Why Do Leaf Rental Players Usually Suck?

View image | gettyimages.com It’s been a month since the trade deadline.  The Leafs unloaded the likes of Cody Franson, Mike Santorelli, Daniel Winnik, and David Clarkson as the team took a look to the future.  David Clarkson has been injured and his season is likely over.  Daniel Winnik has settled in nicely in Pittsburgh. …

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Leafs Postgame: There Are No Winners

I can just picture it now. The day is January 1st, 2017.  The Toronto Maple Leafs are taking on the Buffalo Sabres in the Winter Classic, hosted at the recently renamed and partially renovated Rogers Skydome. Morgan Rielly fires a stretch pass out to Connor McDavid. McDavid pulls a spin-o-rama to get past Jack Eichel,…

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Marlies Fall 2-1 to Chicago

Heading into downtown Toronto during rush hour is practically a suicide mission. Everything is so crowded, and you find yourself in a panic, over-thinking every step you make in an attempt to get just a little closer to your destination. As much as that’s a description of my commute to Ricoh Coliseum, it could also…

WWYDW – Makeover!!!

View image | gettyimages.com Nobody likes the Toronto Maple Leafs. Stephen Brunt called them the least likeable team in hockey, fans aren’t showing up to the games anymore, and even the players are beating up on other players. And if cute movies about love and self-worth have taught me anything, it’s that the Leafs are in desperate…

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LGD: We Dare You to Watch

The dead horse has been beaten on how there are probably a million better things to do than watch the Leafs play hockey. It seems like those takes shouldn’t have wasted before they faceoff against the Sabres with five games left. At this point we’re likely to not see any movement in the bottom five…

Leafs Postgame – How You Like ‘Em Now?

View image | gettyimages.com Well, that was unexpected. The Toronto Maple Leafs continued their winning ways this evening, downing the Tampa Bay Lightning by a score of 3-1. Their second win in a row, the Leafs played pretty well for being the least likeable group of athletes that Sportsnet’s Stephen Brunt has ever been around. Man,…