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Leafs Hour: Rest Down the Stretch

49m · Real Kyper & Bourne · 11 Apr 21:03

Nick Kypreos and Justin Bourne welcome guest producer Daniele Franceschi as they look at the Leafs' lines ahead of tonight's game against the Devils. They dive deep into the defensive pairs as Edmundson returns to the lineup tonight and how the blueline will be deployed before playoffs. Then, they discuss the importance of rest before the postseason and how to balance Matthews going for 70 vs. being well-rested for Game 1. Finally, the Athletic's Josh Kloke (32:17) weighs in on the rest vs. rust debate, which Leafs players need 'load management' the most and the goalie rotation in the final games with Samsonov now virtually locked in for the Game 1 start.

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