Jonathan Bernier starts in net. Trevor Smith will play between Lupul and Clarkson on line two (he’s never received much more than 5 minutes from Carlyle, so this will be interesting).
Carlyle: “We can’t expect Trevor Smith to come up and put him on our fourth line. It’s unfair to him in this situation. When we had other people ahead of him, we had Bozak, we had Bolland, it’s a little bit different, but in tonight’s situation he’s going to play a prominent role in an offensive line.”
GO LEAFS GO!Lines: Leafs vs. Sabres, November 15th, 2013.
|Left Wing||Center||Right Wing|
|Left Defense||Right Defense|
My only concern tonight is if the players are buying Randy's system. It's starting to appear like many aren't because of the losses maybe or something behind the scenes. I don't know but they seem to have lost that fire from last year almost like, hey I proved my worth last year so I can coast this year. Wow as much as everyone has taken jabs at our centers you sure miss them when they're not there. The Kessel line is hurting like crazy for a center. It seems Kessel is lost lately without a proper center. But on a bright note most of the defence has raised their game except for Franson. Lol and up until recently we were all trolling on Ranger and Gards play. They sure showed us lately. Anyways don't sweat it fans, we were feasting on the other teams tears, now we're in a famine period. Soon the torrential rain of tears will come again and we will feast once more.
I don't think its time to panic, but I do think it may be a good time to go to Garth Snow and offer Reimer and Liles for Strome and Nabakov. Bernier is the real thing. Reimer's numbers can't get much better. If we wait, the Isles will get Hillier or another Ducks goalie. Isles have a glut at centre (imagine) and may go for it
In the words of Paul Simon
Slip sliding away, slip sliding away , you know you're just slip sliding away
Or something like that . Good nite folks
Taken from HFBoards. And some people defend Franson?
Goals against per 60 minutes (at even strength):
Franson - 3.47
Gunnarsson - 1.89
Phaneuf - 1.50
Ranger - 1.26
Gardiner - 1.24
Some one mentioned about Versteeg going back to Chicago. I was glad to see him gone from Toronto. I never liked his work ethic and one can see why teams trade him really quickly - Philly then Florida...
And the Turds are beating Boston . Wow if they win it will be the 1st time since 2009 they beat the Bruins at home
@Loric76 Bold move! I just checked 5 minutes ago and he had let in 3.
@Loric76 Funny because they had to give away an actually serviceable defenseman just to fit Bryzgoalgive under their cap
I think we see another stinker...especially if the big guns don't get going...after another loss to Buff panic will set in for leaf nation,,,hard to win games when they caant score., lups, kessel, clarkson, jvr and raymond have been Shooting blanks like the just got a vasectomy
@Jmessih ya basically..........we outplayed Buffalo tonight just didn't get the win, look at the Corsi
@Zep2 Slip sliding away, slip sliding away , you know the nearer the destination the more you're slip sliding away
@theacs1966 Don't agree . 2 more games and we have Bozak and Kadri back .
@theacs1966 Trevor Smith got more elite scoring chances than Bozak would have gotten this game. Sure it would be nice to have no injuries, but it could be worse, we could have all grown up in Buffalo.
@juliesucks The end of the month. Since he was put on LTIR he can't play until the time frame is satisfied.
@juliesucks If healthy he can come off LTIR on the 21st
Yeah he apologized to Bernier right after he cleared the puck to Ott for the goal.
@loomx Ranger stats must blow some people away.
@Yaknowwhat ya bascially....its the yoyo bipolar nature of it all
@loomx And the Pens are only 3 and the Bruins are only 4
@loomx should we march in the streets? faint? we've missed playoffs before
@loomx Only 2 weeks away from December, but that's ok with some people.
@wiski Hope they kill each other.
@wiski fucking HATE the Bruins
@rustynail guess deal worked out for both teams
@Burtonboy see the go ahead goal on Rask? weak