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GAME DAY REPORT: MAPLE LEAFS at CAPITALS | Leafs Hub
MAPLE LEAFS (17-12-7) at CAPITALS (22-9-5) 7:00 pm (TSN 4) 01/03/2017 The excitement around the Toronto Maple Leafs is at its peak following the emotional overtime win at BMO Field with Auston Matthews scoring the goal in overtime to secure the much important second point. Now that the excitement around the 2017 NHL Centennial Classic is over and done with, Mike Babcock can have his team move on to the next segment of the season. The beginning of January is a very important stretch for the Leafs, beginning with a battle with one of the league's best teams in the Washington Capitals. The Capitals are coming off a 2-1 win over the Ottawa Senators on New Years Day and are looking to make it three wins in a row tonight at the Verizon Center. Currently sitting in sole possession of the first wild card spot in the Eastern Conference, the Captials are hunting down the New York Rangers, Pittsburgh Penguins and the red hot Columbus Blue Jackets for a top three position in the Metropolitan