Preseason Post-Game #1: Five Takeaways vs Ottawa

Hockey is back, folks! And we here at The Leafs Nation couldn’t be more excited about it, which is why we’re changing some things up before the action truly kicks off.
Be honest; do you really need a standard pre-game preview? How much does a by-the-numbers post-game recap really tell you about what you just spent the last three hours watching with your own two eyes? That’s what I thought.
What you want out of your game-day content is some juice, baby. Some spice. And in order to give you that, we’re moving away from the tired old format in favour of a different direction.
Welcome to the Five Thoughts Era! You’ll get the hang of it as you read on.
Game Recap
The Ottawa Senators snuck out a 3-1 win against the Maple Leafs in what was a thoroughly sloppy preseason tune-up. And good for them, honestly. They need to be reminded of what winning feels like. Might as well get it out of the way before the regular season.
#1- The Goat REALLY Wants to Make This Team
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Author: Mike Stephens / The Leafs Nation

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