February 2, 2013
Reimer gets the call to stop Bruins domination over Leafs
By IAN SHANTZ, QMI Agency

Leafs goalie James Reimer will make his fourth straight start Saturday night vs. the Boston Bruins at the Air Canada Centre. (Reuters files)

TORONTO - The deal that made Phil Kessel a Maple Leaf will be touched upon every time the Boston Bruins come to town — and perhaps until the end of time.

Still, at this juncture, the early-season play of a few draft picks the Leafs haven't dealt away must alleviate at least a smidgen of the pain whenever the Kessel deal is brought up.

There were Boston's shiny draft picks-turned-pro players, taking a late-morning skate on the Air Canada Centre ice in preparation for tonight's tilt against the Leafs.

Tyler Seguin, 21-year-old Brampton native, Stanley Cup champion.

Dougie Hamilton, 19-year-old Toronto native, top-flight, highly regarded blue-liner.

But Nazem Kadri and Matt Frattin were here, too, eagerly getting ready for an Original Six matchup that will be the Leafs' first Hockey Night in Canada appearance at home this season.



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