Leafs in for a Fight against Western Conference Powerhouses

November 13th, 2009 by Louis Pisano Leave a reply »

Will that defeated, forlorn look on Vesa Toskala’s face, be the one we see again tonight, as the Leafs take on the Chicago Blackhawks?

With back-to-back games against two tough Western Conference opponents beginning tonight, the Leafs have their work cut out for them.

It begins tonight in Chicago, as the Leafs take on the Blackhawks, before moving back to Toronto on Saturday night where they will play the Calgary Flames. The Leafs have decided to play goalkeeper Vesa Toskala on the road tonight while saving Jonas Gustavsson for the game at home.

Does this give us an inkling of who will take the reins for the team as the No. 1 goalie?

Most everyone, media, fans, and Leafs brass alike, have already made up their minds as to how good the Monster is. Even I have to admit, he has made some outstanding saves this year.

However ...

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