The Toronto Maple Leafs were put through their paces Tuesday in a final preparation for Wednesday’s season opener against visiting Montreal.
It was a high-tempo skate with an emphasis placed on special teams and neutral zone coverage.
The ability to dominate the centre line and force opposing teams to dump the puck rather than carry it into the Leafs’ end will go a long way toward improving D-zone efficiency.
Tuesday’s lines and pairings were identical to Monday’s practice meaning two players will make their NHL debuts against Montreal.
Brandon Kozun and Stuart Percy are […]