The Toronto Maple Leafs season held early promise after a great start, but the meteor-like crash in the final month of the season was disastrous.
The Leafs failed to make the playoffs, despite playing in the Eastern Conference where eight of 14 teams make the NHL’s second season.
The team is going to have to improve its possession numbers if it hopes to compete for a playoff position in the tightly contested Atlantic Division next season.
Like most clubs, Toronto’s season had a handful of scenarios that impacted the final results.
Let’s take a look at some “what-ifs” that could have helped make the Leafs playoff contenders in 2013-14.