BREAKING Babcock Makes Big Lineup Change.

Published April 21, 2018 at 3:30 PM
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With the Toronto Maple Leafs on the brink of elimination and forward Nazem Kadri returning from suspension, Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock has decided to make some changes. After calling out top line forwards Auston Matthews and William Nylander, Babcock has decided to break them up. The head coach demoted Nylander to the bottom line as he found himself skating with Tomas Plekanec and Andreas Johnsson. "It wasn't going, we have to change something … the bottom line, we're not scoring enough & we need to score" Babcock said after Saturday's practice.
Matthews finds himself in between Zach Hyman and Connor Brown, two players he skated a lot with last year. We'll see if the lineup changes will spark something. Here's the full forward lineup from this morning:Hyman-Matthews-Brown
Marleau-Kadri-Marner
JvR-Bozak-Kapanen
Johnsson-Plekanec-Nylander



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