Comments on: Leafs Stronger Than Last Season
NHL - Hockey Trade Rumors, providing NHL Hockey Trade Rumors since 1996Tue, 30 Sep 2014 03:38:01 +0000hourly1By: bennyd
Thu, 22 Aug 2002 20:38:02 +0000http://localhost/wordpress24/?p=3612#comment-8761last season the leafs neither lived or died under joseph, he was hot and cold all season, i think the leaf players had it in there heads “hey, josephs back there we dont have to play as hard”. looked what happened when joseph got hurt, schwab came in, and did a great job, but the whole team played better also. so maybe at the start of the season, when they look down the ice and see belfour, they will play with the same intensity they played with when schwab was net.overall, they are not that strong on offence, but they still manage to be the second or third highest scoring team in the east (i could be wrong on that). there defence will be stronger, they have not changed much, but they are older, anyone who has played the game knows, defence is like wine it gets better with age. this is also a team that started last year with 4 new guys up front, this year they should gel a little bit more and work better as a unit.
just a few thoughts
Thu, 22 Aug 2002 13:30:27 +0000http://localhost/wordpress24/?p=3612#comment-8760I have to agree with your assesment here.I think the Leafs are no better then last years club.In fact I say they are a bit weaker with the questionable Belfour in net.To me it’s a huge question mark.
Thu, 22 Aug 2002 13:25:27 +0000http://localhost/wordpress24/?p=3612#comment-8759Anyone hear the story about “The Boy who cried Wolf”?.