WilsonÆs insistence on going with a veteran lineup has stalled the momentum that the infectious ôKid lineö brought with them to the Leafs' lineup during the preseason. Leafs lose again, 6-4.
Game Two had the same two culprits as in the Leaf opener. Toskala was atrocious in the opening frame, letting in the first goal at 1:17 of the first period. Mike Komisarek took an unnecessary penalty and the Leafs were quickly down 2-0. After this quick one-two combination the Leafs looked dazed and ended the first period down 3-0.
Burke looked like he was sucking on lemons, watching his Leaf team implode in the first period.
Finally, Wilson had seen enough and put in Gustavsson, who played reasonably well against a potent Washington offense, allowing three goals in the final two perio ...
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