Another day, another possible record for Jack Campbell.
This time, it’s Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens in the crosshairs of the Maple Leafs goaltender.
If the Leafs beat the Ottawa Senators on Saturday night at Scotiabank Arena, Campbell will become the first goaltender in National Hockey League history to win his first 11 games in a season. Price won his first 10 with the Canadiens in 2016-17.
The chance for the milestone will come three nights after Campbell set a Leafs record for most consecutive wins by a goalie, getting his 10th in a row in a victory against the Canadiens to move past Felix Potvin, Jacques Plante and John Ross Roach.
In the bigger picture, the Leafs will shoot for their first six-game winning streak since December 2019.
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Toronto has won eight of its past nine games and has opened a five-point lead (57-52) on the Edmonton Oilers for first place in the North Division. The Leafs have a game in hand over the Oilers, who play in Calgary against the Flames on Saturday night.
All of this as the NHL trade deadline looms at 3 p.m. on Monday.
“It has actually been pretty quiet (in the dressing room, regarding the deadline),” defenceman Jake Muzzin said. “We’re just focused on our game tonight, looking after what we got to do and if pieces come, that’s…