Lightning vs. Maple Leafs: Who has the Advantage?

Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Dan Hamilton-USA TODAY Sports /
1 of 6

The Tampa Bay Lightning and the Toronto Maple Leafs are finally set to dance again in the Stanley Cup Playoffs following their epic seven game series last Spring. These teams have been destined to meet again in round one for months.

With the Lightning struggling down the stretch, it seems like it may finally be time for Toronto to make it out of round one for the first time since 2004. The needle seems to be pushing in favor of the Leafs and the overall depth of these teams has a lot to do with it. Let’s get into who has the advantage where in this series.