Tag Archives: Toronto Maple Leafs

The Blue And White

A few hours ago, the Toronto Maple Leafs were officially eliminated from the Stanley Cup Playoffs by the Washington Capitals. I am not mad. I am not sad. I am not heartbroken or numb. I am not going through the … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Playoffs Preview

Hello hockey fans in the United States and Newfoundland. Welcome to my unique preview of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. I say “unique” because I know most of you are probably not hockey fans, nor are you from the United States … Continue reading

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The Leafs Are Fun To Watch Again

I’ve been a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs ever since my bedtime was the end of the first period – 8pm. Before going to sleep, I made sure to tape the rest of the game on VHS and write … Continue reading

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Being a Toronto Sports Fan

Sports fans in Toronto need a hug right now. And I’m not talking about one of those church hugs. I’m talking about a long three minute bear hug where it’s acceptable to cry on the other person’s shoulder. That is … Continue reading

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Is It Next Year Yet?

No one ever plays just one game of tic-tac-toe. Never. Because by the time both participants realize who’s going to win, the loser is already drawing up the next game board, while the victor is making things official on the … Continue reading

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Where Are The Leafs Headed?

I am concerned. I look at the Leafs roster and I wonder what it will look like in three years. Will there be more star players on the team?¬†Or are we stuck building through free agency, around a right winger … Continue reading

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The Leafs

As a fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs, I could not care less that the team didn’t salute the crowd last night after their win against Tampa Bay. I DON’T CARE. You know the only people who care? 1. The … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to The Hockey Gods

Dear Hockey Gods, I refuse to start this letter by asking “how are you?” For if I did, I wouldn’t be able to write the rest of the letter until I hear a reply, right? Wouldn’t that be the noble … Continue reading

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Watching The Leafs Isn’t Fun Anymore

I remember the days when I couldn’t wait for the clock to hit 7PM. I’d run upstairs, put on my Curtis Joseph jersey, and plant myself in front of the television with my family. The Toronto Maple Leafs were on … Continue reading

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My Winter Classic Experience

Every winter, when I was a kid, there was an outdoor rink in the park behind my house. On any given day, there would be up to thirty people skating on it at a time. It brought the neighbourhood together. … Continue reading

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