Toronto Maple Leafs: As Spoilers, Whose Dreams Can They Shatter?

March 7th, 2010 by Louis Pisano Leave a reply »

Toronto has 18 games remaining in its schedule and the vast majority of them are against teams that are battling for a playoff spot in the jam-packed lower portion of the Eastern Conference playoff picture.


Toronto is not going to make the playoffs, that’s a given.  Even if the Leafs went undefeated for the rest of the season they would still only end up with 88 points, which wouldn’t be good enough in all likely-hood.


Thus, the Blue and White are now relegated to the role of spoiler.  A role this young team with many players vying for roster spots next season should relish and embrace whole-heartedly.


Toronto plays six games within their Northeast division: Buffalo and Ottawa once more each, and though both these teams seem ...

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