The Maple Leafs week progressed from horrendous against Washington to impressive against Montreal with elements of both in between in New Jersey. We will have all the details of those games in the Redline Report along with injury updates on Darcy Tucker, Bryan McCabe, Kyle Wellwood, and Carlo Colaiacovo in the Revolving Door. Mark Bell is eligible to return Tuesday in Ottawa. What will he bring to the lineup? Simon Gamache now has some security but will he stay once others return? We’ll answer both those questions as well. Rick Tocchet’s ban for his role in an illegal gambling ring now has an end in sight. We’ll tell you when it ends and if it was long enough. Quick Hits this week feature news on Randy Jones, Miikka Kiprusoff, Peter Bondra, Jason Spezza, Patrick Kane and Scott Niedermayer.
In On The Bubble, listener email comes your way along with another Troubling Fact of the Week, this week featuring an erratic gong banger and a gruesome injury.
In rigamarole, we will look at whether or not the Leafs are deserving of their current spot in the Eastern Conference Standings.
Next week will mark out century episode as AFITC will reach one hundred shows in its history. On that show, James Duthie – the host of the NHL on TSN – will be along with us as our special guest.