After a tough loss to the Ottawa Senators on Saturday, the Toronto Maple Leafs’ rookies looked to close out the weekend with a better showing against the Montreal Canadiens. Well, at least the half that played both games did; the others were looking to make their own first impression in this effort.

The bad news is that it certainly wasn’t their best effort, as they were zero threat to their opponents for much of the game. The good news, though, is that they stepped up when it counted and made the most of their powerplay opportunities, eventually skating away with a 4-2 victory that included three man-advantage goals and an empty-netter.

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