The Toronto Maple Leafs needed someone to step up with their superstar scorer out of the lineup, and William Nylander was there. The Leafs also got a surprisingly strong two-way game from a new line, and more.
“(Pierre Engvall) gave us a lot of great shifts,” said head coach Sheldon Keefe. “He had some tough assignments, playing against some of their top people, and starting in our own end a lot of the time. I thought he was really good. So good that we’ll give him a pass on shooting at the empty net.”
Here are five takeaways from the Toronto Maple Leafs’ 2-1 win against Montreal Wednesday: