The Maple Leafs lost 2-1 to the Arizona Coyotes last night on their long south-west to central US road trip. Here’s our detailed recap and chat on that game:

Recap: The Leafs get goalied and lose 2-1 to the Coyotes

That loss kind of felt inevitable before the game even started, with the team looking lethargic in Tuesday’s game, and last night being the the third stop of their US road trip—and the much dreaded SEGABABA. On top of that you have a rookie goalie who goes all out to get the win and this is what happens.

Sheldon Keefe wasn’t amused with what happens and thinks maybe some guys could use a bag skate.

Keefe on the Leafs third period woes: “It makes me start to wonder about our conditioning” - MLHS Post-game transcript of Coach Sheldon Keefe last night.

There was one nice note last night on the Coyotes side, beyond their win, that is:

The team now gets a break from playing as they head off to play the St. Louis Blues on Saturday night. It sounds like they will at least get some reinforcements this morning before flying out to Missouri.

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