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Five takeaways from the Leafs 2017-18 season

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Solid season for Andersen, but clearly overworked

Ranking the Five Leafs games I saw in person in 2017-18

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The 2017-18 regular season came to an end on Saturday night with the Toronto Maple Leafs defeating the Montreal Canadiens 4-2. It clinched the best regular season in franchise history both in wins (49) and points (105). Winning the game also gave goaltender Frederik Andersen the most wins in a season by any Leaf goalie (38) and put the team on the right track with the playoffs fast approaching.
A lot of the games themselves were special to watch as the core of Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner, and William Nylander among others dominated other teams at times with their deadly offence, speedy defence, and solid goaltending. Luckily for me, I was able to see a few of these games in person.
To make a long story short, my uncle has season tickets that he shares with my family every season since he can't see all the home games. This season I got to see five games at the Air Canada Centre, each of them a Leaf win!
Since the regular season has finally concluded, I decided to reflect on these fi…