Maple Leafs-Wild Matchup More Like a Swedish Elite League Game

November 11th, 2009 by Louis Pisano Leave a reply »

By Louis "King of Roncesvalles" Pisano

Toronto squandered a great opportunity last night to continue a seven-game point streak playing a weak Minnesota team.

It seems during out of conference games that teams don’t have the built-up animosity towards each other that drives them to play a physical game, and last night at the ACC was a prime example of this.

While sitting with Owen Nolan’s cousin, a good friend of mine for years, we couldn’t believe how sluggish both teams were playing. It was like a shinny game in High Park—no, wait, there is more contact there!

The rowdiest bunch in the building were a group of five Minnesota fans that had obviously made the trip, and not even the usually upstart Leafs fans up in the rafters showed any support. Sad.

To see Owen in his last game in Toronto as he will retire after th ...

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