And now for the Leafs, who were given more questions than answers in Game 2? – Athletic

For some good reasons, they ask me a lot of questions about the Toronto Maple Leafs, mainly from the Leafs fans. Call it a confluence of geographical location, my profession and my previous careers. On days like today, I can also print those answers in the form of a vignette in the notes and simply deliver them when asked. I know what's coming.

With that, I thought I was going to address those inevitable questions head on, starting with the block of four obvious but somewhat annoying:

What did you think of Kadri's work? How many games will be suspended? What about DeBrusk's knee? What about that terrible reflection?

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What did I think of Kadri's work? After a year of talking about the Leafs, of identifying in-depth scoring as one of their few advantages over a great team like Boston, of forging the slog of the season to get this long-awaited showdown, I get selfishly angry with Naz for his monumentally foolish crusader …

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