News and Notes: Kyle Dubas talks about facing the Blue Jackets, whether this year’s Stanley Cup will have an asterisk, and more

Kyle Dubas appeared on Sportsnet’s Tim & Sid and TSN’s Overdrive on Wednesday in order to discuss various Leafs’ related topics in the wake of the NHL officially announcing its plan to move forward with a 24-team playoff this summer.

On how he feels about how the Leafs stack up against the Blue Jackets…
DUBAS: I haven’t really spent a ton of time yet focusing on the matchup precisely. I think our focus right now has to be on our own team and what we can do to control everything that we do. The one thing that we have stressed has been that there is going to be a massive advantage and edge to the teams that come back in great physical condition and great shape and are able to guard against injuries and all of the other things that are going to crop up as we do something that is unprecedented — which is return right back into the heat of competition.
They’re obviously a very, very well-coached and well-managed team and have a great identity to them. We are certainly not taking them lightly and we know what …

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Author: Cam Lewis / The Leafs Nation

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