5 Weaknesses the Toronto Maple Leafs Must Address During 2012-2013 Season

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5 Weaknesses the Toronto Maple Leafs Must Address During 2012-2013 Season
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The Toronto Maple Leafs jumped out of the gate with a hard-fought 2-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens this past weekend to get Leaf Nation abuzz with early optimism.

That optimism must be tempered with the fact that the blueprint of the win was much like a Maple Leaf win of a season ago. It came with shaky, yet reliable goaltending and just enough offense on the power play to sneak away with a win.

The Leafs had a great start to last season, going 4-0-1 in their first five games out of the gate, and were in a playoff position until mid January when the wheels completely fell off.

They will have to continue to show improvement in many key areas to make this season a success.

Here are five weaknesses the Maple Leafs need to address during this season.

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