I figured it might be worth mentioning what the Leafs roster looked like the last time this franchise and its fans got to experience hockey beyond the first round:
Toronto Maple Leafs circa 2004:
When the CHILDREN of many of these players are now in the NHL playing and your team still hasn't played past the first round, that's BAD.
I've been watching Sandin and I notice that he actually body checks, he doesn't just stick check so he is considerably different than Rielly and Barrie. He has a very good chance to become a more well balanced d-man than those 2.
Lily probably feels under the gun, make a couple mistakes and he's done, with the Muzzin injury he might feel freer and we might get a better view of his true potential. The prevailing opinion on him when in the A was that defensively he's more developed tha
We had a goalie go 5-0 and then get vertigo. We had a coach get cancer mid-season and go crazy (that's a joke), we had another goalie, a prodigy no less, die driving his Porsche into a wall, we had a guy die in a freak fishing accident, we had the best player in a generation but he was incapable of picking his head up and was lucky not to die on the ice ion national television. And, we actually signed Pat Falloon to a contract!
We in Philly know pain.