What can be learned from the Leafs comically bad losses?

All and all this was another really good week for the Leafs. They just picked up 7 points out of a possible 8, and remain at the top of the both the North Division and the league at large. Things are going really well. Still, there’s something to be said for giving up 5 straight goals against the worst team in the league to lose in overtime, and last night marked the one year anniversary from the Leafs losing to an emergency backup goaltender, who happened to be their own payroll. Those are tough losses, and no matter how good the Leafs are doing, these are hard things to shake. It’s in that context that I asked the TLN crew if there was anything we could learn from the Sens comeback win against the Leafs this week.
Nick Barden
For me, honestly, I didn’t learn anything. The Leafs are first in the NHL and I believe we’re watching a team that we’ve never seen before. Although this loss was problematic I feel that we shouldn’t take this team for granted and I’m afraid we already are. Sure, I understand getting upset about an Ottawa Senators four-goal …

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Author: Jon Steitzer / The Leafs Nation

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