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An injury to Toronto Maple Leafs captain John Tavares forces the team to go to the drawing board with their lines. Mike DiStefano and David Morassutti look at the impact of the latest injury news and more. Before they do, they discuss Auston Matthews first pitch at the Toronto Blue Jays game along with Dave's performance there as well on loonie dogs night (0:00).
They move on to Tavares' injury news that will have serious ramifications as it will take him out of the lineup for at least three weeks (10:15). They look at the likelihood of Alexander Kerfoot replacing Tavares in the lineup (14:15). Mike and Dave discuss why the injury to Tavares shows why the team should have looked for a player who could have moved around the lineup in case of injury and give a couple of options the team missed out on (18:10).
Mike and Dave look at the recent report of where the NHL salary cap is projected to increase over the next couple of seasons (24:23). To end the show, they look at the roster that will play against the Montreal Canadiens and which players they will be keeping an eye on including Matt Murray's debut in net (26:37).
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