Toronto Maple Leafs-Boston Bruins: Phil Kessel Returns to Bean Town

December 5th, 2009 by Louis Pisano Leave a reply »

After a convincing 6-3 win for Toronto in Columbus with third string goalie Joey MacDonald between the pipes, the Leafs are on a roll. They have won four of their last five all on the road and have points in seven of their last eight games. This is certainly what Leafs Nation was expecting more of with the retooling by their GM Brian Burke in the offseason.

Boston lost a surprisingly lop sided affair in Montreal last night 5-1 to the Habs. The loss allowed Buffalo to retain possession of first overall in the north east division.

Tonight Toronto will roll into Boston to take on the Bruins and with Vesa Toskala still on the mend (groin) and Jonas Gustavsson (heart) going under the knife again, Joey MacDonald will get the start in goal.

Boston may have Toronto’s draft picks but the Leafs have their leading goal scorer from last season and Phil Kessel has been making noise since getting on the ice for the Blue and White. In only 15 games Kessel has ...

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