Hy­man un­fazed by scor­ing to­tals

StarMetro Toronto - - SPORTS - Mark Zwolin­ski SPORTS RE­PORTER

Most top-six for­wards would be wor­ried if their goal tally sat at one af­ter 15 games.

Zach Hy­man isn’t one of those play­ers.

The body of work he con­trib­utes to the team and the way he makes play­ers around him bet­ter is an im­por­tant el­e­ment to the Maple Leafs’ suc­cess. And while he re­mains fo­cused on the forecheck­ing and cy­cling he does best, Hy­man still has un­fin­ished work on his plate — im­prov­ing the chem­istry with line­mates Zach Hy­man may have only one goal, but he brings a lot more to the Leafs lineup.

John Tavares and Mitch Marner.

“I still think (our line chem­istry) can be a lot bet­ter,” Tavares said as the Leafs prac­tised Thurs­day in prepa­ra­tion for the New Jersey Devils.

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