Tonight the Toronto Maple Leafs hosted the Winnipeg Jets for Wednesday Night Hockey.
The Leafs are coming off of a frustrating loss against Connor McDavid and Leon Draisaitl, but they’ll be hoping to rebound against a Winnipeg team that they’ve had success against in the past.
The Leafs lost the game in a shootout, 4-3.
Here’s 5 thoughts from the game.
Tough Luck for Andersen
After getting pulled against the Oilers on Monday night, Andersen had another rough night. He had allowed 3 goals on 15 shots. Obviously all of the chances were highly dangerous ones, but he didn’t exactly look sharp through the rest of the game.
The first goal for the Jets was some combination of bad luck and bad decision making by Andersen. He trips himself up on the way to stop a dump in he had very little chance of retrieving, and Nikolaj Ehlers is right there to fire it into an empty net.
#NHLJets lead off scoring with a very strange one that Nik Ehlers takes advantage of! 1-0 Jets. pic.twitter.com/KyApBMafuQ
— JetsNation (@NHLJetsNation) January 9, 2020
He earned some luck back late in the game. As we went …
Author: Ryan Hobart / The Leafs Nation