Toronto Maple Leafs Team Report: Analyzing the Forwards

January 1st, 2011 by Raihan Hussain Leave a reply »
At the beginning of the season, the Leafs had high hopes for a finish in the top eight of the eastern conference. The sense of optimism in Leafs nation was bright as Leafs fans saw success in the roster with new comers like Colby Armstrong, Kris Versteeg, and Mike Brown.

The Leafs got off to a 4-0 start routing the Senators and Canadiens at home and fending off the Pens and Rangers on the road. But everything went downhill from there losing 11 of their next 12 games.
Currently the Leafs are 13th in their conference with 30 points and are on pace to finish the season with approximately 70 points. They are currently on pace to have four fewer points than last season’s total of 74.

Clearly the optimism in Leafs nation has taken a hit, it looks like the Leafs will miss the playoffs for the sixth straight year and land the Boston Bruins another lottery pick. This failure too attain the necessary points to clinch a playoff birth is due to the lack of production from certain players.
Let us take an in-depth look at each individual to determine who has met the expectations and those who have not. Today we will be analyzing the forwards who have scored a ...

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