With the draft just one week away(!!!), our attention today turns back to where it all began: the first overall pick.
April 30th was a special day full of happiness, celebration, and some grade A trolling. For a fanbase of a team that has gone through so much crap over the years, to see that final card turned over with the new Maple Leafs on it was a trigger of pure joy.
But it wasn’t long before the media started spinning the narrative.
Should the Leafs actually take Auston Matthews first overall? Is he the best player in the draft? What about Patrik Laine? OH MY GOD YOU GUYS, LOOK AT THOSE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS STATS!!!
It’s been a long and oftentimes annoying ride, getting from April 30th up to today, the proverbial eve of the draft.
So today we ask the question one more time: