So did I (sadly).
Looks like I am going to have to pay up, I have a friend who is a Leaf fan and we made a bet of a dollar a point in the standings, right now the Leafs have 78 and the Wings 65 so I am down 13 bucks but it is all in fun.
Yeah I never would have thought the Senators fighting for the division title especially with all of the adversity the team has had. I know the division is a bit topsy turvy this year but yeesh.
This has definitely been a fun season. It feels like some things are finally falling into place. This is what I've been hoping for from this group.
I think that sometimes it's hard for guys in a small market to get attention, and that has a lot to do with your point on Stone and Hoffman. Stone is one of the best defensive forwards in the game and gets no recognition. I mean, the guy walked away with the takeaways stat last year and finished 18th in Selke voting........ Still, much mo
@WordsOfWisdom @J0e Th0rnton With all the painful memories I have of those series, I can attest that it was more than just soft goaltending. It was softness in general. I remember one season that we were in the thick of the President's Trophy race, but I wanted to get the 2-seed in the East because Toronto was locked into the 7-seed and we were 5-0 against them that year. I got what I wanted, and we got swept. The Toronto "thugs" as I called them, like Tie Domi and Darcy Tucker and their physica
@WordsOfWisdom The positions in the standings weren't really what I was aiming at. I mentioned that one year, simply because it made the point that even if the Senators were a clear favorite, they just could not get past the Leafs back then. It didn't really matter how good either team was, the Leafs just seemed to have guys that thrived more in a playoff environment than Ottawa did, and it was most obvious when they played each other. In fact, I'd say that was the most important advantage Anahe