It’s just been one game but…

No one wants to deal with overreactions to one game, especially a game that going in we knew was going to be sloppy. Players were rushed into the season, without a single preseason game and it wasn’t surprising that last night looked like a highly skilled version of a peewee house league game.
Still, overreacting is what we do as Leafs fans and there were certainly a few things to react to.

Freddie Andersen doesn’t have our confidence. With the reminder that the whole thing here is acknowledging that it was just one game, Andersen had a shaky end to last regular season, and didn’t inspire a lot of confidence in the Leafs brief return to play in the summer. Giving up four goals in his first game back, include a few that were stoppable, but either trickled through him or resulting from poor positioning, no one should be shocked that people want to see more of Jack Campbell, and see more of him soon.The good news is that with a back to back this weekend we’ll get our wish and Campbell will make his 2021 debut. It also wouldn’t be surprising to have Aaron …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation