Leafs Talk: Will Leafs Regret Not Landing a Goaltender at the Deadline?

April 5th, 2013 by Brad LeClair Leave a reply »
After a long four-day break, the Toronto Maple Leafs began the post-deadline period of the 2013 season rather sloppily.

The Leafs welcomed the Philadelphia Flyers to town, and the Flyers ended up handing the Leafs a large slice of humble pie, winning the game 5-3.

The Flyers, minus two-thirds of their regular blueliners and a solid veteran center in Daniel Briere, played a strong game of hockey against the Leafs Thursday night. They came out with energy, tenacity and managed to win the game on the second outing of a tough back-to-back.

The previous night, the Flyers came back from down two and won 5-3 over the Montreal Canadiens. They used their size, skill and ability to intimidate, as they handed the Habs a loss.

The next night was a whole different can of worms, though. The Flyers, for the most part, played a decent game, but it was a winnable game for the Leafs that was spoiled by a slew of turnovers. It begged the question, were the Leafs regretting not going after and landing that No. 1 goalie they have forever lacked?

Simple answer is absolutely not. Blaming James Reimer for that horror show on Thursday night is not only ...

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