Ahead this week on AFITC, the Maple Leafs earned points in all four games this week but should they be satisfied? We’ll take you through the four games against the New York Islanders, Montreal Canadiens, Pittsburgh Penguins and Atlanta Thrashers to kick start the Redline Report. How did this week position the Leafs going forward? We’re all over that question before providing an update on Jonas Gustavsson in the Revolving Door and wrapping the segment with Quick Hits on Sidney Crosby, Eric Staal and Bryan McCabe.
Back Checking brings lots of Listener Contributions from Twitter, Facebook and Email on a variety of subjects including concussions, the Leafs goaltending situation and what Brian Burke should be doing at the trade deadline. The Gong Banger happens by at end of the segment to ring in another Troubling Fact of the Week.
Rigamarole wraps the program with a look at whether Brian Burke should fish or cut bait with the Leafs leading scorer Clarke MacArthur. It’s Oscar Night here on Planet Earth. In just six weeks, we’ll find out if the Maple Leafs playoff push is for real or deserves an Oscar in the category of best impersonation of a playoff team. This is Episode 6.23 of AFITC.