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Leafs season ends on sour note

Well, looks like 2018 won’t become the new 1967. The Leafs held the lead three times in Game 7, but were unable to finish things off. Boston came out on top by a 7-4 score, advancing to the second round to take on Tampa Bay. In a (short) sentence… this sucks. Corsis First period Patrick…

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LGD: Let’s Finish This

This is it. Game 7. Boston. We’ve been here before…but that doesn’t need to mean anything. The Leafs survived Game 5 in Boston, and if they come to play, they can do more than just survive Game 7. The last two games were do or die for the Buds–the only difference tonight is that it’s…

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Tonight is not a time for moral victories

Even if you predicted the Leafs would win the series, even if you predicted the Leafs and Bruins would be playing seven, there’s probably not a likelihood that you predicted it to go down like this.  There’s the obvious eerie parallels with the Leafs-Bruins series from 2013. After falling behind 3-1, the Leafs won consecutive…

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Discipline is Key – Scouting Tonight’s Refs

As obvious it may seem, a key to winning hockey games could be taking less penalties than the other team. Stay out of the box and give fewer opportunities for the opposition to score on the man advantage, you tend to score more goals. Crazy, right?

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Somebody is gonna have to be the hero in Game 7…why not a Leaf?

To get the obvious point out of the way, the Game 7 hero should definitely be a Leaf. That being said, these are my suggestions: Option #1: Mitch Marner Mighty Marner!#StandWitness | #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/Ry5S2kSPZl — Toronto Maple Leafs (@MapleLeafs) April 24, 2018 Why: He’s been the Leafs’ best player all series, he has a history…