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One thing that is certain is the Toronto Maple Leafs will be part of any postseason the National Hockey League opts to hold to decide a 2020 Stanley Cup champion.
With the season suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Maple Leafs are priced at +1800 on the Stanley Cup odds at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The Maple Leafs’ Atlantic Division rivals, the Boston Bruins (+600) and Tampa Bay Lightning (+700), are at the top of the board at online sports betting sites, along with the Vegas Golden Knights (also +700), Colorado Avalanche (+800), Philadelphia Flyers (+900) and defending champion St. Louis Blues (+900).
The Maple Leafs had a 36-25-9 record and .579 points percentage when play halted on March 12, which put them third in the Atlantic. They were third in the league in goals scored (3.39) and 26th in goals against (3.17).
The former figure attests to the strength of an offense that is led by Auston Matthews (third in the league with 47 goals) and William Nylander (tied for 15th with 31). Matthews was also a top-10 scorer with 80 points. On the back end, No. 1 defenseman Morgan Rielly and regulars Jake Muzzin, Cody Ceci and Travis Dermott missed a combined 68 games …
Author: Nation World HQ / The Leafs Nation