Maple Leafs Pregame #3: Five things to watch for against Les Habitants

The Toronto Maple Leafs are undefeated. I mean, it’s only been two games, but they’re currently on pace to go 82-0. Stats don’t lie!

The Leafs won their season opener at home against Ottawa on Wednesday and then followed it up with a commanding 4-1 win on the road against a fast, gritty Blue Jackets team. You can say it’s two teams that likely aren’t going to make the playoffs, but a win is a win.
The Leafs struggled mightily with Ottawa for whatever reason last year, so exorcising that demon early in the season is a plus. Even though Columbus lost a good chunk of their notable players over the off-season, they still aren’t a team that’s ever going to just roll over and give you an easy win.
Anyways, the Leafs will look to extend their record to 3-0 tonight when le Club de hockey Canadien comes to town.
Montreal has played just one game this season and it resulted in a shootout loss to the Hurricanes in Carolina. After going down 2-0, the Habs stormed back with three goals in a row of their own, but the Canes tied the …

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Author: Cam Lewis / The Leafs Nation

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