First Game Will Determine How Fast Leafs Fall

August 13th, 2010 by Crowd Coach Leave a reply »
Hey all,

I'm back, and I'm back with a vengeance. In fact, I have a few articles coming over the weekend.

It's an important one for me in terms of sports, with more FA news coming every day in the NHL...but this article won't be about free agent wheelings and dealings. It also will certainly not be about the greedy one, whom I'll discuss in another article.

No, this article will be about the Toronto Maple Leafs. I dare say, it'll be the only one on the team with the angle I'm taking, after receiving my Hockey News Yearbook as part of subscription.

Rather than discussing the season as a full preview, this piece is all to do with one game. The opener.

Leaf fans are few and far between here in the home of the Big Nickel, and likely dwindling more and more across the province, which is a sign of the times.

For a team who have won 13 Stanley Cups, including 11 as the Maple Leafs, the state of this team is in very bad shape...even for them.

It's a tough sell: Come see a team with a tough new GM, a brand new Captain, a new goalie tandem entering its first full season, play in a confere ...

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