Posts from March 2011

Toronto Maple Leafs 2010-11: Week 24

Published on Friday, March 25, 2011 — View Comments

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Hold your head up, hold your head high – Argent

The Maple Leafs are doing their level best to stay in the playoff race. True, they’ve faltered, but they remain tantalizingly close enough to keep their fans buoyed and thinking there may be a miracle here somewhere.

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Toronto Maple Leafs 2010-11: Week 23

Published on Wednesday, March 16, 2011 — View Comments

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We’re workin’ our jobs, collect our pay
Believe we’re gliding down the highway, when in fact we’re slip sliding away – Paul Simon

As March continues, it appears the push to the playoffs has lost much of its steam. For the past few months, the Leafs have been able to collect more than half the points available to them. But, the grind started taking it’s toll, and questions arose concerning how long this team could play at the upper limit of it’s skill. This week, the answer may have been revealed… and the run may be over.

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Toronto Maple Leafs 2010-11: Week 22

Published on Sunday, March 6, 2011 — View Comments

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People get ready, there’s a train comin’
You don’t need no baggage, you just get on board – Curtis Mayfield

There seems no end to this ride the Maple Leafs and their fans are on. Oh, the ride may come to an end, there are still 6 weeks and 20 games remaining in the schedule. But, since February 1, Toronto has posted a 8-2-4 record and climbed back to within a few points of 8th place in the East.

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