3 Areas of Concern Toronto Maple Leafs Need to Address Before the Playoffs

April 13th, 2013 by Brad LeClair Leave a reply »
As we see the quick 48-game season come to a close, the Toronto Maple Leafs are in an unfamiliar position heading into the final weeks of the season.

They are in fifth place and have a fairly firm grip on that position. They are in the playoffs, and if they make it, they will make the playoffs for the first time since the institution of the salary cap, which came after the 2004-05 lockout.

They have battled through adversity, immense pressure, another trade deadline and of course, the firing of their former GM Brian Burke. This is essentially the team Brian Burke built, minus a few small pieces like Ryan O'Byrne and Frazer McLaren.

However, there are a few areas the Leafs still need to address before heading into the playoffs.

Here they are..

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