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Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews (34) and Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) shake hands after the Capitals defeated the Maple Leafs in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup first-round playoff series in Toronto on Sunday, April 23, 2017. The Capitals beat the Maple Leafs 2-1 on Sunday to capture the best-of-seven Eastern Conference quarter-final series in six games. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)

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File- This April 3, 2017, file photo shows Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock looking on during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, in Buffalo, N.Y. Babcock watched the first night of the Stanley Cup playoffs and wanted his players to tune in as well. “I think it's important for your players to be able to watch on TV just how hard everyone plays and how little room there is and how the game works,” the Toronto Maple Leafs coach said.(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

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FILE - In this Dec. 30, 2015 file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock questions an official during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Pittsburgh. The Stanley Cup-hungry Washington Capitals open perhaps their last best chance to win it against the Maple Leafs at the start of their contending window. “Playoff experience is on their side for sure,” Maple Leafs coach Mike Babcock said. “I like the youthful enthusiasm we have, I like how quick we can play, but we’re going to have to play quick and do the right things.” (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, file)

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FILE - In this Monday, April 3, 2017, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) gets a shot off during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres in Buffalo, N.Y. The NHL's coaching carousel is paying off for playoff-starved franchises in Toronto, Edmonton and Columbus. Matthews tied for second in the NHL with 40 goals and led the Leafs into the playoffs for the first time since 2013 and for just the second time 12-year stretch.(AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes, File)

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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2016, file photo, Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock, back, reacts while playing against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game in Toronto. The NHL's coaching carousel is paying off for playoff-starved franchises in Toronto, Edmonton and Columbus. With the season wrapping up on Sunday, the Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock, Oilers' Todd McLellan and Blue Jackets' John Tortorella have emerged as coach of the year candidates. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP, File)

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Toronto Maple Leafs head coach Mike Babcock looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (15) skates prior to the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Toronto Maple Leafs Auston Matthews (34) celebrates his goal during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres Evan Rodrigues (71) takes the draw against Toronto Maple Leafs Brian Boyle (24) during the first period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres goalie Anders Nilsson (31) keeps his eyes on the puck during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) knocks down Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres goalie Anders Nilsson (31) makes a glove save during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres forward Marcus Foligno (82) crashes the net during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Toronto Maple Leafs, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres forward Jack Eichel (15) puts the puck past Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31) during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Ristolainen (55) chases Toronto Maple Leafs forward Zach Hyman (11) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Nazem Kadri (43) controls the puck during the third period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Toronto Maple Leafs forward Auston Matthews (34) gets a shot off during the second period of an NHL hockey game against the Buffalo Sabres, Monday, April 3, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. (AP Photo/Jeffrey T. Barnes)

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Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31), of Denmark, stops a shot by the Nashville Predators during the second period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

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Nashville Predators' Filip Forsberg (9), and Viktor Arvidsson (38), both of Sweden, celebrate as defenseman Anthony Bitetto (2) joins in after Forsberg scored a goal against the Toronto Maple Leafs during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)

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Nashville Predators left wing Filip Forsberg (9), of Sweden, scores a goal against Toronto Maple Leafs goalie Frederik Andersen (31), of Denmark, during the third period of an NHL hockey game Thursday, March 30, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Zaleski)