Battle of Ontario: A Breath of Fresh Air During a Tough Leafs Season

March 16th, 2010 by Jon Neely Leave a reply »

If only there were more games against the Ottawa Senators.

This is how the Toronto Maple Leafs and the majority of their fans feel this season; well, this Leaf fan anyways. A season that has been one of the worst in memory as far as their place in the standings goes, and the worst start this city has ever seen.

Yes, it's been a tough season in Leaf Nation, but if there is one thing that gives this young team and their loving fans a breath of fresh air, it's those darn Sens in a classic Battle of Ontario.

It's not just the fact that the Leafs had the Sens number this season, winning the season series 4-2 and outscoring their provincial rivals 17-9; though it's always nice to have bragging rights until the next game.

It's not just the fact that Phil Kessel has learned to love playing against Ottawa, scoring six goals in the five games he suited up against them; though, it's nice to see he enjoys playing against them more than anyone else.

It's not ...

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