Finally, the regular season is underway for the Maple Leafs after a hope-fostering six wins in nine preseason games. Would the Maple Leafs inspired play continue on into meaningful hockey? Well, now two games in and so far, the answer is a resounding no. Through the first two games against the Montreal Canadiens and Washington Capitals we will take you as we search for the answers on why things went south.
Also included in the Redline Report is an injury update in the Revolving Door and Quick Hits featuring news on turmoil in Montreal, a big resigning in Carolina and a new General Manager for the Florida Panthers. In On The Bubble, we get three more Listener Emails on the program and check in with activity on the Twitter account. The Junior Hockey Report follows up the interactive portion of the show before the Gong Banger stops by to conclude the segment in the Troubling Fact of the Week.
Arguably the biggest story of the week was the official retirement of Mats Sundin. To wrap the program, we take one final look at the great career of the Leaf legend in our critically acclaimed segment, rigamarole. Is it time for “The Monster” Jonas Gustavsson, to get the chance to be the number one netminder in Toronto? Just remember, if Jonas Gustavsson is “the Monster,” the Jonas Gustavsson is the reason Waldo is hiding. Episode 5.3 of AFITC starts now!