By Lukas Hardonk (@LukasHardonk)
The Toronto Maple Leafs have been watching their season slip away from them lately. A record of 2-4-2 in the month of December doesn’t exactly satisfy Leafs Nation, and what transpired on the ice of the Air Canada Centre this afternoon may not impress the Nation’s male members very much either.
Today, young Canadian pop/R&B star Justin Bieber hit the ice with a few Maple Leafs players at the ACC. This comes less than a week after news that Leafs rookie defenceman Jake Gardiner draws inspiration from Bieber broke.
“Actually, I’m a big Justin Bieber fan too,” Gardiner told host James Cybulski on TSN Radio 1050.
Reaction to Bieber’s time with the Leafs has been mixed, at least on Twitter. As expected, most female Leaf fans seem to welcome the idea, while the male ones aren’t too impressed.
Here are just a few examples of some of those who rather have Bieber remain away from the team:
“Justin Bieber is at a Maple Leafs practice? All hope is lost for ...