Toronto Maple Leafs vs New York Islanders Preview

February 7th, 2011 by Walker Daniels Leave a reply »
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In the wake of the recent Superbowl betting, it may be difficult for NHL enthusiasts to find a good reason to care about a game between the Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders. But there are several reasons why the betting services should watch this game closely and care about the game’s outcome.

The Toronto Maple Leafs and New York Islanders are not making the playoffs this season. That much can almost be guaranteed. But as the trade deadline and the end of the season approaches, both of these teams could play significant roles in the futures of other NHL teams through trades, and by being the spoilers at the end of the year.

Toronto Maple Leafs

The Leafs are 11 points out of the eighth and final playoff spot with only 30 games left to play. That 11 points becomes much bigger when Toronto loses critical divisional games like the one they just experienced against the Buffalo Sabres.

The Leafs are mired in the same problems they have had for years. Their goaltending is awful and they cannot score goals. The Leafs defense is made up of some hard-hitting talent that could be worth something i ...

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