Ultimately, without strong goaltending, all the other fine details of the game fade into the background.
That’s why there was so much attention Saturday on the netminders who weren’t in the lineup — the Senators’ Matt Murray and the Maple Leafs’ Frederik Andersen — as the clubs met for the eighth time this season.
Murray was on the ice in Toronto Saturday morning, working with new goalie coach Zac Bierk. There’s no rush to get Murray back into the net until he feels 100 per cent comfortable mentally and physically.
“It’s an opportunity to work