it out and keep working and grinding."
The Leafs get today and tomorrow off, and then host the Lightning on Thursday.
Here’s what we wrote about yesterday.
Retconning 5 goals against in Leafs vs Canadiens: which goalie was better? - Katya
What happens when the facts don’t fit the outcome? You can deny the facts, or you can get creative.
Waiver exemption and the Maple Leafs call-up options - Katya
Navigating calling up replacement players with 45 cents in cap space begins with understanding waiver exemption.
Jeff Skinner is a thief.
Lightning loss to Hurricanes one of the most lopsided in recent NHL history - Raw Charge
It looked bad to the eye and the numbers might be worse.
Rangers Trade Namestnikov to Senators - Blueshirt Banter
Vladislav Namestnikov is on his way to the Ottawa Senators according to his agent, and multiple NHL insiders.