Toronto Maple Leafs: Are the Leafs the Remedy To Opponents’ Recent Poor Play?

November 27th, 2010 by Brad LeClair Leave a reply »
With cough, cold and flu season quickly approaching, the Leafs lately are already playing as if they have been bed ridden for the past handful of days.The Leafs, with their terrible play lately, are becoming the NHL's remedy for any team that is struggling lately, or just plain and simple, needs a game to get back on track.

Much like the Buckley's cough syrup slogan "It Tastes Awful, But It Works", The Leafs are becoming NHL teams' remedy to their recent woes. Just one period and you'll feel better about your team it seems, much like one spoonful of that nasty concoction seems to stop a cough.

The Leafs slogan around the NHL is verging on "They Play Awful, And It Works"

Lackluster play, countless turnovers, and a penchant for an inability to capitalize on opportunities, has seen the Leafs lose three of their last four. With no real solution coming quickly in Leaf Land, the Leafs will remain the NHL's whipping boy, and fans unfortunately will have to live through it.

Teams who are struggling prior to playing the Leafs seem to kick it in stride it seems when they play them. The Leafs, if they continue to play this way, will soon be the ...

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