WASHINGTON — Jack Campbell is eager to eventually get back in the net after he was pulled while his team was in a winning situation against the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.
“I don’t sugarcoat anything for you guys. I always give it you straight and for me, it’s just not up to my standard,’ Campbell said on Monday before the Toronto Maple Leafs on the Washington Capitals at Capital One Arena. “There’s been a little stretch lately where it just hasn’t been up to my standard.”
Campbell allowed five goals on 25 shots and was pulled in the third period after he allowed three goals in the span of 4:07. It was the latest in a stretch of difficult starts for Campbell, who has struggled to find consistency in his game.
Petr Mrazek will start against the Capitals on Monday after he finished Toronto’s 10-7 win against Detroit. That will give Campbell a bit more time to take a break from the action after what’s been a difficult stretch of games for Toronto’s No. 1 goal …
Author: David Alter / The Leafs Nation