With the excruciatingly low 82 game season behind us and the games that matter about to begin, it seems only right to look back and see what we can take away from this marathon back to the place we were in at exactly this time last season. Waiting to see if the Leafs can defeat the most recently dominant playoff team in the league in the first round of the playoffs.
The Leafs ran a lot of it back this year but to say that the changes to the Leafs as well as the changes to the Lightning won’t have an impact in the next few days won’t matter is a lie. I mean the Leafs have all-new goaltending, a legitimate third line center option, and six new players from the trade deadline alone. They are very much the same but also different. Here are ten observations from the Leafs season and how they could be impactful in the playoffs.
1. Sheldon Keefe is less set in his ways
To say that Sheldon Keefe is quick to adapt and doesn’t have his set plan that he will go back to on a regular basis is a lie, but he has become a lot more willing to try new things …
Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation