The Leafs visit the Habs tonight while riding a 3 game home streak and you have to think they’d love to make it 4.
The Habs are just a single point behind the Leafs but Toronto has 2 games in hand, so while a loss would see the Habs jump them in the standings, they’d still have a couple of games to get back on top.
If the Leafs do want to win tonight they’ll have to play a cleaner game than they did last time around. A 5-4 win over the Ottawa Senators was far closer than it should have been considering the Sens are last in the league right now.
They’ll also need the trio of Tavares, Marner and Hyman to keep doing what they’ve been doing. That line combined for 2 goals and 6pts last game, and have been a force all year.
If head coach Mike Babcock could find another line with similar chemistry they’d turn into even more of an offensive force than they already are.
Andersen starts tonight, Price for the Canadians.
Lines at Leafs morning skate in Montreal
— Mark Masters (@markhmasters) February 9, 2019
GO LEAFS GO!!!