Leafs still looking to get back in the win column against soaring Jets

After a deflating series of three losses, the Leafs are once again hoping to find a solution to Connor Hellebuyck and the Winnipeg Jets. While the first meeting of the two teams went well for the Leafs, Tuesday’s matchup was tougher on them, even more so because it rounded out three losses in a row.
The Leafs players remain largely positive and optimistic about where the team is in the standings and in terms of their play, though Sheldon Keefe was a bit more critical following Tuesday’s loss:

Sheldon Keefe on #Leafs:
“You either have winning habits, or you have losing habits. And when you have losing habits, you end up giving up free goals, and then when you don’t score enough on the other side of it, you lose games.”
— Kristen Shilton (@kristen_shilton) March 10, 2021

While a skid was inevitable following such a strong start during the first half the season, getting to four losses in a row would be concerning. If the Leafs want to halt this slide they’re going to need to play a full 60 minutes, find a way past an elite goalie, and get some help in their own net, as well. Having …

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Author: Mer / The Leafs Nation

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