Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Reasons James Reimer Can Get It Done over a Full Season

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Toronto Maple Leafs: 7 Reasons James Reimer Can Get It Done over a Full Season
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If the Toronto Maple Leafs make the playoffs this coming season, it'll largely be because of goaltender James Reimer.

Despite an impressive 20-10-5 run during the second half of last season, Reimer is technically still an unproven and inexperienced goalie at the NHL level.

Opinions are still divided on Reimer and the Leafs in general.

Fans of Reimer say he's the saviour of the franchise.

Some critics say the Leafs have all their eggs in the basket that is Reimer, and to a certain extent, I would agree.

Without a healthy Reimer in net, I would be surprised if the Leafs could beat their point total (85) from last season.

The Leafs absolutely need Reimer to be in top form for the entire season.

Here are seven reasons why I believe he can.

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