Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 03/03/08 at 01:02 AM ET
from David Shoalts of the Globe and Mail,
Toskala did not immediately win over the Leafs’ fans, who were certainly clamouring for a new hero in goal after Andrew Raycroft wobbled badly. But Toskala was playing in the Eastern Conference for the first time and he also had to grow accustomed to being the go-to guy every night.
“When I changed teams, it takes a little time to get comfortable, but [playing a lot] makes you mentally stronger,” he said. “I think every time you play it makes you better.”
In that case, he should be Superman pretty soon. There is no end in sight for Toskala’s consecutive starts, not with the Leafs having to win almost all of their final 15 games to have any hope of making the playoffs.
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