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The Leafs Skill Gap

Yup, it happened again. The Leafs lost by blowing another “playoff” 3-0 lead. I’m not going to talk about the same stuff everyone else is talking about e.g. mental toughness, resilience, maturity, etc… The one thing I really noticed was the talent gap between players on the Leafs. You have Martin Marincin, who – god […]

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Columbus is by No Means Unbeatable

Boston beat Columbus in 6 last year and Toronto took Boston to 7 two years in a row. Columbus is by No Means Unbeatable. There are things that will work against them. Columbus was overloading, so if the Leaf forwards even it out a bit and get the puck back there will be open looks. […]

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Columbus Should Franchise Their Playbook

Hockey is back. HALLE-FUCKING-LUAH! Unfortunately, my beloved Leafs just lost 2-0 (empty netter) to the Columbus Blue Jackets. Kyle Dubas often talks about “the process”, which I gather to mean something along the lines of: draft and develop well, keep improving in all areas, put in your best effort and when you lose, learn what […]

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Arrival

I’ve been thinking about what word would describe how the Leafs need to be to be winners in this Stanley Cup playoffs. I think they need to show they have arrived. The Leafs are a young team. So believe it like it is past tense and already happened, arrive, show your arrival like it was […]