Matt’s Musings: The Week Ahead

February 27, 2011

Leafs goalie, James Reimer   After coming off back-to-back overtime losses, the Leafs sit idle through the trade deadline and resume play on Wednesday, when they visit the Pittsburgh Penguins with the hope of avenging Saturday’s loss. The next day, they will travel to Philadelphia, where they will face Kris Versteeg and the Flyers in a game that will surely not disappoint fans of fast paced and chippy hockey. The…


Matt’s Musing: Leafs-Closer Than We Think?

February 24, 2011

    With the Leafs currently sitting six points out of a playoff berth, a lot of suppressed excitement is beginning to bubble to the surface in Toronto. Leafs Nation has been deprived of playoff hockey since May of 2004, when the final team of the free spending, no-cap era made a second round exit after losing out to the Philadelphia Flyers. The introduction of the salary cap after a…