Being a long time Toronto Maple Leaf fan, I find my team again fighting to make the playoffs.
What I don't get is why does this happen year after year. Why is it, that Toronto, Canada's largest city, a very wealthy city at that, cannot seem to get our hockey team into the Stanley Cup Final? If Toronto has all this money, ( the Leafs are consistently the biggest money making hockey team in the NHL) why can't we make the playoffs?
Does anyone else wonder what is wrong with the Toronto Maple Leafs??
Because they're the Maple Leafs. No such word as Leafs. They need to just drop the 'Leafs' altogether and become the Toronto Maples.
THEN maybe they'll win Lord Stanley's Cup.
(sorry...that's my personal pet peeve for the year. Last year it was 'Blue Jackets'. How mighty can the Blue Jackets be? Does the image of a Blue Jacket make you quake in your skates?)
I never thought about that Elisabeth. Maybe they should change their name, Maples, or how about something more positive, to get them moving in a new direction, something like
The Toronto Winners, or Toronto Successors.
They have 8 games left to play this year, 6 points behind Philly, they sure like to keep us fans sitting on the edges of our seats.
Well it doesn't look like the Leafs will make it this year. Before last season I waited years for my team (Penguins) to return to the play-offs. We got a chance to go in as the #1 seed in the east this year. Whether we go in as #1 or #2, the Pens can't take any team lightly, every team in the play-offs is a legitimate contender in todays NHL.
by George Pappas Jr 6 years ago
Huge hockey fan for the past 20 years. Flyers are my home team but a bigger fan of the league.
by mts1098 9 years ago
Flyers vs Penguins - care to pick?
by Michael Willis 10 years ago
At a horrible 1-4 start to an NFL Football Season that was suppose to be about the Dallas Cowboys becoming the first NFL Football Team to host a Super Bowl and be part of it......Now is all about tonight. Win against a very good NY Giants Team in Dallas or pack it up an play for your contract at...
by tony0724 10 years ago
Atlanta ? Pittsburgh ? The Eagles ? The Pats ? Or somebody else ?
by vanchen 10 years ago
We've won four straight.. playoffs may still seem like a long shot (we just need to win 25 out of the next 40) but, hey, anythings possible. Anybody else still crazy enough to be a fan?
by Michael Willis 10 years ago
No Peyton Manning. Cam Newton, until today's game anyways, looked like Tom Brady, who...looked Not like Tom Brady today-4 interceptions in one game. A number he had ALL of last season.The Buffalo Bills pulled the rabbit out of a hat today to come from a 21-0 deficit and beat the New England...
Copyright © 2021 Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers on this website. HubPages® is a registered trademark of Maven Coalition, Inc. Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners. Maven Media Brands, LLC and respective content providers to this website may receive compensation for some links to products and services on this website.
|HubPages Device ID||This is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.|
|Login||This is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.|
|HubPages Traffic Pixel||This is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.|
|Remarketing Pixels||We may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.|
|Conversion Tracking Pixels||We may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.|