Ahead this week on AFITC, it didn’t look like all systems were go coming out of the preseason but the Toronto Maple Leafs proved once again preseason results matter very little once the real games get going. Two straight wins to start the season against the Habs and Senators. Leafs Notes kick starts the Redline Report with all the details.
The Leafs in Trenton, Ontario on a team bonding excursion this week? How much do team bonding trips actually benefit performance? We’ll share our thoughts on that as well as spinning you through the Revolving Door with a variety of injury updates.
Don Cherry made headlines again for some controversial comments pertaining to three former NHL enforcers on the season’s first edition of Coach’s Corner. We’ll touch on that to wrap the Redline Report. Back Checking features some noteworthy tidbits from the past week as well as your thoughts and contributions through Twitter and Email. The Gong Banger wraps the segment by ringing in another Troubling Fact of the Week.
Jeremy Roenick said people should stop focusing on Sidney Crosby’s absence and start focusing on what is actually happening on the ice. Do you agree? Dave shares his thoughts on the daily updates of Crosby’s recovery status at the end of the program in rigamarole. This is Episode 7.3 of AFITC.