Predicting How Each Toronto Maple Leaf Line Will Look in 2013-14

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Predicting How Each Toronto Maple Leaf Line Will Look in 2013-14
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The Toronto Maple Leafs enjoyed their first playoff appearance in over nine years as they eventually fell to the Boston Bruins in seven hard fought games.

Many positives can be drawn from the playoff appearance such as coming back from a 3-1 series deficit, leading 4-1 with 10 minutes to go in the game, and the emergence of James Reimer into a legit number one goalie.

But unfortunately, the negatives might outweigh the positives from this playoff appearance.

The very shaky play of the Captain Dion Phaneuf when he was forced to play major minutes could be a warning sign. His leadership ability has always been a major question mark, and it reared its ugly head in that game.

The Leafs inability to win faceoffs against the Bruins was another major issue facing the team. When you never start out with the puck, whether its penalty killing, or on the power play, it doesn't bode well for anyone.

The Leafs also showed their youth in that game and could really use some more veteran stability on the roster.

With that said, here's what I believe the Leaf lines might shake out by the time early October arrives.

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