Tag Archives: Bruins

Trying to get over “it”

Whatever you want to call “it”, a choke, meltdown, collapse, disaster, blowing it, hitting the wall, running out of gas, whatever — we’ve all come to deal with the Game 7 loss to the Bruins in our own way. But tonight, it … Continue reading

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A Game 7 collapse for the ages

As Toronto coach Randy Carlyle put it following the unfathomable Game 7 loss last night, “Losing the way we did… There’s nothing you can say to explain how and why it happened.” But oh boy, it happened alright. An utter collapse … Continue reading

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All on the line tonight in Game 7 showdown

Game 6: Leafs 2, Bruins 1 Maybe in our wildest dreams we were willing to go there but didn’t dare to given the way things started with that beating in Beantown. But here we are: Game 7. Tonight. Boston. Win and … Continue reading

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Reimer finally steals one in Game 5 classic

They came to play these Maple Leafs did. Anything to extend the series to keep the magic going and bring it back home to T.O. and their fans for at least one more dance with the Bruins. They competed. They … Continue reading

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Cheer up, things just might be better in Boston

No doubt about it, the Maple Leafs find themselves facing a daunting task to stay alive in their best of seven quarter-finals against the Boston Bruins after a crushing 4-3 overtime defeat in Game 4. Things would look so much … Continue reading

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Elimination looms as Leafs lose thriller in OT

There was a point in the third period last night where I said to the guy next to me (I was at a sports bar) “Isn’t this great?” You wouldn’t have a pulse if you weren’t glued to this game. … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on the playoffs show in town

Time now for a quick inventory of some small trends and observations as we get set for a crucial Game 4 tonight at the ACC. Of course every game going forward will no doubt qualify as the biggest of the … Continue reading

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