Nick Kypreos, Justin Bourne and Sam McKee begin with a look at how the Leafs should treat their final nine games of the season, the rest vs. rust debate, the Leafs' goalie situation and if Ilya Samsonov can clinch the starting spot tonight. They are joined by Tim Micallef (13:59), who discusses the end of Tim and Friends, Toronto sports media culture and how it's changed and the look of the Leafs heading into the postseason. Then, NHL on Sportsnet's Craig Simpson (41:05), who weighs in on where Ryan O'Reilly should slot in when he returns, if the Leafs can find a starting goalie in their remaining games and what's different for Tampa Bay this year. Later, Panthers' analyst Randy Moller tees up tonight's Leafs' game vs Florida, the Cats in must-win territory, what's changed this season under Paul Maurice and the odd strife between Aaron Ekblad and LIV golfer Brooks Koepka (1:05:56).
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