If Twitter is to be believed, Alex Pietrangelo signing in Toronto is all but a guarantee. The reality far more complex and unlikely.
Leafs nation will have to wait at least another year to win a playoff series after Toronto choked yet again in a deciding game, getting shut out in game five by the Columbus Blue Jackets.
The Toronto Maple Leafs' relentless offensive finally paid off late in game two as they tied their series at one-all with Columbus.
Defence bested offence in game one between the Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets on Sunday night.
The Toronto Maple Leafs and the Columbus Blue Jackets begin their best-of-five qualifying series on Sunday night in Toronto. Who has the edge?