Kyle Dubas and management worked tirelessly this off-season, fitting in notable players into the cap structure. Somehow the Toronto Maple Leafs find themselves with a record of 6-5-3 and out of a wild card spot, something needs to change and it needs to be now.
Toronto is simply too good of a team to have a record barely above .500, but let’s take a deeper look as to why Toronto has struggled thus far.
What has happened to Toronto this October? Well, for instance, Toronto has 7 new regulars on its team. When developing a perennial cup contender, any team needs chemistry and the right blend of skill and grit.