Maple Leafs Returning to Reality, As Defense Causes Them to Start Slipping Some in Standings


The Toronto Maple Leafs were one of the biggest surprises in the NHL's first month, as they came out red-hot to open the season. 

However, the Leafs have cooled some — thanks in large part to having to face the Bruins three times already — and have come back to earth.

The guys on The Instigators talked about what has been the biggest reason for the Leafs' return to reality, and it came back to one thing above other: Defense.

See more in the video above.

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