Although the Leafs are only 4-3-3 in their last ten games, they have had points in four consecutive games and finally Toronto wins against Boston.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) March 24, 2013
Can they do it again? Toronto faces off against Boston again on Monday in Beantown. One question coming out of Saturday night’s victory is; which team benefited most from the Coltor Orr vs. Shawn Thornton fight?
— Paul Bissonnette (@BizNasty2point0) March 23, 2013
As the Buffalo Sabres edged out the Montreal Canadiens last night, who were the fans of the Montreal Canadiens cheering for?
— Dave Stubbs (@Dave_Stubbs) March 24, 2013
So which team has a better chance of winning the Stanley Cup? Montreal or Toronto? I would think their chances are slim of even making it out of the first round unless they play each other. James Mirtle of the Globe and Mail throws about the Leafs chances of making the Playoffs.
According to http://t.co/hEAisCalwv, Leafs have an 87.3% playoff chance now. An 8-8-1 finish for 52 points should do it.
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) March 23, 2013
The stat has changed as of Sunday morning to show the Leafs chance of making the playoffs at 92.1%. The Montreal Canadiens chance of winning the Stanley Cup sits at 9.3%. The Leafs meanwhile have a 1.7% chance. Yikes. Does the victory on Saturday night put the Leafs back into the heads of the Boston Bruins or will they simply shake it off?
Coach said after 3rd Leafs goal, he wanted to jolt his club and put Tuukka in; B's responded "but we shouldn't wait for that to happen"^CS
— Boston Bruins (@NHLBruins) March 24, 2013
Likely Boston will be unfazed by this defeat as they dominated much of the play. One moral victory was Phil Kessel’s hit on Tyler Seguin to prevent a goal. Seguin has scored ten of his fifty goals against the Leafs.
— Maple Leafs Hotstove (@LeafsNews) March 24, 2013
Speaking of Phil Kessel, Leafs should look to sign his sister Amanda.
Phil Kessel's sister, Amanda, won the Patty Kazmaier Award as top player in NCAA Division I women's hockey. 40 GP, 44 goals, 53 assists. Wow
— We Are Leafs Nation (@LeafsNation1967) March 23, 2013
Have you asked yourself lately if Phil Kessel likes being a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs? The Leafs need to make a decision on Kessel one way or the other as next season will be the final year of his contract. This tweet reassures them that he likes being in T.O.
Saturday night in TO doesn't get much better.
— Phil Kessel (@PKessel81) March 16, 2013
By the way, Kessel isn’t the only one with siblings playing in College hockey. JVR is cheering for his brother Trevor at the University of New Hampshire.
Pretty excited to see my brother named first team all hockey east, hopefully the boys can make some noise in the national tournament #unh
— James van Riemsdyk (@JVReemer21) March 22, 2013
James is tied for the team lead in goals with fourteen. Who is he tied with? Nazem Kadri. Kadri by the way is now tied with Mike Ribeiro for eighth in league scoring. Wow.
Kadri has been spectacular, and if he continues on this pace, it will be the first time that a homegrown Leafs draft pick and Canadian boy leads the team in scoring since Vincent Damphousse did in 1990-91 when he scored 73 points for the buds. Still it may be a little early for this comparison.
— Nazem Kadri (@43_Kadri) March 3, 2013
Soon enough Nazem
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Stephen is a writer for thehockeywriters.com covering the Toronto Maple Leafs and other Hockey Matters. Stephen attended Canadore College in North Bay, Ontario where he studied Broadcast Journalism and covered local sports for both Radio and Television. This included news coverage for the OHL’s North Bay Centennials. In his personal time, Stephen blogs for his several fantasy hockey leagues.