Phil Kessel and the Top 5 Underachieving Maple Leafs at the Christmas Break

December 23rd, 2010 by Brad LeClair Leave a reply »
As we head into the Christmas break, we look back on what has been a downright dreadful first 33 games of the season.

This span of games has seen some bright spots, but for the most part, these games have been filled with inconsistent play, turnovers and an unwillingness to compete early and often.

To tell you all the truth, I could have made this list much bigger and included nearly three-quarters of the roster, but as it stands I will look back on the top five. These five will come from anywhere in the lineup, whether it's in net, up front or on the back end.

These five players I will have listed were supposed to be relied upon to shoulder the load of the team, but things haven't worked out so far this season.

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