TLN Three Stars: Battle of the Goaltenders

The Leafs entered tonight’s game looking to extend their division lead over the Winnipeg Jets by five points (They got it to four points which is good enough).
Unlike last game, the Leafs and Jets were scoreless through the first period. Early in the second period, Travis Dermott opened the scoring, floating a point shot through traffic past Connor Hellebuyck. Andrew Copp would respond for the Jets midway through the second.
In the third period, the Jets took over the game, spending the majority of the period in the Leafs zone. Jack Campbell however, held down the fort and kept the Jets from taking the lead.
Three Stars
24th Star: The Powerplay
Zero for the last 24 powerplay attempts. Oh boy, you are not going to win a lot of playoff games with a powerplay operating at zero percent.
3rd Star: Travis Dermott
It’s been a weird season for Travis Dermott. He’s had to fight for his NHL job since the beginning of the season, fighting off Mikko Lehtonen and briefly Rasmus Sandin. Dermott has also had to fight for ice time this season. Last game, Dermott recorded a mere eight minutes and change of ice-time. Dermott gets …

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Author: Brendan Mori / The Leafs Nation

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