The Toronto Maple Leafs open their season tonight in Montreal. By coincidence, I see 10 storylines.
The Marlies factor. Friday was the best day in the history of the Toronto Marlies. Of the Leafs 23 players, eight (Colton Orr, Ben Scrivens, Leo Komarov, Nazem Kadri, Mark Fraser, Mike Kostka, Korbinian Holzer and Ben Scrivens) played significant roles for the Marlies this season or last under coach Dallas Eakins. “Dallas was a huge influence,” said Fraser. “The responsibility, the ice time, the compliments, […]