Toronto Maple Leafs Fans Growing Impatient

December 19th, 2010 by Mark Ritter Leave a reply »
Being a Toronto Maple Leaf fan is a little like picking a scab—you know you shouldn’t do it, but you do it anyways, regardless of the pain.

Most Leaf fans having been picking at their scab for a few decades now, never satisfying that itch, never giving their open wound time to heal.

When General Manager Brian Burke came to the Maple Leafs two years ago it was widely believed that, for the first time in many years, the right man was finally in place to make the Maple Leafs successful before long.

In an effort to make the Maple Leafs a better team Burke has made a number of key acquisitions including trading for Phil Kessel, Dion Phaneuf and J.S. Giguere, signing Colby Armstrong, Kris Versteeg, Mike Komisarek and others, with various degrees of success.

Unfortunately, try as Burke might, his moves are yet to bring a measure of success to this struggling franchise as our beloved Maple Leafs continue to struggle on the scoresheet and in the standings where they currently sit 28th in a 30 team league.

With every loss the frustration level in Toronto rises 10-fold. Nobody has to remind the fans of the Blue and White that it has been 43 years ...

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