The Toronto Maple Leafs are in the Mile High City tonight for game two of the Sheldon Keefe Era. Between the return of Tyson Barrie to the Leafs first game after practising under Keefe, there is a lot to watch for in this evening’s game.
Here are five things to watch for:
1) The Return of Tyson Barrie and Alex Kerfoot
Tyson Barrie and Alex Kerfoot return to Denver for the first time since being traded to the Leafs. Barrie admitted going into Denver without a goal would’ve weighed heavily on his mind. Well, he got the monkey off his back in Arizona, and he’s got to be feeling good about his game right now.
Kerfoot returned to the Leafs lineup after dental surgery on Thursday and I would think he’s pretty fired up to play against his old team, too. I’d expect some sort of video tribute by the Avs in the first commercial break — both may be in the starting lineup — and it may get emotional for a few seconds.
With Barrie’s new lease on the rest of the season, I’d expect him to activate more in the rush and create more …
Author: Rachel Doerrie / The Leafs Nation