NHL Announces Toronto Maple Leafs Bail Out Plan

Posted: 26th October 2009 by Matt Hutter in NHL
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Though many in Leafland are expecting the addition of "savior in waiting" Phil Kessel to the lineup will turn Toronto's season around, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman has decided to take action now. The commissioner announced today that the league will provide an "AIG style bail-out" to the Toronto Maple Leafs, who, despite high expectations and a revamped roster, are off to the worst start in franchise history. "The Toronto Maple Leafs are an outstanding organization," Bettman stated, "Rich in history and tradition.á However, despite a curiously rabid fan base and a staggering amount of media coverage, they have not won the Stanley Cup in 43 years.á Clearly, the Toronto Maple Leafs are too big to fail and that is why the league is taking a page out of the United States Government playboo ...

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