It’s true. You don’t know what you’ve got until it’s gone.
Even if it’s gone short-term.
Which brings us back to James Reimer, out for at least a week with a knee sprained in the Leafs 5-2 win over Philadelphia.
“Ah,” you say. “What if it’s longer?”
Even if Reimer’s injury keeps him out for months instead of weeks the Leafs will likely still sit on their hands.
That would mean no deal for Roberto Luongo, no attempt to coax Tim Thomas out of his unfathomable retirement.
Reimer’s knee provides a fine benchmark to examine how ...