NHL Live with Steve Mears and E.J. Hradek, at 5 p.m. ET on NHL Network, sets up the latest edition of Wednesday Night Rivalry featuring the Detroit Red Wings and Boston Bruins by welcoming in NBCSN analyst Pierre McGuire from the Arena Cam at Joe Louis Arena at 6:15 p.m.
One of broadcasting's top hockey commentators, Bob McKenzie, has a new book: "Hockey Confidential." McKenzie will be in studio at 5:30 p.m. to share some of his stories about the game.
Movember CEO Adam Garone joins NHL Live in studio at 5:40 p.m. to preview Hockey Fights Cancer month.
The win was Colorado's first after two straight losses to start the season. The Avalanche were shut out in each of those defeats and saw their scoreless streak run to 143:27 before Jamie McGinn's second-period goal.
"The pressure [in Toronto] is immense. You can cut it with a knife," Weekes said. "[The Maple Leafs] don't defend very well. That was something that was their Achilles' heel last season, yielding north of 35 shots per game, very difficult for any goalie to be able to be successful, let alone to be a top-10 guy in save percentage (.923) the way Bernier was under that type of nightly duress from a shot standpoint.