I was just over at NHL.com reading the list of players on The All Star Ballot. After I wiped my eyes and reloaded the page to make sure my peepers were not playing tricks on me, I was understandably sick.
The Maple Leaf’s lost 5-1 to the Sens. The first half of the game saw an uninspired team go down 4-0 to the Sens and it took a time-out/goalie-switch/and major vending spree from Paul Maurice to get this team back to life although they still came up quite short losing 5-1.
I know what you’re thinking….ARGH….another Leaf article. Sorry but I have to get this out there.
Tsn.ca and other media outlets are reporting that Wade Redden may be willing to take a pay cut to stay with the powerhouse Senators next season.
Pierre LeBrun of sportsnet.ca provides a bit of speculation regarding the “sizzling play” of Mats Sundin.
The Courier Post on-line is reporting that Forsberg may be close to retirement.
Fair enough, the Canucks play the season has been less then stellar; they have suffered many defensive set backs mixed with being unable to score. Many people are suggesting trades but they seem too implausible or trade our young to get better now, the same mistake the Canucks have made forever. The right course action would be just get through the season and spend the newly freed up 10 millions dollars, from Naslund’s and Morrison’s contracts, on free agents.
This is a rant from a really angry die hard leaf fan .
I am sitting here in agony watching my leafs get man handled by a better and better Coached team in the Ottawa Senators score 4-0 and counting . It has come to me that it is not our defensemen that are the problem but our defensive play as a whole (team) giving up three short handed 2 on 1’s on the same power play and one resulting in a goal is just pathetic .
Here’s a list of all the impact players that are not giving satisfaction to their respective teams. Because they are starting to be a negative charge for the rest of the team, a change of scenery might be the solution :
The Habs have started off pretty well and are playing better than anyone expected. Yet still, there is always room for improvement and they have a few problems to fix.