If you need more evidence that the playoffs stand in polar opposite to the regular season, consider this fact.
Nazem Kadri doesn’t have to stand out. He doesn’t mind at all.
Going into the post-season, it was assumed the Leafs needed Kadri to counter what had been a dominant streak of play by the Bruins in handling the Leafs number one line.
The thinking was with the number one line of Tyler Bozak, Phil Kessel and either Joffrey Lupul or James van Riemsdyk more or less ...