• Maple Leafs' heavy defeat in Boston underscores value of home ice

    9 days ago - By Sportsnet

    BOSTON - Nazem Kadri says he clung to the bitterness he felt watching the Toronto Maple Leafs ' 4-3 Game 7 lead blow up in third-period smoke in this same raucous barn, against this same ferocious front line, from April 25 until June 7, when the Stanley Cup playoffs finally ended.
    “Watching the last two teams, you just wanna be there so bad. It's part of the competitiveness we all have. Every single year, you try to turn the page and refresh and refocus,” Kadri said as he stepped foot back into TD Garden, where two of his three invites to the dance have ended in swift, stunning defeat to...
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