Ron WilsonÆs decision to start Vesa Toskala led directly to the Leafs defeat 4-3 in OT in the season opener.
The Leafs spent the majority of the game in the Canadians zone, yet every time the Canadians had a chance, Leaf fans cringed as Toskala doesnÆt seem able to stop the puck from entering the Leaf net. Giving up his obligatory soft goal per game, Toskala looked mediocre at best in the opener continuing where he left off last year.
Toskala was the weakest of the three goalies in preseason. Why MacDonald who had a better save percentage with the Islanders last year and a better preseason didnÆt start is really a travesty.
One can only hope that WilsonÆs loyalty in the Toskala experiment does not last too long, waiting for Toskala to regain his form (and trying to main ...
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