Game 59: When nothing happens
I should have listened to you. I should have not watched last night's snoozefest this morning.
On a night when the Canadian Forces were honoured, a night that started with soldiers rappelling down from ceiling beams and Tiger Williams waving to the crowd from a roof hatch of a military vehicle, the Leafs stumbled into the Battle of Ontario and shot blanks.
In total, 47 rounds were pumped toward Craig Anderson, who was playing his first game for Ottawa after a Friday trade with Colorado. He was solid when he had to be. But he could've played without equipment since most of the shots he faced were duds, symbolized perfectly by Nikolai Kulemin's botched attempt in the shootout that "lifted" Ottawa to a 1-0 win.
Since nothing happened, there's nothing to write. Instead, I leave you with short video recaps (to fully appreciate the sound and fury that signified nothing last night, you are encouraged to play these clips at the same time):
PHOTO: CHRIS YOUNG/CANADIAN PRESS