Well Leafs Nation, 2017 was the year our beloved Maple Leafs took a huge step forward in their rebuild. The early results were beyond what anyone could have expected. The start of 2017 saw the Maple Leafs play some of their best hockey in years, the dynamic trio of Auston Matthews, Mitch Marner and William... Continue Reading →
Rapper Drake's song “Started from the bottom now we're here” is the perfect anthem for these young Maple Leafs as they too are here! The playoff series against the Washington Capitals to which no one predicted the Maple Leafs could win one game much less two has turned into a competitive, fast paced series in which the Maple Leafs have given the Washington Capitals all they can handle and more.
Six months ago all this would have been considered a pipe dream, the thought of a roster made up of a majority of rookies making the playoffs wasn’t even thought of as possible. Some sports experts didn’t have Marner even making the roster, and some knew Matthews would be good none could have predicted how brilliant his first season would be. But yet here we are on the eve of the Maple Leafs first playoff series in 4 years, and longer if you factor in the last time they made the playoffs in a full 82 game season which was all the way in 2004.
In a season where the young Maple Leafs have exceed expectations, We find ourselves biting our nails and full of nervous anxiety as the team faces its most grueling and difficult two games of the year.
The Toronto Maple Leafs face a fierce battle to make the playoffs this season, having a stat line that reads 3-4-3 in the last 10 games has done little to help their chances in getting into the playoffs. The Boston Bruins with 76 points, and having played two more games than the Maple Leafs with an... Continue Reading →
February certainly wasn’t friendly to the Toronto Maple Leafs after a series of bad games and setbacks have now placed their playoff aspirations in jeopardy. With the Florida Panthers, Tampa Bay Lightning and New York Islanders making their push up the standings, these teams have tightened an already tight playoff race around the Maple Leafs.... Continue Reading →