Found October 19, 2011 on Pro Sports Blogging:
What Happened The Leafs (3-0-1) will surely take the three of four available points they earned after visits this week from the Calgary Flames (3-2 comeback win) and Colorado Avalanche (3-2 OT loss) produced a pair of flat starts and highlighted some of the club’s inherent flaws. On the positive side of the ledger, Phil Kessel (six goals, three assists) continued his scorching hot start as part of a suddenly-dynamic top line and Dion Phaneuf’s +8 leads all NHL skaters. But as the top line becomes increasingly potent, the reverse seems to be occurring for the previously reliable Clarke MacArthur-Mikhail Grabovski-Nikolai Kulemin line, who have yet to regain the chemistry that made them so dangerous last season. What’s Notable Kessel Gets Assertive Kessel’s early production shows that there is a fine line when it comes to success and failure in sports. For much of last season, the 24-year old winger (who, by the way, looks about 54 in person right now) was considered to be forcing pla...
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