By Michael Calvert
Saturday night’s game is a feather in the hat of the NHL due to conference realignment. All teams now play each other at least twice, so fans get to see some of the biggest teams in the league once a year in their barn. This game featured two of the biggest teams in the League, one by name, the other by name and talent.
The Toronto Maple Leafs, the NHL’s only billion dollar franchise, were in the UC on Saturday. My initial inclination is to compare them to the Yankees, but as much as I don’t care for the Yankees, that comparison is not fair to them. The Yanks win consistently. I think the Leafs are more like the Dallas Cowboys; it’s a big deal whether they are winning or losing, and mostly are losing. Read more
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