Destitute. That is the best word to describe where the Toronto Maple Leafs level of play is these days.
Last night, the Leafs put together another embarrassing effort, losing a ôcloseö one to the New York Rangers. In case you missed it, the final score was 7-2 and no, the Leafs were never in this game, and for good reason.
The finger-pointing started last week when, after a couple of sub-par efforts, goaltender Vesa Toskala was outed by Leaf fans from coast to coast as being the main cause of the Leafs' poor showings and with good reasonùfrankly, he was terrible.
I am not suggesting that Toskala is the sole issue in Leafland, there is ample evidence that there is much more to this situation than just ToskalaÆs poor play.
Brian Burke made several offseason ac ...
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Article written by Mark Ritter