Five Current Maple Leafs Fans Could Remember For A Long Time

July 1st, 2010 by Jon Neely Leave a reply »
As a member of the Toronto Maple Leafs, whether the star player of the team or the two-minute-per-night man on the fourth line, you're going to get talked about. A lot. There is no such thing as the offseason, there are always rumours swirling, and there isn't a day that goes by without constant dissection from every media outlet and fan in the city. Thus is the nature of playing in the most hockey-crazed city in the world. It's just how things work in Hog town, so writing an article on much-talked-about players on the Leafs who fans will remember for a long time might seem a tad obvious; but what I'm talking about goes deeper than your everyday banter in line at Tim Horton's. What I'm talking about are the young players on the team who have a chance at being more than just a guy who came in and filled a roster spot for a few years before moving on and getting replaced by the next name on a sweater. I'm talking about the guys who when their career ends with the Leafs, their popularity just continues to grow as fans remember 'the good old days' they laced them up for the blue and white. And as the youth movement in Toronto has seen the team stocked with numerous key piece ...

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