The Leafs lose the easy ones but win the tough ones.
After shedding three players at the NHL trade deadline, the Leafs have 20 games to close the gap on 8th place in the East, but will need some help.
Can the Leafs perform the improbable and reel in a playoff spot?
When Dryden was part of the team he wanted to bring Bob Gainey on board as GM, but was rebuffed - and was barely on speaking terms with Quinn, who didn't like the idea, after that.
George O'Leary, 2008-03-05 14:14:24
The leafs are a bad joke and will not make the payoffs for many years let alone win a cup.
Nice that a bunch of leaf nuts will keep buying overpriced tickets to watch the opposition get their two points.
Hammertime, 2008-03-05 14:10:14
you should just save this thread of discussion, rerun it next year and save everyone time and effort.
Playoffs the laughs couldn't make the playoffs on xbox
tdaaddman, 2008-03-05 11:12:28
But they do that every year at this time, and when you consider that 3 of the 4 wins (and the SO loss) were against teams, like themselves, on the outside looking in, it falls into perspective.
As for that win over Ottawa - everybody and his aunt has been beating on them for the past while, That was certainly no measuring stick. Satisfaction for beleaguered Leaf fans perhaps, but no indicator of the reality they face.
Further back in this thread Trev wrote "they will finish 10th, maybe 9th if they are lucky." In this case, they'd be "luckier" to finish 14th because 9th will put them back into the 17th draft spot (or thereabouts) and there are no Stamkos available at that pick.
George O'Leary, 2008-03-05 09:29:27
Anyway, the Maple Leafs won't make the playoffs. Let's hope they don't screw up the draft pick.
gordholio, 2008-03-05 06:16:36