All the pieces are starting to fall into place as the beginning of the regular season quickly approaches on October 1st. The Maple Leafs have kept rolling right along in the preseason now with a record of 6-2 with one game remaining. Will this success carry over into meaningful games? We’ll address those chances along with the four games in the past week, a goaltending controversy brewing, Viktor Stalberg, more training camp cuts and spin through the Revolving Door in the Leaf Note portion of the Redline Report.
Quick Hits will discuss the report of an apparent job offer from Brian Burke to Steve Moore in 2005, and the results of Theo Fleury’s comeback bid along with news on Wayne Gretzky, Rob Niedermayer and former Leaf Justin Pogge. On The Bubble brings a generous helping of Listener Email, the Junior Hockey Report and the Gong Banger in the Troubling Fact of the Week.
Rigamarole will wrap the show and examine the shift in the balance of power in the Northeast Division. Said Head Coach Ron Wilson, “This training camp he’s not fat. Last year he was. So there it is in a nutshell.” Find out who he’s talking about when Episode 5.2 of AFITC begins now.