The TLN Three Stars: Leafs slay Sharks both on and off the ice

I love California, I’ve never been there, but it seems like a lovely place. I hate the Leafs’ California road trip.
Fun fact: this game started at midnight in Newfoundland, where this article is being written, so technically, the Leafs did get a Saturday game this week. I’m exhausted so let’s get right into it.
It is past 3am as I write this and at least William Nylander respects the fact that most people on the east coast don’t wanna stay up this late without a good reason. He served up excitement right off the opening faceoff, burying a beautiful goal past James Reimer just 32 seconds into the game.
In more good news, David Kampf is back in the lineup after exiting just a few seconds into his first shift against L.A. partnered up with Nick Ritchie and Wayne Simmonds and looking excellent as ever. This trio combined for a very pretty looking deflection goal by the Wayne Train. David Kampf continues to make a case for one of the best free agent signings of the off-season, I’m more impressed with his skillset with each passing game.
With his goal tonight, Matthews has now …

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Author: Dylan Murphy / The Leafs Nation

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