Toronto coach Randy Carlyle knows the Maple Leafs' 3-0 record is a lot prettier than their play.
"Coaches aren't here to cut up wins. Let's not over-analyze," Carlyle said Saturday night after a 5-4 shootout victory over Ottawa in the Maple Leafs' home opener. "We didn't play to the level we're capable of playing. It was more a hockey game, I think, we played in parts and we were sloppy throughout it but we still found a way to get two points."
Toronto will likely move forward with Jonathan Bernier in goal after the former Los Angeles Kings backup was rock-solid in relief of James Reimer.
Bernier, who came on midway through the second period with Toronto down 4-2, stopped Milan Michalek -- whose shot hit the crossbar and bounced out -- and Jason Spezza in the shootout.
Mason Raymond, on a nifty turnaround backhand, and Tyler Bozak, through Craig Anderson's legs, scored in the shootout to give Toronto the win.
Carlyle started Reimer, the incumbent, in the season opener in Montre...