Campbell helps lead the Maple Leafs to a victory over the Lightning

The Toronto Maple Leafs welcomed the Tampa Bay Lightning into town just less than two days after they displayed arguably their best game of the regular season so far. After taking care of business and picking up an impressive 4-0 win over a depleted Vegas team, the Maple Leafs had to shift their focus to the reigning back-to-back Stanley Cup champions who were coming into town for Thursday night’s tilt.
The Maple Leafs didn’t have the same start that they had against Vegas, and Tampa Bay applied early pressure and had a couple of odd-man rushes as well. They ended up scoring the first goal of the game just a bit over midway through the first, but that wasn’t the biggest thing that happened that period. Sergachev hit Marner with an illegal check to the head towards the end of the first period and with that play, he should get disciplined by the league without a doubt.
The second period was a much better period for the Maple Leafs as they controlled pretty much the entire period 20 minutes and held the Lightning to 0 shots for about over 10 minutes. However, the period ended how it began, 1-0 for …

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Author: Joseph Zita / The Leafs Nation

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