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Through 76 games, the Maple Leafs have lost a total of 10 times in overtime, which ranks them 15th overall.
Maybe the Maple Leafs are just unlucky? Maybe they were/are out of shape? Maybe they didn’t get the clutch goaltending they needed?
Truth be told, it’s probably a combination of things. That said, giving up overtime points—especially to division rivals—can be murderous in the standings and probably played a big role in the Buds finishing out of the playoffs this season (likely finishing out of the playoffs, that is).
Oh, and one other thing...the Maple Leafs have scored a total of two overtime goals all season, which ranks them 23rd overall.
***If you are looking for an edge in your playoff pool, take a look at which teams fail to score in overtime in the regular season, as they will often struggle in the playoffs as well.
Three of the worst teams are the Los Angeles Kings (one goal), Boston Bruins (one goal) and the Chicago Blackhawks (two goals). Three of the best are the Tampa Bay Lightning (nine goals), Detroit Red Wings (eight goals) and the Washington Capitals (seven goals).
Just say’in is all...