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Noun pl. loyalties -Â·ties
Defined as a quality, state, or instance of being loyal; faithfulness or faithful adherence to a person, government, cause, duty, etc.
In the midst of one of the worst blowout losses (7-0) in the history of the beloved Toronto Maple Leafs I thought I would pose a question, what does loyalty mean to you?Â The idea came to me after I simply asked on my twitter account if there was actually a team in the NHL right now that you wouldnâ€™t trade roster for roster with the Leafs?Â [more…]
No the Toronto Maple Leafs are not trying to reacquire Jiri Tlusty but they are quickly turning into one of the streakiest teams in the NHL this season.Â Â With their current four game winning streak going strong I thought Iâ€™d take a look at just how streaky they have been â€“ Toronto now has 18 wins, 20 losses plus 4 overtime/shootout losses.Â
Of the Leafs 18 wins, eight have been garnered on some form of a winning streak as the Leafs started the year on a four game winning streak.Â However, the losses have also come in bunches, greatly counteracting the impressive win streaks, and then some.Â [more…]
One of the more polarizing players on the Toronto Maple Leafs roster, Mikhail Grabovski has been on the tongues of Leafs Nation with his current hot streak in full effect. He suddenly has a lot of new and of course the old diehard â€œalways believed in himâ€ fans on his side with his torrid scoring pace over the past month.Â Another game tonight, another two goals... the hot streak is borderline madness.
Just how hot has â€œGraboâ€ been?Â Think back if you will to last season when enigmatic (for Toronto anyway) scoring winger Lee Stempniak was dealt to the Phoenix Coyotes (for nothing) and was almost literally in the news every day for his scoring exploits â€“ 14 goals in 18 games!Â Well since December 6, 2010 Grabovski has scored at an even more ridiculous clip with 12 goals in 14 games, the hottest player in the league over that time span. [more…]