So, Jack Campbell is going to be the starter now, right?
The Leafs desperately needed a win after going into the contest losing six of their previous seven games and boy did they come away with a good result. Not only did they generate a lot of offensive chances but they got some reliable goaltending for the first time in what seemed like ages. You could also tell the Leafs played a different type of game in front of Campbell as they felt more relaxed compared to 24 hours prior.
Jack Campbell has made 69 consecutive saves.
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Both teams combined for seven penalties on the night with a number of them being questionable calls at best. On Toronto’s end, they came up short time and time again which could have widened the gap even further had just one found twine (more on that later). Despite the lacklustre power play, their penalty kill was miles better than it has been the past few weeks.
All of which is to say that this is the result they needed heading into another lengthy break.
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