Update: There’s now full video to get a better sense of Robin Lehner‘s behavior.
The Maple Leafs ended up beating the Sabres 4-3 after Buffalo made the game awfully interesting.
Late last season, Ben Scrivens expressed relief in avoiding a fight with Robin Lehner, the Buffalo Sabres goalie he called “a bit of a psycho.” It sure seemed like the Sabres were the target of his frightening anger on Tuesday.
Lehner really didn’t seem too happy after being pulled from the game, whether that anger was directed at Dan Bylsma, his Sabres teammates or … everyone?
Watch him rage out after getting the hook following Toronto’s three-goal outburst in about nine minutes:
/Cowers in fear.
Onlookers seem to believe that the tension was real.
Raise your hand if you wouldn’t want to be around Lehner right now. Here’s the impressive Auston Matthews 3-2 goal that ended his night early: