SIMMONS: A very different home opener ends well for the Maple Leafs

SIMMONS: A very different home opener ends well for the Maple Leafs

It didn’t feel like opening night. How could it in the midst of this global pandemic? How could it when so much of what makes Maple Leafs hockey special, with the most loyal fans in the game, was missing? Sheldon Keefe felt it before the puck was dropped. In your mind, you have expectations about what a home opener is going to be, about what your first game as a coach, a rookie or a player who’s been around forever, wearing a new uniform. Some guys coming home. Wayne Simmonds from Scarborough. Joe Thornton from St. Thomas, just on the …
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